American Jewish Museum

Thought-provoking exhibits

The American Jewish Museum, housed in the JCC in Squirrel Hill,  explores contemporary Jewish art that facilitates dialogue about art, philosophy and culture to promote interfaith and intergenerational explorations.

Current Exhibit

Out of Many: Stories of Migration

Through December 30, 2017

Reception: Thursday, November 2, 6-8 pm

Out of Many: Stories of Migration, is comprised of photographs that document the experiences of multiple generations of immigrants and their descendants in Pittsburgh. The photographs accentuate the key role that immigration has played in this corner of the world, including shaping our neighborhoods, the formation of our identity, in sustaining our economy, and in the enrichment of our cultural diversity. Comprised entirely of new work by Brian Cohen, Scott Goldsmith, Nate Guidry, Lynn Johnson, and Annie O’Neill, Out of Many considers Pittsburgh’s stories as a lens through which to consider the broader American immigrant experience.

Out Of Many: Stories of Migration is a Documentary Works project organized by Brian Cohen and Laura Domencic and produced by a collaboration of professional photographers based in Pittsburgh.

Community partners include City of Asylum, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Repair the World, Union Project and the Westmoreland Museum of Art.


Phat Man Dee & Liz Berlin: Shine the Light with Social Justice Disco

Don’t miss the only opportunity to see the first live performance of Shine the Light with Social Justice Disco with Liz Berlin of Rusted Root and jazz singer Phat Man Dee, co-presented by the JCC’s American Jewish Museum and the Center for Loving Kindness and Civic Engagement:
JCC of Greater Pittsburgh • Katz Theater
5738 Darlington Avenue
Thursday, December 14, 7:00 pm •
$10-$25 Private meet and greet with the artists: 6:30pm Ages 13+ • Cash bar

Recent Exhibit
Rochelle Blumenfeld: Hill District Paintings

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For more on the exhibit, continue reading about Rochelle Blumenfeld

Recent Exhibit
Sixty Paintings From The Bible

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For more on the exhibit, continue reading about Archie Rand

Recent Exhibit
Being Good

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Past Exhibits
American Jewish Museum Partners

Please visit the web sites of the organizations that generously support the American Jewish Museum and its exhibitions.

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Light Your Spark is supported by
The Hyman Family Foundation.

Major funding for the American Jewish Museum provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset Board, the Anna L. Caplan & Irene V. Caplan Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the Robert C. and Gene B. Dickman Fund, Ira and Nanette Gordon Curator Enrichment Fund, Edward N. and Jane Haskell Endowment Creative Projects Fund, the Nancy Bernstein and Robert Schoen Fund, the Speyer Family Foundation Endowment Fund, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts, and individual support.

We maximize accessibility of services for people of all abilities. For more information, contact Cathy Samuels at 412-697-3501.

Contact Us

Melissa Hiller

American Jewish Museum Director

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