A Silent Presence: Female representations in synagogue textiles

Fri, Oct 30, 2020 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Zoom Event

From our series, "Zooming In: Weekly Curatorial Conversations from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life."

Each week, Curators Francesco Spagnolo and Shir Kochavi present insights and connections emerging from the holdings of UC Berkeley's Magnes Collection, one of the largest Jewish museum collections in the world. Throughout the series, guests will join them to explore Jewish art and life, one object at a time. 

Register for this free online program here (free or licensed Zoom account required).

View the weekly schedule for the entire series.

Torah Ark curtain honoring the women's of 'Etz Chayyim Yeshiva
Jerusalem, Israel, n.d.
Satin, metallic thread, cotton, polychrome thread, damask
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley,
Judah L. Magnes Museum purchase with funds provided by Elaine and Mort Kofman, 94.57.1 (detail)


This program was made possible in partnership with UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science, Division of Arts & Humanities as part of the Arts & Ideas Live Online! series.

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