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Lunchtime Culture 2018

Overview

The Breman Museum, Center for Puppetry Arts, and The Atlanta Botanical Garden, and The Alliance Theater 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. Lunch is not included with programs. Please visit Midtown dining options near each venue.

June 14, 2018
Program: From Script to Stage: The Evolution of New Works of Art
Location: The Breman Museum (1440 Spring St NW)

July 12, 2018
Program: “It’s Not Easy Being Green”: Conservation through Amphibian Education
Location: Center for Puppetry Arts (1404 Spring St. NW)

August 9, 2018
Program: Theater as a Social Change Agent
Location: The Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE)

September 13, 2018
Program: Flying Through the Flowers: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Nature
Location: The Atlanta Botanical Garden * (1345 Piedmont Ave NE)

October 11, 2018
Program: The Powerful Pomegranate: The Rich Tradition of this Popular Fruit
Location: The Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE)

November 8, 2018
Program: Puppetry & Acting: Bringing Characters to Life
Location: The Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE)

 

Support for Lunchtime Culture is Provided By:

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Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners

Other Events

  • March 31st, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia

    Daniel Horowitz Garcia will be presenting for this JGSG Meeting. Since 2014 Daniel has been the regional manager of StoryCorps in Atlanta. StoryCorps is a national media organization that helps people record, preserve, and share their life stories. He is a historian specializing in oral history. Before getting his Masters in History Daniel worked in the nonprofit field. He has 20 years' experience working on labor, environmental, criminal justice, and anti-poverty issues.

  • April 7th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    FROM THE TOP Hosted by Lara Downes

    From the Top is NPR’s hit radio show, airing on more than 220 stations nationwide. It is a weekly, hour-long showcase of America’s top young classical musicians, ages 8–18, featuring performances and interviews. Hailed by critics as “the best thing to happen to classical music since Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts,” this one-of-a-kind concert will revolve around the theme of Jewish Music and bring a family performance series to the Breman stage. The show will be guest hosted by one of the foremost pianists and iconoclasts of our time, Lara Downes.

  • April 14th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Opening Event: Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini

    Curator and Magician David London will share Insights and observations from the process of developing the exhibition, as he traveled around the country searching for keys to Houdini's passion, vision and spirit. He will highlight aspects of the Houdini story, with a focus on Houdini's early life and Jewish heritage. Various themes of the exhibition will be punctuated with magic tricks from David's performance ""Houdini's Trunk"".

  • April 15th, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Magical Mondays

    Do you want to learn some awesome magic? This summer at the Breman you'll have your chance! Every week a staff member or a visiting guest magician will perform and teach magic that you can do using items you have around the house. All ages welcome!

Exhibitions

  • Inescapable : The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini

    Harry Houdini wasn’t born. He was invented. Inescapable explores the creation of Houdini by the poor Jewish immigrant, Ehrich Weiss, with a look at the technologies, marketing prowess, and entertainment trends that allowed a superstar to emerge. Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini was created by the Jewish Museum of Maryland.

  • 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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