Past Exhibitions
Some of Our Exhibition Projects Since 1991
The Female Side of God

The Female Side of God
The Female Side of God …
April 30 until October 8, 2017 | Is it possible to view the—according to Jewish, Christian, and Muslim tradition—“one and only God” as other than male? … 

Odd.

Odd.
Odd. …
Odd April 10, 2016 – February 19, 2017 | Curated by Anika Reichwald and Hanno Loewy | A glimpse into the collections—on the 25th anniversary of the Jewish … 

Susan Philipsz – Night and Fog

Susan Philipsz – Night and Fog
Susan Philipsz – Night and Fog Sound …
Soundinstallation auf dem Jüdischen Friedhof Hohenems | 30. Jänner bis 3. April 2016 | Susan Philipsz – Night and Fog ist eine Ausstellung des Kunsthaus … 

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire. A Journey through …
May 10, 2015 – February 14, 2016 | Curated by Hannes Sulzenbacher | With photographs by Galia Gur Zeev | For the past three years, a  … 

Jukebox. Jewkbox

Jukebox. Jewkbox
Jukebox. Jewkbox! A Jewish Century on Shellac & …
October 19, 2014 – March 8, 2015 | In the late 19th century, a German-Jewish emigrant to the USA changed the world. With Emil Berliner’s  … 

The First Europeans

The First Europeans
Habsburg and Other Jews – A World before 1914 …
March 25, 2014 – October 5, 2014 | Hundred years after the onset of World War I, the European Union faces a severe crisis. The Jewish Museum  … 

Family Affair. Israeli Portraits

Family Affair. Israeli Portraits
Photographs and Interviews by Reli and Avner …
April 23, 2013 – February 2, 2014 For ten years, Reli Avrahami and Avner Avrahami have wandered throughout Israel, photographing random  … 

Step Right In! Step Right Out!

Step Right In! Step Right Out!
Why People Change Their Religion …
October 23, 2012 – April 7, 2013 Freedom of religion is a human right. This includes not only the right of religious communities to freely exercise their … 

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jews.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jews.
But Were Afraid to Ask …
March 27, 2012 – October 7, 2012 There are many questions circulating about Jews. Some are taboo, some only seem to be. But where people sense  … 

Die Geschichte der jüdischen Schule von Hohenems

Die Geschichte der jüdischen Schule von Hohenems
Schülerinnen und Schüler auf Spurensuche …
17. Dezember 2013 bis 26. Jänner 2014 Ein Schul-Ausstellungsprojekt von Carmen Märk mit der Klasse 4a der Neuen Mittelschule Hohenems-Herrenried.  … 

The Turks in Vienna

The Turks in Vienna
A European Jewish Community …
April 5, 2011 – October 2, 2011 The year 1492 was a fateful one for Spain when, with the final Reconquista, 800 years of Arab-Muslim rule were brought to an … 

A Certain Jewish Something

A Certain Jewish Something
A Certain Jewish Something …
October 17, 2010 – March 20, 2011 “A Certain Jewish Something” is an exhibition of a special kind, an exhibition in which everybody is invited to … 

Entirely Pure – Total Immersion!

Entirely Pure – Total Immersion!
Jewish Ritual Baths, Photographs by Peter Seidel  …
March 9, 2010 – October 3, 2010 The oldest Jewish ritual bath in Austria has been preserved in Hohenems. To coincide with the restoration of this historic … 

Did You See My Alps?

Did You See My Alps?
A Jewish Love Story …
April 28 – November 15, 2009 The Jewish Museum Hohenems and the Jewish Museum Vienna invite you to rediscover the history of Alpinism. In the course  … 

Partikelgestöber

Partikelgestöber
Pavel Schmidt. Sculptures …
July 5, 2008 – October 5, 2008 The Jewish Museum Hohenems presents Pavel Schmidt’s sculptures in the Museum’s garden. Referring to Paul Celan’s poem … 

Anti-Jewish Knick-knack

Anti-Jewish Knick-knack
Popular Images of the Jews and Contemporary …
October 16, 2005 – May 28, 2006 After 1945 many believed that the anti-Jewish traditions of Europe had been discredited once for all. But the contrary  … 

Jewish „Kitsch“ and Other Secret Obsessions

Jewish „Kitsch“ and Other Secret Obsessions
Identity Shopping, God in Detail and the Desire  …
May 29, 2005 – October 8, 2005 Since 2001 Michael Wuliger has presented his Shlock Shop in the Jüdische Allgemeine weekly in Berlin, an ironic statement … 

Bartholomäus Schnell and Aron Tänzer

Bartholomäus Schnell and Aron Tänzer
Bartholomäus Schnell and Aron Tänzer …
March 9, 2005 – May 8, 2005  Bartholomäus Schnell. Roughneck, \"free artiste“ and pioneer of letterpress printing in Vorarlberg | Aron Tänzer. Rabbi, … 

…a Long Time in Austria

...a Long Time in Austria
40 Years of Job Migration …
June 6, 2004 – October 3, 2004 In 1964 Austria signed a Recruitment-Treaty with Turkey concerning work-force. Two years earlier a similar treaty had  … 

Cantormania

Cantormania
From Salomon Sulzer to the Jazz Singer …
October 17, 2004 – February 6, 2005 On the occasion of the Salomon Sulzer bicentennial the Jewish Museum Hohenems will present an exhibition about the life … 

As Easy as That

As Easy as That
Growing up Jewish Since 1945 In Austria, …
March 21, 2004 – May 23, 2004 To grow up Jewish in Austria, Germany or Switzerland after 1945, there was nothing self-evident, nothing natural about it. Or … 

Milk & Herring

Milk & Herring
Jewish Foodshops in New York. Photographs and …
September 20, 2003 – December 12, 2003 There are more Jews living in New York than in any other city in the world. Michael Melcer and Patricia Schon,  … 

Come Out and See

Come Out and See
Jewish and Christian Bible Illustrations Original …
May 25, 2003 – August 17, 2003 Bible illustrations from the 16th to the early 19th centuries in original exhibits from international libraries and …