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Join curators, art historians, folklorists, anthropologists, religious scholars, philosophers, cultural critics, private collectors, and community leaders for an international symposium probing the changing meanings of Jewish ritual objects and material culture today through their display and interpretation in museums, and as instruments of inquiry and education.


Jointly organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art and the Carolina Center for Jewish
Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Visit the conference web pages for all details, including the program schedule, keynote lecture description, venue directions/parking, and registration.


This event requires pre-registration. All events are free but seating is limited. 


Support for this program is generously provided by The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc., the David Berg Foundation, the Judaic Art Endowment, the Abram and Frances Pascher Kanof Lecture Fund, and the Friends of the Judaic Art Gallery. Additional support is provided by Dr. Ugo Goetzl and Ina Wallace, Marion Meyer-Robboy and Stanley J. Robboy, Lisa and Michael Sandman, and Iris and Stephen Weiss.

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