Fine art is always on display at the JCC.
The JCC Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood mounts multi-media art shows four times a year, presenting both local and international Jewish artists. These seasonal exhibitions highlight a variety of themes pertinent to the Jewish calendar, holidays, values, text, and traditions.
The exhibitions have featured work from prominent artists including Lawrence Kushner, Siona Benjamin, Laurie Wohl, Lauren Bartone, MIND the HEART!, Hillel Smith, and many others.
Exhibitions are well publicized and are enjoyed by all who visit the JCC.
Presenting through April 2023
Paintings by Archie Rand
Shown for the first time in almost two decades, this series of eighteen 54-inch square acrylic paintings (completed in 1994) is the result of Rand’s deep exploration into a pivotal element of daily Jewish prayer—the silent Amidah.
Archie Rand, is an artist from Brooklyn, NY. He is currently the CUNY Presidential Professor of Art at Brooklyn College and was previously the Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Columbia University and Director of the Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art. His five-decade exhibition career has featured paintings, murals, and graphic works. Among his numerous honors, Rand has been awarded the Farash Foundation and Guggenheim Fellowships, and he was made a Laureate of the National Foundation for Jewish Culture.