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.

Wartime Shanghai: A Microcosm of Eurasian Jewish Diversity

A Pell Lecture with Jonathan Goldstein, University of West Georgia
Date & Time: 
Thursday October 04, 2012 05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A professor of history at the University of West Georgia, Goldstein is the foremost authority on the history of Jewish com

Brunch with SFJFF

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Date & Time: 
Saturday August 04, 2012 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Rosenberg Poetry Award 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

Please join us to celebrate the community-wide reception in honor of this year’s winners of the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards.

Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration; Author Alex Kershaw on "The Liberator"

Date & Time: 
Thursday November 08, 2012 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A Program in Commemoration of Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass

Movie Night | Tinghir Jerusalem, Echoes from the Mellah (Israel 2011)

Documentary Film Screening in collaboration with the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 01, 2012 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Tinghir Jerusalem, Echoes from the Mellah
Dir. Kamal Hachkar | France, Morocco, Israel | 2011 | 86min.

Litquake's Berkeley Ramble

Date & Time: 
Saturday October 13, 2012 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Litquake, San Francisco’s annual literary festival, comes to Berkeley’s Allston Way.