YOUTH WING ACTIVITY YARD: ILLUSIONS FOR ALL
Experience amusing illusions in art and try your hand at creating illusions:
Take a peek into a room that distorts height and width, discover what happens
when you cut a Möbius strip, draw a hand that turns three-dimensional, look at
yourself in an infinite mirror, and create movement in a work of art. For ages 6
July: Tues. 4–7 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (no activity on July
16); August (until August 23): Sun., Mon., Thurs. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tues.,
Wed. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Fri. 10 am – 1 p.m.
RECYCLING WORKSHOP: WHERE ECOLOGY MEETS ART
Sitting on nails (?) or soup bowls
(!) and working at mirror-tables in an illusory environment, children create
objects that appear to be one thing but turn out to be something else entirely.
For ages 3–9. For details, call (02) 670-8963.
When? July: Tues. 4–7 p.m.
(no activity on July 16); August (until August 23): Sun., Mon., Thurs. 10 a.m. –
5 p.m., Tues., Wed. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
How much? NIS 15
STORILLUSION: STORY TIME IN THE LIBRARY
When? July: Tues. 5 p.m. (no activity on
July 16); August: Sun., Thurs. 12 noon. In Hebrew. Ages 3–6
How much? NIS
ILLUSORY TOUR OF THE MUSEUM
A guided tour full of tricks, illusions, secrets and
surprises. In Hebrew. Ages 6 and up
When? August only (until August 23) Sun.–Thurs. 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Fri. 11 a.m. Sat. 11 a.m., 1:30
How much? NIS 20
SPECIAL EFFECTS MOVIE STUDIO
hands-on experience in creating illusions and special effects for the
When? August only: Wed., Aug 7, 14, 21, 4 p.m. In Hebrew. Ages 6
and up. At the Youth Wing Auditorium.
How much? NIS 25
CONTACT POINT: A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
For the fourth year, artists from a wide
range of disciplines engage with artworks throughout the campus, creating
singular “contact points” with the museum, its artworks and the
You are familiar with the experience of wandering through the
museum’s galleries and Art Garden, taking in the art as
spectators. Tonight, however, you are invited to become active
participants: How about building an archaeological “tel” with discarded items;
or maybe playing a match with the Hapoel Katamon soccer team; dancing to the
lead of Solly Noama and Ori Bankhalter; preparing artistic Iraqi bread with
performance artist Hadas Ophrat as part of a Food Truck initiative; or choosing
to participate in many other exciting activities throughout the night. Wear
comfortable shoes, bring along something – a small object you don’t need anymore
or an old book – and prepare to experience the museum in a totally different
light. Artistic director: Renana Raz
When? Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m. – 3
How much? NIS 60; NIS 40 for students, seniors and children. Free
ISRAELI WINE-TASTING FESTIVAL
Join us for the annual celebration of wine tasting
from leading wineries in Israel, in the enchanted atmosphere of the Art Garden,
to the sound of live music. Marking the festival’s 10th anniversary, the
exhibition “Herod the Great” will be open at no extra charge from 5:30
When? Monday, August 5 until Thursday, August 8, from 7–11
How much? NIS 85. Tickets are available on the museum website and by
phone at (02) 625-9703. Space is limited.
Warm clothing recommended
Enjoy open-air musical performances on the Crown Plaza, with Dan
Salomon, Sivan Talmor and others.
When? August 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 7-9
CHRISTIAN MARCLAY’S THE CLOCK Don’t miss this amazing video installment, with a
When? Wednesday, August 28, 5 p.m. – Thursday, August
29, 5 p.m.
How much? No extra charge
Note: After regular opening hours,
NIS 20 admission to the exhibition “Herod the Great.” Entry from 8 p.m. is NIS
THE 28TH ANNUAL KITE-FLYING FESTIVAL
In conjunction with the exhibition Color
Gone Wild, there will be a host of activities on offer at the festival:
kite-making workshops (NIS 30–40), parade of kites, meeting with a family of
professional kite-flyers, kite-flying in the Art Garden (weather permitting)
When? Tuesday, August 20, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
How much? Free admission for
Throughout the month of August, on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, the museum
stays open until 9 p.m. Join us for special evening activities or spend a
whole day at the museum.