Posted on Thursday April 10, 2014
In addition to offering Cal Day exhibition tours, The Magnes in downtown Berkeley joins museums nationwide for Slow Art Day, a celebration of art that encourages people to look at art slowly and ...
Posted on Thursday April 10, 2014
From India to Israel: A Multicultural Celebration | 2014 by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Posted on Thursday April 03, 2014
An exploration of the themes of the Kronos Quartet's world premiere, Beyond Zero: 1914—1918, which features a score by Aleksandra Vrebalov and film by Bill Morrison, created as a response to ...
Posted on Wednesday March 05, 2014
Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions. Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.
Posted on Thursday February 20, 2014
Portrait of Wally (2012, 90 min, Dir. Andrew Shea)   Screening with screenwriter/producer David D’Arcy The film traces the history of Egon Schiele’s iconic 1912 painting from its ...
Posted on Thursday February 13, 2014
We are excited to host a very special musical event featuring the 14th and 15th String Quartets of Darius Milhaud (1892-1974), one of many artists and intellectuals who came to the San Francisco ...
Posted on Tuesday February 11, 2014
Join a panel of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and The Magnes Curator Francesco Spagnolo in a public discussion about the spring exhibition, Saved By The Bay: The Intellectual ...
Posted on Tuesday February 11, 2014
World-renowned modern dancer Anna Halprin will introduce two short films realted to dance in Israel. Inside Envelopes (2012) 50 min, Dir. Shelly King This documentary tells the story of two ...
Posted on Wednesday February 05, 2014
Magnes exhibition explores intellectual migration from fascist Europe and rise of Nazism to BerkeleyBy Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations | February 4, 2014  BERKELEY — A new exhibition at UC ...
Posted on Monday January 13, 2014
The Magnes Director Alla Efimova , The Bancroft Library Director Elaine Tennant and The Friends of The Magnes cordially invite you to the opening reception for the exhibition  Saved by The ...
Tuesday September 10, 2013 to Friday June 27, 2014
In 1974, the Judah L. Magnes Museum commissioned Albert Garvey (b. 1932, Chicago), a photographer, printmaker, and graphic designerthen living in Fairfax, California, to create a portfolio of ...
Tuesday September 10, 2013 to Friday June 27, 2014
Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley unveils the extensive holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life documenting the history of the Jewish community in Kerala, South India. The ...
Tuesday January 28, 2014 to Friday June 27, 2014
During the Spring Semester 2013, faculty, curators and students interviewed current and Emeriti UC Berkeley faculty, and researched the University Archives of The Bancroft Library. This work ...
Thursday May 01, 2014 07:00 PM to Thursday May 01, 2014 09:00 PM
Portrait of Wally (2012, 90 min, Dir. Andrew Shea)   Screening with screenwriter/producer David D’Arcy The film traces the history of Egon Schiele’s iconic 1912 painting from its ...
Thursday May 08, 2014 12:00 PM to Thursday May 08, 2014 01:00 PM
Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions. Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.

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Posted on Wednesday March 19, 2014
On the occasion of the upcoming publication of The Jewish World: 100 Treasures of Art and Culture from The Magnes (forthcoming by Skirà/Rizzoli, texts by Alla Efimova and Francesco Spagnolo), I ...