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As part of the annual Hamshushalayim events, the Museum opens its doors on Thursday evenings (November 28 – December 19) into the small hours of the morning, offering free entrance to a wide range of exciting exhibitions, guided tours and special performances with a unique Jerusalem theme. 

Thursday, November 28

9 pm-1 am - The following exhibitions will be open to the public:
The Shrine of the Book
The Model of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period
ArTricks exhibition in the Youth Wing.

9.30 pm, 11 pm - "Love Songs for the Mediterranean Shores": Ancient Music in the Shrine of the Book

The concert is devoted to medieval and early-Renaissance music. Works from France, England, Italy, and even Greece, evoking the unique atmosphere of the period. The program includes 14th-century Italian dances (istampitta), incorporating secular compositions for two and three voices by Francesco Landini, such as balata and virelai; music by 15th-century Greek composer Leondritis; and renditions of early 17th-century Renaissance madrigals. The performance will end with early Baroque sonatas by Castello and Frescobaldi. Dort Florentine: recorder, Gil Evron: classical guitar, Uri Deke; percussion.

10 pm, 11 pm, 12 am - Guided tours in the ArTricks exhibition in the Youth Wing 

Please note
Space is limited for the performances and guided tour and are subject to availability.
Tours depart from the information desk at the entrance to the Youth Wing entrance.
The exhibition Herod the Great: The King’s Final Journey  will be closed.

Thursday, December 5

9 pm-1 am - The following exhibitions will be open to the public:

Aircraft Carrier,
originally presented at the Israeli Pavilion in the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale
Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481
Color Gone Wild

And the Museum's four new winter exhibitions:
Gideon Gechtman: 1942–2008
Out of Body: Fragmentation in Art
Squeeze: Video Works by Mika Rottenberg
COLLECTING DUST in Contemporary Israeli Art

It's the last chance to visit the exhibition Herod the Great: The King’s Final Journey before its closing: IS 20

9.30 pm, 11 pm - "Love Songs for the Mediterranean Shores": Ancient Music in the exhibition Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481

The concert is devoted to medieval and early-Renaissance music with works from France, England, Italy, and even Greece evoking the unique atmosphere of the period. The program includes 14th-century Italian dances (istampitta), incorporating secular compositions for two and three voices by Francesco Landini, such as balata and virelai; music by 15th-century Greek composer Leondritis; and renditions of early 17th-century Renaissance madrigals. The performance will end with early Baroque sonatas by Castello and Frescobaldi. Dort Florentine: recorder, Gil Evron: classical guitar, Uri Dekel: percussion.

9:30 pm, 10:30 pm - Guided tours in the four winter exhibitions

10 pm, 10:30 pm, 12 am - Guided tours in Color Gone Wild

11 pm - Guided tour in Aircraft Carrier 

Please note
Space is limited for the performances and guided tour and are subject to availability. 
Tours depart from the information desk in the Cardo (Lower Gallery level) and last approximately 50 minutes.

Thursday, December 12 - Cancelled!

 
Due to snow, Hamshushalayim is cancelled for December 12. Hope to see you next week!

9 pm-1 am -
The following exhibitions will be open to the public:

Aircraft Carrier
, originally presented at the Israeli Pavilion in the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale
Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481
Color Gone Wild

And the Museum's four new winter exhibitions:
Gideon Gechtman: 1942–2008
Out of Body: Fragmentation in Art
Squeeze: Video Works by Mika Rottenberg
COLLECTING DUST in Contemporary Israeli Art.

It's the last chance to visit Herod the Great: The King’s Final Journey before its closing: IS 20.

9:30 pm, 10:30 pm - Guided tours in the four winter exhibitions

10 pm - Uri Banai: Songs and Stories in the hanukkiah display in the Wing for Jewish Art and Life

Actor and singer Uri Banai takes the audience on an entertaining journey through the streets of Jerusalem, telling stories of the Banai family's roots, his late uncle Yossi Banai, his childhood and the colorful Jerusalem characters who surrounded his family. A performance of storytelling interspersed with songs, accompanied by Gil Nagel on the keyboard.



11 pm - Guided tour in Aircraft Carrier

10 pm, 10:30 pm, 12 am - Guided tour in Color Gone Wild


Please note
Space is limited for the performances and guided tour and are subject to availability. 
Tours depart from the information desk in the Cardo (Lower Gallery level) and last approximately 50 minutes.

Thursday December 19


9 pm-1 am - The following exhibitions will be open:
Aircraft Carrier, originally presented at the Israeli Pavilion in the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale
Botticelli, The Annunciation, 1481
Color Gone Wild

And the Museum's four new winter exhibitions:
Gideon Gechtman: 1942–2008
Out of Body: Fragmentation in Art
Squeeze: Video Works by Mika Rottenberg
COLLECTING DUST in Contemporary Israeli Art

Last chance to visit Herod the Great: The King’s Final Journey before its closing: IS 20.

9:30 pm, 10:30 pm - Guided tours in the four winter exhibitions

10 pm - Uri Banai: Songs and Stories
In the hanukkia lamp display in the Jewish Art and Life Wing

Actor and singer Uri Banai takes the audience on an entertaining journey through the streets of Jerusalem, telling stories of the Banai family's roots, his late uncle Yossi Banai, his childhood and the colorful Jerusalem characters who surrounded his family. A performance of storytelling interspersed with songs, accompanied by Gil Nagel on the keyboard.

11 pm - Guided tour in the exhibition Aircraft Carrier

10 pm, 10:30 pm, 12 am - Guided tour in Color Gone Wild


Please note
Space is limited for the performances and guided tour and are subject to availability. 
Tours depart from the information desk in the Cardo (Lower Gallery level) and last approximately 50 minutes.