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Lunchtime Culture Series

Overview

The Breman Museum, Center for Puppetry Arts, and High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12 noon and 1p.m. The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is free and lasts approximately 20 minutes (with time to explore the Museum's exhibitions after the program.)

July 21, 2017
Location: Center for Puppetry Arts
Program: What do puppets and painting have in common? We'll take a closer look at ways museums talk about these two different things in very similar ways.

August 18, 2017
Location: The Breman Museum
Program: Learn about Josef Skupa, a Czech puppeteer who performed satirical puppet shows during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.

September 15, 2017
Location: The Breman Museum
Program: How can art and artifacts preserve history and tell stories?

October 20, 2017
Location: The High Museum of Art
Program: Re-inventing life through art: Henry Friedman, Holocaust survivor, will talk about his post-war experience as a street artist in Italy on his way to America.

November 17, 2017
Location: Center for Puppetry Arts
Program: Lunchtime laugh with a little Jewish humor - and surrounded by the Muppets.

December 15, 2017
Location: The High Museum of Art
Program: Talk with puppet builders about how they create art used for performance.

Other Events

  • October 18th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Oakland Cemetery

    Join us for our next Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour destination at Historic Oakland Cemetery. Amidst a backdrop of gardens, sculptures, and final resting places for many of Atlanta’s most notable citizens, explore the history, burial customs, and symbolism found throughout the Jewish Grounds of this powerful city landmark. Hear the fascinating stories of life and persistence as waves of Jewish immigrants entered and adapted to the culture of Victorian America.

  • October 20th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    LunchTime Culture

    The Breman Museum, Center for Puppetry Arts, and High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12 noon and 1 PM. The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is free and is approximately 20 minutes (with time to explore the Museum's exhibitions after the program.)

  • October 22nd, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting

    At this October meeting we will watch a video of Todd Knowles’ presentation at the 2016 IAJGS Conference titled, “Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch for Jewish Research.”

  • November 12th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bebe Forehand: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust

    Like Anne Frank, Bebe Forehand was hidden away from the Nazis in an attic. A family friend brought food, books and materials to read during the hours while they were in hiding. As a result, her mother, father, grandfather and brother were all able to survive the Holocaust.

Exhibitions

  • Seeking Justice : The Leo Frank Case Revisited

    Even after 100 years the events surrounding the murder of Mary Phagan and the trial and lynching of Leo Frank remain both disturbing and morbidly fascinating. Seeking Justice allows visitors to look at the momentous and tragic events of the years 1913-1915 through the lens of the societal and political tensions that existed in Atlanta at that time. The full exhibition provides an immersive experience for visitors, while an artifact only display for smaller spaces conveys this story's significance in a more condensed manner.

  • Absence of Humanity : The Holocaust Years, 1933-1945

    This permanent exhibition presents the history of the Holocaust through artifacts and stories of Atlanta area Holocaust Survivors.

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