Join us for a screening of the Netflix family comedy, 13: The Musical starring Eli Golden, Josh Peck, and Debra Messing.
Stop by The Magnes during UC Berkeley's Alumni and Parents Weekend at Homecoming weekend! Join us as we come together to celebrate the Cal community with three days of engagement with fellow Golden Bears, lectures and other learning opportunities, special tours, and much more. The Magnes Collection will be open for special viewing hours Sunday, […]
Almost 80 years after her tragic death in concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, Anne Frank still figures prominently in the public domain. Over the years, her diary and her life story have been the subject of an expansive output of adaptations and engagements, giving her an iconic status. While there is an unabated interest in Anne Frank, new generations connect to her on their own terms and within their own, rapidly changing, media landscape. It poses a challenge to us to open up to their worlds and to find new ways to tell the story of Anne Frank.
Thirteen years ago the Judah L. Magnes Museum began a new chapter as it became The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley. In celebration of this milestone we invite those who made the transition possible to come together for a reunion luncheon with a behind-the-scenes tour. The Magnes […]
Join us for a bilingual reading featuring acclaimed French poet and translator Mireille Gansel and her English translator, poet Joan Seliger Sidney, on the occasion of the publication of Soul House (World Poetry, 2023), Gansel’s first book of poetry in English translation and her second book in English since her important contribution to Translation Studies, Translation as Transhumance (Feminist Press, 2017). The reading will be followed by a discussion with the author and translator.