This exhibition showcases 50 paintings by the prolific Australian artist Sir Sidney Nolan that have never been seen before in Australia. They tell the story of a largely unknown chapter in Nolan's life: the trial of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, and the artist's own visit to Auschwitz.
Over millennia, carpets have been woven into the cultural and artistic fabric of Jewish homes and synagogues. This exhibition displays a diverse collection of rugs from the Cadry family collection, exploring the significant role that this artform plays in transmitting Jewish culture across time.
Olga Horak, Yvonne Engelman and Jack Meister survived Auschwitz, and have dedicated their lives over the past 30 years to bear witness. At this unique event, they will share their stories, educate us about the past and bring hope that we can together fight prejudice in the future.See Full Calendar
Yvonne’s new lifelike interactive biography is now ready for testing. Join a daily session to engage with this incredible cutting-edge technology.
Listen to the voices of history on your own device as you move through the Sydney Jewish Museum’s Holocaust exhibition, with the SJM Voices app.
In this image from our collection, Dasia holds a photo of her parents close to her heart. She was four years old and living as an Aryan child when her mother and father were deported to Zbaraz ghetto and later murdered.
NAIDOC Week: William Cooper’s legacy The roots of NAIDOC Week can be traced back to the 1920s and 30s, when First Nations rights groups took formation and staged boycotts and …
Hundreds of volunteers from all walks of life and backgrounds have dedicated their time and hard work to support the Museum since our inception 30 years ago. Here’s a spotlight on some of the generous volunteers who work with us.
The support of our members is essential to ensure the Sydney Jewish Museum can continue to educate and inspire students, teachers and general visitors on the history of the Holocaust and the important messages of Holocaust survivors. Our work inspires our audiences to be more empathetic, aware and driven to make positive change in the world.
With emergent filming technologies and a partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation, six Australian Holocaust survivors will share their stories of history, hope, survival and resilience with visitors long into the future.
The final product of this major project will create a projection of each survivor. Using artificial intelligence and next generation language processing, the technology is trained to respond to audience questions in real-time, which will enable future museum visitors to converse with a Holocaust survivor as though they were standing in front of them.
We will be able to bring visitors well into the future some incredible, never-before-seen material and create meaningful, life-like encounters.Learn more