On View: Solo Exhibition by Christy Roberts Berkowitz

May 10, 2019

"As a child, I’d steal family jewelry, pretending they had magical powers and I’d use brass candlesticks brought over on the Mayflower for witchcraft. I am 400 years of making art, but I am also 400 years of colonial violence.”

Cross Sections: IJC Artists at AJU

June 10, 2018

Community members will take over the campus with a bookmaking workshop and a multi-sensorial reading at the Sondra and Marvin Smalley Sculpture Garden. 

IJC Musicians Invite you to a Concert

May 07, 2018

Come celebrate Mother's Day at AJU's Sondra and Marvin Smalley Sculpture Garden, with live acoustic shows by community members. Free and open to the public, click here for more info.

A Touch of Family Darkness

April 19, 2018

Our growing community of artists is teaming up to organize events and encounters that reflect familial and personal dysfunction and burdens. Are you ready to share yours? 

Inquiry Fellowship: OPEN CALL

January 01, 2020

Applications for the third cohort of the Inquiry Fellowship are now accepted! Click here to learn more

Coming Soon: Open Call for Inquiry 2018

January 02, 2018

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Into the Wild: Reciprocity 2017, LA Artists Retreat

December 01, 2017

23 multidisciplinary emerging artists met for the first time, joining forces to think together over the course of three days what it means to be an Angeleno Jewish practitioner in 2017; what it means to finally find a community of visionaries and creatives in a sprawling urban arena; and, crucially, how can they sustain these relationships and translate them into collaborations.

WORD 2017 Grantees

October 03, 2017

IJC is excited to announce the eight WORD 2017 Grantees: Carmiel Banasky, Ethan BraunHagar CyglerDmitry KmelnitskyDeanna NeilAlexander NemserRebecca Ora, and Ava Porter.​

Unbound Recollections: Workshop with Hagar Cygler

October 03, 2017

Join us for an inspiring, photography and embroidery based workshop. Based on a photo from your own family album, we will create a small embroidery work.

Rembrandt and Kafka Meet at AJU

September 07, 2017

Join world renowned scholars for a panel that considers the intersections of literature, art, mysticism, and cultural giants. 

Reciprocity is Back!

July 10, 2017

We are now accepting applications for the LA Artist Retreat, in partnership with Asylum Arts. Join us for three days, during which thirty Los Angeles based multi-disciplinary emerging Jewish artists will learn from local professionals, community leaders, Jewish educators, and from one another.

Applications Are Now Open for the Word Grants 2017

July 10, 2017

The IJC is proud to announce the second cycle of The BRuce Geller Memorial Prize. 


The Word Grant, a project of American Jewish University’s Institute for Jewish Creativity, supports artists creating projects that explore Jewish ideas, themes, tradition, history, and identity. We believe in supporting a contemporary, vibrant, Jewish cultural landscape in Los Angeles.

Inquiry Fellowship 2017 Draws to a Close

June 27, 2017

After Six months, six sessions and countless experiences, we have concluded a second cycle of the Inquiry Fellowship. Stay tuned for more info about upcoming events and applications for a third cycle!

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