Category Archives: Manchester Jewish Museum

Research and Scratch Artists’ Residencies are a go go at the Museum!

This week is exciting, not least because we welcome artist Gemma Parker for the first Research and Scratch Residency at the museum. We wanted to create space and time for delving into our archives, thinking through how the stories we … Continue reading

Artists' Network, Manchester Jewish Museum, MJM Events, Research and Scratch, Textile Group, Women's work

Ilse’s Story

Our music project has been going since the summer, with opera singer extraordinaire Peter Brathwaite and the seemly ever creative composer Joe Steele. We’re also privileged to be working with opera composer Na’ama Zisser. Our community song-writing group has now … Continue reading

Fabulous music-making, Manchester Jewish Museum, Music, Opera

Increase in Visitor Feedback due to Touch Screen Survey

Like all museums we are eager to receive feedback from our visitors.  Until now we had  found this a bit of a struggle.  Green feedback forms were handed to visitors as they paid their entrance fees, but despite polite requests … Continue reading

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Moroccan connection

Is a trip to Morocco on the cards? Looking out at the grey clouds which usually hover above the streets of Cheetham Hill, it is hard to imagine that there could be a connection between Manchester Jewish Museum and a … Continue reading

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Portraits for Posterity opening

All other museums have one, so why shouldn’t we? Yes, it’s about time someone started writing a blog for Manchester Jewish Museum and it might as well be me! With only four regular members of staff, you could expect it … Continue reading

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Manchester Jewish Museum in danger of closing

2011 marks 27 years since Manchester Jewish Museum first opened its doors. Our fascinating journey through Jewish history in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities has thrilled tens of thousands of visitors. Our home in Cheetham Hill is a stunning … Continue reading

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