Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah Featured on the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York

Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah Featured on the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York

Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah Featured at the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York

Chicago, IL, March 22, 2024 –(PR.com)– The Jewish Artist Collective Chicago (JACC) proudly presents “Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah,” a novel and thought-provoking rendition of the standard Passover Haggadah. This extraordinary Haggadah, that includes artwork by 11 gifted artists, is at the moment showcased on the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York as a part of the exhibit “The Haggadah: Previous and New,” working within the Backman Gallery.

“Out of the Narrows” attracts its inspiration from the Hebrew phrase for Egypt, mitzrayim, which means “the slender place,” a time period that resonates deeply with the challenges of our occasions. Motivated by the artists’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Haggadah delves into themes of immigration, antisemitism, Diaspora, the atmosphere, and different up to date points. It poses profound questions, akin to “How does artwork make sense of the Passover story?” and “How can artwork replicate on the plagues of illness, dying, and injustice that also exist?”

With over 3,000 Haggadot in existence, “Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah” stands out for its partaking and unique paintings that sparks energetic conversations. Accessible on B & N Press and Blurb, this 144-page, full-color Haggadah options your entire conventional textual content alongside insightful artwork commentary by the JACC artists.

The thought for this distinctive Haggadah emerged throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as the necessity for socially distanced Passover celebrations impressed Carol Neiger, Berit Engen, and Susan Dickman to create a textual content wealthy in which means and wonder. The artists sought to have interaction readers visually and thematically, aiming to evoke profound discussions at Seders.

“Out of the Narrows” is a collaborative effort of Jewish Artists Collective Chicago (JAC-C), a group of multidisciplinary artists dedicated to sharing concepts and creating dialogue. The Haggadah was conceptualized and designed by Carol Neiger (challenge director, designer, Berit Engen (content material curator, editor), and Susan Dickman (editor, author). Visit the JACC website to purchase “Out of the Narrows: The Artists’ Haggadah”

Exhibit Particulars:

Location: Dr. Bernard Heller Museum, Hebrew Union School-Jewish Institute of Faith, One West Fourth Road, New York
Admission: Free
Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 am – 6:30 pm
Excursions/Data: 212-824-2218; hellermuseum@huc.edu

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Carol Neiger


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