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Museum News

Gallery Talks in the new exhibitions:
Saturday Dec. 10, 2016
Saturday Dec. 24, 2016

Two photographers on both sides of a century - a tour with Guy Raz
Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 2016

A Saturday of Wind, Material and Time, with Noga Linchevsky & Avital Cnaani
Dec. 17, 2016

The next film: "Aida's Secrets"
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at 11:30

The next concert: "Pastoralia in Sounds"
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at 11:30

The best of both worlds – in Umm el-Fahm and Ein Harod, an article in the Jerusalem Post

Bickel's Coffee is open every Friday and Saturday from 10am

The Ein Harod Museum has been included in the "Magnificent Seven" architectural structures in Israel by the Wallpaper magazine

Program for "Pearls of Music" - a Series of Concerts in the Auditorium

Schedule for upcoming films

Current Exhibitions

Here is Your Ketubbah

Avital Cnaani | After the Wind

Noga Linchevsky | Drawing Time

Aliza Auerbach | Life

Alima | Black Paintings

Dudu Geva's Restored Workshop

Bickel's Workshop


Opening Hours

Sunday-Thursday: 9:00-16:30

Friday&holiday eves: 9:00-13:30

Saturday&Holidays: 10:00-16:30

Please contact us for entry fees

Road Directions

Map of Israel

The Museum is located in Kibbutz Ein Harod, in the north- east of Israel.

Take route 71 from Afula to Beit Shean. 12 Km from Afula turn left at traffic light into Kibbutz Ein Harod Meuhad (note: there is another traffic light where you can turn left into Ein Harod ihud. That's NOT the right turn).

Follow the signs going uphill to the museum. For additional directions please contact us at +972.4.648-5701.

Driving with Google Maps:
From Jerusalem | Tel Aviv | Haifa

Keep in Touch

Address: Museum of Art, Ein Harod 18965 Israel
Phone: +972.4. 6485701
Fax: +972.4.6486306
Email: museum@einharodm.co.il

Please contact us for entry fees


Wheelchair Accessibility

Wheelchair AccessibilityThe Museum offers wheelchair accessibility via caterpillar. Please inform us in advance if it's required.


The Museum of Art Ein Harod was established in the 1930’s in a wooden hut in Kibbutz Ein Harod and was one of the first art museums founded in the country.

The museum’s permanent building, a complex of galleries and courtyards overlooking the Jezreel Valley, was planned by Samuel Bickels, a Kibbutz member. It was inaugurated in 1948, and was opened during the height of the battle of Independence. It was the first building to be erected as a museum in Israel and only years afterwards were museum buildings in the larger cities built.  

The social context

The museum was founded by the kibbutz members themselves during the early period following the founding of the kibbutz, in the belief that culture and art are among the essential components of a society. The museum was built before other essential physical needs of the kibbutz society were met.  

Avant-garde Architecture

The museum of Art, Ein Harod is considered to be one of the earliest and prime examples in the world of modernist museum architecture based on natural lighting. The building’s architectural qualities are relevant to this day... [read more]

Museum of Art Ein Harod - past exhibitions

המשכן לאמנות נבחר לאחד מאתרי התיירות המומלצים של אתר מפה לשנת 2012 מומלץ מפה 2013 CNN

מומלץ מפה 2013 CNN