Programs

The Magnes educational and public programs include tours, lectures, artist talks and scholarly symposia, as well collaborations with local cultural and performing arts institutions.

Click on "Upcoming Programs" to find information about events taking place at The Magnes in the near future. Be sure to check the calendar!

Programs

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett on Theatre of History: Presenting the Past in American Jewish Museums

When: 
Mon, Apr 16, 2018 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (POLIN Museum, Warsaw, and NYU) on 
Theatre of History: Presenting the Past in American Jewish Museums

Monday, April 16, 6:30pm
Presented by GTU Center for Jewish Studies, in collaboration with The Magnes, UC Berkeley

The 2018 Taubman Lectures | Annette Yoshiko Reed: "Forgetting the Jewish Past between Rupture and Renewal"

When: 
Mon, Mar 12, 2018 7:00pm
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 7:00pm
Thu, Mar 15, 2018 5:30pm

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies

invite you to the 2018 Taubman Lecture Series by Professor Annette Yoshiko Reed, NYU.

Lecture 1
What Was Lost with the Dead Sea Scrolls
When: Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m.

The 2018 Taubman Lectures | Annette Yoshiko Reed: "Forgetting the Jewish Past between Rupture and Renewal"

When: 
Mon, Mar 12, 2018 7:00pm
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 7:00pm
Thu, Mar 15, 2018 5:30pm

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies

invite you to the 2018 Taubman Lecture Series by Professor Annette Yoshiko Reed, NYU.

Lecture 1
What Was Lost with the Dead Sea Scrolls
When: Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m.

The 2018 Taubman Lectures | Annette Yoshiko Reed: "Forgetting the Jewish Past between Rupture and Renewal"

When: 
Mon, Mar 12, 2018 7:00pm
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 7:00pm
Thu, Mar 15, 2018 5:30pm

The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies

invite you to the 2018 Taubman Lecture Series by Professor Annette Yoshiko Reed, NYU.

Lecture 1
What Was Lost with the Dead Sea Scrolls
When: Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m.

The Gallery & the Archive

When: 
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Free and open to the Public

Join David Wilson, Greg Niemeyer and Nicki Green, three contemporary artists who, in recent years, have interacted with The Magnes Collection and contributed to exhibitions that intersect new works with art and artifacts from the collection itself, in a conversation about art, creativity, archives, and memory, moderated by Francesco Spagnolo.

Opening Reception l High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press & The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo

When: 
Wed, Jan 31, 2018 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions:

High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press, Brooklyn, NY, 1920–1974 
&
The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo 

OPENING REMARKS
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes
Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes