Mizel Museum November eNewsletter
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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.


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Museum Hours

Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri
9 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9 am - 8 pm
Friday
11 am - 4:30 pm


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.


Group Tours!

Group tours of 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparkscan be tailored to enhance your group's interests or your class curriculum.

NEW! Group Tour Enhancement Programs! CLICK HERE for details.


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The Mizel Museum is a unique 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.

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This month Mizel Museum joins the City of Denver and our rich cultural arts community to celebrate the arts. Read about our great programs and events at special Denver Arts Week prices.

The Art of Shabbat

Friday, Nov. 4, 5-7:30pm

Shabbat Candes

It will be an artsy evening, complete with candle lighting, live klezmer music by Sherman Jacobs, tours of 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks and a delicious vegetarian meal. Guests will receive a Shabbat Kit to continue the art of Shabbat at home. Special price in celebration of Denver Arts Week: $52.80/two seats; $28.50/single seat. CLICK HERE to make your reservations!


Night at the Museums

Denver Arts Week

Free Tours! Saturday, Nov. 5, 6-8:30pm

Enjoy the Mizel Museum's new exhibit free of charge! 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks is a dynamic journey through art, artifacts and digital media that narrates and celebrates Jewish stories. Kids will have fun with "Scout About," a children's guide that encourages discovery! For more information call (303) 394-9993.


So You Think You Can't Draw?

Deborah Howard

Sunday, Nov. 6 & 13, 10am-3pm

Indulge in a day of learning fueled by sumptuous and energizing meals and snacks with one of Denver's masters! DU art professor Deborah Howard leads a 2-session program. Deborah has had enormous success helping people learn to draw, even in just a few classes. CLICK HERE to read more and register today!


Krakowsky Family

Miryam Brand Holocaust Education Film Project Presents

Generations: Survivor Stories Wednesday, Nov. 9, 10am and Noon

An assembly for middle and high school students featuring recently completed stories from Survivor Stories: Generations, a collection of digital stories of Denver-area Holocaust survivors and their children/grandchildren. Four short videos will be screened, with the storytellers on stage to answer questions from students. Two 75-minute sessions will be held at George Washington High School at 10am and repeated at noon. CLICK HERE for more information.


Icons & Spirituality in Jewish and Christian Art

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7-8:30pm

Deluge by McCray

Marilyn Lande, MA, local artist/Jewish art historian, and Linda McCray, MFA, a Montana-based liturgical artist who creates abstract spiritual paintings, will discuss the history of spiritual art from iconic to contemporary in Judaism and Christianity.

Icons & Spirituality is a program of Windows to the Divine®, an annual exhibition of the Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation opening Nov. 5. CLICK HERE for more information.

Pictured: Linda McCray, The Deluge, Acrylic and Sand from Jerusalem on floating wood panel, 28" by 62"


Deborah Howard

Pre-Sale: Special Price for Denver Arts Week!

Gathering Sparks: Sephardic Concert and Art Sale will celebrate the light of the winter season with a live concert by New York's Sephardic-style rock band Pharaoh’s Daughter and an art exhibition and sale with the area’s best artists. CLICK HERE for details and to purchase tickets.


Free Thursday Nights

Thursday Nights are "A Nosh Above!"

Warm up on chilly winter nights with free admission to 4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks, hot tea and rum balls from 5-8pm. NEW for kids! Scout About, an interactive activity that challenges children to search and think!


Painting with Boris Shoshensky

Well-known master painter and professor Boris Shoshensky teaches concepts and techniques for all levels. Day classes held on Tuesdays; late afternoon classes on Wednesdays. To register email Tia or call (303) 749-5018.


Restorative Hatha Yoga

Enjoy a gentle, strengthening, restorative yoga class in the peaceful and inspiring setting of the Mizel Museum's exhibit. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:45pm. Price per class is $18; pay at the door.


Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Stephen Booth Nadav

Sundays, Nov. 6 & 20, 4:30-6pm

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. All levels and backgrounds welcome. Drop-in class; donations on site.


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Windows to the Divine

Nov. 5-Dec. 3 at The MADDEN Museum

Gala Opening Nov. 5 - Tickets are still available!

Pansies

More than 120 original works by 67 artists from around the country will be exhibited for sale for the benefit of the Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation and outstanding participating artists. It's the most comprehensive juried exhibit of spiritual art in the country. For more information visit www.cdvf.org.

Pictured: Kathy Anderson, Yellow and White Pansies, oil, 10" x 14"


At Rodef Shalom

Spanish Inquisition, Nov. 2, 7:30pm

Manuel Martin, Ph.D will present “The Spanish Inquisition - The Black Legend Causes and Consequences," covering a brief history, the Black Legend, Marranos, Moriscos & Protestants, and the aftermath.

Kintu Moses - Nov. 16, 7pm

Aaron Kintu Moses, Director of Education, Abayudaya Jewish Community of Uganda will present a dynamic multi-media program on the Kulanu-supported Abayudaya primary and high schools, which educate and feed 700 Jewish, Muslim and Christian children studying together in peace.

Programs are free but reservations are recommended. RSVP online at HERE, call 303-399-0035 or email reservations@rodef-shalom.org.


Colorado Coalition for Genocide Awareness & Action

Informational Breakfast Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30-9am

When will the sun rise on a world without genocide? Learn about CCGAA's accomplishments since 2006, what is happening in Sudan today and how your support can help create a world without genocide. With Special Guest Professor Ved Nanda, DU Professor of International Law and U.S. Institute of Human Rights advisory council member. Cost: $12. RSVP: Roz Duman (303) 856-7334.


Comedian Joel Chasnoff at the Curious Theater

Sunday, Nov. 6, 12-2:30pm - All Jewish 8th-12th Graders Invited!

Teenagers will laugh out loud at New York Comedian Joel Chasnoff. He'll make us laugh about his real life experiences in the Israeli army. Pre-register online for $5 HERE. $10 at the door. A collaborative event of the Jewish Youth Professionals Council.


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