Contemporary Jewish Museum

01 May 2019

We wanna send you to Tattooing from Lew the Jew to Today!

Tattoos, once a way to mark oneself as an outsider, have dramatically grown in popularity and mainstream acceptance. Join tattoo impresarios Ami James, Roxx, Kari Barba, Adam Vu Noir, and Takahiro Kitamura (panel organizer and moderator) for a discussion of the changes and challenges of tattoo art as it has evolved

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18 Mar 2019

This Drag Queen Purim Cabaret at the CJM Sounds Fabulous

There are few things San Franciscans love more than putting on costumes and partying. Luckily, there’s a Jewish holiday for that. It’s called Purim – basically the Jewish Halloween – and it’s about time everyone (Jews and non-Jews alike) found out how awesome it is.

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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18 Jan 2019

Lew the Jew & The Origins of American Tattooing at CJM is Fascinating

Now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum, Lew The Jew And His Circle: Origins Of American Tattoo looks back upon one of New York’s earliest tattoo artists and his contemporaries. The exhibition will remain up through June 9. Albert Morton Kurzman, aka Lew The Jew, was born in New York

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07 Dec 2017

We’re Sending You an Analog Party at Night at the Jewseum!

The party for the after-work crowd celebrates analog-Hanukkah! Delight in lo-fi charms from a pre-digital life: – Get busy with typewriters – Check out the dreidel light table – Do some cassette tape crafts – Take in the sound and light chamber with visuals from Mad Alchemy and Sound Bath with Gabrielle Ekedal –

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13 Nov 2017

Folktales Retold at the Contemporary Jewish Museum Will Blow Your Mind

Classic Jewish folk tales are now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum are new works created by 16 artists. In Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid  (storyteller), the artists perused the 2009 book Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales by Howard Schwartz and chose a tale from which to create a piece, or multiple pieces.

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21 Oct 2016

Superfest: The Disability Film Fest Celebrates Thirty Years

For thirty years, Superfest: The International Disability Film Festival has given the disabled a much needed and well deserved voice. Though the disabled are the country’s largest minority group, encompassing people from all racial, ethnic, economic and LGBT backgrounds, people with disabilities are all but invisible in popular culture and in

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20 Dec 2015

Things to Do in San Francisco on a Rainy Day

If the weather people are right, we are gonna have ton of rain this year. This is obviously much needed because of that whole terrifying drought thing that could possibly destroy California forever.

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26 Feb 2015

Art Activist, Gallerist & Co-Creator of Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: Local Legend Cheryl Haines

(photo credit for-site.org) Cheryl Haines is the curator, gallerist, and executive director responsible for putting the work of China’s most famous artist, inside of America’s most famous prison on Alcatraz Island.  Her project with the artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been visited by some 500,000 people since it began in the fall

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