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March 2020

Artist talk with Dina Goldstein

Sun March 8 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us for a special afternoon with internationally-acclaimed contemporary Canadian artist Dina Goldstein.   Sunday, March 8th 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm at the Museum of Jewish Montreal (RC01-4040 boul. St-Laurent).   Dina will be speaking about her practice, inspiration, and iconic photographic series, including Gods of Suburbia, opening March 7th at Art Mûr, and Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, currently on exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Montreal. The artist’s talk will be followed by an audience Q&A.…

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Cancelled: Klezmer Brunch with Mamaliga

Sun March 15 @ 10:00 - 15:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us and KlezKanada in welcoming Mamaliga from Boston for our monthly klezmer brunch! Come try our delicious brunch menu, hear some amazing live music, and spend time with your friends and family! Music will be held in three sets, from 11:00-11:30 AM, 12:00-12:30 PM, and 1:00-1:30 PM. Special guests Rebecca Mac and Mattias Kaufman will be joining us this month and bringing you an exciting repertoire of klezmer tunes to accompany your meal! For reservations, please call 514-840-9300 or email fletchers@imjm.ca.…

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Postponed: Games I Don’t Want to Play: A Performance Piece

Thu March 19 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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***This event has been postponed, we will update the event date once it has been rescheduled.*** The Museum of Jewish Montreal is thrilled to present the first event of our 2020 Microgrants Program – “Games I Don’t Want to Play” by Joseph Glaser and Michelle Soicher! “Games I Don’t Want to Play” is an immersive performance piece about Our Lives, Anxieties, and Experiences as Contemporary Jews, the Game!™. This show makes real how we are required to fragment our own…

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Postponed : Beginner and Intermediate Yiddish Classes

Mon March 30 @ 17:15 - 20:30
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us this spring for a series of 8 beginner or 8 intermediate Yiddish classes at the Museum, led by experienced Yiddish teacher Sheila Witt! Explore this Jewish language and culture through basic vocabulary, short stories, poems, expressions, and well-known songs, and learn how to lead a simple conversation! Classes will begin on March 30, and will be held on Monday evenings, going until June 1. Beginner classes will be held from 5:15-6:45 PM, and intermediate classes will all be…

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April 2020

Virtual Matzah Making Class

Sun April 5 @ 15:00 - 16:00

Passover is right around the corner and we've heard from many of you that matzah is hard to find. Great news! We're going back to our roots and making matzah at home - just like the Israelites did in Egypt - albeit with electricity and running water. After our hugely successful Montreal Bagel Workshop we're having our second FREE virtual cooking class where we'll guide you through the steps of making homemade matzah, all while talking about the history of…

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Seder Singalong Playdate

Tue April 7 @ 16:00 - 17:00

Join the Museum of Jewish Montreal and Carla Friend, founder of Tkiya (NY), for a participatory afternoon of Passover songs, movement, and play! This virtual event is perfect for kids aged 0-6. Sing and dance along as Carla and her puppet friends take us on a musical journey through the story of Passover, from Ancient Egypt to freedom and from Moses to Matzah! Carla uses the power of music to share this traditional holiday story and connects us to Jewish culture through a unique…

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We’ve Got (4) Questions: 🍹Cocktail & Trivia Night💡

Sat April 11 @ 20:30 - 23:00

  🌊Why is this night different from all other nights? Because it’s our 3rd annual Passover Trivia Night🌊 (*No Passover Knowledge Required!) Join us from your new favourite bar - your living room! - for a new spin on a good old fashioned pub quiz night.💡 The Museum of Jewish Montreal & The Wandering Chew are teaming up to bring you 4 rounds of exquisite pop-culture & general knowledge trivia, as well as the chance to become your own favourite…

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Storytime Playdate with Maggie

Sun April 19 @ 11:00 - 12:00

The whole family is invited to Maggie Winston’s (of Lost & Found Puppet Co.) storytime puppet show and play along! Cozy up as Maggie’s puppet Bubbe tells the beloved children’s story “Something for Nothing” by Phoebe Gilman and other fun stories! This event is open to parents and children of all ages. REGISTER HERE How to connect: You’ll need internet access and a computer to join us for this virtual event. To access the Zoom link, please RSVP by registering…

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Monster Mashup Movie Night

Thu April 23 @ 20:30 - 22:30

Join us and Cinema Moderne for a free live stream of the 1974 film Young Frankenstein! Directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder, this cult classic follows the grandson of the infamous Dr. Frankenstein, as he inherits the family estate in Transylvania and resumes the peculiar experiments once conducted by his deceased grandfather. Parodying the cinematic conventions of horror, this film puts a comedic spin on the oft-adapted story of Frankenstein Did you know? Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein is widely…

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Virtual Falafel Making Workshop with Leah Koenig

Sun April 26 @ 15:00 - 16:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Since traveling is out of the question right now - even around the corner to our favorite middle eastern restaurants - we’re giving you the next best option: a free virtual falafel making workshop with Leah Koenig! Leah is a cookbook author and writer whose work and recipes have appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Epicurious, Food52, Saveur, Tablet, and more. She has written 6 cookbooks, including The Jewish Cookbook and Modern Jewish…

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May 2020

Virtual Klezmer Brunch w/ Jason Rosenblatt & Rachel Lemisch

Sun May 3 @ 11:00 - 12:00

Klezmer brunch is back! We know how much everyone loves our monthly klezmer brunches, so we've partnered with KlezKanada to bring you an online version on Sunday, May 3rd from 11am-12pm EDT on Zoom. We'll be starting out with a short cooking demo by Kat Romanow, the Director of Food Programming at the Museum of Jewish Montreal. She'll show everyone how to make Fletchers' decadent chocolate babka french toast. We'll be releasing ingredients in advance, if you'd like to cook…

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Talisman-Making Workshop

Thu May 7 @ 18:00 - 19:00

  We're thrilled to be collaborating with artist Julie Gladstone once again for a special talisman-making workshop! Join us this full moon to learn how to make and activate your very own talisman using objects in your own home! Julie will be leading participants in making talismans (amulets against the evil eye) while discussing their roots in Judaism as well as their protective properties that may act as spiritual aides during these challenging times. What to prepare in advance of…

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Boureka-Making Workshop

Tue May 12

In celebration of Lag B'Omer, a time for picnics and spending time outdoors, the Wandering Chew will show you how to make bourekas through a virtual workshops. Bourekas are a perfect dish for a picnic, even if it happens on your living room floor! More details about the cooking class to come soon!

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Digital Diasporas: Sala-Manca & The Museum of the Contemporary

Thu May 14 @ 13:30 - 14:30

  As social distancing transforms what it means to interact with art, the Museum of Jewish Montreal is thrilled to announce its new Digital Diasporas Series, an exciting new platform connecting our local community with the practices and new ideas of contemporary artists from across the globe. Much as a diaspora describes the dispersal of a people across space, this series explores the new movements artists are taking away from their practice in the digital world or how they are working in ways…

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Shavuot Storytime with Maggie

Tue May 19 @ 16:00 - 17:00

The whole family is invited to join Maggie Winston (of Lost & Found Puppet Co. ) and her puppet friend Léo as they tell the children’s story “The Art Lesson: A Shavuot Story” by Allison Marks and Wayne Marks and other fun stories! Recommended for children aged 2-10. How to connect: Register for this free event through Eventbrite! The Zoom link will be sent out at 3:30PM the day of the event. Maggie Winston is a puppeteer and community engaged…

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Rugelach-Making Workshop

Sun May 24 @ 15:00 - 16:00

In celebration of Shavuot, join the Wandering Chew in a virtual baking class and learn how to make one of the very best sweet dairy treats: rugelach! More details to come soon.

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June 2020

How not to kill your houseplants with Plantbaby studio

Thu June 4 @ 17:30 - 18:30

  The Museum of Jewish Montreal is thrilled to bring you Plantbaby studio’s “How not to kill your houseplants” workshop! If you didn’t get a chance to see our exhibition “Snapshots from the Garden of Eden” by Dina Goldstein you are in luck! This workshop will begin with a brief slideshow of highlights from the exhibition while we learn to take care of our own gardens at home. Plants grow out of the earth, yet they can thrive in our…

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Storytime with Léo

Sun June 14 @ 11:00 - 12:00

Join us Sunday, June 14th at 11 AM EDT for some arts and crafts fun and story time with Maggie Winston of Lost & Found Puppet Co. and her puppet friend Léo the artist! Maggie and Léo will be telling the stories: “The Art Lesson: A Shavuot Story” by Allison Marks and Wayne Marks and "Feivel's Flying Horses" by Heidi Smith Hyde. Come ready with construction paper and have your scissors handy as Léo takes us through an all ages…

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Digital Diasporas with Sara Erenthal

Tue June 16 @ 17:30 - 18:30

We are so thrilled to present the June edition of our new Digital Diasporas series featuring multi-disciplinary artist Sara Erenthal! Sara Erenthal is a Brooklyn-based, self-taught, multi-disciplinary artist whose work focuses on themes of displacement, survival, and liberation. Sara has been incredibly active throughout the pandemic in creating impactful street-art on discarded objects, sending out relatable messages of hope and positivity to her local community and her followers abroad. About Digital Diasporas Much as a diaspora describes the dispersal of a…

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July 2020

Digital Diasporas with Artists 4 Long Term Care

Tue July 21 @ 17:45 - 18:45

We are thrilled to present the July edition of our new Digital Diasporas series featuring Artists 4 Long Term Care! Artists 4 Long-Term Care (A4LTC) is a social action initiative co-founded by Kitra Cahana and Isadora Kosofsky that uses art and storytelling to raise awareness of the crisis facing residents and staff of long-term care facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. A4LTC invites artists, photographers, writers, and filmmakers to create works that confront this issue, to be shared on social media…

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