Jewish Museum - London

Events

Sephardi Late

Date: Thursday 6 July 2017

Time: 6-9pm

Price: £10 / £5 for students

Categories: sephardi voices lates

Explore the exhibition Sephardi Voices after hours, in our fun and creative late opening in collaboration with Harif (Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa),

  • Step inside a beautifully decorated Moroccan tent and experience the Moroccan Jewish Henna ceremony for yourself. 
  • Learn how to belly dance with Frederique Assor.
  • Hear artists Leslie Hakim-Dowek and Bettina Caro discussing the themes of art, migration and exile in their work. 
  • Hear from Lawrence Joffe on the work of Iraqi Kurdistani artist, Jamal Penjweny.
  • Decorate your own traditional date biscuit and learn more about the Jews of Sudan with Daisy Abboudi
  • Find out more about Sephardi Voices UK, the extraordinary oral history project preserving the stories of Jews from North Africa, the Middle East and Iran.
  • Watch evocative home movies of Jewish families in Baghdad in the 60s. 
  • And enjoy crafting, talks, tours and more all inspired by Sephardi/ Mizrahi culture.

Bettina Caro
Moroccan-born artist Bettina Caro, brings the passion and richness of Sephardi life to her works. Her oils, acrylics and watercolours capture the sunlight, shadows and vibrant colours of North Africa, while her portraits and still lifes preserve a lost culture. 

Leslie Hakim-Dowek
Leslie Hakim-Dowek is a visual artist of Lebanese origin based in London. Her practice mainly focuses on issues of identity, migration and memory often combining photography, archival material and text. 

Doors: 6pm
Cafe: 6-8.30pm
Children aged 10+ are welcome when accompanied by an adult. 

With generous support from The Exilarch's Foundation

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Sephardi Late: JME 660 - STUDENT

£5.00

Sephardi Late - JME 660 - ADULT

£10.00