March 1, 2017 - June 7, 2017
Eye Connect: Our Global Jewish World
RSVP Here for Opening Night Reception
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
7:00 pm - Exclusive for Friends of the Gallery
7:30 pm - Free and Open to the Public
Gotthelf Art Gallery
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive La Jolla, CA 92037
This photographic show will feature the work of artists near and far as we examine Jews and Jewish life around the globe. The diaspora, an important part of our Jewish history, was the beginning of our people being scattered to new and foreign lands. Today, as Jews, we inhabit almost every country in the world and these photographs capture what is both common and unique to the Jews residing in each country represented.
December 13, 2016 - February 22, 2017
For the first time, the Gotthelf Art Gallery will present Let's Face It--a unique show featuring only portrait artists from our Jewish community. The art of portrayal can be presented in a wide array of mediums, focusing on the "self" or "others." Our show will feature the extraordinary talents of a few select artists. The show is an invitational exhibit in which the following artists participating: Madeline Sherry, Vera Sickinger, Vivien Ressler, Ken and Stephanie Goldman, and Ali Silverstein
September 14 - November 23, 2016
Jews around the world observe Shabbat (the Sabbath) as a day of rest and spiritual enrichment which is celebrated through prayer, a festive meal, refraining from work or physical activity and reflecting on life outside of one’s daily routine. The exhibit, Revisiting Shabbat, features contemporary depictions of Shabbat through the works of several San Diego artists in a wide variety of mediums and interpretations.