Spring Opening Event: Exhibition Opening & Musical Performances | Tuesday, January 26, 5-7 pm

From Mendelssohn To Mendelssohn exhibition opening and launch of The Mendelssohn Project
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Date & Time: 
Tuesday January 26, 2016 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Lecture at The Piano & Film Screening | Nicholas McGegan in conversation with Francesco Spagnolo: The Mendelssohns and Their Worlds

The Mendelssohn Project
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Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 12, 2016 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Erard Grand Piano, London, 1854


Music Performance | Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presents Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor

The Mendelssohn Project
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Date & Time: 
Thursday March 17, 2016 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley


Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Lecture | Monday, March 14, 5pm

Celia Applegate, Vanderbilt University: The Need for History: the Mendelssohn Family and their Search for a Past With a Future
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Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Music Performance | Ariana Strahl & Nicholas Mathew: Songs by Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn, and Clara Schumann

The Mendelssohn Project
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Date & Time: 
Thursday March 03, 2016 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Program

Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847)

The Mendelssohns, The Piano, and the Making of the Domestic Sphere

Adrian Daub, Feb 17 at 5 PM
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On view: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Inner Voices of the Mendelssohn Family

Michael Steinberg, Brown University
On view: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016

PopUp Exhibition | Rita Lucarelli on Ancient Egyptian and Jewish Magic

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday April 27, 2016 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Pharaonic magic has broadly influenced magic in Antiquity; in particular, ancient Jewish magical texts and practices reveal interesting points of contact with earlier Egyptian sources.

Depth of Field: Sephardic Identities on Screen | El Gusto, UK, 2011

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Date & Time: 
Tuesday December 01, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

El Gusto

PopUp Exhibition | Greg Niemeyer on The Materials of Memory

Lamp [79.70.1]: Hanukkah Lamp (Palestine, ca. 1946)
Date & Time: 
Wednesday December 09, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Greg Niemeyer is Associate Professor of Art Practice and the Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media (

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