Video

Video galleries documenting the history of the Judah L. Magnes Museum, and the exhibitions and programs of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Magnes co-founder, Seymour Fromer, explains how the Judah L. Magnes Museum sent volunteers to North Africa and India to collect threatened Jewish material culture.

A video accompanying the exhibition, "Saved by The Bay: The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to UC Berkeley" (The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley, Spring 2014), featuring professors Richard Buxbaum, Thomas Laqueur, and Martin Jay, and Undergraduate Research Apprentice, Elena Kempf.

Produced by Francesco Spagnolo
Video production and editing by Ben Pierce

Kronos Quartet Symposium: A Meditation on War

2-5pm at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A video accompanying the exhibition, "Saved by The Bay: The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to UC Berkeley" (The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley, Spring 2014), featuring professors Richard Buxbaum, Thomas Laqueur, and Martin Jay, and Undergraduate Research Apprentice, Elena Kempf.

Produced by Francesco Spagnolo
Video production and editing by Ben Pierce

The President of the University of California, Janet Napolitano, speaking at the opening of the exhibition, Saved by The Bay: The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to UC Berkeley, at The Magnes on January 29, 2014. Other speakers include Thomas Laqueur (Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor, Department of History), Francesco Spagnolo (Curator, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life), and Elena Kempf (Undergraduate Curatorial Apprentice).