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1. Barbur Gallery
Gallery, located in the heart of the quaint neighborhood of Nachlaot,
is an influential and independent, nonprofit space for contemporary art
and artists. At the gallery they change their exhibitions monthly and in
general aim to promote new and upcoming artists and to raise social
activities offered by Barbur include avant-garde musical performances
as well as movie screenings and video-art followed by discussions with
the artists. The Gallery also has a small lending library of books and
films covering vast subjects that include art, culture, education,
architecture, politics, and history.
Address: 6 Shirizli Street, Nachlaot
Phone: 054-723-2866 2. Israel Museum
foremost art venue, the Israel Museum features a Fine Arts Wing with
sections for Modern Art, Israeli Art, European Art, and Contemporary
2,200 square-meter gallery floor is devoted to changing displays of
exciting contemporary art. The installations are organized so as to
emphasize shared themes and facilitate dialogue between similar images.
Address: Ruppin Boulevard, Givat Ram
Phone: (02) 670-88113. Jerusalem Artists’ House
Jerusalem Artists' House is a grand historic building that showcases a
mix of exhibitions by newcomers and veterans, locals and international
the Jerusalem Artists' House is not considered an alternative space for
contemporary art, it often features the young generation of artists
allowing them to take their first step in the "real" art world.
Address: 12 Shmuel Hanagid Street, City Center
Phone: (02) 625-36534. Museum on the Seam
right on the divide between east and west Jerusalem, the Museum on the
Seam aims to use art as a language with no boundaries in order to raise
and comment on controversial social issues.
on the Seam stages exhibitions on fascinating subjects like human
rights, emotional anxiety, and the relationship between personal and
public spaces. The Museum is considered a prominent commentator on the
state of affairs in Israel.
Address: 4 Chel Hahandasa Street, City Center
Phone: (02) 628-12785. Vision Gallery
Gallery, found in a restored 100 year-old stone building in town,
displays photographs by Neil Folberg, the owner of the studio gallery,
and by other contemporary photographers.
include everything from landscape photos to bold and striking
contemporary imagery. The Gallery also features a vast range of original
19th Century vintage photographs.
Address: 18 Yosef Rivlin Street, City Center
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