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Passover 2011 at The Israel Museum

16 April 2011 No Comment
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Boaz Arad,Gefilte Fish, 2005 Video, 11:30 mins. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Artist Boaz Arad’s mother instructs in the art of gefilte fish via video in the new Youth Wing Exhibit at The Israel Museum with free museum admission for children April 13 – 26, 2011 and lots to see and do!

The new exhibit Life: A User’s Manual is great fun for everyone and during Passover will feature an assembly line workshop, April 20 & 21, 2011. Materials will be placed, assembly line fashion, on a long table divided into different stations. Following the instructions at each station, participants will build a sculpture. Workshop times are 10:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 14:00, cost of participation is 20 NIS.

To get everyone in the mood, Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times, 1936, (83 mins) will be screened on April 21, at 12:00 and 14:30 in the auditorium. Admission to the movie is FREE.

Ziv Eitan’s Marimba Band will perform at the entrance to the Youth Wing, on April 20, 2011 from 12:00 – 14:00. Classical and Brazilian music, rhythm games and a chance to experiment with musical instruments – all it’s all FREE.

In the Recycling Room children can either use a kit with assembly instructions to create their masterpiece, or use the same materials to create according to their imagination. April 17 & 20 – 22, 2011 from 10:00 – 14:00; April 26 from 10:00 – 15:00 and 16:00 – 19:00. Ages 3 – 9, 15 NIS, for further details call: 02-6708963.

Storytelling in the Youth Wing Library by actress Anat Geiger on April 17, 20 & 21 from 10:00 – 17:00, April 22 from 10:00 – 14:00, April 26 from 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00. NIS 20.

The Israel Museum Passover 2011 Special Opening Hours:
April 18 | Mon Erev Pesach | 10 am – 2 pm
April 19 | Tues Pesach | 10 am – 5 pm
April 24 | Sun Erev Hag Sheni | 10 am – 2 pm
April 26 | Tues Isru Hag | 10 am – 9 pm

April 18 -26:  Free admission for children (excluding workshops and performances), courtesy of Sandy Batkin, in memory of his wife, Ruth Batkin.
April 24: 10 am – 2 pm Free admission courtesy of the Crown family.

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