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Atlanta Collects - 12/05/2016

Opening of Atlanta Collects
Dec 05 2016 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Opening of Atlanta Collects

Grand Opening of Atlanta Collects

Join us for the opening of Atlanta Collects: Treasures from Atlanta’s Homes

On view in the Blonder Gallery at the Breman Museum

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.

  • Approximately 40 pieces will be displayed in a 3,000 square foot gallery space.
  • Dr. William U. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art, will be serving as our guest curator.

The exhibition will feature paintings, sculpture, glass and non-traditional art from different periods to show the wide array of holdings in private collections.

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    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours: Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills Lofts with Phoenix Flies

    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 25th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The Story Never Told: The Fate of Iraq’s Jews

    Maurice Shohet will discuss the history of Iraq’s Jewish community, exploring its decline from a once thriving community to today’s reality of a dispersed, diaspora existence. In addition, as a Jewish Iraqi refugee himself, he will share personal anecdotes related to the history of Jews in Iraq.

  • March 30th, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Closing Early for Passover

    The Breman Museum will be closing early at 3 PM for Passover Friday, March 30 and reopen to the public Monday, April 2.

  • April 1st, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Closed for Passover

    The Breman Museum will be closed for Passover Sunday, April 1 and reopen to the public Monday, April 2.

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