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

Irvin Ungar on Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art

When: 
Wed, May 02, 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In 2017, The Magnes acquired from Irvin Ungar, a private collector, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 – New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951)  thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies. Szyk’s works are now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection.

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.