Goldman Art Gallery

The Bender JCC is proud to offer adults and students of all ages meaningful exhibits revolving around the Jewish experience, identity, and culture in a beautiful, warm, and welcoming gallery space.

Raising Generation Peace

Photographs by Keya Kai Guimarães

Featuring Youth from Kids4Peace Jerusalem & USA

August 23 – September 22

Sunday, September 22, 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Exhibition Reception

Celebrating an interfaith movement of young Israeli, Palestinian and American peacemakers who are working to bridge divides and take action for a more just and compassionate world. Presented in partnership with the JCRC.


Under One Roof: Raise Your Voice

September 30 – November 10, 2019

The Bender JCC has invited 30+ organizations from the Greater Washington area, with the goal of bringing together diverse people, organizations, and ideas to unify Under One Roof. Collectively the artwork will be exhibited based on the theme “Raise Your Voice”.

Under One Roof exhibit September 30 – November 10. We will host a gallery reception on Wednesday, October 16 to honor and celebrate all of our partner organizations’ contributions. Family and friends are also encouraged to attend.


Voices on Canvas: An Abstract Painting Workshop

Sunday, November 10

10:30 AM | Workshop

In connection with our Under One Roof gallery exhibit we invite you to participate in an art workshop led by our very own Donna King. She will guide you through the process by using your favorite, lyrics, poems, songs, and sayings to create a pop art piece of your own.


Alan Simmons

A Visual Journey

November 15 – January 5

December 8, 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Exhibit Reception

Join us on a photographic journey to stunning places and memorable moments as seen through the eyes of local award-winning photographer, Alan Simmons.  This collection of black and white and color images are inspired by his travels throughout the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.