2021 Exhibition Schedule
February 24 – April 7, 2013
In spring 2013, area K-12 students will participate in the Seventh Annual Purim Mask Invitational, with the opportunity to have their creations displayed for several weeks within the museum. On Purim, it is a mitzvah (commandment) to hear the Megillat Esther (The Book of Esther) that tells the story of Purim read aloud.
Many of Tulsa’s founding Jewish families traveled from Eastern Europe and Russia to settle in the wilds of Indian Territory. This exhibit features objects, paintings and sculpture from the museum’s permanent collection that illustrate village life, as well as objects that traveled from the old country to Oklahoma with our founding families. This temporary exhibit is on display in the Mezzanine Gallery.
May 1 – June 2, 2013
During the month of May, join the Tulsa Artists’ Guild in a celebration of the Jewish expression “L’Chaim” (to life!) during this exhibition and sale of guild members’ works. This show will be a celebration of life with a portion of the sales benefiting the museum. The show will run May 1 – June 2, 2013 with an opening reception on Thursday, May 2 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sun, April 7 ·1 p.m. – 2 p.m
Butterfly Making Workshop · Sun., April 7 · 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. · Museum Lobby · Pavel Friedman, a prisoner of the Terezin concentration camp, wrote the moving poem, “The Butterfly” in 1942. Although the author died in Auschwitz two years later
The Exodus explores the many migrations undertaken by Jewish communities throughout history. From the biblical exodus to the ship Exodus, Jews have moved from empire to state, from country to continent as politics, economics, and prejudice affected their status and living situations. The exhibit highlights the settlement of the Jews in unexpected locations.