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Archives Year: 2017

Chinese New Year – 2019: Year of the Pig

January 3, 2019

Chinese New Year 2019 Events for Chinese New Year 2019 – Year of the Pig: Love, Balance, Happiness MEMPHIS, Tennessee — January 3, 2019— The Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is hosting its 15th Annual Chinese New Year Art Competition, ” Love, Balance, Happiness” and Family Day Celebration. The student art competition invited […]

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Spring Special Exhibit – 2019

January 3, 2019

Special Exhibit Opens at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art Memphis, TN – January 10, 2019 – Today, the Belz Museum is proud to open to the public a brand-new special exhibit, Tomb Pottery: Mysteries of China. In China, during the Han Dynasty, burials commonly included tomb pottery. China’s tradition of pottery-making began in […]

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Fall Special Exhibit – 2018

August 16, 2018

  Memphis, TN – August 16, 2018 – Today, the Belz Museum is proud to open to the public a brand new special exhibit, Women of Traditional China*. Throughout history, women’s roles in the home, society, and all aspects of culture have often been fluid and changing. however, aspects of power have also long been denied […]

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15th Chinese New Year Art Contest

June 18, 2018

Chinese New Year Information: Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve, the last day of the […]

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Belz Violano Virtuoso Repaired

November 18, 2017

We are happy to announce that, after a time with no chance for music in the Judaic Gallery, our Violano Virtuoso automatic player piano and violin is up and running! Constructed from 1912 to 1930, fewer than 1,000 machines exist today, and even fewer are in working condition.   Bring a nickel to hear it perform […]

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New Audio Tour Available

September 2, 2015

Memphis, TN – September 2, 2015 – Through the generous support of First Tennessee Foundation and Arts Memphis, and the receipt of a $10,000 ArtsFirst Grant, the Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art is proud to announce the availability of a brand new audio tour. The tour is intended to allow those people with […]

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Chinese New Year – 2014: Year of the Horse

January 14, 2014

Events for Chinese New Year 2014 – Year of the Horse Gallop into 2014 MEMPHIS, Tennessee — January 14, 2014 — The Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is hosting its 10th annual Chinese New Year art competition, “Gallop into 2014” and Family Day Celebration. A student art competition invited submissions from all Shelby […]

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Belz Museum Opens New Gallery

August 15, 2013

Memphis, TN – August 15, 2013 – Today, the Belz Museum is proud to open to the public a brand new permanent gallery – The Imperial Retreat Gallery. Never before seen pieces will be displayed in this gallery reflecting Imperial private quarters – furniture, clothing, spiritual and reflection pieces. The new exhibit gallery will be […]

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Chinese New Year – 2013: Year of the Snake

January 14, 2013

Events for Chinese New Year 2013 – Year of the Snake Wisdom of the Snake 2013 MEMPHIS, Tennessee — January 14, 2013 — The Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is hosting its 9th annual Chinese New Year art competition, “Wisdom of the Snake 2013” and Family Day Celebration. A student art competition invited […]

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Chinese New Year – 2012: Year of the Dragon

January 11, 2012

Events for Chinese New Year 2012 – Year of the Dragon Enter the Dragon to 2012 MEMPHIS, Tennessee — January 11, 2012 — The Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art is hosting its 7th annual Chinese New Year art competition, “Enter the Dragon to 2012” and Family Day Celebration. A student art competition invited […]

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