Art Workshop | Ritual Light: Making Shabbat Candlesticks

Art Workshop | Ritual Light: Making Shabbat Candlesticks from Found Objects

Presented in conjunction with “Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from the Jewish Museum, New York”

Make your own Shabbat candlesticks in this workshop. First, Houston artist Ellen Orseck leads a discussion in the galleries of the exhibition Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from the Jewish Museum, New York. In the art-making workshop that follows, create one-of-a-kind Shabbat candlesticks using found objects of wood, stone, and glass. No previous art experience necessary.

Plan Your Visit
This workshop and entry to the exhibition are included with general admission. Space in the workshop is limited, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Art-making supplies are provided.

Both the exhibition and the workshop are located on the lower level of the Beck Building. On Sundays, the Museum is open from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Safety Guidelines In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Institute of Museum and Library Services; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Sharon G. Dies; Sterling-Turner Foundation; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from the Jewish Museum, New York” is organized by the Jewish Museum, New York, in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Major support provided by:
Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff

Generous support is provided by:
Joan and Stanford Alexander
Joyce Z. Greenberg
Rochelle and Alan Jacobson
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney H. Margolis

Paula G. and Irving Pozmantier
Ann G. Trammell
Scott J. and Nancy F. Atlas

Marty and Kathy Goossen
Marc Grossberg
Barbara and Raymond Kalmans
Joan and Marvin Kaplan Foundation
Helaine and David Lane
Rosalyn and Barry Margolis

Suzanne Miller
Lainie Gordon and David Mincberg
Jean Mintz
Carol and David Neuberger
Esther and Gary Polland
The Radoff Family
Leslie and Russ Robinson
Glen Rosenbaum
Joan Schnitzer
Susan and Ed Septimus
Jeri and Marc Shapiro
The Shirley and Bruce Stein Family
The Diana and Conrad Weil, Jr. Family Foundation
Lori and Scott Wulfe
Erla and Harry Zuber


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