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Celebrating Summer
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Rock Concert with Shalom Hanoch and Contact Point: Exciting Encounters Between Art and Artists
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Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art
In the Youth Wing
Women`s Tales: Four Leading Israeli Jewelers
in the Ticho House
Winners of the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children`s Book, 2010
In the Youth Wing Auditorium
West Meets East: The Story of the Rockefeller Museum
at the Rockefeller Museum
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The Art Garden and the galleries in the main building are closed
due to the comprehensive campus renewal at the Israel Museum.

Museum Conservation Laboratories

The Conservation Laboratories are responsible for the conservation and restoration of museum collections, as well as the storage of collections and the environmental condition of the galleries.

The Conservation Laboratories are currently closed to the public due to the comprehensive program of renewal at the Israel Museum.

Conservation Laboratories

Head of Restoration Laboratories and Center for Conservation
David Bigelajzen
Tel. 6708881
e-mail: [email protected]

The Conservation Laboratory includes:

Chemistry Conservation Laboratory
Head of Chemistry Laboratory
Marina Rassovsky
Tel. 6708817
e-mail: [email protected]

Object Conservation Laboratory
Head of Laboratory for Restoration of Objects and Antiquities
Andre Weiner
Tel. 6708810
e-mail: [email protected]

Paper Conservation Laboratory
Head of Paper Conservation Laboratory
Michael Maggen
Tel. 6708808
e-mail: [email protected]


Painting Conservation Laboratory
Head of Painting Conservation Laboratory
Ghiora Elon
Tel: 6708808
e-mail: [email protected]

Textile Conservation Laboratory
Head of Textile Conservation Laboratory
Kochavit Shiryon
Tel. 6708871

Wood Conservation Laboratory
Head Of Wood Laboratory
Michael Barchik
Tel. 6708808

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