New Art

One-Clip-At-A-Time Helps Educate Kids about The Holocaust

Have you seen the inspirational Paper Clips Movie?  It is a heart-warming story of how a middle school in rural Whitwell Tennessee, looking for a good way to teach diversity, created a Holocaust educational program and Children’s Holocaust Memorial.  After I saw the movie, I got involved by creating a mezuzah that was inspired by the movie and helps raise funds for the…

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Shalom Bayit Mezuzah and Charm Project

Aimee Golant, a  San Francisco based metal artist who promotes peace and understanding though her art has been commissioned to create two commemorative pieces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Shalom Bayit. Shalom Bayit, a Jewish center for the prevention of domestic violence, held its 20th anniversary dinner, Creating Hope: 20 Years of Changing Lives, on May 31, 2012. This event…

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Life Source Menorah Considered for the White House

The National Museum of American Jewish History was asked to choose a historical menorah from it’s permanent collection to be considered for the White House Hanukkah party, which took place on December 2, 2010. The curatorial staff liked my limited edition Life Source Menorah in silver and my story so much that they decided to submit the piece to the White House despite the fact…

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Art for Inspired Living

Judaism can be a mindset, a way of life that stems from the very human desire for spirituality. My cousin understood this as we spoke about Jewish values and my work during one of our hikes. I’m always searching for more ways to share the gifts that Judaism has to offer, its values and traditions, to anyone of any religious…

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What Makes This Dreidel Different from All other Dreidels?

Game Changer: Aimee Bets on New Spin For The Dreidel: Chanukah – the Jewish festival of lights – is fast-approaching, and San Francisco’s metal artist Aimee Golant innovates on the customs in order to make the holiday more spiritually engaging for all.   A common tradition on Chanukah is to spin the dreidel, the Jewish variation on a top, as…

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The Dalai Lama Has Endorsed Aimee’s Oneness Art

On November 7th I sent His Holiness the Dalai Lama a copy of my art installation proposal:  Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness in the hopes that he would find time to read it, give me feedback and possibly send his endorsement.  It is with immense gratitude that I report that he has endorsed this art work.…

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6 Steps to Commissioning Original, Custom Artworks? for your Home or Public Space from Aimee Golant

To my dear clients–  commissioned work is different than a previously created piece in so many ways. A commissioned piece is a creative partnership between the artist and the client. And, since this process is creative, original, dynamic and involves more in-depth discussions. The costs are greater, but then so is the value. Bear in mind, that what is created…

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