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Events on: Sunday, December 16, 2012

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

Date/Time:
Tours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 1pm, Thursday at 5pm, Sunday at 11:30am
Admission: Free with regular Museum admission.
Contact: info@thecjm.org

Marvin E. Newman, Halloween, South Side, 1951. gelatin silver print. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, Photo League Collection, Gift of Steven Nordman, New York. Copyright Marvin E. Newman. 

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: Museum Highlights

Date/Time:
Tours are Thursday at 6pm and Sunday at 1pm
Admission: Free with admission
Contact: info@thecjm.org

About the Program

An introduction to the Museum's architecture and current exhibitions.

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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For Families: Drop-In Art-Making: Collage, Watercolor, and Marble with Keats

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Date/Time:
Sundays, November 18, 25 and December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Thursday, December 27; Fridays, November 23 and December 28; Monday, December 31
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.

Delve into the world of The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats as you explore Keats-inspired art techniques including collage, watercolor, and marble paper. Plus, contribute to an ongoing Keats community mural every time you visit.


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 Teens: Teen-led Architecture Tours

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Date/Time:
Sundays, October 14 and 21; November 4 and 18; December 2 and 16 | 2–2:30pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
Contact: teens@thecjm.org or 415.655.7851

About the Program

Join us for a 30-minute teen-led architecture tour. Discover how renowned architect Daniel Libeskind brought the landmark PG&E Power Substation back "to life" as a museum. This interactive, inquiry-based tour is led by members of Teen Art Connect, the Museum's paid teen internship program, and is appropriate for all audiences.


Supporters

Teen Programs at the Contemporary Jewish Museum are made possible by major support from the Wells Fargo Foundation with additional generous support from the Macy’s Foundation, U.S. Bank, Union Bank Foundation, and FLAX art & design.

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Film + Video Screenings: Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League’s New York

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Public Tours: California Dreaming

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Date/Time:
Tours are Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:30pm
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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Sunday, December 16, 2012 (2:30PM - 3:30PM)
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Date/Time:
Tours are Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:30pm
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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