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Art & Remembrance: Fabric of Survival (Part 1)
Sponsor OMJCC The Center for Jewish Peoplehood
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description 40 years after the Holocaust, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz chose a unique way to retell her childhood memories of pre-war Poland and incredible story of survival: through embroidery. In 1977, at the age of 50, Krinitz began creating her works of fabric art. Trained as a seamstress, but with no training in art, she ultimately created 36 remarkable fabric pictures of strong, vivid images and folk-art realism, meticulously stitching the narrative of her story beneath each picture. At the free exhibit opening on April 24th: View life-sized photographs of Esther's exquisite needlework panels (Part I / Part II at Congregation Kol Shofar). Meet Esther's daughter, Bernice Steinhardt, who co-authored a book about her mother, Memories of Survival Watch Through the Eye of the Needle, the inspiring award-winning documentary about Esther. Book & DVD sales follow talk. Exhibit on view through Jun 1. View Part II of the exhibit at Congregation Kol Shofar as part of the community Yom Hashoah Observance on April 27th. Click here for more details: Presented by the Osher Marin JCC and Congregation Kol Shofar
Date/Dates April 24 2014
Times 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Street Address 200 N. San Pedro Rd. Google Map
Location San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
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Contact Name Alaina Yoakum
Phone Number 415-444-8080
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