Papercutter Rachel Asarnow strives to make art with purpose, permanence

Felipe Rangel celebrates the “social phenomenon” of handmade masks

The Museum’s annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas street festival is fast approaching! And to get ready, we’ve been checking in with some of the beloved artisans that make our festival so vibrant, diverse, and meaningful. For years, Felipe Rangel has been sharing his … Read more

Rachel Asarnow’s Papercut Art is a Visual Feast

This interview was conducted by Jake Rosenberg. Jake is a playwright, folklorist, producer, and founder of American Lore Theater. Discover more about him at Rachel Asarnow leads me up the stairs. “It’s beautiful, but isolated here.” I had come to visit her in her workshop in Maplewood, … Read more

Releasing Words: The Cut Paper Art of Deborah Ugoretz Opening Reception

Celebrate the opening of the Museum’s newest exhibition, featuring intricate cut-paper art by Deborah Ugoretz. Ugoretz was already a working artist when she saw traditional Jewish paper cutting work for the first time.  She was dazzled by this centuries-old tradition and its creative possibilities for “visualizing Judaism,” … Read more