Opening Reception | From the Photographer’s Archive: Roman Vishniac & The Power of Attention: Magic & Meditation in Hebrew “shiviti” Manuscript Art

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions From the Photographer's Archive: Roman Vishniac  & The Power of Attention: Magic & Meditation in Hebrew "shiviti" Manuscript Art Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 5 pm 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley Roman Vishniac, , 1941, 2016.6.13 Photo credit: […]

Opening Reception l The Invisible Museum: History & Memory of Morocco & Sketching “Fiddler”: Set Designs by Mentor Huebner

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions: The Invisible Museum: History & Memory of Morocco and Sketching "Fiddler": Set Designs by Mentor Huebner Reception Opening Remarks George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes History & Memory of Morocco Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes Emily […]

Fall 2018 Opening Reception | Pièces de Résistance & Project “Holy Land”

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions Pièces de RésistanceEchoes of Judaea CaptaFrom Ancient Coins to Modern Art & Project “Holy Land” Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5 pm 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley RECEPTION OPENING […]

Spring 2019 Opening Reception | Memory Objects and the Vishniac Archive

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for the new exhibition, Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations and to celebrate the gift of the Roman Vishniac Archive Doors open at 5 pm Reception Opening Remarks George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes Honoring […]

1st Annual Eva and Martin Libitzky Memorial Lecture

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA via Zoom

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Reception: 5:30pm Lecture and Discussion: 6:30pm In person at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley Inaugural Lecturer: Fred Rosenbaum Award-winning educator, teacher, and author (with Eva Libitzky) of the best-selling "Out on a Ledge: Enduring the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz, and Beyond." “Liberated, Not Yet Free: […]

Special Exhibit | Anatomy of Torture: Testimonies from the Berkeley Archive

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

The UC Berkeley archives contain a trove of original manuscripts that detail the persecution of Spanish Jews in the 16th and 17th century. Ron Hassner's special exhibit, Anatomy of Torture: Testimonies from the Berkeley Archive accompanies the publication of his latest book Anatomy of Torture (Cornell, 2022) by making several of these documents available for […]