Restoration: The Italian Way

In collaboration with the Institute of Italian Culture in Tel Aviv


Invitation (PDF)

The museum is organizing an important event around the issue of conservation and restoration of ancient artistic items, which is displayed throughout the museum, including areas normally closed to the public.

Live Restoration / Wood
A live-restoration demonstration of the gilded doors from a Holy Ark from a Pisan synagogue, carried out by Alice Dias. (Conservation Laboratory)

Live Restoration / Textiles
A live-restoration demonstration of ancient textiles within the museum, carried out by Shoshana Mandel. (Textile Hall)

Multimedia Display
Videos and multimedia presentations about the restoration projects carried out by the Museum of Italian Jewish Art during the last 2 years. (Throughout the museum)

***Please note: In addition to this exhibition, during the 21-23 of May the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art in collaboration with The Institute of Italian Culture in Tel Aviv, will hold a conference on wood conservation.
For further information see:


Museum of Italian Jewish Art
25 Hillel St, Jerusalem