Arts & Culture



Chase Family Gallery

The Chase Family Gallery presents six to eight major exhibits each year, with works ranging from contemporary to classical to avant garde. Opening reception parties allow members to meet the artists, mingle with their friends, and get a sneak preview of the pieces on display.  

Our beautiful Gallery is a treat for the eyes and nourishment for the soul, presenting the works of local, national and worldwide artists and craftspeople.  We proudly present art in all forms:  painting, sculpture, photography, glass and ceramics. 


figures. abstracting
the female form

allison meyler

March 5 - April 15, 2020

figures is a series of work that spans the artistic process of allison meyler - from sketches done in live drawing sessions to large scale abstract paintings.  this body of work addresses the artist’s fascination with the multiple roles that women juggle in today’s society, as well as women’s notion of body image.  not always anatomically correct, her abstract treatment of the female figure is intended to be a balance – between what is “pretty” and also what is true.



Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford Student Exhibition

April 17 - May 21, 2020

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford’s young artists are excited to share their Art Studio work with the community this winter in the Chase Family Gallery. Students in grades K-8 will present their work inspired by Sol Lewitt, Keith Haring, Louise Nevelson, and more. Along with beautiful works created in 2D and 3D form and varying media, the work will highlight insights into their process and connection with masters in varying art forms.



Herbert & Evelyn Gilman Theater

The JCC's 400-seat Herbert & Evelyn Gilman Theater hosts dozens of performances annually, including: the annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival and our renowned youth and teen musical productions. Its lobby is home to the Ann Randall Art Gallery which features select small art collections each month.

The theater is also available for rentals. The space features a Proscenium stage suitable for rehearsals, productions, concerts, dance presentations and speakers. There is a professional lighting and sound system, as well as support from the Mandell JCC technical director.

The theater is equipped to accommodate people with physical disabilities and/or the hearing impaired, and there is a Green Room located backstage with dressing rooms and restrooms. 







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