A Day of Celebration of The New Magnes Home in Downtown Berkeley
Date & Time:
Sunday January 22, 2012 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is opening the doors of its new facility. See the new home of The Magnes. View the opening exhibitions and the exciting glass wall open storage. Learn about the role of the Magnes at UC Berkeley. Meet curators, artists, and staff.
The Magnes Effect: Five Decades of Collecting Charles Michael Gallery A look back at the legacy of The Magnes.
Case Study 1: Shaken, Not Stirred Exhibition Cases Art and artifacts re-discovered by curators during the move of The Magnes.
January 22, 2012 12pm-4pm
12:00 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Honoring Deborah Kirshman and Frances Dinkelspiel, The Magnes Leadership Council Proclamation by Tom Bates, Mayor of the City of Berkeley Performance by Cal Marching Band 12:30 Kol Hadov Cal Student a Cappella Gather/Back to Earth’s organic treats 1:00 Za’atar A spicy Mizrahi ensemble Cancun’s eclectic salsa bar 2:00 Veretski Pass Music from the Carpathian Bow Saturn Café’s famous veggie fries 3:00 Octopretzel Family Musical Hour
Café Panini’s mouth watering cookies
Dissolving Localities: Berkeley Jerusalem Main Gallery Multimedia project by Israeli artist and composer Emmanuel Witzthum.
Gale Antokal: The Spill Main Lobby A new digital film by a Berkeley-based artist.