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.

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 screenings begin

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

    Berkeley News | Living by the Book’ explores Jewish Bible, by Kathleen Maclay - 8.27.2015

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    Kathleen Maclay's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015).

    JWeekly | Ritual objects at Magnes bring messages of texts home, by Robert Nagler Miller - 8.28.2015

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    Robert Nagler Miller's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015).