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Jerusalem School: Anna Ticho’s House: In Hebrew

Tour about the artists of the Mandatory period in the city center and visit to Ticho House

Some Important Details

  • תאריכון

    Date and Time

    Friday, May 10 | 9:30am
    Thursday, May 23 | 5:00pm

    Tour Length: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • מחיר


    70 NIS
    35 NIS for residents of the South and North conflict zones

  • מדריך


    Tower of David Jerusalem Museum staff

The exhibit “Jerusalem School” presented at the Tower of David and HaMiffal, allows a glimpse at the beginnings of Jerusalem art and its development over the course of more than 100 creative years. Surrounding the exhibit, a number of tours are being offered throughout the city, focusing on art, poetry and the spirited people whose works are featured in the exhibit.

Ticho house is one of the most beautiful and picturesque houses in Jerusalem. The house was built during the 19th century, and was occupied by the Ticho couple – Anna, a painter; and Abraham, one of the most famous eye doctors in the Middle East. Throughout their lives they opened the house to the city’s residents; today it hosts exhibits and displays of the Ticho couple’s personal items.

On the tour, visit the Ticho house, and continue to the streets of the nearby city center. Learn about the art, poetry, and creative people whose works are featured in the exhibit “Jerusalem School.”

Among the places featured on the tour: Bronze doors of the Bikur Cholim Hospital, by Ze’ev Raban; location of Cafe Zichal, the coffeehouse frequented by Leah Goldberg, Else Lasker-Schuler, and others; Music Conservatory on Jaffa St established by Thelma Yellin; bronze doors on the Anglo-Palestine Bank, created by Bezalel artists Meir Gur-Arie and Ze’ev Raban, and others.

Meeting Point: Safra Square, next to the stairs on Jaffa St.

Advance registration required | Please wear comfortable shoes | Participants are eligible for a 30% discount on Museum ticket purchase on the tour date.

The tour is subject to a minimum number of participants | There may be changes due to weather | Private group tours can also be arranged – for details > *2884 | [email protected]

Photo: Ticho House collection

Tickets purchased on the website can be canceled within 14 days of purchase, but not less than 7 business days from the date of the event. Requests for ticket cancellations must be sent in writing to: [email protected]

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