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Israel Museum welcomes one millionth visitor since inauguration of renewed campus

JERUSALEM.- In an unprecedented achievement for an Israeli cultural institution, the Israel Museum is proud to announce that it has welcomed one million people to its renewed campus since its inauguration one year ago. During this time, visitors have enjoyed the Museum’s renewed galleries, new architecture and rich program of exhibitions, events and activities. Programming highlights included the inaugural exhibition Artists’ Choices: Zvi Goldstein, Susan Hiller, Yinka Shonibare, a three-part presentation that juxtaposed works from all three of the Museum’s collection wings; the major traveling exhibition William Kentridge: Five Themes, which drew over 200,000 visitors to the Museum during its five-month showing; “Contact Point,” a night of one-time encounters among artists, writers, and performers with artworks through the Museum’s galleries and campus; and the unveilin