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October eblast

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

9 am - 4:30 pm
9 am - 8 pm
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


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.

Membership Has Benefits!

Become a member today and receive free admission all year, discounts on programs and free events. CLICK HERE for details.

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!

Deeply Invigorated by the abundance of the harvest, this month the Mizel Museum offers a bounty of ways to be inspired and reconnect with community.
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Sunday, October 7, 11:30am-2pm

The autumn harvest festival of Sukkot is named after the outdoor boothsor huts (sukkah) in which Jews dwell during this week-long celebration.The Museum welcomes everyone—all backgrounds and ages—to our sukkah forthis family-friendly festivity. Enjoy live family entertainment with award-winning musicians Bonnie Phipps and Michael DeLalla, and improv theatre antics with Elaine Stanley. CLICK HERE to register.

Miryam Brand Holocaust Education Film Project

Presents "We Must Remember" Screening at Denver Area Schools October 17, 18 & 19

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Teacher Douglas Green returns to Denver with two students from Carlsbad High in California to speak about their experience in learning about the Holocaust through the film We Must Remember, and the impact it has made in the way they perceive language and relationships. The 75-minute program will include a screening of the film and question and answer with the students and Green. For more information contact Deanne Kapnik.

"We Must Remember" Screening for Adults!
October 18, 7:00pm at Denver FilmCenter//Colfax

Thanks to the Denver Film Society for making this important film available to adults in our community. The film will be screened at the Denver FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax, in the Lowenstein CulturePlex. Tickets are $7.25 for Mizel Museum and Denver Film Society members; $9.75 for non-members. CLICK HERE for tickets.

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Bus Tour of Jewish Denver

Sunday, October 21, 11am-3pm

Hit the road with the Mizel Museum! Join us on this behind the scenes tour of Jewish Denver as it was and as it is today. Your guide will be historical-raconteur-about-town, Phil Goodstein, author of North Side Story. The tour will highlight historical and contemporary institutions on the East Side, and then delve into the romantic core of the old West Colfax Jewish community. Phil’s colorful stories and outrageous anecdotes will help you experience local Jewish history in a whole new light. CLICK HERE for tickets.

Claudia Schmidt: Concert and Workshop

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In Concert

Saturday, October 27, 7pm

Claudia Schmidt has been perfecting her craft of performing for almost four decades. It is a quirky and wonderful hodge-podge (her word!) of music, poetry, story, laughter, drama, and celebrating the moment. Her career as a touring professional has found her traversing North American and European venues ranging from intimate clubs to huge festival stages. She has recorded fifteen albums of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues, and jazz idioms and prose. Price: $18.
For tickets email Jan Nadav.

Photo by Dona Laurita

Sing From the Heart Workshop

Sunday, October 28, 12-2pm

Learn to sing from a self-proclaimed “creative noisemaker!” Join Claudia for an experiential workshop that celebrates the joyful nature of singing with a community. We’ll sing songs and do exercises together that remove barriers that keep us from singing from the soul. For all lovers of singing; no prior experience necessary. Price: $10/members; $15/non-members. CLICK HERE to register.

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Coming in November

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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, 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 details and more programs with Zion Ozeri.

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.

Mizel Museum is Proud to Support

Candidates Forum 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 6-9pm

Jewish Community Relations Council and the National Council of Jewish Women Colorado Section present Candidates Forum 2012 at Temple Sinai, 3509 S. Glencoe St., Denver. At 6pm meet candidates for state and federal offices and learn about ballot initiatives. The candidates forum for U.S. House of Representatives will be held at 7pm. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 303-316-6466.

Colorado Lawyers for the Arts (CoLA)

CoLA, a non-profit organization headquartered in Denver, is a low-cost referral system for artists who are in need of services from volunteer lawyers. Its mission is to help preserve the arts through educational programs and legal services. Membership is free for artists. For more information CLICK HERE.

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 Wednesdays from 4:45-6:00pm. Price per class is $18; pay at the door.

Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Stephen Booth Nadav

Sunday, October 21, 4:30-6:30pm

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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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