The Sassoons Jewish Museum Guided Tour (in-person)


June 8, 2023    
11:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Come discover one Jewish family’s pioneering role in trade, art collecting, architectural patronage, and civic engagement from the early 19th century through World War II. Paintings, decorative arts, illuminated manuscripts, and Judaica collected by the Sassoon family explores themes such as discrimination, diaspora, colonialism, global trade, and war. The exhibition narrative begins in the early 1800s when David Sassoon, the family patriarch, was forced out of his home in Baghdad due to the increasing persecution of the city’s Jewish population. Cost: $36/person.

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