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Curating Your Family Story: Exhibition Opening and Community Event
Sep 18 2016 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Curating Your Family Story: Exhibition Opening and Community Event

Grand Opening and Community Event

FREE and open to the community

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition and participate in a special family-fun community art project

Curating Your Family Story is a program co-created by the Breman Museum and Beit Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People in Israel, that connects personal family stories to the Jewish experience and unifies it into a work of art.

Bring your family on September 18th, from 2:00-4:00, to see the art works of the 2016 participants from Machanei Shai at Congregation Shearith Israel, and join in the collaborative art project under the leadership of artist Karin Mervis.

Curating Your Family Story is a new program created by the Breman Museum in partnership with Beit Hatfutsot based on the enduring My Family Story initiative. Now in its 21st year, My Family Story is a fun-filled, meaningful, personal, global and multi-generational Jewish heritage journey, where the exploration of one’s Jewish family roots, genealogy and traditions culminates in an artistic installation.

Free admission is made possible through a generous donation by Beit Hatfutsot and the Covenant Foundation.

Logo 1 - Curating your Family StoryThe Covenant Foundation

In partnership with:

Inter Faith Family LogoCongregation Searith Isreal Logo

Current Exhibitions

  • Vedem Underground: The Secret Magazine of Terezin : Vedem Underground

    The magazine was one of the longest-running underground publication to be regularly produced by Nazi prisoners. From 1942-1944, VEDEM’s teenage authors documented their harrowing existence with defiance, humor, heartbreak, and poignancy, and created an enduring example of social activism through artistic expression. Using graphics, drawings, paintings, prose, and poetry, we hear the voices of some of the era’s youngest resistance fighters who refused to give up their identity, humanity, and fighting spirit.

  • Enduring Tension : (En)countering Antisemitism in Every Age

    Enduring Tension, (En)countering Antisemitism in Every Age allows visitors to briefly examine the reach and impact of Antisemitism throughout the ages. This exhibition is in collaboration with Kennesaw State University’s Museum of History and Holocaust Education.

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Other Events

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    Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia Meeting

    Professor Ellie Schainker, Arthur Blank Family Foundation Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Emory University, will speak on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00 to The Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia. Professor Schainker's topic will be: Researching 19th Jewish Life in the Russian Archives: Converts, Missionaries, and Religious Disputes

  • December 24th, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Closing Early

    We will be closing early on Monday, December 24th at 3 PM and will reopen Wednesday, December 26th.

  • December 25th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Closed for Christmas

    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and will reopen Wednesday, December 26th.

  • December 31st, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Closing Early

    We will be closing at 3PM on Monday, December 31st and reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd.

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