12:15 – 1:15 PM
45-minute tour of the exhibition Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art.
2 – 4:30 PM
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join us for a special performative reading of A Shayna Maidel, Barbara Lebow’s moving 1984 play about two Jewish, Polish-born sisters who reunite after WWII after being separated as children.
2:15 – 3:15 PM
45-minute tour of the exhibition Scenes from the Collection.
3:15 – 4:15 PM
45-minute tour of the exhibition Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone.
3:15 – 5 PM
Presented for its 50th anniversary, this classic, Oscar-winning Italian drama is set amid the rise of Fascism in the 1930s. The wealthy, intellectual Finzi-Contini family’s estate serves as a gathering place for the local Jewish community that tries to remain sheltered from the country’s growing anti-Semitism.
6 – 7:45 PM
After a terrorist attack in Rome leads to anti-immigrant hysteria, a freethinking Jewish Nobel Prize–winner living in Tuscany boldly speaks out against the European perspective, and her comments wreak unexpected havoc.
9 – 11:15 PM
A young office clerk meets a charismatic man from a bourgeois family, and amid their whirlwind romance a daughter is born. Over the next 50 years, mother and daughter attempt to preserve their love, despite an absent and abusive father.