The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan was established in 1987 and ever since exhibits Israeli Art at different disciplines including painting, sculpting, photography, and two and three dimension design. Five exhibitions are on display at the same time each in a different exhibition hall. The museum is named after Chanan Rozen – a cultural celebrity, diplomat, immigrant, Holocaust survivor.
The Museum has a big Art Collection that includes works of the best Israeli artists, and every year 40 works of art are added.
The Museum is located in a Bauhaus building that was built in the 30ts’ and is open to the public at the morning and afternoon hours during the week.
On Saturday mornings in the museum auditorium there is a children’s theater. Painting, sculpting and comics classes are during the week.
In addition, there are other Museums in Ramat Gan such as: Beit Aharon Kahana that exhibits ceramics, The Joseph Constant Sculpture Gallery, The Museum of Russian Art and The museum of Far East Art.The Museum offers his visitors combined visit to all the Museums in one price ticket.
The museum has been showcasing eclectical exhibitions since the day of its opening. Today the museum displays about 24 annually exhibitions which take place on 4 main halls rotating every 4 months,
Additional the museum exhibits a unique project under the title “First Friday, the main purpose of the project is to present an artist, for the first time at a museum exhibition.
For numerous reasons, directors have come and gone, and the current director is the curator Meir Aharonson. Of the museum’s most popular and prominent exhibitions, we can find photographer Simha Shimran’s photography exhibition, curator Yehudit Mezkel’s motherhood themed group exhibition, and more.
The building was built in the 1930s with the initial purpose of serving as an industrial plant. Prior to the opening of the museum, the building was converted into a museum space by architect Danny Schwarz, in order to serve its new purpose.
Sunday: closed, Monday: 10:00-16:00, Tuesday: 10:00-20:00, Wednesday: 10:00-16:00, Thursday: 10:00-20, Friday: 9:00-13:00, Saturday: 9:00-15:00
146 Abba Hillel st, Ramat Gan
Web site – http://www.m-i-a.co.il/