Posted on Thursday June 30, 2016
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its ...
Posted on Thursday April 14, 2016
City of Berkeley 14th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Free and open to the public. Honoring Marika and Laszlo Somogyi Distinguished Survivors With David Chernyavsky, violinist Markus Pawlik, ...
Posted on Wednesday March 02, 2016
Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive -- which stores a selection of audiovisual materials from The Magnes Collection, joined Curator Francesco Spagnolo and colleagues from the Digital ...
Posted on Monday November 23, 2015
THE MENDELSSOHN PROJECTOne exhibition, two historic pianos, and fourteen lectures & performances A collaboration ofthe Office of the Dean of Arts and Humanitiesthe Departments of History ...
Posted on Wednesday November 18, 2015
Rebecca Golbert, executive director of the Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies at UC Berkeley, scholarship reflects overlapping interests in Jewish and Holocaust studies, ...
Posted on Tuesday November 03, 2015
About the PopUp Exhibition Series Each week, UC Berkeley faculty and students, visiting artists and other notable guests present brief lectures focused on selected treasures from the The Magnes ...
Posted on Friday August 28, 2015
Kathleen Maclay's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015). More at http://bit.ly/livebythebook Berkeley News | Living by the ...
Posted on Friday August 28, 2015
Robert Nagler Miller's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015). More at http://bit.ly/livebythebook JWeekly | Ritual objects ...
Posted on Friday April 10, 2015
This year, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life(2121 Allston Way) launched a series of informative Wednesday noontime lectures involving members of the extended Bay Area academic ...
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015
Professor George Breslauer Joins the Magnes as Its First Faculty Director by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Wednesday August 27, 2014 to Thursday June 23, 2016
The Jewish World: 100 Treasures of Art and Culture, which is being published by Skirà-Rizzoli in the Fall of 2014, is the first comprehensive catalog featuring the holdings of The Magnes ...
Wednesday August 26, 2015 to Thursday June 23, 2016
The Bible is a constant in Jewish life, in all the varied forms it has taken around the world and across history. Biblical texts stand at the center of the Jewish experience—Jews keep biblical ...
Monday January 25, 2016 to Thursday June 23, 2016
Among the most important components of The Magnes' pictorial holdings is a collection of nearly one thousand posters acquired worldwide since the 1960s. This diverse and fascinating group of ...
Monday January 25, 2016 to Thursday June 23, 2016
One of the most iconic works of art in The Magnes Collection, returns on display before being loaned internationally on the occasion of the Lutheran Reformation in Wittenberg, ...
Sunday May 01, 2016 04:30 AM to Sunday May 01, 2016 06:00 AM
City of Berkeley 14th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Free and open to the public. Honoring Marika and Laszlo Somogyi Distinguished Survivors With David Chernyavsky, violinist Markus Pawlik, ...
Monday August 29, 2016 to Thursday December 15, 2016
At no time in history, before the creation of the State of Israel, did Jews from so many different parts of the world live together, and in such a stimulating (albeit at times threatening) ...

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Posted on Friday November 20, 2015
Carla Shapreau, a faculty member at Berkeley Law whose research involves the Nazi-era plunder of musical cultural property and the restitution of those possessions, a senior fellow in the ...
Posted on Thursday October 22, 2015
Greg Niemeyer is Associate Professor of Art Practice and the Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media (bcnm.berkeley.edu). Born in Switzerland in 1967, he studied photography and classics, ...
Posted on Friday August 14, 2015
Living by The Book (2015) Exhibition Catalog The Bible stands at the very center of Jewish life, both as text and as a physical object. The Jewish Bible can be seen as a dynamic network of ...
Posted on Friday August 07, 2015
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