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The Crooked Jades Live at The CJM


The Crooked Jades are reinventing old-world music, pushing boundaries, and blurring categories with their fiery, soulful performances. ....
March 08 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Frank London of the Klezmatics


Frank London, Klezmatics' bandleader and collaborator on the current exhibition Letters to Afar, talks about the creation of the exhibition's music and his own Jewish and musical journey.


March 06 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Night at the Jewseum: Purim


Don your mask and pull up those fishnets for a Purim celebration like no other. Featuring a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, live music, poets, specialty cocktails, crafts,....
March 05 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Letters to Afar


Budapest-based filmmaker and video-artist Péter Forgács, along with the New York City-based band The Klezmatics, revisit amateur movies made by Jewish immigrants from the US who visited their....
February 26 2015 - May 24 2015
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Poland and Palestine


An exhibition of portraits made in the 1930s by photographer Ze’ev Aleksandrowicz (b. 1905, Krakow; d. 1992, Tel Aviv). After his death, his family discovered his life’s work—over 15,000....
February 26 2015 - March 24 2015
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch


This holiday season, The Contemporary Jewish Museum continues its tradition of presenting family-friendly exhibitions that explore the work of beloved children’s book illustrators with J. Otto....
November 20 2014 - March 08 2015
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Arnold Newman: Masterclass


Arnold Newman: Masterclass celebrates the singular vision of one of the most influential portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Over the course of nearly seven decades, Arnold Newman....
October 23 2014 - February 01 2015
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Pop-Ups in the Zim Zoom Family Room


In addition to the activities always available in the Zim Zoom Family Room, join us on select Sundays and Tuesdays for playful pop-up programs. Listen to story tellers Mimi Greisman and Charlie Chin,....
August 31 2014 - September 28 2014
11:30 AM -
735 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Kit Hinrichs on Paul Rand


"The most effective design has a narrative thread." Join design luminary and international award winner Kit Hinrichs as he discusses his design philosophy and the influence of midcentury graphic....
June 26 2014
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Focus on Design with Eric Heiman


Eric Heiman, principal and co-founder of the design agency, Volume Inc., Professor of Design at California College of the Arts, and occasional record spinner and DJ, will give a sharply focused talk....
June 20 2014
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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