Archive for the ‘Past’ Category
Fluid Expression: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler
July 7, 2016 – September 18, 2016
An influential figure in American art of the late 1950s and early 1960s, Helen Frankenthaler is a leading abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and print-maker. One of the early abstract expressionists, she was also a pioneer in the development of color-field painting.
Now-October 10, 2016 (Exhibit has been extended)
Besa is a code of honor deeply rooted in Albanian culture and incorporated in the faith of Albanian Muslims. It dictates a moral behavior so absolute that non-adherence brings shame and dishonor on oneself and one’s family. This exhibition is showcase photographs in Albania and Kosovo, Muslims sheltered, at grave risk to themselves and their families, not only the Jews of their cities and villages, but thousands of Jews fleeing the Nazis from other European countries.
Honoring the Past/Celebrating the Present/Building the Future
Evening to Remember, in Commemoration of 50 Years of the SMMJA.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Featuring James Shrader of the Palace Cafe!
An evening highlighting five decades of preserving and sharing the legacy of Jewish art, history and culture in Tulsa.
Artifacts from original donations made to the Museum in 1966 will be featured.
50th Anniversary Historical Presentation
Entertainment provided by vocalist Jennifer Paxton and pianist Scott McQuade.
Please contact Tracey Herst-Woods, 918-492-1818 for Patron Information
The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art is hosting an exhibit March 3-June 24, 2016 titled “Jews Rock!” featuring photographs of Jewish Icons in music through the lens of photojournalist Janet Macoska including Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and many more. In addition, the Museum will showcase a select group of Oklahoma artists with original pieces of artwork featuring Jewish rock artists. The Museum has provided ten artists with an unfinished guitar body and assigned them a Jewish musician to paint but the design is completely up to them. Their work will be displayed in our museum for the entire exhibit. The opening reception is March 3, from 5-7 p.m.
Beginning on Sunday, March 10, hundreds of masks created by Tulsa area school children will once again fill the galleries at The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art as part of the Tenth Annual Purim Mask Invitational.
The masks are juried by a panel of local art experts in three separate age divisions with all masks competing for the “Best of Show” award. Cash prizes will be handed out for each divisional winner. The Best of Show Award it $150 and is the purchase price for the mask that becomes part of the Museum’s permanent collection. In addition, the Museum will be giving out the People’s Choice Award via Facebook. Keep an eye on the Museum’s Facebook page for the online gallery. The Closing Reception & Purim Mask Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 14 from 5-7 p.m. in the Museum Lobby.
The Tenth Annual Purim Mask Invitational exhibit will be on display at the Museum until from March 10-April 17, 2016. To view the requirements to enter your schools masks in this exhibit, please click here: 2016 Purim Call for Entries
Night of Muses-Sunday, October 18, benefiting The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. For your enjoyment, the evening will offer a silent auction featuring first-run, limited-edition lithographs from the Theodore Fried Collection, performances by members of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, Tulsa Opera and youth poets from Louder Than a Bomb. Following the dinner program, an after party with live music from the Jam ‘Bassadors will cap the evening. Please contact the museum to RSVP. Patron opportunities available.