Spring 2017 Opening Night Reception | From the Photographer's Archive: Roman Vishniac and The Power of Attention: Magic and Meditation in Hebrew "shiviti" Manuscript Art

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 7 | 5-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions —
"From the Photographer's Archive: Roman Vishniac", and "The Power of Attention: Magic & Meditation in Hebrew "shiviti" Manuscript Art".

Free and open to the public. RSVP at bit.ly/magnesspring17 by Thursday February 2, 2017.

The program will feature Mrs. Mara Vishniac Kohn, collector, donor, and daughter of photographer Roman Vishniac in conversation with Magnes curators Francesco Spagnolo & Zoe Lewin. Remarks also by Moses Libitzky, a leader in the Jewish community and Magnes supporter, and George Breslauer, Faculty Director of The Magnes.

 erik_nelson@berkeley.edu, 510-643-9425