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Jewish Museum of Australia

Jewish Museum of Australia

26 Alma Road, St Kilda.
Tue, Wed & Thu 10am-4pm
Sun 11am-5pm
Tel: (03) 9534 0083
Website: Jewish Museum

A national institution dedicated to the conservation, preservation & exhibition of Jewish heritage, arts, customs & religious ritual in all its diversity. Follow the diverse history of the Jewish people, including those who first settled in Australia over 200 years ago. Experience interactive displays, exhibitions & programs capturing over 4,000 years of history, art & Jewish people.

Jewish Museum of Australia


Some forthcoming events at the Jewish Museum of Australia:

Touring Exhibition : Zelman Cowen - A Life of Opportunity and Success

A Life of Opportunity and Success takes a look at Sir Zelman Cowen’s (one of White Hat's 200 Significant Australians) journey from young law student to the Australian statesmen and public intellectual we remember him as today. The exhibition includes artefacts, personal memorabilia and an interactive timeline with photographs and films.

The exhibition will first tour campuses of Victoria University from May to early August, before its official launch on 13 August 2019 by the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honorable Linda Dessau AC, at the Jewish Museum of Australia.

Dates and venues:

  • 15 May – 14 June: Victoria University, City Queen Campus, Law Library
  • 17 June – 19 July: Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, Library
  • 22 July – 6 August:  MetroWest Gallery, Footscray
  • 8 August – 25 August: Jewish Museum of Australia
  • 13 August: Jewish Museum of Australia – Launch by Her Excellency the Honorable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria
  • 29 August – 31 August: Victoria University, City Flinders Campus, Level 12 (part of the Sir Zelman Cowen oration & symposium)
  • 2 September – 30 September: Victoria University, City Flinders Campus
  • 1 October – 31 October: The Supreme Court Library

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