PopUp Exhibition: Jeremiah Lockwood on the Lost and Found Art of Cantorial Music

When: 
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Jeremiah Lockwood’s music career began with over a decade of apprenticeship to the legendary Piedmont Blues musician Carolina Slim, playing in the subways of New York City. He also trained under his grandfather Cantor Jacob Konigsberg and performed in his choir. Jeremiah’s band, The Sway Machinery, seeks inspiration from diverse realms of experience related to the cultural geography of New York City, and has played around the world, including Montreal Jazz, Roskilde, and Festival au Desert in Timbuktu, Mali. Jeremiah also toured for years as guitarist in the popular world-beat band experience related to the cultural geography of New York City, and has played around the world, including Montreal Jazz, Roskilde, and Festival au Desert in Timbuktu, Mali. Jeremiah also toured for years as guitarist in the popular world-beat band oser Fellow. He is currently working on a PhD in Education and Jewish Studies at Stanford University.

 


Each week, UC Berkeley faculty and graduate students, visiting artists and other notable guests will present brief lectures focused on selected treasures from the The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. One speaker and one object at a time, these “flash” exhibitions will include the opportunity to view the art and artifacts discussed intimately and up close.

Bring your own lunch, enjoy complimentary refreshments, and take part in an exciting learning program, free and open to the public. Close-up view of collections included.

SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE

February 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 19, 26

No lecture on April 12 (Passover)

Check The Magnes calendar and Facebook page for updates

Partners

This program was made possible in partnership with the following institutions: Jewish Federation of the East Bay

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