This is the first learning exhibition launched in 2009.
The word 'Meneer' ('Mister' in Dutch) in the title is a token of
our gratitude to the Netherlands Embassy in Israel for the generous
support of development of this exhibition.
Vincent van Gogh was
Dutch. Although, the artist lived at the end of 19-th century, his works still
inspire innumerable art lovers around the world. Vincent's creative life was ten years only, however, his artistic legacy is extremely rich: about 2,000
paintings and drawings.
While in Israeli museums you can see only three works of Vincent van Gogh,
this exhibition presents you with more than 30 pivotal artist's paintings from
the museums around the world. The exhibits are accompanied with short texts telling you about the
artist and how these paintings were created. In many cases, the texts include
the comments made by Vincent himself from the letters to his brother
The learning exhibition ANIMALS IN ART was developed in 2012-15. It introduces visitors to the works of ten artists from the Renaissance to the present. While
each of them has his unique style, these artists
represent prime examples of prominent art movements. The
exhibition takes the visitors to an exciting journey into
the history of art.
animals since the dawn of time. Early humans decorated the walls of
with drawings of horses, bulls, deer and birds. Animals are a popular
for paintings, drawings, sculptures for artists at all
images are also a favorite theme of children’s creativity. This
exhibition is about art and about animals. The role of nature in art
and our lives is its dominant theme.