Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals

Case Study No. 5
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On view: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond. 

Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Matvey Vaisberg Peretz Markish
On view: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors. 

Holocaust Survivor Reading Series

Brown Bag Lunch Series @ The Magnes
Rita Kuhn
Date & Time: 
Thursday June 19, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

 

City of Berkeley 12th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

Date & Time: 
Sunday April 27, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes hosts the 12th City of Berkeley Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America

Date & Time: 
Wednesday April 23, 2014 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Cal Day 2014 | Slow Art Day at The Magnes

    Date & Time: 
    Saturday April 12, 2014 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    In addition to offering Cal Day exhibition tours, The Magnes in downtown Berkeley joins museums nationwide for Slow Art Day

    From India to Israel: A Multicultural Celebration

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday April 10, 2014 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Symposium: A Meditation on War | Kronos Quartet's "Beyond Zero: 1914-1918"

    In conjunction with Kronos Quartet's World Premiere at CalPerformances
    Date & Time: 
    Friday April 04, 2014 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    An exploration of the themes of the Kronos Quartet's world premiere,

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  • Lunchtime Exhibition Tours

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday May 08, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions.

    Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.

    Lunchtime Exhibition Tours

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday May 01, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions.

    Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.