Saved by The Bay: The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to UC Berkeley

On view: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Friday, June 27, 2014

During the Spring Semester 2013, faculty, curators and students interviewed current and Emeriti UC Berkeley faculty, and researched the University Archives of The Bancroft Library.

Holy Land, California

Prints by Albert Garvey, 1974
On view: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, June 27, 2014

In 1974, the Judah L. Magnes Museum commissioned Albert Garvey (b.

Lands/Scapes: On Painting and Jewish Geography

On view: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, December 13, 2013

This is the first exhibition to highlight landscape art from The Magnes collection.

Global India: Kerala, Israel, Berkeley

Case Study No. 4
On view: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Friday, June 27, 2014

Through the Eyes of Rachel Marker

A Literary Installation by Moira Roth
On view: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013

A multi-media installation based on a literary project by Moira Roth, a leading international voice in feminism, performance and contemporary art. 

Case Study No. 3 | Sound Objects

On view: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013

Sound Objects combines the study of Jewish material culture with the emerging field of sound studies and investigates the role of objects that emit sound during synagogue ritu

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.