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Trees of Life

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Victoria Elbroch Spiegel Gallery Victoria Elbroch’s trees are 1,000 years old, so it is fitting to dedicate this exhibition in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Etz Chaim Synagogue, Tree of Life. The Maine Jewish Museum hopes they will celebrate that many years in the future. Extraordinary trees, especially ancient oaks, cast a spell over…

Within Reach

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Anne Ireland Fineberg Family Community Room Anne Ireland’s landscapes reflect her deep connection to the woods and waters of mid coast Maine. Covid travel restrictions were not a problem for Anne whose farm and nearby trails provided a wealth of material for these paintings. She uses sketches and photographs to record her immediate impressions on…

Shalom, Sisters

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Phyllis Graber Jensen Jody S. Sataloff Art and History Pavilion Shalom, Sisters features 20 photographs of Jewish women and girls affiliated with Auburn’s Temple Shalom Synagogue-Center, a community Phyllis Graber Jensen joined when she moved to Lewiston, Maine, in 1992. She presents the lives of women in posed and candid moments, together and alone, some…

Board Meeting

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

The board meeting will meet in-person at The Maine Jewish Museum and online

Reflectors, Emitters and Diffusers

PSBL Jody S. Sataloff Art and History Pavilion "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science"- Albert Einstein The Photon, the invisible messenger of the electromagnetic realm. Using light, heat and radio wave these quanta “speak” to…

Dancing in the Light

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Arthur Fink Spiegel Gallery Curated by Nanci Kahn & Bruce Brown This retrospective exhibition highlights dance photographs by Arthur Fink. He had been a tireless proponent of photographing dancers in rehearsal and performance, especially at the Bates Dance Festival. Arthur’s passion for beauty, art, and culture came naturally - an aesthetic educated and well nourished.…

Deep Sea

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Michel Droge Fineberg Family Community Room Join us Sunday November 7 at 2pm Inspiration/Exploitation: Feeling the Deep Sea with Beth Orcutt, a Senior Research Scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Michel Droge is a painter, printmaker, and educator whose work engages with the environment and the human condition in an era of uncertainty. Inspired…

Opening Reception

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Dancing in the Light - Arthur Fink (More Information on this exbibit) Reflectors, Emitters and Diffusers - PSBL (More Information on this exbibit) Deep Sea - Michel Droge (More Information on this exbibit)

Voices of Maine’s Lost Synagogues

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Wednesday, November 17 7pm Live virtual panel discussion with audience Q+A Jews have been living in Maine for 200 years, practicing in up to 30 active synagogues built to anchor…

Exhibit Opening

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

November 27 - January 5 June Atkin - Illustrations - Spiegel Gallery Ellen Golden/Dwayne Paluska - Paintings and Sculpture - Fineberg Community Room Sean Alonzo Harris - Photography

Board Meeting

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

The board meeting will meet in-person at The Maine Jewish Museum and online