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Art On The RoadShare

A Jewish Museum educator will work with individual classes at your school, using artifact replicas, touchable materials and visual images to engage students through discussion, observation and interactive activities. A minimum of two lessons must be scheduled per Art on the Road visit to your school. Each lesson must be for an individual classroom and lasts for one period. Cost: $120/lesson.

For more information or to request a tour, please call 212-423-3256.

Archaeology and the Ancient World
Students have the opportunity to handle replicas of ancient clay and metal artifacts to explore the archaeological process and daily life within the context of ancient civilizations.

The Art of the Book
Students grind pigments using a mortar and pestle and examine parchments, reed pens and natural pigments to learn about medieval manuscripts and book production in the Middle Ages.

Image credits:
Mortar and Grinder, Israel, 1400-586 B.C.E., Basalt: ground
Mortar: 3 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. Grinder: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. The Jewish Museum, New York.

Marriage Contract, Verona (Italy), 1733, Ink and paint on parchment
29 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. The Jewish Museum, New York, Gift of Isidore M. Cohen

Plan Your Visit

The Jewish Museum - 5th Avenue
1109 5th Ave at 92nd St
New York NY 10128

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