Opening Reception l The Invisible Museum: History & Memory of Morocco & Sketching "Fiddler": Set Designs by Mentor Huebner

Tue, Sep 05, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions:

The Invisible Museum: History & Memory of Morocco 
Sketching "Fiddler": Set Designs by Mentor Huebner


Opening Remarks
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes

History & Memory of Morocco
Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes
Emily Gottreich, Chair, Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), with Bay Area teachers participating in the Fulbright Hayes Group Projects Abroad Seminar, "Jews and Muslims" (Marrakech, Morocco, Summer 2017), a project led by the CMES, with the cooperation of the Office of Reserouces for International and Area Studies and Oakland Unfied School District. 

Free and open to the public | RSVP at by September 1, 2017 

 Fall 2017 Opening at The Magnes Collection by magnesmuseum on Scribd



Major funding ($100,000+) for The Magnes Collection comes from Karen and Franklin Dabby, the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, the Helzel Family Foundation, the Koret Foundation,  Peachy and Mark (Z’l) Levy, Magnes Leadership Circle, Magnes Museum Foundation, the Office of the Chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, Barbro and Bernard Osher, and Taube Philanthropies.

Support for this exhibition was provided by the Koret Foundation, the Maurice Amado Foundation in memory of Bernice Labé Amado (z"l) and her parents Theodore & Reina Labé (z"l) at the recommendation of Honey Amado, Theodore Amado and Ellen Amado, and the Hon. and Mrs. Stuart R. Pollak.

Research for this project was made possible in part by funds and resources provided by the Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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