Galleries Closed for Installation Through August 29, 2016

The annual exhibition schedule follows UC Berkeley's Academic Cale

Welcome to The Magnes!

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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L.

Fall 2016 Confluence: An Annual Newsletter of The Magnes Collection

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Learn all about the collection items, research, and public programs and exhibitions at The Magnes in our fall 2016 newsletter, Confluence.  

Magnes Galleries Open August 30 with Two New Exhibitions

The galleries of The Magnes reopen on August 30 with two new exibitions, I-Tal-Yah: An Island of Divine Dew.

Israeli Film Series 2016-2017

Ronit Elkabetz

A year-long series on Israeli cinema, co-presented by the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies and The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. All programs are at T

PopUp Exhibition Series: Fall 2016 Program

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PopUp Exhibition Series: Fall 2016 Program

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  • Touring The Magnes Collection with Internet Archive founder, Brewster Kahle

    Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive -- which stores
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  • Confluence Fall 2015: An annual publication of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

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    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life publication, Confluence Fall 2015, is now available online. Click below to read it now. 

     

     

    The Mendelssohn Project

    Lavater and Lessing Visit Moses Mendelssohn (1856), by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882)

    THE MENDELSSOHN PROJECT
    One exhibition, two historic pianos, and fourteen lectures & performances

    PopUp Exhibition Series: Spring 2016 Program

    PopUp Exhibition Series Mosaic

    About the PopUp Exhibition Series