Docent-Led Tour of the Heller Museum
Photos Courtesy of Hebrew Union College
Explore the current exhibits at the Heller Museum at Hebrew Union College on a docent led tour!
- Step inside the stunning, light-filled museum designed by Harrison and Abramowitz, architects of the United Nations headquarters
- Explore One Nation, a provocative view of our nation’s past and present as interpreted by 40 contemporary artists of all faiths
- See ingenious artists’ versions of a new Jewish tradition, the Tzedik box, a ceremonial object designed for the recording of good deeds
- Visit the Petrie Chapel, known for its three-dimensional stained-glass windows representing the 12 tribes of Israel and a translucent Torah Ark showing the rainbow colors of the Torah mantles within, both designed by noted Israeli artist Yaacov Agam
- Be moved by The Monument of the Holocaust, by Lithuanian artist Arbit Blatas, a powerful series of seven bronze bas-reliefs depicting scenes leading up to and after the Holocaust
About the event:
Housed in the home of the nation’s leading institution for the training of Reform Jewish rabbis and cantors, the Heller Museum is a relatively unknown gem in Greenwich Village offering outstanding art as well as the chance to visit a remarkable chapel. This docent-led 90-minute tour, will introduce a world you will want to visit again and again.
Visitors must show proof of vaccination.
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