The Contemporary Jewish Museum

About Us:

The Contemporary Jewish Museum invites you to explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas through a wide array of dynamic exhibitions and programs. As a lively and welcoming place, the Museum aims to bring together people of all ages and backgrounds to experience art, participate in engaging activities, share diverse perspectives, and learn about today's issues and the world around us.

General Information

Category: Organization : Arts & Culture \ Museum
Religion: Jewish - Just Jewish
Community: San Francisco Bay Area  

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

Bound to be Held: A Book Show
The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents a solo exhibition of the work of San Francisco-based Jewish conceptual artist Josh Greene. The exhibition extends Greene’s career-long interest in instigating....
April 02 2015 - July 05 2015
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

The 2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational: Tzedakah Box
The Contemporary Jewish Museum asked 38 West Coast fine artists and contemporary craftspeople to reimagine the tzedakah box, and the thought-provoking results are on view in a new exhibition this....
April 09 2015 - May 17 2015
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art-Anthony Discenza and Peter Straub
Dialogue has always been an integral part of learning in traditional Jewish contexts. Now, The Contemporary Jewish Museum repurposes the centuries-old practice of havruta—the study of religious....
April 30 2015 - July 14 2015
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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