Brassaï, Pierre Dac devant un micro, 1935, collection particulière – Brassaï
Exhibition

Pierre Dac. Du côté d'ailleurs

From Thursday 15 October 2020 to Sunday 25 April 2021

The mahJ will be showing the first exhibition entirely devoted to Pierre Dac (1893-1975). More than 250 family archive documents and excerpts from films and television and radio programmes will highlight the life and work of this master of the absurd, one of the founder figures of contemporary French humour.

Obligatory reservation online, including for those eligible for free admission and Amis du mahJ members. Please note that this exhibition is best suited for a francophone audience.

Maya Zack (née en 1976), Counterlight (2016-2017), image extraite d'une vidéo de 24 min.
Event

Nuit Blanche

Saturday 3 October 2020, 7.00pm – midnight

The exhibition "Maya Zack, Acting Memory. Video works, 2007-2017" opens on 3 october in the Contemporary gallery, on the occasion of  the Nuit Blanche Parisian event. At the mahJ and for the first time in a French museum, Maya Zack is showing a trilogy of films made over a decade: Mother Economy (2007), Black and White Rule (2011) and Counterlight (2016-2017),

Abraham Hassoun, Abraham, Sarah et André-Gibert Hassoun, Eïn Beïda, 1904
Display

In search of the Hassoun family of Constantine

From Tuesday 21 July 2020 until Sunday 17 January 2021

After an extensive investigation, the mahJ’s curators have unveiled part of the mystery shrouding three portraits of the Hassoun family of Constantine. Their research succeeded in localising the family, discovering the cultural identities indicated by the garments worn and establishing the singular path that took them to France. 

In addition to these discoveries, this presentation is an opportunity to more fully understand the work of the museum’s curators and their interest in each work’s hidden facets...

Adolfo Kaminsky, autoportrait à l’âge de 19 ans, Paris, 1944
Exhibition

Adolfo Kaminsky. Forger and photographer

From Saturday 6 June 2020 until Sunday 7 June 2020

Adolfo Kaminsky, a member of the Resistance and a brilliant forger, spent thirty years of his life producing counterfeit identity papers to save lives. He discovered photography during the Second World War reproducing official stamps for forged identity cards.

Michel Kikoïne, Claire's portrait, 1928
Display

The École de Paris in mahJ's collection The donations of Claire Maratier and Lydie Lachenal

From Saturday 6 June 2020 until Sunday 31 January 2021

The mahJ presents a hanging of works from its collections donated by two great collectors, daughters of the painters of the École de Paris, Michel Kikoïne and Léon Weissberg.

In the narrow street "Rue des Rosiers". During a walking tour of the Jewish Marais.
Walking Tour

Walking Tour of the Jewish Marais

Due to the covid 19 epidemic, this program has been cancelled. Tours for small groups (up to 15) are available from 1st september 2020

A guided tour for everyone: children, teenagers and adults

Guided visit

Discover the mahJ

Due to the covid 19 epidemic, this programme has been cancelled. Tours for small groups (up to 15) are available from 1st september 2020.

A guided tour in English for everyone: children, teenagers and adults

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