Jüdisches Museum Hohenems
Reopening on June 1, 2020The Jewish Museum Hohenems opens the doors again on June 1, 2020!From June 1, 2020, the doors of the Jewish Museum of Hohenems will once again be open to visitors, at the usual times from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Of course, all the prescribed hygiene and safety measures will be observed and our exhibition "End of Testimony?", which we had to interrupt in March, can now be extended until August 16. Our new exhibition "The Last Europeans", which was originally to start in May, has been postponed to the fall, and is expected to open on October 4, 2020. ... more ►
Exhibition"End of Testimony? "November 10, 2019 until August 16, 2020 | An exhibition of the Jewish Museum Hohenems and the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial, in cooperation with the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) | The era of eyewitness accounts about the Holocaust is approaching its end. ... more ►
Exhibition – PreviewThe Last Europeans. Jewish Perspectives on the Crises of an Idea | The Brunner Family. An EstateOctober 4, 2020 until autumn 2021 | Seventy-five years after the end of World War II, Europe is threatened by a relapse into nationalistic and xenophobic ideologies. The European imperative of “Never Again!” is being challenged by many, also here in Austria. At the same time, Europe’s nationalists are discovering their own fantasy of the “Christian-Jewish Occident”—as a battle cry against immigration and integration.
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The MuseumAt Home: DiasporaThe Jewish Museum of Hohenems remembers the Jewish community of Hohenems and its various contributions to the development of Vorarlberg and the surrounding regions of the Alps. It tells a story about the Diaspora, and it confronts contemporary questions of Jewish life and culture in Europe, questions of living together and of migration. The museum also deals with the end of the community of Hohenems, the regional ... more ►