2007 - 2018: Non-profit organization
ARTIS - The Israeli Society for Education through Art was established and registered by the Israeli Authority of Non-Profit Organizations in 2007. All ARTIS members are volunteers. The organization has been granted Clean Performance status.
Coming from different professional background, the members of ARTIS share a belief that culture and art education should become part of the personal development
of every child.
Volunteers: Ilana Barnea, Joseph Bedell, Aviva Ben Horin, Noga Boldor,Valentina Boyko, Vladimir Boyko, Jannis Cappon, Moshe Cenciper, Dory Cwikel, Michael Cwikel, Marina Dushenat, Idan Efroni, Tali Galsky, Nina Hakak, Irena Hlabinin, Revital Lavia, Moshe Licht, Ora Margolin, Shoshana Michkin, Michal Mishar-Drozner, Keren Nizan, Orit Pinhas-Hamiel, Bella Savitsky, Kerstin Scharnweber, Yayel Shahar, Dafna Shamir, Pinhas Shamir, Alexander Shlesman, Nir Yona, Baruch Velan, Thierry Zaidner, Arnona Ziv
enjoyed a support from the Covernment or any financial foundation.
While the Netherland Embassy supported the display of our first
traveling exhibition, the major support for
the most crucial needs came from the generous donations from ordinary
Donors: Nava and Moshe Cenciper, Valentina and Vladimir Boyko, Debbi and Thierry Zajdner, Dory and Michael Cwikel, Maria Duzi, Aviva and Mordechai Ben Horin, Frida and Moshe Gantz, Galina and Alexander Dadiomov, Irena Hlabinin, Noga and Jonathan Leor, Nurit and Mordechai M., Ruhana and Baruch Berliner, Idan Efroni, Nataly and Alfreb Brosh, The Netherlands Embassy in Israel, Liat and Ido Schwarz, Reuven Barkan, Nir Erlich, ARTIS friends from Sheba Medical Center, Dvora and Haim Rabayov, Evgenia and Joseph Raiskin, Haim Frydman, Marina Dushenat, Ilia Novikov, Joris Michaeli, Mark Goldberg, Irina Serebrovsky, Mark Temkin, Yekaterina Podoltseva, Elizabeth Shirokov, Shoshana Mishkin, Dolly Fahri-Cohen, Ora Maor, Shifra Ben-Aharon, Ahuva Abulafia, Giora Kaplan
Donations in memory of: Nina Anihanov, Feiga and Wolf Blindman, Gusta Brind, Sarah Ozeri, Boris Rayskin, Rose and Hertzel Reichstein, Alexander Schlesman
2007 - 2018: Accomplishments
Traveling Exhibitions. During
2007 - 2018 years, ARTIS has developed two learning exhibitions.
Exhibition Shalom Meneer Van Gogh was displayed three
times for communities in Negev, Galilee, and the
first display of the exhibition took place in the Hof
Ashkelon Regional Council. It was opened in
the presence of Israel’s Minister of Culture and the Ambassador of the
Since then about six thousand
children from differen parts of Israel visited this traveling exhibition in guided tours. A vast majority of them had
never previously been in art museums, and had never heard of Vincent
exhibitions traveling through Israel is an important cultural development for artistic
education of children… You leave the exhibition enriched with images, colors,
emotions and artistic openness. Journey into a museum - a precious moment of
relaxation, recommended for parents and children...
- Dr. Michele Ben Said, Ashdod
combination of paintings and explanations, which help better understand the art
works. Such exhibitions leave a desire for more...
- Revital Lavy, Hof Ashkelon Regional
ARTIS exhibition was an unprecedented and spectacular event of great
educational importance for our town’s cultural life...
- Dr. Husam
Massalha, Kafr Qara
The children themselves, previously trained by ARTIS, guided the
organized tours for school children and whole family visits. It was a great
educational and culture event for both children and adults...
- Assi Hirshfeld, Kiryat Ono
The Journey in the World of Art. More than ten lectures from series The Journey in the World of Art were conducted for school-children and for groups of children in kindergartens in Hof Ashkelon, Hod Hasharon, Ramat Gan, Jaffo.
children happily participated. They were active both during the
presentations and the discussions that followed. They also adored a
part dedicated to their own creative work on the theme at the end of
children really enjoyed these events and undoubtedly benefited from
them. They were introduced to the content that is usually inaccessible
to them, that boardens their horizons and develops their imagination
- Hanna Shani, Jaffa, Yad Be Yad kindergarten