Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

Welcome to Rimon. We put artists in the center of the Jewish community – not on the margins.

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Rimon, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, promotes and enhances Jewish identity through arts and culture, supports arts and artists who broadly explore Jewish themes, and assists the greater Jewish community in developing a collaborative involvement with the arts.

Artists Salon Series

   

A Life in Transit: Immigration Through an Artist’s Lens

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 2 P.M.

Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis

Cost: $12 ($6: ages 36 and under)

The plight of immigrants and the challenges they face is one of the defining stories of our times. Writer/painter Susan Weinberg and photographer Steve Ozone have created bodies of work that frame the connections between immigrants and their environments. This Salon, moderated by photographer Linda Brooks, uncovers how artists can provoke unexpected insights into questions of identity.

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Mark your calendar for the next Artist Salon:

Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m., Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis. Multimedia artist Jonatas Chimen Dias DaSilva-Benayon comes from a crypto-Jewish background and has created an uncanny visual and performance vocabulary to explore the hybrid reality of his family’s past. Michal Sagar joins him in conversation.

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Keren Or

Minnesota Jewish teens in grades 7-12 are invited to submit original poetry, creative prose, photography, and video to Keren Or (Ray of Light), a creative arts contest for Jewish youth. The deadline for submissions is February 16 (5 p.m.).

Submit your work HERE.

Rimon’s annual benefit P’Chotchka is on the horizon

June 4, 6pm at the Metropolitan Ballroom. This fast-paced evening of art, food, and ideas is in its 7th year and back by popular demand. P’Chotchka features lively presentations from eight artists whom Rimon has recently funded, presented, or supported.

Want to become a sponsor? Want to buy a table of eight for you and your friends? Click here!
Stay tuned for an announcement of the artists!

 

 

Highlights from our 11th Artist Salon 2018

Turn It and Turn It Again: Text as Power in Judaism and Slam Poetry
Featuring Talia Young and moderator Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman

Photo credit Debra Fisher Goldstein

Project Support Grants

Rimon accepts applications semi-annually (each spring and fall) for its Project Support Grants. For more information, review our application and granting guidelines. Next deadline: March 23, 2018

News

Rimon goes to a Guthrie Matinee - SOLD OUT

Spring 2017 Project Support Grant Recipients
Autumn 2016 Project Support Grant Recipients

Rimon Named One of 50 Innovative Jewish Organizations in the U.S.

Rimon partners with Yachad students

 

Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council
Sabes Jewish Community Center
Jay and Rose Phillips Building
The Barry Family Campus
4330 South Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

Phone: 952-381-3449
Email: rimon@sabesjcc.org

If you’ve enjoyed the e-guide, attended an Artist Salon, known an artist who’s received a Rimon Project Support Grant, or attended a Rimon event, show us that you care. Donate to Rimon. Your gift matters to us!

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Rimon’s monthly e-Guide highlights events and opportunities in the local Jewish arts community. Check out past e-guides:

02/01/2018 – Rimon e-Guide February 2018

01/01/2018 – Rimon e-Guide January 2018

12/01/2017 – Rimon e-Guide December 2017

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Advisory Board

Board Members

Staff

David Jordan Harris
Executive Director

Jordy Bomberg
Communications Associate

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