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Members Preview: Atlanta Collects
Dec 04 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Members Preview: Atlanta Collects

Member Preview of Atlanta Collects

Join us for a Members Only Preview

December 4, 2016
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
Refreshments: 10 AM - Noon
COST: Free for Members

Guided tours by museum director Aaron Berger at 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, 3:00 PM.

ATLANTA COLLECTS celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Breman Museum by highlighting diverse pieces from Jewish collectors in and around Atlanta. The goal of the exhibition is to showcase the breadth and depth of Jewish-owned collections in Atlanta. The two-part exhibition features seldom-seen works by Edgar Degas, Pablo Picasso, Edouard Manet, Marsden Hartley, Mary Cassatt, Andrew Wyeth and many others.

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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

  • February 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Robert Ratonyi (Hungary)

    Robert remembers a childhood scarred by fear, upheaval, hunger and loss. He was six years old when forced to wear a yellow star and face the terrors of war and ghetto life without his parents, both of whom were deported to concentration camps. He grew up under communist dictatorship and escaped Hungary following the bloody uprising of 1956. A graduate of MIT and Drexel University, Robert went on to a successful business career.

  • March 10th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    “SALUTE TO HOLLYWOOD”

    What do the songs “Beauty and the Best”, “Que Sera Sera”, and “White Christmas” have in common, in addition to being winners of the Academy-Awards most prestigious music award? They were all written by Jewish composers! Bob Spiotto, dazzling performer and director of programs at New York City’s Friar’s Club, will be taking us on an entertaining journey through the glamorous history of Jewish contributions to music and film. Spiotto will be joined by a group of Atlanta’s glitziest musical stars, including Joe Alterman.

  • March 13th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill

    Once the largest employer in Atlanta, the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill is now loft apartments and condos. Explore the Jewish history of the factory and how it gave rise to Cabbagetown and also Georgia Tech. This program is presented in partnership with Phoenix Flies presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center.

  • March 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Ben Walker (Romania)

    Ben was six years old when he and his family were ordered to report to the railroad station within four hours. He and his mother survived the Holocaust in conditions beyond description in Transnistria, in southern Ukraine. Following the war, he and his mother immigrated to Israel where he served in the Israeli army. Mr. Walker later moved to the United States, where he attended the University of Florida and Syracuse University before moving to Atlanta.

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