Welcome to The Magnes!

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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 at The Bancroft L

Homecoming Weekend 2014 at The Magnes

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Homecoming Weekend is UC Berkeley's largest annual gathering welcoming thousands of alumni, parents, and students to campus for three days of fun.

PopUp Exhibition | Frances Dinkelspiel

Frances Dinkelspiel
Date & Time: 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes is proud to inaugurate its series of pop-up lunchtime exhibitions with a feature presentation by celebrated author, reporter and longtime Magnes supporter, 

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  • Yair Harel, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist at The Magnes (Fall 2014)

    Yair Harel

    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is pleased to announce the upcoming residency of Yair Harel, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist, this Fall. 

    PopUp Lunchtime Exhibitions at The Magnes

    Each week, UC Berkeley faculty and students, visiting artists and other notable guests will present brief lectures focused on selected treasures from the The Magnes Collection of Jewish A

    The Magnes Fellowship in Jewish Studies (2014-2015)

    Application deadline is the first Monday in February by 5pm (February 3, 2014)

    JWeekly: Angel Island Heritage Foundation to honor The Magnes

    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in Berkeley will receive an award at the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation’s fall gala in San Francisco on Sept. 27.