Ashdod Art Museum is among the most respected museums in the field of Israeli art. It hosts temporary exhibitions by modern and contemporary artists from Israel and around the world in a distinctive facility that enables visitors to have a unique and challenging viewing experience. In addition to hosting three temporary exhibitions each year, the museum has two wings that are dedicated to activities for the entire family.
One wing, The Mishbetzet gallery, hosts original works by Israeli artists in which young visitors are encouraged to question, examine, respond, and even touch. Visitors can generate energy by pedaling a bicycle, solve riddles, and discover secrets in the exhibition, magic Hour - Light and Color as matter. The second wing, The Green Submarine, a renewed version of which will reopen to the public in March 2015, hosts activities related to art and the environment.
Upon entering the wing, visitors dive into an enchanting world where words such as reducing, reusing recycling, separating, and converting come to life and take on a completely different meaning. Visitors to the Green Submarine take a look at consuming culture through watching, activating, and competing, while connecting all that to the fascinating world of art.