What’s On
November 2017

Special Tour
Exploring the Artworks of Maria Thereza Alves
In partnership with Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 | 15:00
Location: Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah, and the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

The Palestinian Museum and the Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center offer a unique opportunity to view the artworks of Brazilian artist Maria Thereza Alves, on exhibit in the Museum and Center, to explore their significant relevance to the colonial reality of Palestine and other oppressed regions in the world, and to raise questions about the works and instigate an informal discussion among participants following the tour.” The tour starts at the “Possible Reversals” exhibition at the Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, then moves to the Palestinian Museum, where the artist’s work “And Then The Birds Flew Over” is on view as a part of Jerusalem Lives.

Limited admission.
Please register at activities@palmuseum.org

Live Show
In partnership with the A. M. Qattan Foundation and the German Representative Office

Thursday, November 16th, 2017 | 10:30
Location: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

The TAPE THAT group, along with participants in the art workshop the group is giving in Ramallah, offers us a unique opportunity to watch the creation of a huge artwork on the Palestinian Museum’s wall, using basic office equipment (tape, markers, paper, canvas) in a live interactive show. TAPE THAT is an art collective that mostly works with tape as a medium, since 2011.

Sow and Reap

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 | 14:00
Location: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

It is time for winter seasonal planting, and the Palestinian Museum’s gardens are meant for this purpose. Join us in planting fava beans, peas, spinach, and onions. Three months later, we will meet again to harvest these organic crops and enjoy their flavours.

This activity is family-friendly. Please make sure to wear clothes suitable for gardening.

Limited admission.
Please register at activities@palmuseum.org

Lecture and Discussion
“Religious Tourism in Jerusalem”

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | 12:00 
Location: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

Based on Jerusalem’s entrenched religious significance, this lecture highlights the richness and diversity of the city’s known and lesser-known religious tourist destinations, and the need to present Jerusalem as a global city of religious tourism. The lecture will also discuss the important role of Palestinian tourist and religious organisations in spreading the Palestinian narrative, devising innovative ways to attract tourists, and overcoming territorial obstacles imposed by the occupation, through creating new markets and hotels in East Jerusalem. Ra’ed Sa’adeh, Sami Khoury and Fares El Amad will be speaking at this event.

Family Encounters with Artists
“Jerusalem Knights at The Palestinian Museum Game”
In Partnership with Bait Byout – The Palestinian Larp Organization

Friday, November 24th, 2017 | 14:00-18:00 
Location: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

Jerusalem Knights game is designed for children aged between 5 and 13 years old. The game will encourage the participants to play the roles of multiple characters in The Kingdom of Jerusalem story. During the game, they will go through seven stations of exciting adventures that are inspired by the multi-faceted scene in the city of Jerusalem. The aim of the game is to empower the children with knowledge about the current situation in Jerusalem in a fun and untraditional manner.

Limited admission.
Please register at activities@palmuseum.org

Symposium and Discussion
“A Hundred Years to the Balfour Declaration”

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | 13:00
Location: the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

One hundred years after the Balfour Declaration (1917-2017), lecturer and scholar Dr. Johnny Mansour presents the results of his research and publications on the Balfour Declaration, collected in his most recent book The Centenary of the Balfour Declaration. The discussion will focus on the background and consequences of the declaration, the motives behind it, the factors that paved the way for realising it, and its bearings and impact on Palestine and the region. Dr. Mansour will also raise a number of questions in light of the failure to resolve the conflict a century after the declaration. 

School Visits

To book a school visit to the Palestinian Museum, please fill the online form on our website: www.palmuseum.org

Interactive Tours for University Students 

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