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October 10, 2015

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Public programs at the Jewish Museum
Fall 2015

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The Liberating Lens: Jewish Photographers Picture the Modern World
James L. Weinberg Distinguished Lecture
Thursday, October 15, 6pm
Deborah Dash Moore, Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of History, and Director, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan, examines the liberating power of the camera.
The James L. Weinberg Distinguished Lecture is made possible by the Marshall M. Weinberg Fund, with additional support from Marshall M. Weinberg.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Monday, October 19, 11:30am
The author, activist, and founding editor of Ms. Magazine discusses her latest novel Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate.

Kenneth Goldsmith
Tuesday, October 20, 6pm
Author and poet Kenneth Goldsmith discusses his new book Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century.

Wish You Were Here: Martin Buber
Thursday, October 22, 6:30pm
Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, interviews “Martin Buber” portrayed by Sarah Scott, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director, Center for Ethics, Manhattan College.
This program has been funded by a donation from Lorraine and Martin Beitler who gifted Andy Warhol’s Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century to the Jewish Museum in 2006. 

Dialogue and Discourse: Confronting the Political
Thursday, October 29, 6:30pm
Andrea Bowers, Sharon Hayes, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta consider how art and politics have evolved together since the early 20th century. Nato Thompson, Chief Curator, Creative Time moderates.

Bang on a Can: The Power of Pictures
Featuring Robert Black, the Hartt Bass Band, and friends
Thursday, November 5, 7:30pm
Bassist Robert Black anchors a program of chamber music by experimental Soviet composers.

The Power of Pictures screening and talkbacks
Sunday, November  8, 1pm
Michael Kunichika, Institute for Advanced Study on Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925, 71 minutes).
Free with museum admission; RSVP recommended

Unorthodox: On Curating
Sunday, November 8, 8:30pm, at 92Y
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of Exhibitions, Serpentine Galleries, in conversation with Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs and co-curator of Unorthodox.

Unorthodox: On Exhibitions
Tuesday, November 10, 10am, at 92Y and the Jewish Museum
Kelly Taxter, Assistant Curator, and Daniel S. Palmer, Leon Levy Assistant Curator, discuss Unorthodox at 92Y, followed by an exhibition walkthrough.

Unorthodox: On Art History
Thursday, November 12, 6:30pm 
Art historians and authors Claire Bishop and Joshua Decter discuss the role of art in society.

Unorthodox: On Art I
Tuesday, November 17, 6:30pm
Authors Dorota Jarecka and Barbara Piwowarska and artist R.H. Quaytman discuss a new publication on artist Erna Rosenstein.

Unorthodox: On Art II
Thursday, November 19, 6pm
Austė, Brian Belott, Meriem Bennani, Tommy Hartung, Alice Mackler, Nick Payne, Jeni Spota, Jamian Juliano Villani, and others discuss their unorthodox artistic practices. Presented as part of Performa 15.


Programming for Unorthodox is made possible, in part, by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.


The Wind Up: The Power of Pictures
Thursday, November 19, 8–11pm
An evening of art-making, performance, and gallery tours.
The Wind Up: The Power of Pictures is made possible, in part, through the generosity of Genesis Philanthropy Group.

The Power of Pictures screening and talkbacks
Thursday, December 3, 5:30pm
John MacKay, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Film and Media Studies, Yale University, on Storm over Asia. (Vsevolod Pudovkin, 1928, 125 minutes)

This Is How We Do It: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage
Tuesday, December 8, 2pm
Rebecca Shaykin, Leon Levy Assistant Curator, in conversation with William Roka, South Street Seaport Museum. 
Free with museum admission; RSVP recommended

The Word: Spoken, Sung, and Played
Thursday, December 10, 7:30pm
Acclaimed pianist Daniel Gortler in a concert featuring internationally renowned vocalists Lauren Flanigan and David Adam Moore.

Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest presents:
A Literary Evening with Jami Attenberg
Thursday, December 17, 7pm
Author Jami Attenberg and writer and comedian Josh Gondelman discuss humor in fiction. 

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