Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Artifacts from “A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish life in Canada”. Objets de l’ exposition “La tunique aux couleurs multiples: Deux siècles de présence juive au Canada”
(254 words)

Author & Curator

Sandra Morton Weizman.

Imprint

Ottawa, Canada, 1990. 133 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 66 b&w, 24 × 18.4 cm. English and French.

ISBN

0660502879

Location

Canadian Museum of Civilization (5 April–16 September 1990)

Description

A joint project of the Canadian Museum and Beit Hatfutsot to document Jewish life across Canada, illustrating why Jews came to Canada, how they earned their living, kept their traditions, and related to their neighbors. Preface by Stephen Inglis. Introduction by Sandra Morton Weizman. Wide variety of exhibits collected from across Canada, presented in three sections: 1. origins and settlement, 2. business activities, and 3. continuity and contributions. Ceremonial objects presented in section 3.1: “Ritual Life”. Explanatory texts. Basic entries. Unumbered listing.

main keywords

CANADA
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

minor keywords

Boxers, professional
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Circumcision garments
Circumcision implements/objects
Costume
Flags, State of Israel
Hanukkah lamps
Keter Torah
Ketubbot
Matzah covers/bags
Needlework/Embroidery
Paintings, synagogues
Rimmonim
Shiviti plaques, metal
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects
Synagogue trowels
Torah Arks, fragments
Torah mantles

Other venues

Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, Winnipeg, Canada (18 October 1990–31 January 1991); Diefenbaker Centre, Saskatoon, Canada (10 February–21 April 1991); Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada (23 May–5 August 1991); University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada (5 September–17 November 1991); Provincial Museum, Edmonton, Canada (11 December 1991–1 March 1992); New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, Canada (29 March–24 May 1992); Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, Canada (18 June–7 September 1992); McCord Museum, Montreal, Canada (18 November 1992–28 February 1993); Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv, Israel (7 June–27 August 1993); Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA (20 October 1993–2 January 1994)

Cite this page
“Artifacts from “A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish life in Canada”. Objets de l’ exposition “La tunique aux couleurs multiples: Deux siècles de présence juive au Canada””, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 21 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1112>
First published online: 2019



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