Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington | Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

Traveling Exhibitions:
Jewish Washington:
Scrapbook of an American Community

Jewish Washington at the National Building Museum
Jewish Washington at the National Building Museum

This award-winning exhibition explores the rich and unique history of the Washington-area Jewish community from 1795 to today through historical photographs, oral histories, community scrapbooks, and rare archival materials. 

The book based on this exhibition is available for purchase!

Check out the online version of this exhibition!

Original edition

Components:

  • Fifty-five 7.5' x 3' hanging panels with images and text. The number and sequence of panels can be adjusted to fit available display space.
  • Brochures about the exhibition, including a glossary of terms used in exhibition
  • Family guide for visitors with young children

Fee: $500 plus shipping and installation; negotiable

Compact edition

Components:

  • Twenty-three 2'x5' hanging panels with images and text that focuses on the local Jewish community's involvement with the federal government in their hometown, the nation's capital. The number and sequence of panels can be adjusted to fit available gallery space.
  • Brochures

Fee: $360 plus shipping and installation

Previous Venues

Adas Israel Congregation (Washington, D.C.)
Agudas Achim Congregation (Alexandria, VA)
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
The Lyceum (Alexandria, VA)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library (Washington, D.C.)
National Building Museum (Washington, D.C.)
Russell Senate Office Building (Washington, D.C.)
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (Washington, D.C.)
White Flint Mall (Rockville, MD)

For more information on exhibition rental, contact Wendy Turman at wturman@jhsgw.org or (202) 789-0900.