Sunday Street Berkeley Open Galleries at The Magnes

Date & Time: 
Sunday October 14, 2012 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

This Sunday, downtown Berkeley closes its streets to automobile traffic so people get out and connect with their community.

Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium: What is Jewish Studies?

Jeffrey Shandler in conversation with John Efron, moderated by Francesco Spagnolo
Date & Time: 
Monday October 15, 2012 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium is inaugurated by a conversation about the formative history and the current state of the field of Jewish Studies, featuring Jeffrey Shandler (

Music @The Magnes: Theodore Bikel

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Date & Time: 
Saturday November 03, 2012 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

An Academy Award-winning and Tony-nominated actor and internationally renowned folksinger, who was also active in the Soviet Jewry Freedom Movement will present a one-night-only special perfo

Fall Open House on Homecoming Weekend

Two days of free performances and exhibition tours at The Magnes (October 6-7)
Date & Time: 
Saturday October 06, 2012 12:00 PM to Sunday October 07, 2012 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Join thousands of alumni, families, and friends on October 5–7, 2012, for Homecoming at Cal — the

Music @ The Magnes: Efrat Ben Zur

Free Solo Performance by a protagonist of the new Israeli music scene
Date & Time: 
Tuesday October 09, 2012 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A collection of Emily Dickinson's poems set to music composed by acclaimed Israeli singer and actress, Efrat Ben Zur, results in songs blessed with a magical touch.

The 2012 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards for Poems on the Jewish Experience: Winners and Reception

Date & Time: 
Sunday September 23, 2012 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, UC Berkeley

announces

Modern Jewish History 101: The Art Files

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, June 28, 2013

A panorama of Jewish life in the 20th century as told through images from the vast art collection at The Magnes.

Case Study No. 2 | The Inventory Project

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, December 14, 2012

The display cases at the very center of The Magnes building are designed to unleash the curatorial mind by presenting diverse collection items, a variety of display modes, and a wide range of persp

Typo/Graphics: Studying Jewish Types in Print and Photography

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012

The main gallery presents an exhibition drawn from The Magnes’ vast collection of prints and photography.

Reborn: Posters from the European Jewish Cultural Renaissance

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, June 28, 2013

The nearly one thousand posters acquired since the 1960s by the former Judah L.