Case Study No. 2 | The Inventory Project

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, December 14, 2012

The display cases at the very center of The Magnes building are designed to unleash the curatorial mind by presenting diverse collection items, a variety of display modes, and a wide range of persp

Typo/Graphics: Studying Jewish Types in Print and Photography

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, December 7, 2012

The main gallery presents an exhibition drawn from The Magnes’ vast collection of prints and photography.

Reborn: Posters from the European Jewish Cultural Renaissance

On view: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, June 28, 2013

The nearly one thousand posters acquired since the 1960s by the former Judah L.

Gale Antokal: The Spill

Gale Antokal
On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Case Study No. 1 | Shaken, Not Stirred

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On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Built by Pacassa Studios, a local woodworking and architecture firm, the display cases at the very center of the new Magnes facility will be used to highlight thematic selections from the permanent

The Magnes Effect: Five Decades of Collecting

On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

In its first five decades The Magnes has made a global impact on Jewish culture through pioneering collecting practices and communal activism.

Dissolving Localities | Berkeley Jerusalem

A multimedia project by Emmanuel Witzthum
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On view: 
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Emmanuel Witzthum’s multimedia project, Dissolving Localities, has focused for the last several years on the layers that compose the city of Jerusalem.

Gained in Translation: Jews, Germany, California circa 1849

On view: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - Monday, July 4, 2011

Inaugural exhibition of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life  

Garry K. Bennett: Sculpture "You Are Your Brother's Keeper"

On view: 
Wednesday, January 4, 1961 - Tuesday, December 15, 1964

Judah L Magnes (1877-1948): Spiritual Freedom Fighter from Oakland

On view: 
Tuesday, April 3, 1962 - Wednesday, May 16, 1962