The Book of Genesis: A Biography

Ronald Hendel in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce and the Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 29, 2012 05:00 PM to 06:15 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Ronald Hendel will introduce his forthcoming book, The Book of Genesis: A Biography (Princeton, November 2012) in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce of Temple Emanu-El, San Franc

The Magnes Open House

A Day of Celebration of The New Magnes Home in Downtown Berkeley
The Magnes Open House
Date & Time: 
Sunday January 22, 2012 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
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.

Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America

Date & Time: 
Wednesday April 23, 2014 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Cal Day 2014 | Slow Art Day at The Magnes

    Date & Time: 
    Saturday April 12, 2014 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    In addition to offering Cal Day exhibition tours, The Magnes in downtown Berkeley joins museums nationwide for Slow Art Day

    From India to Israel: A Multicultural Celebration

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday April 10, 2014 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • Symposium: A Meditation on War | Kronos Quartet's "Beyond Zero: 1914-1918"

    In conjunction with Kronos Quartet's World Premiere at CalPerformances
    Date & Time: 
    Friday April 04, 2014 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    An exploration of the themes of the Kronos Quartet's world premiere,

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  • Lunchtime Exhibition Tours

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday May 08, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions.

    Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.

    Lunchtime Exhibition Tours

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday April 10, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions.

    Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.

    Lunchtime Exhibition Tours

    Date & Time: 
    Thursday April 03, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Join Magnes staff for a guided tour of current exhibitions.

    Lunchtime Tours are offered on the first Thursday of each month through May.

    SFJFF Film Screening

    Portrait of Wally, 2012, 90 min.
    Date & Time: 
    Thursday May 01, 2014 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Portrait of Wally (2012, 90 min, Dir. Andrew Shea)