The Jewish Museum - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

The Jewish Museum
Education Department
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
(212) 423-3200 (Local)

Brief Description

The Jewish Museum presents a diverse schedule of internationally acclaimed temporary exhibitions while maintaining a collection of nearly 30,000 objects reflecting global Jewish identity – paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, ethnographic material, archaeological artifacts, numismatics, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media.

Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Sat-Sun 11:00 am - 5:45 pm Wednesday CLOSED Thursday 11 am - 8:00 pm
Clients served on average per year: 100,000
Number of staff: 150
Staff description: The Museum's staff Access Coordinator develops and implements programs for people with disabilities, including those who are blind or partially sighted.
Geographic area served: National
Publications: Temporary exhibition catalogs


Meredith Wong, Scheduling and Access Coordinator, (212) 423-3225,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • The Jewish Museum offers verbal description tours in its galleries for people who are blind or who have low vision.
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