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Crowder GEAR UP seventh and eighth graders tour The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Forty-nine Crowder GEAR UP students recently traveled to Tulsa to tour The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art. Dennis Chambers and Pam Johnson greeted students; both have been docents at the museum for many years and were extremely knowledgeable of the Jewish culture and history. Students experienced the full tour of the Holocaust and Judea sections. The museum is ever growing with renovations in progress both inside and out. The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa was founded in 1966 as the Gershon & Rebecca Fenster Museum of Jewish Art, through the cooperative efforts of several local Jewish

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Haileyville GEAR UP 6th and 7th Grades Visit the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Thirty-one Haileyville sixth and seventh grade GEAR UP students recently visited the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Okla. The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art offered students a glimpse into Jewish art, culture, traditions, and history, including the Holocaust. Students were led through the museum by docents, Donna Berryhill and Minnie Cunningham. “One lesson from the Holocaust is that we should always remember what happened,” said Berryhill, Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art Docent. The museum and its collections began in 1965 when a local synagogue brought a traveling exhibit to Tulsa from a Jewish museum in

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