- Exhibition at the Museum of Art and History of Judaism -

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an exhibition of great humanity about an exceptional man in dark times.
Age :  for all, from 10 years old
Duration:  until 22 April 2020
FREE for all
Location:   Museum of Art and History of Judaism (Paris 1st)

Kaminski forger exhibition at the MAHJ

Adolfo Kaminsky Exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Art and History

  • Exciting exhibition about an exceptional man.
  • Adofo Kaminsky is a genius forger, thanks to whom hundreds of people have been saved.
  • Committed to the Resistance at seventeen years oldHe became, thanks to his skills as a chemist, an expert in forging papers during the German occupation.
  • For 30 years, he'll be a forgerThe European Union is a member of the Council of Europe's Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy (CFSP), providing post-war support to Algerian independence fighters, South American revolutionaries and liberation movements in the Third World, as well as to opponents of the dictatorships of Spain, Portugal and Greece.
  • After the war, passionate about photography, he took thousands of pictures, capturing a world from the flea markets of Saint-Ouen to the neon lights of Pigalle where workers, clandestine lovers, antique dealers, real or fake models, wandering bearded lice...
  • The exhibition shows his life as a forger, some of his photographs and presents a fascinating report on a man of great humanity.
  • FREE exhibition for all.


kaminsky mahj

exhibition at the museum of art and history of judaism

exhibition Mahj kaminsky

Practical information

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  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 11h-18h
  • Wednesday: 11h-21h
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10h-19h
  • Closed on Mondays and May 1st

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