The Undefeatable Legacy Behind The Magnes Collection

The Undefeatable Legacy Behind The Magnes Collection

Imagine having a passion that sparks an idea, creates an institution, and builds a legacy that impacts how we understand the past in order to inform the future. Seymour and Rebecca Fromer did just that. When we look at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life...
In Real Times Exhibition headed to The National WWII Museum

In Real Times Exhibition headed to The National WWII Museum

The Magnes is excited to announce its exhibition, In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951), created to showcase the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection, will be traveling to The National WWII Museum from September of 2022 to May of 2023. As The...
The Magnes Collection launches new website

The Magnes Collection launches new website

BERKELEY —  UC Berkeley’s The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life launches its newly redesigned website, magnes.berkeley.edu. “This gorgeous new website is a perfect complement to the exquisite treasures that make up The Magnes Collection,” says John Efron,...