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Museum News

Residents of the area surrounding the Gaza Strip are invited to visit our museum free of charge

Cafe Bickels is closed temporarily

Every Friday at 11:30 a Gallery Talk will take place

Oneg Shabbat: 11:00 Haim Kiva - Film, 12:30 Ruth Schloss - Exhibition
Saturday 26 July, 2014

Pearls of Music: Itamar Pereg - Piano
Saturday 9 August 2014 at 11:30

Bickels Coffee is temporarily closed


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

Schedule for upcoming films

Current Exhibitions

Transparent as Aquarelle | Works on paper from the collection of Shmuel and Tamara Givon

Ruth Schloss | “I Can Do Something With This”

David Perlov | Drawings, Photographs, Films

Tosafot - Women Drawing Talmud

Dudu Geva's Restored Workshop

Bickel's Workshop

Upcoming Exhibitions

Hannah Dayan

 

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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

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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


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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