Synopsis: Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and the Museum of Jewish Heritage with the Zimmerli!
Start Time: Thursday, April 4, 2013 7:30 AM
End Time: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: TBA
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Category: Art
Web Site: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/members-donors/member-programs
Contact Name: Janine d'Auguste
Contact Email: membership@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Additional Information: The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has one of the most extensive collections of Native American arts and artifacts in the world: 825,000 items representing over 12,000 years of history and more than 1,200 indigenous cultures throughout the Americas. Ranging from ancient Paleo-Indian points to contemporary fine arts, the collections include works of aesthetic, religious, and historical significance, as well as articles produced for everyday use. The Museum of Jewish Heritage's collection contains more than 25,000 items about modern Jewish history and the Holocaust. Many of these items rotate into the Core Exhibition, while others are featured in temporary exhibitions.