Welcome to The Magnes!

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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L.

The Magnes Celebrates the Opening of "From Mendelssohn To Mendelssohn"

The Magnes held its opening night reception of From Mendelssohn To Mendelssohn: German-Jewish Encounters in Art, Music and Material Culture on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

The Mendelssohn Project

Lavater and Lessing Visit Moses Mendelssohn (1856), by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882)

THE MENDELSSOHN PROJECT
One exhibition, two historic pianos, and fourteen lectures & performances

PopUp Exhibition Series: Spring 2016 Program

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About the PopUp Exhibition Series

Berkeley News | Living by the Book’ explores Jewish Bible, by Kathleen Maclay - 8.27.2015

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Kathleen Maclay's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015).

JWeekly | Ritual objects at Magnes bring messages of texts home, by Robert Nagler Miller - 8.28.2015

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Robert Nagler Miller's coverage of the exhibition, Living by The Book: The Hebrew Bible and the Everyday Power of Text (Fall 2015).

A Constellation of Conversations: Magnes PopUp Exhibition Series in the Blog of the Townsend Center, UC Berkeley

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This year, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life(2121 Allston Way) launched a series of informative Wednesday noontime lectures invo