Past Exhibits

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Alexander Kanchik: Jewish Life and Folk Tales

Show Extended Until December 1, 2013
Brodsky Fine Arts Gallery and Second Floor Special Exhibition Gallery

Born in Moldova, Kanchik’s paintings and sculpture envision village life in Russia, as well as illustrate the short stories written by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Kanchik’s work is colorful and humorous; populated by merchants and rabbis, fairies and fools, and even vampires and mummies. 

The pieces in the exhibition are available for...

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Tulsa Jewish Film Series: Nicky’s Family

Tulsa Jewish Film Series: Nicky’s Family
August 7 at 7:00 p.m.

  Wed., Aug. 7 • 7 p.m. at Circle Cinema (12 South Lewis Ave) • Join us for Nicky’s Family, the inaugural film in this partnership between Circle Cinema, Jewish Federation of Tulsa and The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. Sir Nicholas Winton personally and by his own initiative saved the lives of 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and brought them across Hitler’s Germany to Britain. For...

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Alexander Calder: Abstraction/Creation

Mezzanine Gallery
Now – February 2, 2014

Sept. 29-Feb. 2Mezzanine Gallery • Alexander Calder, a one-time engineering student who moved to Paris to become an artist, became an international sensation with his creation and development of abstract mobiles (hanging sculpture) Stabiles (floor mounted mobiles) and paintings. The twelve lithographs in this exhibit, La Mémoire Élémentaire, were created in the 1970s and are a perfect example of the sense of line and color that made Calder famous. The community is invited...

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The Sexuality Spectrum

Brodsky Fine Arts Gallery and Second Floor Special Exhibition Gallery
Due to Popular Demand Extended until April 23

The Sexuality Spectrum offers a groundbreaking exploration of sexual orientation through the creativity of over fifty international contemporary artists. Artists including Judy Chicago, Joan Snyder, Arthur Tress, Archie Rand, Albert Winn, Trix Rosen, Joan Roth, and Mark Podwal explore a broad range of subjects: the evolving social and religious attitudes toward sexuality; issues of alienation, marginalization, and inclusion; the impact on the family, child-rearing, and life stages; violence and persecution; AIDS/HIV; and the influence of...

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47th Anniversary Annual Gala

Annual Gala
Sunday, October 27

Join us at The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art 47th Anniversary Annual Gala for an evening of fun, food, and art. The festivities this year will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2013 and will celebrate the past, present and future of the Museum. We are delighted to be honoring Fred Strauss for his dedication and leadership. Fred has given of his time as a board member and is one of our most popular...

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Tulsa Jewish Film Series: The ZigZag Kid

Tulsa Jewish Film Series - Our Films Aren’t Selected…They’re Chosen! Film: The ZigZag KidWed., Oct. 307 p.m. • Circle Cinema (12 South Lewis Ave) • Join us for the 2nd film in the partnership between Circle Cinema, Jewish Federation of Tulsa and The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. A fast-paced, whimsical coming of age tale, “Nono, the Zigzag Kid” is a charming period picaresque that offers old-fashioned entertainment for tweens...

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Gen Society: Jewish Gangsters in Early 20th Century History

What do the movies The Godfather, American Gangsters, Goodfellas or TV shows The Soprano’s, Boardwalk Empire, and The Untouchables all have in common? There was always a Jewish gangster character involved! The next meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tulsa which will be held on Sunday November 24th at 2:00 pm in the Dan Room will give you the real histories about Jewish gangsters that made up part of the Jewish experience in America. Phil...

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Tulsa Jewish Film Series: The Prime Minsiters

Tulsa Jewish Film Series:
The Prime Ministers

Join us for the third film in the partnership between Circle Cinema, Jewish Federation of Tulsa and The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. Based on the best-selling book by Ambassador Yehuda Avner, The Prime Ministers:The Pioneers takes the audience inside the offices of Israel’s Prime Ministers through the eyes of an insider. Avner served as a chief aide, English language note-taker and speechwriter to Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Menachem Begin, and Shimon...

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Eighth Annual Purim Mask Invitational

Mezzanine & Education galleries
March 23 – April 20, 2014

Beginning on Sunday, March 16, 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 Eighth Annual Purim Mask Invitational. The masks are juried by a panel of local art experts in six separate age divisions with all masks competing for the "Best of Show" award. Prizes for the student artists range from gift cards to $50 cash for...

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Tulsa Jewish Film Series: The German Doctor

Thursday, May 15
Circle Cinema

Tulsa Jewish Film Series —Our Films Aren’t Selected …They’re Chosen! Film: The German DoctorThurs., May 157 p.m.Circle Cinema (12 South Lewis Ave) • Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor meets an Argentinean family and follows them on a long desert road to a small town where the family will be starting a new life. Eva, Enzo and their three children welcome the doctor into their home and entrust their young...

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