Dr. Stephanie Rotem lecture on Souvenirs from Utopia: Souvenirs from Utopia: The Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Jerusalem (1906-1932)
Lecture | September 3 | 5-7 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Dr. Stephanie Rotem, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Stephanie Rotem (Tel Aviv Univeristy), will provide an introduction to the new exhibition, Souvenirs from Utopia: The Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Jerusalem (1906-1932). She will discuss the first three art museums in pre-state Israel - Bezalel, Tel Aviv Art Museum, Ein Harod Art Museum - introducing their histories, comparing their concepts and architecture, and examining their place in Israeli culture.