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Arts + Ideas: Celebrating Arts, Culture & Education

When you subscribe to Arts + Ideas, you’re guaranteed tickets to all of the cultural arts events in the series, including film, theater, music, dance and the renowned Adolf-Adams JCC Forum.

For over fifty years, the Weinstein JCC’s cultural and performing arts programming has brought our community exceptional events that celebrate essential aspects of Jewish and community culture.

Last season was a huge success, and we can’t wait for all the fun and exciting events heading our way this year! Our 2020-21 lineup includes lots of exciting events, many of which are virtual! For more about how to become a subscriber or to renew your subscription, click here.

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Arts + Ideas VIRTUAL Season

October kicks-off the 2020-21 Arts + Ideas season and for the first time ever, these events will all be offered VIRTUALLY. While certainly not the plan originally envisioned, this season will still be chock full of arts and culture programs designed to bring culture and community together in new and creative ways. Subscriptions to the virtual season are priced at $200 and include musical and theatrical performances, films, speakers and more! Subscribe today and be a part of the new season! For a complete listing of all of our events, visit our 2020-21 schedule page.

To subscribe to our upcoming season, please contact Lisa Looney, Director of Donor Relations, at llooney@weinsteinjcc.org.  

Become a Sponsor

We offer a wide selection of ways to support the arts at the Weinstein JCC.

For more information, contact Leslie McGuigan.  

Thank you to our most recent 2020-21 Arts + Ideas Sponsors!

Executive Producer
McGuireWoods LLP and McGuireWoods Consulting PC
Weinstein Properties

Producer
Allianz Partners
Lynn and Jay Schwartz
VCU Health

Director
The Belleman Family and Gilbert Rosenthal
Cedarfield
Hirschler
The Horwitz Family
Eileen and Ed Kitces
Lakewood
Moran Reeves Conn
Richmond Jewish Foundation
Virginia Linen Service

*Sponsors as of 10/16

2020-21 Schedule of Events

October
1 - Art Exhibit Opening: Hope, Peoplehood and the Five Legs
15 - Jewish Family Theatre Presents A Mover, A Shaker, A Macher, A Mensch
20 - Sip & Learn Series: The Firsts, The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress
28 - Women’s Night Out: Moodtopia

November
12 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair Kick-Off: Laugh Lines with Alan Zweibel
16 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair: Mengele with David G. Marwell
16 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair: When The World Feels Like A Scary Place by Dr. Abigail Gewirtz
17 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair: Hannah's War by Jan Eliasberg
18 - The Fife-Davis Family Annual Jewish Book Fair: Wandering Dixie by Sue Eisenfeld

December
16 - Sip & Learn: The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia with the Hosts of Unorthodox
20 - Behind the Music Series: Music & The Movies

January
7 - Sip & Learn: Red Sea Spies by Raffi Berg
10 - Israeli Film Festival: The Red Sea Diving Resort
20-31 - 11th Annual Israeli Film Festival
Film Availability: January 20-23 - Israeli Film Festival: My Hero Uncle
Film Availability: January 20-27 - Israeli Film Festival: Shooting Life
Film Availability: January 21-24 - Israeli Film Festival: Aulcie
23 - Virtual Live Q&A with Director Dani Menkin
Film Availability: January 23-26 - Israeli Film Festival: Asia
26 - Exclusive Virtual Interview with Director Ruthy Pribar and Actresses Shira Haas and Alena Yiv (Pre-Recorded)
Film Availability: January 27-30 - Israeli Film Festival: Land of Milk & Funny
30 - Virtual Live Q&A with Comedian Avi Liberman
Film Availability: January 28-31 - Israeli Film Festival: Here We Are
31 - Virtual Live Q&A with Director Nir Bergman

February
8-11 - ReelAbilities Diversity & Inclusion Festival
8 - ReelAbilities Diversity & Inclusion Festival: Keep the Change
10 - ReelAbilities Diversity & Inclusion Festival: Once a Girl, Always a Boy
10 - Sip & Learn: Once a Girl, Always A Boy by Jo Ivestor
11 - ReelAbilities Diversity & Inclusion Festival: Crazy
24 - Behind the Music Series: The Lives of Isaac Stern

March
Kesem Inclusive Theatre Project (runs October-March)

April
8 - Yom Hashoah Event
13 - Behind the Music Series: Hatikvah

May
2 - Sip & Learn: I Am My Mother's Daughter with Dara Hirsch Kurtz

The Adolf-Adams JCC Forum - Date TBD

We look forward to another year of exciting and meaningful Arts + Ideas programs and hope you will join us for these events and the many more we have planned for the 2020-21 season!

To learn more about becoming an Arts + Ideas subscriber, call Director of Donor Relations Lisa Looney at (804) 545-8608.