Material/Inheritance Opening Day

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Sunday March 26

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12:00 PM  –  5:00 PM


Join the JMM for the opening of Material/Inheritance: Contemporary Work by New Jewish Culture Fellows, a new exhibition featuring the work of 30 artists whose work has been supported by the New Jewish Culture Fellowship (NJCF), a national arts fellowship that advances the work of groundbreaking Jewish artists.


The event will feature music, performances, and more, including:

  • 1:00 PM / SONIC MUD: Ugav Nights: Julia Elsas will perform on ceramic sculptures reimagining Biblical musical instruments with collaborators Kenny Wollesen, Kirk Knuffke, and Madeleine Ventrice-Knuffke;
  • 2:00 PM / Seeing it for the Trees: Liat Berdugo will offer a performative lecture critically examining and questioning the role of forests in the Zionist project;
  • 3:00 PM / keler un koyln: Rosza Daniel Lang/Levitsky will present a participatory celebration of Yiddish song and cultural revitalization;
  • 4:00 PM / Covenant of Blood: Ira Khonen Temple and collaborators Rachel Leader, Eleonore Oppenheim, and David Licht will perform a concert engaging Yiddish song to track gender transition and offer trans frameworks for Jewish adulthood.


You can visit to learn more about the show and the featured artists. You can learn more about New Jewish Culture Fellowship at


Food and drinks will be served outside. Please note that masks must be worn inside the Museum building and are available at the front desk.


Admission is free, but capacity is limited–you can register for the event using this form. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with more details about attending the event.


JMM Members get discounted tickets for paid events. For questions about using your JMM Member discount, click here or contact


NOTE: Online ticket sales for in-person events end one hour before the scheduled start time. To learn whether tickets may still be available, please call 410.732.6400.