“Bezalel on Tour” celebrates the 106th anniversary of Bezalel, Israel‘s oldest institute of higher education and a leading international academy of art, design and architecture. Curated by the head of the Ceramics and Glass Design Department, Muli Ben Sasson, the exhibition includes the best of the contemporary works of Bezalel graduates from the last five years from all of Bezalel’s Academic Departments: Fine Arts, Architecture, Photography, Ceramic and Glass Design, Industrial Design, Jewelry and Fashion, Visual Communication and Screen-Based Arts, as well as works from its graduate programs: Master of Design and Master in Fine Arts.
On Thursday March 1, 2012, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will host a special reception for the “Bezalel on Tour” exhibition featuring contemporary art works of recent graduates of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. The traveling exhibition, which opened at MICA in Baltimore on February 10th and runs through to March 18th, will travel around the United States in 2012/13.
The art works are currently being exhibited in the Brown Center‘s Leidy Atrium (1301 W. Mount Royal Ave). The opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 1 from 5pm to 7pm, followed by a screening of 12 Bezalel student animation films from 7pm to 8.30pm. Hours for MICA‘s galleries, which are free and open to the public, are Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, and Sundays from 12pm to 5pm. They are closed on major holidays.
If you are interested in attending the event, please email Darryl Egnal at [email protected] or call Libby Zay, assistant director of public relations at MICA at 410.225.2300 The “Bezalel on Tour” Exhibition is open until March 18, 2012.
Opening hours for MICA‘s galleries, which are free and open to the public, are Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, and Sundays from 12pm to 5pm. They are closed on major holidays.
For further information about Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, please contact Darryl Egnal, cell: +972 54 884 5237 or email: [email protected]