• [Temporarily Closed] Made in Italy

    The Material Side of Spiritual Objects


    The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art transports its visitors into this flourishing world by means of the wooden furniture and ornaments, textiles, metalwork, manuscripts and marble engravings that formed the scene of everyday life for Italian Jewry. The newly renovated Museum’s permanent exhibition MADE IN ITALY: The Material Side of Spiritual Objects displays […]


  • The heritage of Jewish Venice 500 years after the establishment of the first ghetto


    Experience Venice: Immerse yourself in the rich material world of Venetian Jewry in a new, extensive exhibition taking over the entire museum this year This exhibition aims to mark the Quincentennial of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice by exploring the ambivalence of the ghetto institution and the interaction between the Jews and the government of […]

  • Upcoming

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      The museum offers cultural activities that are geared towards families: Every hour there will be a theatrical tour of the museum: “Sailing with the Venetian Gondolier” After the tour, there will be a showing of three short films from the Italian artists Emanuel Luzzatto: The Fisherman and the Golden Fish, The Greedy Crow, and The […]

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      Beginning in July there will be changes to the museum’s hours of operation: The museum will be open Sun-Wed from 10:30-4:30 and on Thurs from 12:00-7:00 PM The Museum will be closed on Fridays. If you would like to have a group tour on a Friday, please call the office in advance