The exhibition was put together in close dialogue with Daniel Libeskind’s architecture; it is an exploration of three rooms. In the first room, spatiality is explored; the second room is the Danish room, and the third is the Jewish room.
Cultural spaciousness is both demanding and rewarding: creativity, debate, identity crises and ambitions have been fixed ingredients in Danish-Jewish life. Spaciousness is also diversity, because there are countless ways of uniting the Danish with the Jewish.
Use the menu to the right to read more about the Danish-Jewish experience from the first immigration in the 17th century to present day. The menu is in the same way as the exhibition divided into the five themes: arrivals, standpoints, mitzvah, traditions and promised lands.
Exhibition design: Kvorning design & communication
We are happy to announce that the museum is getting a new point of entry, designed by the world-famous architect Daniel Libeskind. However, this means
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- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark
The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...
The museums is currently closed due to renovations.
We expect to reopen at the end of August or the beginning of September.