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About the Project

The Project

Following the huge success of 5 years ago, Israel75-Building Artistic Connections will once again offer the opportunity for school students to explore, connect and reflect on the cultural, artistic and historical narratives of Israel via a selection of objects from a range of Israeli museums. Brought to you through the generous support of PaJeS, UJIA, UnitEd and WZO, this innovative and exciting international  educational initiative will culminate in a wonderful celebration and exhibition online, in the UK and in Israel throughout Israel's 75th year.

The objects selected by our partner museums include the paintings and sculptures by leading Israeli artists, postcards and manuscripts written by Theordore Herzl and David Ben Gurion, objects brought over during treacherous journeys to the state and much more.

Project Timeline

Project Launch
26 Oct 2022
Registrations open to all PaJeS subscribers and United affiliated schools 

Online Object Catalogue Opens and Optional Online Tutorials 
Nov 2022
Teachers can participate in online workshops and discussions with curators and museum educators

Submission Date for Final Pieces
28 Feb 2023
Israel75 final compositions are completed and submitted via online form

International Exhibitions Open
Late April 2023
Exhibition and Celebrations take place to coincide with Yom Ha'atzmaut


Project Objectives

Israel75: Building Artistic Connections will enable students to:​

  • Research and select a museum object from a comprehensive catalogue of options

  • Discover a range Israeli museums, cultural centres and historical sites

  • Produce an online journal of discoveries, reflections and ideas

  • Participate in the creation of a final composition

  • Feature in an online exhibition displaying all student final pieces

  • Engage with Israeli museum professionals and their collections

  • Be represented at the Israel75 live exhibitions in England and Israel

  • Be part of an international project bringing children and youth together from across the diaspora to celebrate and commemorate this magnificent and important milestone in Jewish history.

  • Be able to visit all the participating Israel museums free of charge throughout the duration of the programme. 

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