Contemporary Jewish Museum’s 10th Anniversary
The Contemporary Jewish Museum turns 10 on Jesse Square. Join in and celebrate community with live music, gallery performances, art-making, and more.
In addition to free admission to the museum, they’ll be hosting free activities all day.
CJM 10th Year Community Free Day
Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 | 11 am–5 pm
CJM, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
2018 Schedule of Events:
11 am–4 pm
Make, Write, Or Relax – Activities in collaboration with Blick Arts, SF Center For the Book, and artist C.K. Itamura
- Add threads to the Collaborative Family Journeys Globes as you enter The Museum
- Illuminate your family tree in the Blue Cube (a keepsake)
- Letterpress three-color conversation journals in the Art Studio
- Create letters to loved ones at the typewriter station in the Koret Taube Grand Lobby
- …and more
The Calming Corner – Relax, read, or play in a quiet and less-crowded space anytime throughout the day.
Music and Dance Performances – Musicians and dancers bring The CJM’s architecture to life
- 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Benny Brussel on violin
- 12:30–12:45 pm
AXIS Dance Performance – In Defense Of Regret (2015, Duet Excerpt), performed by Lani Dickinson and Dwayne Scheuneman
- 12:45–1:15 pm
Architecture Dance Jam – join AXIS Dancers in a fun interactive dance jam for all
- 2–3:30 pm
Angus Martin plays the accordion
Readings, Talks, and Tours
Mini tours and poets in the galleries throughout the day
Tours: Long-time CJM docents share pop-up mini tours with insights into their favorite works of art or architectural elements, from 11:30 am–1:30 pm.
Barbara Bibel on Wave II by Annabeth Rosen.
Judy Leash on Rube Goldberg’s cover for Forbes Magazine.
Paula Taylor on Rube Goldberg’s political cartoons.
Deborah Kohn on The Museum’s exterior architectural elements.
Sigal Kletter on the Pardes wall in the Koret Taube Grand Lobby.
Poetry: Poets share their work in conversation with the art on view, from 2:30–4 pm.
- Brandon Brown
- Jen Siraganian
- Maw Shein Win
- Gail Newman
- CJM Chief Curator Renny Pritikin
- James Cagney