Temporary Art Exhibitions
Current Exhibitions
Oscar Collection - Jewish Artists who Perished in the Holocaust
Oscar  Collection - Jewish Artists who Perished in the Holocaust

In 1978 the noted late Swiss collector, Dr. Oscar Ghez, presented the University of Haifa with 137 works of art by 18 artists who perished in the Holocaust.

Details Exhibitions
Oscar  Collection - Jewish Artists who Perished in the Holocaust
Oscar  Collection - Jewish Artists who Perished in the Holocaust
Past Exhibitions
Aryeh Rothman: An Etching Master

The exhibition "Aryeh Rothman: A Retrospective" was initiated by Miriam Shalev. Rothman's faithful student, Shalev was his assistant for twelve years at the print workshop he set up at Oranim College, and subsequently – the founder of a print workshop which she established, with Rothman's help, in the artists' studios compound of Kibbutz Ein Carmel. Shalev's initiative was made possible thanks to collaboration with curator Shir Meller-Yamaguchi, the Hecht Museum administration, and the artist's family.
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The School of Paris in the Artists’ Colony
Of Safad, 1950s and 1960s

This exhibition, which examines the affinity with the School of Paris of the Artists’ Colony of Safad, is intended to call attention to this rich and varied artistic enterprise that received, in its time, recognition both in the Israeli art world and among wider audiences. It presents a range of works by pivotal creators working there in the 1950s and 1960s.
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From Within the House – Rachel Shavit Bentwich
Paintings and Drawings

Rachel Shavit Bentwich is concerned with the domestic interior and with the gaze directed outwards from within the house, or the artist's studio. This exhibition features a selection of works that center on the domestic sphere and its diverse meanings.
Opening: March 17th, 2012
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Portraits as Testimony

In 1978 the noted late Swiss collector, Dr. Oscar Ghez, presented the University of Haifa with 137 works of art by 18 artists who perished in the Holocaust.
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"The Landscape Chose Me" - Anna Ticho, Portrait and Landscapes

Anna Ticho was a multifaceted woman. She was not a native of this land, but she was deeply rooted in it to her last day, and her entire oeuvre is marked by the Eretz-Israeli nature in general, and the landscapes of the Judean Mountains and Jerusalem in particular, which she drew over and over again in the course of sixty years.
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Shoshana Heimann – Retrospective


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Avner Katz | Pinecones


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Winners of the Young Artists’ Competition – 2008

The exhibition presents a selected works of the winners from the young artists' competition (painting, drawing, sculpture and photography). This completion was founded on 1992 by the late Dr. Hecht, to encourage young beginning artists. Participating in the completion are high school students from north Israel, IDF soldiers, and fine art students of the Haifa University. Scholarships are awarded to the winners by the Hecht Foundation.
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"Image of His Soul"
Max Liebermann – Works on Paper

The exhibition "'Image of His Soul,' Max Liebermann – Works on Paper," displays works by one of the most important Jewish artists – one who was recognized and cherished in cultural and artistic circles in Germany and abroad until the Nazi regime ostracized him.
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Else Lasker-Schüler - A Poet Who Paints

The exhibition curated by Irit Salmon, presents Lasker-Schüler's poems alongside drawings she created as illustrations for her literary works in prose, poetry, and drama.
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Leopold Krakauer - Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit


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Jozef Israels - A Heart's Desire

The title of the present exhibition dedicated to Jozef Israels’s paintings, “Jozef Israels: A Heart’s Desire,” takes us some dozen years back in time, to an event I witnessed, when the late Dr. Reuben Hecht approached the Museum’s Art Curator at the time, asking him to organize an exhibition dedicated to Jozef Israels.
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Alexander Bogen - Drawings for Poems in Yiddish

This exhibition focuses on Alexander Bogen’s work in Israel, which, fifty years after the events, is ichonographically connected to the work done during the Holocaust period.
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Nahum Gutman - Many Seas

The exhibition, featuring sea paintings by Nahum Gutman (1898-1980), provides a glance into a significant chapter of the artist’s oeuvre.
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Winners of the Young Artists’ Competition

This exhibition presents a selection of works by award recipients who participated in the Young Artists' Competition in Plastic Arts, and includes paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures.
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Children of Israel Draw the National Anthem, "Hatikva,"
in Line and Color

The celebration of the 50th Birthday of the State of Israel and the 100th Anniversary of the First Zionist Congress were yearlong events during which special happenings, conferences, and commemorations took place throughout the country.
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