Contemporary Jewish Museum
Whether you’re a permanent resident of San Francisco or just visiting, you should definitely take advantage of perks like free museum days. Here are 15 museums that offer free entry on specific days each month and/or through other programs offered to residents. If you’re visiting, don’t fret—9 of these museums
If you know a local artist who could use some dope studio space, a chunk of extra income, and the opportunity to display their work in a world class museum, send them this!
Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally
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
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.
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
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 –
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.
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