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Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500

Pre-Visit Teacher's Materials

Teachers, Pre-Visit Teacher's Guides are available for select gallery programs. Download the one you need by clicking on the appropriate Gallery Program title below. If you do not see the teacher's guide for your gallery program, please contact Education at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (310) 440-4662.

Image Gallery

Teachers, before coming on your school visit to the Skirball, see below for works of art and objects referred to in your Pre-Visit Teacher's Guides. Click on the thumbnails to view a larger image and extended caption.


1. Mosaic

ID Card

2. ID Card

Darmstadt Haggadah

3. Darmstadt Haggadah

Berrie Megillah

4. Berrie Megillah

Children's Haggadah

5. Children's Haggadah


6. Haman


7. Mordecai

Building booths for Sukkot

8. Building booths for Sukkot

Kindling the Hanukkah Lamp

9. Kindling the Hanukkah Lamp

Sabbath Afternoon

10. Sabbath Afternoon

The Wanderers

11. The Wanderers

Food Will Win the War

12. Food Will Win the War

First Wedding

13. First Wedding

Rokeach Scouring Powder

14. Rokeach Scouring Powder

Statue of Liberty Hanukkah Lamp

15. Statue of Liberty Lamp

The Drillers

16. The Drillers


17. Eggman

Marcus Illions

18. Marcus Illions' studio


1: Replica of Hammat Tiberias Synagogue Mosaic, Eretz Israel, early fourth century C.E. Photo: Grant Mudford.
2: Heinz  J. Pulverman Identification Card, Tsingtao, China, 1938. HUCSM 16.48. Gift of Heinz J. Pulverman. Photo: Lelo Carter.
3: Darmstadt
Haggadah, Germany, late fifteenth century. Scribe: Israel Ben Meir. Cod. Or 8, fol 37 V. Courtesy of the Hessiche Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek, Darmstadt.
4: Avner Moriah, calligraphy by Sharon Binder, Berrie Megillah, Jerusalem, 2006. HUCSM 22.79. Museum purchase with funds provided by Nancy M. Berman and an anonymous nonor. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.
5: Haggadah des Kindes, Editor: Dr. A.M. Silberman, Illustrator: Erwin Singer, Berlin 1933. HUCSM 5.178. Gift of Ellen Sangermano. Photo: Susan Einstein.
6: Leonard Baskin, Haman from the Five Scrolls, New York, 1980. HUCSM 66.2651. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Gerald M. and Carolyn Z. Bronstein Acquisition Fund for Project Americana. Photo: Susan Einstein.
7: Lambert Lombard, Mordecai Offered a Horse by the King to Ride through the Streets, France, sixteenth century. HUCSM 41.62. Kirschstein Collection. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
8: Building Booths for Sukkot in Jerusalem, Augsburg, Germany, eighteenth century. HUCSM 66.1137. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
9: K. Felsenhardt, Kindling of the Hanukkah Lamp in a Polish-Jewish Home, Poland, 1893. HUCSM 66.79. Kirschstein Collection. Photo: John Elder.
10: Moritz Oppenheim, Sabbath Afternoon, Frankfurt am Main, ca. 1866. HUCSM 41.135. Gift of the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc. Photo: Marvin Rand.
11: Peter Krasnow, The Wanderers, Los Angeles, 1927. HUCSM 41.289. Gift of Peter and Rose Krasnow. Photo: Susan Einstein.
12: Charles Edward Chambers, Food Will Win the War, United States, 1918. HUCSM 66.2729. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
13: First Wedding in the New Land, the Merkin Family. Photograph courtesy of Sondra K. Bayley, Ronald M. Kabrins, and Howdy S. Kabrins.
14: Rokeach Scouring Powder, Brooklyn, 1912. HUCSM 69.7. Gift of Peachy and Mark Levy. Photo: John Reed Forsman.
15: Manfred Anson, Statue of Liberty Hanukkah Lamp, New Jersey, 1986. HUCSM 27.154. Museum purchase with Project Americana funds provided by Peachy and Mark Levy. Photo: Susan Einstein.
16: Aaron Goodleman, The Drillers, New York, 1933. HUCSM 67.82. Gift of Sarah and Aaron Goodleman. Photo: Susan Einstein.
17: William Gropper,
The Eggman, Lower East Side, New York, ca. 1935. HUCSM 66.661. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Mac L. Sherwood.
18: Studio of Marcus Charles Illions, Coney Island, ca. 1920. Photograph courtesy of Barney Illions.


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