Focus on Design Gallery Chats

Saitowitz 545


Alternate Fridays, Jul 11–Sep 19 | 12:30–1pm 

Admission: Free with Museum admission; limited space available; advance reservations recommended.
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About the Program

Taking place in the Koshland Gallery, these short gallery talks by design luminaries, trendsetters, and mavens spotlight the objects, people, and stories in Designing Home.

Friday, Jul 11  GET TICKETS
The Industrial Home Designs of Henry Dreyfuss
Lily Siegel, CJM associate curator

Friday, Jul 25  GET TICKETS
Marguerite Wildenhain and the Legacy of Pond Farm
Anthony Veerkamp, field director, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Friday, Aug 8  GET TICKETS
Yarn Deep: Surface vs. Woven Textile Design
Geana Sieburger, Britex Fabrics

Friday, Aug 22  GET TICKETS
Alvin Lustig and his Influence on Contemporary Book Art
Michael Carabetta, creative director, Chronicle Books

Friday, Sep 5  GET TICKETS
The Schiff House and Rosenthal Furniture
Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, associate curator of architecture and design, SFMOMA

Friday, Sep 19  GET TICKETS
Modernist Judaica
Stanley Saitowitz, designer and architect, Natoma Architects




Public Programs and New Media Initiatives at The Contemporary Jewish Museum are made possible with lead support from The Jim Joseph Foundation. Major support has been provided by the Leavitt Family and supporting sponsorship comes from The Toole Family Charitable Foundation, David B. Gold Foundation, In Memory of Benjamin Alpert.


Major support for The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s exhibitions and Jewish Peoplehood Programs comes from the Koret Foundation.



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