Programs

The Magnes educational and public programs include tours, lectures, artist talks and scholarly symposia, as well collaborations with local cultural and performing arts institutions.

Click on "Current & Upcoming Programs" below to find information about events taking place at The Magnes in the near future.

Programs

Cal Week 2021

When: 
Sat, Apr 24, 2021 (All day) to Fri, Apr 30, 2021 (All day)

Save the date! As Berkeley's official open house, Cal Week is where the entire Berkeley campus community devotes time to engage with our newly admitted students.

Zooming In: I-Tal-Yah: An Island of Divine Dew. Italian Crossroads in Jewish Culture (Fall 2016)

When: 
Fri, Apr 30, 2021 12:00pm to 12:30pm

In conversation with curators Francesco Spagnolo and Shir Kochavi, Zooming In: I-Tal-Yah: An Island of Divine Dew. Italian Crossroads in Jewish Culture reflects on the Fall, 2016 exhibition I-Tal-Yah, using the occasion of the five-hundredth anniversary of the establishment of the Venice Ghetto (1516), to present a selection of manuscripts, books, ritual objects, textiles, photographs, and postcards collected in the course of five decades highlighting the Italian-Jewish symbiosis.

Zooming In: Pièces de Résistance: Echoes of Judaea Capta From Ancient Coins to Modern Art (Fall 2018)

When: 
Fri, May 14, 2021 12:00pm to 12:30pm

In conversation with curators Francesco Spagnolo and Shir Kochavi, Zooming In: Pièces de Résistance: Echoes of Judaea Capta From Ancient Coins to Modern Art reflects on the Fall, 2018 exhibition Pièces de Résistance, exploring how the Jewish revolts against Hellenism and the Roman occupation of Palestine (Judaea Capta) echo from antiquity into the present, highlighting collection items ranging from ancient coins and their replicas to ritual objects for Purim and Hanukkah.