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Events on: Sunday, November 11, 2012

For Families: Preschool Gallery Hour with Octopretzel

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Date/Time:
Sunday, November 11 | 10–11:30am (doors open at 9:45am)
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Adults must be accompanied by a preschooler for entry; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

On second Sundays, the Museum opens early just for preschoolers and their families. Activities in November include gallery explorations of the exhibition California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area from the Gold Rush to the Present, hands-on art-making fun, the tuneful sounds of Music Together, and the whimsical, dance-able tunes of Bay Area family band Octopretzel.

In collaboration with Golden Gate Music TogetherMusic Together San Francisco, and San Francisco Music together.

Image: Octopretzel (© Copyright Joti Shephi)


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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For Families: Family Table Days

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Date/Time:
Selected Sundays and Schools Out Days Sundays, October 14, 28; November 11, 18, 25; and December 9, 23, 30 | 11am–3pm; Fridays, November 23 and December 28 | 11am–3pm; Monday, December 31 | 11am–3pm; Thursday, December 27 | 1–4pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Stop by the Family Table in the Grand Lobby to learn about the Museum and its family offerings for the day including: I Spy Museum Bingo, California Dreaming: The Game (on iPad), and Family ARTpacks. And grab a special Museum giveaway!


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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Public Tours: The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951

Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 11:30am, Thursday at 5pm, Sunday at 11:30am and 2:30pm
Admission: Free with regular Museum admission.
Contact: info@thecjm.org

About the Program

In-depth, guided look at the exhibition, The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.


Supporters

The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936—1951 was organized by The Jewish Museum, New York and the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio.

The exhibition was made possible by a major grant from the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and Betsy Karel.

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The Contemporary Jewish Museum presentation is made possible with the
Lead Support of the BERNARD OSHER JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES FOUNDATION
of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

Major support is provided by Nellie and Max Levchin. Supporting sponsors include the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund, Baird Private Wealth Management, Jim Joseph Foundation, Denise Garone and Stuart Kogod, Joyce Linker, and Randee and Joseph Seiger.

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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the Lead Supporters of the 2012/13 exhibition season.

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Public Tours: California Dreaming

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Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 1pm, Thursdays at 6pm
Admission: Free with regular Museum admission.
Contact: info@thecjm.org

About the Program

In-depth, guided look at the exhibition, California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area From the Gold Rush to the Present.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.


Supporters

California Dreaming: Jewish Life in the Bay Area From the Gold Rush to the Present has been organized by the Contemporary Jewish Museum with Lead Support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting Partners: Gaia Fund and Osterweis Capital Management. Major Supporters: Jim Joseph Foundation and the Estate of Sidney and Vivian Konigsberg. Supporting Sponsors: Levi Strauss & Co., The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, Catherine and James Koshland, and Alison Gelb Pincus and Mark Pincus. Additional generous support provided by: Robin Reiner and Fred Isaac from the Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay; Barclay and Sharon Simpson; Dana Corvin and Harris Weinberg; Randall E. Laroche and David G. Laudon; and Ruth and Don Seiler.

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The Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2011/12 exhibition season.

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For Families: Drop-In Art-Making: Photographic Creations

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Date/Time:
Sundays, October 14, 21, 28 and Nov 4, 11; Monday, November 12 | 1–3pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: families@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881

About the Program

Families experience new adventures in art-making every Sunday and selected school holidays. Learn more about the exhibitions on display, the building’s architecture, or Jewish holidays and traditions, while experimenting with materials and art techniques.

Have fun with photos while exploring black and white creations. Inspired by the exhibitionThe Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936–1951, explore the choices photographers make by selecting your favorite detail from an urban photo and transforming it into your own artwork using a variety of fine art materials.


Supporters

Lead support for Family Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.

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Public Tours: Architecture, Design, and Judaica

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Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:30pm
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: info@thecjm.org

About the Program

Guided exploration of the Daniel Libeskind designed home of the CJM, and Stanley Saitowitz Judaica Collection.

Tours meet at the Sala Webb Education Center, and are available first-come, first-serve. No reservations are necessary. Exhibition tours are limited to the first 20 people. All tour times and locations are subject to change or cancellation.

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