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Fall Exhibition Opening | Living by the Book: The Jewish Bible and the Everyday Power of Text

Sep 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Biblical Lives

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

cordially invites you to an opening reception for

Living by The Book

The Jewish Bible & the Everyday Power of Text

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 5 pm

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Jonah and the Whale at the Port of Haifa.jpg
E. Abeshaus (1939–2008), Jonah and the Whale in Haifa Port, 1978, gift of the artist, 94.26.3

George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes, Opening Remarks

Robert Alter, Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, on Writing the Bible

Peachy Levy, Collector, Santa Monica, on Collecting Biblical Objects

Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, and Daniel Fisher, Magnes Graduate Fellow, on Living by The Book

Free and open to the public

RSVP at bit.ly/magnesopening2015 by September 6, 2015


Sep 9, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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