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About the Mizel Museum

The Mizel Museum's exhibits, events and educational programs inspire visitors of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate diversity and honor the journeys of all people.


Museum Hours

Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri
9 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9 am - 8 pm
Sunday
11 am - 4:30 pm
Please check our online calendar for museum closures.


Exhibit Admission

Adults $7
College Students/Seniors $4
Youth ages 6-18 $3
Children under 5 Free


Location

400 S. Kearney St. Denver CO 80224
(303) 394-9993

One block south of Alameda Avenue and four blocks west of Monaco Parkway. View our location on a map.


Attention Teachers!

Get your copy of our 2012-2013 Education Programs brochure to learn about Colorado State-standards aligned programs for students of all ages. CLICK HERE to join our mailing list.

Get a list of all SCFD-supported educational programs in the new Directory of Educational Activities for Teachers and Schools, available HERE.


Group Tours

Group tours of 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks can be tailored to enhance your group's interests or class curriculum. To book a tour email Penny or call (303) 749-5016.


Membership Has Benefits!

Become a member today! Members enjoy special pricing on most programs and events, in addition to free admission to the museum on every visit. CLICK HERE for details or call Gail at (303) 749-5018.


Seeking Volunteers!

The Mizel Museum relies on our valued volunteers to support our programs throughout the year.  Do you have a special talent that you can offer or want to develop?  We have many positions, long-term, short-term, and one-time-only, to suit your needs.

For information call Gail deVore at (303) 749-5018.


Rent the Museum

The Mizel Museum is a special place to hold meetings and celebrations. Set in the midst of our exhibit, your function will be inspired by art, artifacts and symbols of Jewish history and culture.

For information call (303) 749-5018.

CLICK to watch our slide show!


This month we are celebrating the light of the winter season with our second annual Gathering Sparks event, along with a host of opportunities that will engage and inspire--regardless of what the weather brings!
art and culture in Israel

Sunday, November 11, 1-6pm

Join us for this artsy day that celebrates the light of the winter season through visual art and music. Both masters of their art forms, photographer Zion Ozeri and contemporary Jewish musician Rabbi Joe Black will deliver a mixed media performance crafted especially for our program. Artist members of the Mizel Museum will exhibit their fine art, crafts and jewelry, all available for sale–just in time for the winter holidays!. CLICK HERE for the day's schedule, tickets and more information.

Discounted ticket prices for groups of ten or more. To purchase as a group call Gail at (303) 749-5018.


Salon Night

In Photos - Contemporary Jewish Migration, Causes & Effects

Thursday, November 8, 5:30-7:30pm

Zion Ozeri
The museum’s permanent exhibit, 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks, features the photography of Israeli artist Zion Ozeri. For this Salon Night, Ozeri will discuss the themes his photography so organically describes -- migration, immigration and the contemporary Jewish diaspora -- through a close look at his stunning portrait photographs from Yemen, Uzbekistan, the former Soviet Union and Latin America. CLICK HERE to register.


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The Art of Shabbat

In Photos - Abraham Responds

Friday, November 9, 4:15-6:30pm

For this unique Shabbat dinner, Israeli photographer Zion Ozeri will thoughtfully consider the week’s Torah portion, in which Abraham responds to various requests and challenges asked of him. Zion will select photographs from his collection that coincide with this Torah portion, illuminating words that on any other Shabbat are simply read. CLICK HERE for details and to register.


Denver Arts Week

November 2-10, 2012

Denver Arts Week celebrates the Mile High City's vibrant arts and culture scene...Visual arts, theater, music, film, museums, dance, opera comedy, history and heritage!

Mizel Museum joins Denver's best museums opening late and free for Night at The Museums, Saturday, November 3, 6-10pm. Come and experience 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks—it's a journey you won't forget! For more about Denver Arts Week CLICK HERE


art and culture in Israel

Coming in December


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Creative Sundays Workshop

Fused Glass: Bowls of Light

Sunday, December 2,1-3:30pm

Gather sparks with Michael Thornton, stained glass artist for over 30 years. Participants of all levels explore this colorful, fun medium and create and assemble their own fused glass bowls. Over 35 colors of glass are available for your creation as well as a variety of dichroic glass. After assembly, Michael fires the projects and returns them to the artists. CLICK HERE for details and to register.


Klez Fest with Hal Aqua and the Lost Tribe

Monday, December 24, 6:30 and 9:00pm

Celebrate the holidays with a Klezmer concert, featuring Hal Aqua and the Lost Tribe, Rabbi Joe Black and the Boulder Klezmer Consort. At the Mercury Café, 2199 California St., Denver. Choose from two show times! CLICK HERE for tickets.




Mizel Museum is Proud to Support

Art Students League of Denver Book Discussion

Sunday, November 4, 4-5pm

You're invited to a special presentation by acclaimed French children's book co-authors Serge Bloch and CharlElie Couture at the Art Students League of Denver, moderated by Mizel Museum Curator Georgina Kolber. It will be a lively, family-friendly discussion about their book collaboration and their work in the creative arts. For tickets call (303) 778-6990.


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Colorado Gives Day

Tuesday, December 4

Colorado Gives Day is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by
Community First Foundation and FirstBank. Donations to the Mizel Museum will be accepted through GivingFirst.org. Mark your calendar!


Ongoing Programs

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Painting with Boris Shoshensky

Well-known master painter and professor Boris Shoshensky teaches concepts and techniques for all levels. Fall classes held on Tuesdays mid-day and Wednesday afternoons. To register email Gail or call (303) 749-5018.



Restorative Hatha Yoga

Enjoy a gentle, restorative yoga class in the peaceful, inspiring setting of Mizel Museum's exhibit. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 4:45-6:00pm. Price per class is $18; pay at the door.


Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Stephen Booth Nadav

Sunday, November 25, 4:30-6:00pm

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Meditation is the practice of making ordinary moments sacred, or finding the sacred in the ordinary. Join Rabbi Steve to develop the skills of Jewish mindfulness including meditation instruction, chanting, walking, Torah and text study. Drop-in class; donations accepted.


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