Thu, Apr 6

8 – 9:30 AM

AM at the JM

Erica Baum

A breakfast salon for the 21st century that takes place in the early hours of the day at Think Coffee Union Square, hosted by the Jewish Museum. Artist Erica Bauma discusses her recent projects with Jens Hoffmann, Director of Special Exhibitions and Public Programs.

Talk

2:15 – 3 PM

Gallery Tour

The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

45-minute tour of the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin.

Tour

6:30 – 8 PM

Author Talk

Why Be Jewish?

A conversation with co-founder of Birthright Israel Charles Bronfman and National Jewish Book Award winning author Ruth Andrew Ellenson, on the late philanthropist Edgar M. Bronfman’s last book, Why Be Jewish? a meditation on living a meaningful secular Jewish life.

Talk