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Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

An exhibition of the work of 14 contemporary artists interpreting traditional Jewish folktales and characters in new, commissioned works including sculpture, installation art, painting, video, and photography.


This is what SF/Arts curator Christian L. Frock had to say about Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid :

This exhibition presents contemporary interpretations of Jewish folklore through a series of new commissions by artists, acting as “maggids,” or modern day storytellers, and includes new works by Michael Arcega, Julia Goodman, Mads Lynnerup, Tracey Snelling, Chris Sollars and Inez Storer, among many others.

Event Info
Ends in 66 days:
Sep 28 → Jan 28
Open daily (except Wed.): 11am–5pm and Thursday, 11am–8pm
$14 adults, $12 students and senior citizens with a valid ID, and $5 on Thursdays after 5pm. Youth 18 and under free.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission, San Francisco
Info: 4156557800
Venue: 655-7800
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