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Museum News

Shana Tova!

Bickels Coffee has been renewed, all are invited to come and visit on weekends during museum hours!

Opening of the Hana Dayan Exhibition | Face
Friday 27.9.2014 at 12:00

Gold Crafting Workshop during Sukkot
12-13 October 2014

"Adam Hagun" - a film by Vanessa Lapa
Saturday 11 October 2014 at 11:00

Painting & Drawing Classes for teenagers and grown-ups
Renewed activity beginning 5 November 2014, Wednesdays between 18:00-19:45


Program for "Pearls of Music" - a Series of Concerts in the Auditorium

Current Exhibitions

Haim Maor | Good Jew

David Wakstein Painting, 1975–2014

Dudu Geva's Restored Workshop

Bickel's Workshop

Upcoming Exhibitions

Hannah Dayan - Face

 

Ein Harod Museum on YouTube

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Opening Hours

Sunday-Thursday: 9:00-16:30

Friday&holiday eves: 9:00-13:30

Saturday&Holidays: 10:00-16:30

Please contact us for entry fees

Road Directions

Map of Israel

The Museum is located in Kibbutz Ein Harod, in the north- east of Israel.

Take route 71 from Afula to Beit Shean. 12 Km from Afula turn left at traffic light into Kibbutz Ein Harod Meuhad (note: there is another traffic light where you can turn left into Ein Harod ihud. That's NOT the right turn).

Follow the signs going uphill to the museum. For additional directions please contact us at +972.4.648-5701.

Driving with Google Maps:
From Jerusalem | Tel Aviv | Haifa

Keep in Touch

Address: Museum of Art, Ein Harod 18965 Israel
Phone: +972.4. 6485701
+972.4.6531670
Fax: +972.4.6486306
Email: museum@einharodm.co.il


Please contact us for entry fees

 

Wheelchair Accessibility

Wheelchair AccessibilityThe Museum offers wheelchair accessibility via caterpillar. Please inform us in advance if it's required.

Welcome

The Museum of Art Ein Harod was established in the 1930’s in a wooden hut in Kibbutz Ein Harod and was one of the first art museums founded in the country.

The museum’s permanent building, a complex of galleries and courtyards overlooking the Jezreel Valley, was planned by Samuel Bickels, a Kibbutz member. It was inaugurated in 1948, and was opened during the height of the battle of Independence. It was the first building to be erected as a museum in Israel and only years afterwards were museum buildings in the larger cities built.  


The social context

The museum was founded by the kibbutz members themselves during the early period following the founding of the kibbutz, in the belief that culture and art are among the essential components of a society. The museum was built before other essential physical needs of the kibbutz society were met.  


Avant-garde Architecture

The museum of Art, Ein Harod is considered to be one of the earliest and prime examples in the world of modernist museum architecture based on natural lighting. The building’s architectural qualities are relevant to this day... [read more]


Museum of Art Ein Harod - past exhibitions

המשכן לאמנות נבחר לאחד מאתרי התיירות המומלצים של אתר מפה לשנת 2012 מומלץ מפה 2013 CNN

מומלץ מפה 2013 CNN