Feb 13, 2020–Jan 10, 2021
In 1873, at the end of the California Gold Rush, Levi Strauss & Co., named for a Bavarian Jewish dry goods merchant in San Francisco, obtained a U.S. patent with tailor Jacob Davis on the process of putting metal rivets in men’s denim work pants to increase their durability. It was the birth of the blue jean.
Oct 17, 2020–Feb 28, 2021
Los Angeles-based artist Stephen Berkman’s immersive photography installation is a tribute to Shimmel Zohar, a mythical nineteenth-century Jewish immigrant photographer, founder of Zohar Studios. The exhibition includes over thirty photographs, several large installations, a cabinet of curiosities, and a large format artist book about the Zohar project.
Apr 14, 2019–Mar 8, 2020
Featuring over fifty individual audio works created by teens, reflecting on stories of migration, language, passion, persistence, tradition, bridging distance, and love.