The CJM is temporarily closed to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Our highest priority at The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) is the health and safety of our staff and visitors. In accordance with state and city guidelines based on California’s four-tier color-coded classification system, The CJM will close temporarily to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, effective Sunday, November 29. Following an initial closure in March, The Museum reopened on October 17, during which time we were able to safely welcome visitors back to The CJM; however, the recent surge in cases in San Francisco has made it clear that our commitment to reducing transmission of COVID-19 requires that we close our doors again.
The CJM is closely monitoring the changing status of the pandemic, and we will continue to follow the recommendations of state and city public health authorities. We urge everyone to take precautions as outlined by the City of San Francisco and the State of California, including wearing a face covering, practicing physical distancing, and frequent hand washing.
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Thank you for your understanding and continued support. We will continue to update this page as the situation develops. We look forward to reopening as soon as we can do so safely. L’shalom.
For information on virtual private tours, please visit our Tours page.
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The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM) acknowledges that it is on the traditional and unceded lands of the Ramaytush Ohlone People of Yelamu, and the Muwekma Ohlone, and pays respect to elders, both past and present, of the Ohlone people. We recognize that the cultural heritage of California begins at least 15,000 years ago, and that the entire Bay Area rests on the land of Indigenous cultures, who were the original stewards of this territory.
It is important that we recognize not only this legacy, but that the Ramaytush Ohlone and Muwekma Ohlone people are alive and active members of our San Francisco and Bay Area communities. Active community engagement is one of The CJM’s core values, and we will continue to collaborate with representatives from the Indigenous community to further strengthen cultural sensitivity and awareness.
The CJM is committed to expanding access to exhibitions, programs, and resources by removing financial, social, and cultural barriers.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum strives to ensure that its facilities, exhibitions, and programs are accessible, and that all of our visitors feel a sense of welcome, respect, and inclusion. We believe that positive arts and cultural experiences are essential to building healthy communities. For information, registration, or to request an accommodation, contact Access and Community Engagement Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum: 415.655.7856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum offers a variety of family friendly programs that can make your visit meaningful, memorable, and enriching. Join us for fun and interactive opportunities where you can make art, play, enjoy live performances, explore The Museum, and spend quality time together.
During this unprecedented school year, our online space is open and packed with distance learning resources and programming for teachers and parents to use. Our offerings include free, live virtual tours for K–12 students; short videos related to our exhibitions and curriculum; teacher resource guides; and educator learning opportunities. Explore all of our educator resources, including videos, curricula, tour bookings, and art-making projects, below.