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Gary Sexton Photography


Night at the Jewseum: Cocktails and Contraptions

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 • 6–9pm

ADMISSION: $5 after 5pm; 21+

Mixed drinks and machines combine at the party for the after-work crowd! Sip signature cocktails by Tonic; interact with a chain reaction machine by the Wonderful Idea Co.; experience soundscapes by CHLORA; nosh on hot dogs by Let’s Be Frank; create steampunk inspired crafts at our maker tables; and more!

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Night at the Jewseum: Myths and Monsters • Sep 28, 2017

Folktales and Days of Awe mash-up! Visitors joined the golem, dybbuk, and other folkloric monsters for an evening featured storytelling in the Yud with master folklorist Howard Schwartz; a Thriller dance drop-in; a monster movie cave; music and soundscapes by CHLORA; monster claw and bloody-eyeball pin crafts; Reboot’s Horrible Regrets Photo Booth; ping-pong; signature cocktails by Tonic; and a live performance of Reboot’s NO REGRETS with Rebecca Garza-Bortman, Josh Healey, and Karen Leibowitz.

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All photos by Gary Sexton Photography.


The Night at the Jewseum program series is made possible by the Koret Foundation.

Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists, an original exhibition of The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM), was organized in association with the Fine Art and Jewish Studies departments of San Francisco State University. The exhibition is presented on the occasion of The CJM’s Tenth Anniversary in its Daniel Libeskind-designed building.

Major sponsorship is provided by Gaia Fund, the Taube Philanthropies for Jewish Life and Culture, and Dorothy R. Saxe. Patron sponsorship is provided by Fred Levin and Nancy Livingston and The Shenson Foundation, in memory of Ben and A. Jess Shenson. Supporting sponsorship is provided by Riva and David Berelson, in memory of Gita and Henry Baigelman; Howard and Barbara Wollner. Additional support is provided by Doug Mandell and Scott Ullman.

Generous support is provided by The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Bernard and Barbro Osher Exhibition Fund.

The Contemporary Jewish Museum thanks The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for its lead sponsorship of The Museum’s exhibition program.