‘Eighteen Tiny Treasures’ on exhibit

Sunday, Sept. 18, 1-3 p.m., Skirball Museum, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati

The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati Skirball Museum plans an opening reception for  its new exhibit, “Eighteen Tiny Treasures,” from the B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection.

Guests can view 18 miniature objects, each of which shows the artistry that goes into the making of diminutive Judaica. There will be an opportunity to participate in art-making, storytelling and activities for the young and young at heart.

In addition, there will be two Lunch and Learn public programs. Participants are encouraged to take a brown bag lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided. On Thursday, Nov. 3, at noon, there will be a slide talk, “The Best Things Come in Small Packages,” along with a gallery walk with museum director Abby Schwartz. On Thursday, Dec. 15, at noon, there will be a book discussion of Edmund de Waal’s “The Hare with Amber Eyes,” led by Jill Beitz, manager of the Clifton Branch of The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Reservations are recommended for these events.
The exhibition will continue through Dec. 18.

513-487-3098, jmendelson@huc.edu, huc.edu

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