Modern Jewish History 101: The Art Files

On View: 
Aug 28, 2012 to Jun 28, 2013

A panorama of Jewish life in the 20th century as told through images from the vast art collection at The Magnes. Paintings and sculptures by prominent artists illustrate key historical moments from pogroms to emigration to the Holocaust. The artists’ biographies are telling in their own right, revealing stories of global migration, Nazi persecution, trauma, and restitution.


This exhibition was made possible in partnership with the following institutions/thanks to the following donors:

Exhibitions Information
Charles Michaels Gallery and Exhibition Program at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
Opening Hours: 
Tuesday-Friday 11am - 4pm