Isaac Bashevis Singer and His Artists
September 8, 2009 – June 30, 2010
Reception: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Program: Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene
and members of the cast of “Gimpl Tam” will perform from the score
RSVP and PHOTO ID Required; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 824-2293
Isaac Bashevis Singer spun tales that unleashed a rich storehouse of Jewish popular imagination, interweaving everyday life with wonders emerging from dreams and nightmares. 25 of his books were illustrated by 17 artists, including Larry Rivers, Raphael Soyer, Ira Moskowitz, Roman Vishniac, Antonio Frasconi, Leonard Everett Fisher, Maurice Sendak, Eric Carle, Irene Lieblich, Uri Shulevitz, and William Pene DuBois.
Location: One West 4th Street (between Broadway and Mercer Street), Manhattan
Subway: R/W to 8th St./NYU; 6 to Astor Place; A/C/E/B/D/F/V to W. 4th St.
Hours: Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Selected Sundays, (September 13, October 11, November 8, 22, December 13, January 10, 24, February 7, March 7, April 18, May 9) 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE. Photo ID required. www.huc.edu/museum/ny Tours: 212-824-2293
Irene Leiblich, “Partisans,” from Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Power of Light: Eight Stories for Hanukkah, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1980.