At the Jewish Funders Network Conference held in San Diego April 3-5, 2016 large Voices & Visions banners served as guideposts and inspiration to conference attendees.
Pictured: Randi Zuckerberg, Harold Grinspoon
Voices & Visions posters were on display at a U.S. army base in Afghanistan to lend a "warm and welcoming" atmosphere to the Passover Seder.
A Traveling Exhibition of the Voices & Visions Masters Series is framed and ready to exhibit (18 posters, 28" x 32")
The work was commissioned from master Jewish designers such as Seymour Chwast, R.O. Blechman, Carin Goldberg, Milton Glaser, and many more. The Harold Grinspoon Foundation has made two framed sets available for loan for a few months at a time to Jewish museums and gallery spaces.
The cost is forwarding the exhibit to the next exhibitor or back to the Foundation. Drafts of the artists' work are also available, but as yet unframed.
If interested contact [email protected] for details.
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County, located in the historic Levi Solomon barn in Freehold NJ, hosts an exhibit of the 18 Masters Series posters. Each poster is signed by the artist.
Voices & Visions presented at the "Creative Catalyst Symposium for Socially Engaged Art," held in New York City and organized by Art Kibbutz. In the presentation attending artists, curators, and activists were encouraged to use Voices & Visions posters to promote social justice and environmental awareness.
The Voices & Visions exhibit at Elms College in Chicopee MA includes all 18 Masters Series posters with images from artists' creative process. At the opening event Rachel Raz of Boston's Hebrew College discussed how she has integrated Voices & Visions art into interfaith trips in Israel.
Voices & Visions' Proudly Jewish posters formed the opening activity in a NewCAJE Conference workshop led by Lisa Litman, Director of PJ Goes to School. In the session participants were asked to attach thought-provoking comments or questions to a poster, and the group then discussed ways to use the posters in educational settings.
Find out more in The Exchange.
Voices & Visions artist Chana Helen Rosenberg met with Harold Grinspoon in Tel Aviv and presented him with the original painting for her Proudly Jewish poster.
See the complete series on the Proudly Jewish landing page.
Join the converation at #ProudlyJewish.
On the Israel Educational Exploration, an Israel trip organized by Boston's Hebrew College for interfaith, interdisciplinary educators, program director Rachel Raz used Voices & Visions posters at specific points along the trip to generate conversations about journeys, growth, and educational process.
See two video clips of discussions around posters - one before entering Jerusalem's Old City, the other before planting trees - on the Videos page.
To honor Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo’s significant influence on the development of American common law in the 20th century, Harold Grinspoon, visionary of the Voices & Visions posters, presents an autographed Milton Glaser poster to Dean Diller at the Cardozo Law School in NYC. The Cardozo quote on the poster reads: "The heroic hours of life do not announce their presence by drum and trumpet."
At Boston Hebrew College's Fifth Annual Conference in Early Childhood Education Voices & Visions led a workshop called "Engagement through Art: Ready-Made Posters", exploring the use of Voices & Visions posters as ice-breakers, staff training tool, and trigger for small-group conversations on dignity, tolerance, community, Gemilut Hasadim, and other values.
Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at Jewish Museum of Australia in Melbourne, Australia
From the exhibit description:
"Drawing on concepts of environmental health, communal belonging, identity and positive existence, the exhibition encourages us to consider which Jewish ideas remain relevant and poignant in contemporary times. Visitors can also make their own posters in the gallery workstation or participate in an online discussion of these great ideas."
Exhibit dates: September 29, 2013 - March 9, 2014
Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the Julian J. Leavitt Family Jewish Nursing Home, Longmeadow MA
From the exhibit description:
"In conjunction with the exhibit, Jewish Geriatric Services residents and student artists will be using the Masters Series to inspire their own artistic interpretations of texts. The program is co-sponsored by Jewish Geriatric Services, Voices & Visions, and Valley Gives. "
Exhibit dates: December 12-20, 2013
Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the Goodman Family Judaic & Archival Museum of Temple Israel, West Bloomfield MI
Temple Israel brought the Masters Series to its community as part of the Voices & Visions Traveling Exhibition program
Exhibit dates: November 18, 2013 - March 31, 2014
Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago
The exhibit aimed to "spark conversation on Jewish identity." Read a description of the exhibit on the Spertus website.
Read a featured article on the exhibit in Chicago's JUF News.
Exhibit dates: May 12 - August 11, 2013
Presentation of Voices & Visions at the centennial conference of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ), Baltimore, October 13-15, 2013
Presentation at the annual conference of the Council of American Jewish Museums, New York City, March 3-5, 2013
Voices & Visions sponsored a dessert reception at the Museum of Jewish Heritage and offered its new Masters Series notecards as a gift to all attendees.
- Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles
- Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the ROI Summit in Jerusalem, Israel
ROI Community, an initiative of the Schusterman Foundation, connects and supports young Jewish innovators from around the globe.
At the 2012 ROI Summit participants were invited to discuss ways they could bring Voices & Visions back to their organizations.
- Exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the annual PJ Library Conference, attended by PJ Library staff from across the U.S. and Israel
PJ Library, the flagship program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, has delivered 3 million Jewish-themed books to families with young children.
At the 2012 PJ Library Conference participants chose their favorite Voices & Visions posters for a future PJ Library mailing.
Debut exhibit of the Voices & Visions Masters Series at the opening of JHub, the centre of Jewish Social Action and Innovation in London, England
JHub, a new initiative of the Pears Foundation, supports social entrepreneurship and collaboration within the British Jewish community.