Archive for the 'Technology' Category

The Magnes: Social Media, Internships, and Exhibitions

I am delighted to share the wonderfully insightful reflection and writing of Isabel (Issy) Steckel (Wesleyan, 2019), this summer’s Social Media intern at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. Issy, a Bay Area native, interested in all things art, Italy, and Jewish studies, dove in, head first to her position as Social Media [...]

Carla Shapreau awarded Palisca Award for the digital edition of looted music manuscript

Carla Shapreau, a faculty member at Berkeley Law whose research involves the Nazi-era plunder of musical cultural property and the restitution of those possessions, a senior fellow in the Institute of European Studies and a curator at the Department of Music, as well as a member of the Magnes Working Group on Mapping Diasporas, is the [...]

Greg Niemeyer on The Materials of Memory | PopUp Exhibition @Magnes December 9, 2015

Greg Niemeyer is Associate Professor of Art Practice and the Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media ( Born in Switzerland in 1967, he studied photography and classics, and received his MFA from Stanford, where he founded the Digital Art Center. At the Berkeley Center for New Media, Professor Niemeyer focuses on “the mediation [...]

Open for Research: Jewish Culture and the Digital Humanities in a UC Berkeley Undergraduate Apprenticeship at The Magnes

We are delighted to publish an end-of-year report by Alex Makabeh, a pre-med student at UC Berkeley who enrolled in the UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) at The Magnes during the the Spring Semester. ​ The day that I began to look for a research apprenticeship I had written up a checklist for [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-10-14

New on Camp Kelowa (Huntington Lake) Publicity Book, 1931 # New on Exhibition Tours # Efrat Ben Zur: TONIGHT @8PM! # # New on Music @The Magnes: Theodore Bikel # The Magnes Open House is TODAY from 12-4 ! Exhibition tours every hour and musical performances this [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

Fall Open House on UC Berkeley Homecoming Weekend: Two exciting days of free performances and Magnes exhibition… # Fall Open House on #UCBerkeley Homecoming Weekend: 2 days of free performances & Magnes exhibition tours (October 6-7) # Join us TONIGHT for an exciting two part event: Lecture @5:30- Wartime Shanghai: A Microcosm of [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-30

Published Music @The Magnes: Efrat Ben Zur | 10.09.2012 on Scribd #readcast # # A free performance of Israeli singer Efrat Ben Zur at The Magnes. Her settings of Emily Dickinson's poems are… # New on Music @ The Magnes: Efrat Ben Zur # Sukkot is near. Take a look [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-23

New blog post by Francesco Spagnolo. # Litquake at The Magnes! #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-16

Oldies but Goodies: Vintage Rosh Hashanah e-cards from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. Enjoy and… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-09

SFJFF @ THE MAGNES | San Francisco Jewish Film Festival # We can hardly wait for our first monthly film screening with The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival ! Join us… #