Magnes Museum Collecting History

Magnes co-founder, Rebecca Camhi Fromer, describes the originating motives in the initial collecting impetus of the Judah L. Magnes Museum.

This video was filmed as part of the Museum Loan Network grant Collecting Stories: Connecting Objects and the exhibition Journeys East, Patterns of Collecting. 

Alla Efimova, Magnes Chief Curator, interviewed Rebecca and Seymour Fromer and Ruth Eis on April 20, 2006 at the home of Ruth Eis in Oakland, CA. Filming by Perian Sully and editing by Casondra Sobieralski.