"Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything"

(Apr. 12-Sept. 8) — Featuring 12 artists and 18 musicians from 10 countries, this exhibition offers a deep and rich exploration of the beloved global icon through the lens of contemporary art.

"Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything" is the first exhibition entirely devoted to the imagination and legacy of the influential singer/songwriter, and man of letters from Montréal, Canada. The exhibition includes commissioned works by a range of international artists who have been inspired by Cohen’s style and recurring themes in his work, a video projection showcasing Cohen’s own drawings, and an innovative multimedia gallery where visitors can hear covers of Cohen’s songs by musicians such as Lou Doillon; Feist; Moby; and The National with Sufjan Stevens, Ragnar Kjartansson, and Richard Reed Parry, among others.

Participating Artists:

Kara Blake
Candice Breitz
Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller
Christophe Chassol
Daily Tous Les Jours
Tacita Dean
Kota Ezawa
George Fok
Ari Folman
Jon Rafman
Taryn Simon

Sunday 10 am - 5:45 pm
Monday 11 am - 5:45 pm
Tuesday 11 am - 5:45 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11 am - 8 pm (Open 11am to 5pm on July 4)
Friday 11 am - 5:45 pm (Closing at 2pm on Friday, April 19)
Saturday 10 am - 5:45 pm

Each Thursday in August will feature the “Red Needle,” a drink invented by Cohen himself in 1975 in Needles, California. His recipe includes tequila, cranberry juice, lemon and ice. Enjoy cocktails in the Jewish Museum lobby or head downstairs to Russ & Daughters at the Jewish Museum to dine on food from the Appetizing Counter. 5:30pm-7:30pm. Also available: Pinot Grigio and Rosé wines and select beers. Wine and beer are $8; cocktails are $10. 



Saturday, September 7, 2019 (All day)



The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10128




Museum admission: $18; $12 Senior; $8 Student. Free for members and children 18 and under. Pay What You Wish Thursdays 5-8pm. Free on Saturdays and select Jewish holidays.

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