PopUp Exhibition | Laurie Pearce on “By the Rivers of Babylon”

Incantation Bowl by Susan Duhan Felix, 1985, 89.68
Date & Time: 
Wednesday October 14, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Laurie E. Pearce is a Lecturer in Assyriology at Berkeley. Her areas of speciality include the economic and social history of Mesopotamia in the later part of the first millennium BCE.

PopUp Exhibition | Noa Bar Gabai on Orientalism in Israeli Culture

Painting [93.1] by Maurice Bismouth (Djerba, Tunisia, ca. 1920)
Date & Time: 
Wednesday October 07, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Noa Bar Gabai is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at UCLA. Her dissertation is tentatively entitled “Messianism and Masortiyut: The Poetics of Traditionalism in Mizrahi Hebrew”.

Reflections on the Legacy of Nuremberg: the 70th Anniversary of The Nuremberg Trials

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Date & Time: 
Monday April 27, 2015 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Program Schedule:

5:30 pm Reception

6:15 - 7:00 pm Film Screening – Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 28, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Thursday April 23, 2015 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

2015 Taubman Lecture Series

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Date & Time: 
Tuesday April 21, 2015 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair presents

The 2015 Taubman Lectures with Professor Elchanan Reiner

CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
Date & Time: 
Sunday April 19, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • CalDay 2015 | Weekend Open Galleries

    Lerner, Flower-World of Israel, 1949-1950 (84.1.1.37)
    Date & Time: 
    Saturday April 18, 2015 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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  • City of Berkeley 13th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yom_HaShoah#/media/File:Yom_Hashoah_candle.jpg
    Date & Time: 
    Sunday April 12, 2015 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Honoring

    Sonia Korn-Grimani
    Distinguished Survivor

    PopUp Exhibition | Tom Laqueur on Museums and the Construction of Narrative

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    Date & Time: 
    Wednesday April 22, 2015 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
    Location: 
    The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

    Creating a good exhibition generally depends on the ability of the curator and the museum staff to tell a good story.