The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is excited to reopen our doors with limited capacity. For the Fall semester, beginning September 1, 2021, The Magnes will be open "by appointment only" on Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.


Please visit our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Flickr feeds for daily updates and digital access to the Collection. Also, click on the links below and view our current exhibitions from home:

Beginning in January 2022, The Magnes will offer designated spaces available for private and corporate events, during and after public hours.

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Learn how to visit our facility to view our exhibitions, conduct research, or attend one of our programs.

You may also want to learn about our collections and their locations on the UC Berkeley Campus, search our online database, or visit us online with our digital programs.

You can always contact us, and of course, make sure to click the button below and stay in touch via Facebook and other social media

The annual exhibition schedule follows UC Berkeley's Academic Calendar, with openings in the Fall and Spring semesters of each year.

For more information about opening days and events, check our list of scheduled events. For further information about collection access, refer to the Collection Services Page.

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