Reuven Rubin House Museum, Tel Aviv

Reuven Rubin House Museum, Tel Aviv

One of the most famous art museums in Tel Aviv, the Reuven Rubin Museum House is the former residence of Reuven Rubin, recognized worldwide as one of the greatest artists of his time. Here the painter had worked and lived with his family from 1946 to 1974. Reuven Rubin was born in Romania and came to study at the Bezalel Academy of Art in Israel in the early 20th century. This property at 14 Bialik Street was built in 1930 and was inaugurated as Rubin's museum in 1983.

The exhibit area is dominated by the ground floor main gallery, featuring a selection of Rubin’s paintings. These are periodically mixed with guest exhibitions as well. The second floor is taken by another gallery attached to a reading room and a library. Rubin's studio on the third floor is preserved exactly as it was during the artist's lifetime. This floor also carries a display of sketches, documents, photographs and other biographical items set to help understand the essence of Rubin as a person.

In the attic, there is a screening of Rubin documentary, while in the basement you will find a children’s play area opening out to a backyard.

Why You Should Visit:
To enjoy a gorgeous profusion of post-impressionism and naive style wrought around the establishment of the state of Israel.
The museum staff are extremely helpful; the audio guide is excellent.

Opening Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thu: 10am-3pm; Sat: 11am-2pm

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Sight Name: Reuven Rubin House Museum
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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