A Tale of Two Museums
Ester Rachel Kaminska Theater Museum Collection

New gallery space

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A label used in the theater museum in Vilna.

The Jewish Scientific Institute
Theater-Museum Under the Name of
Esther-Rachel Kaminska

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New gallery space


In 1933, YIVO moved to a new, modern building. There, it dedicated two rooms to the Esther-Rachel Kaminska Theater Museum Collection: one for its holdings and another as a permanent exhibit space. The museum also had its own staff of six archivists. This photograph is of an exhibit its curators created about Shalem Asch's (1880-1957) play God of Vengeance and David Nomberg's (1876-1927) The Family.


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“New gallery space,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed April 19, 2024, https://ataleoftwomuseums.yivo.org/items/show/2337.
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