Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

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Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art
Location4 Ha'banim St., Herzliya, 4637904
TypeArt museum, Contemporary art museum
DirectorDr. Aya Lurie
Websitewww.herzliyamuseum.co.il/english/homepage

The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (Hebrew: מוזיאון הרצליה לאמנות‎) is contemporary art museum.

History[edit]

The museum was established in 1965 in Herzeliya, Israel. The museum's main focus is on Israeli and international contemporary art. The museum building was designed by the architect Yaakov Rechter. The museum does not have a permanent collection, and hosts painting, sculpture, video, installation, photography and architecture exhibitions, as well as video installations and digital media exhibitions.[1][2]

The museum has an educational program MUZA – A Place for Visual Experience. It holds different activities in the fields of video art and photography, including workshops and courses.

The museum is known for promotion of collaboration between Israeli and Palestinian artists by showing group exhibitions and organizing meetings and workshops for artists to work together.[3][4] Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art also exhibits art from different continents, showing works of artists who acclaimed in their countries but are not known well to the Western World.[5]

Exhibitions[edit]

Among the artists exhibited in the museum are David Adika, Chien-Chi Chang, Hou Chun-Ming, Hsieh Ying-chun, Nira Pereg, Miki Kratsman, Sheffy Bleier, Ella Littwitz, Einat Arif-Galanti, Uri Gershuni, Olaf Breuning, Kendell Geers, Parastou Forouhar, Ilit Azoulay, Uriel Miron, Cliff Evans, Maya Zack and Aziz + Cucher.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cabinets of curiosities filled with peculiar wonder at Herzliya museum". Haaretz.com. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  2. ^ "New culture to greet the new year". The Times of Israel. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Palestinian art show in Herzliya Museum". ynet. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Art academy names expert on Israeli, Palestinian art to senior position". Haaretz.com. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Herzliya Museum honors African art". ynet. Retrieved 25 March 2015.

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Coordinates: 32°09′43″N 34°50′37″E / 32.1620°N 34.8436°E / 32.1620; 34.8436