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Maggid and the Creative Power of Storytelling

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 • 10am–2pm

ADMISSION: $36 for teachers; includes lunch; scholarships available

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2017-11-16 10:00:00 UTC2017-11-16 14:00:00 UTC America/Los_AngelesThe CJM - 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CAMaggid and the Creative Power of StorytellingJewish LearningWorks and The Contemporary Jewish Museum come together for a professional development session focusing on Jewish storytelling, the maggid tradition, and artistic interpretations for today. The session will include gallery activities in Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid, as well as a hand-on art-making experience. Participants will also have the chance to see Sabbath: The Dorothy Saxe Invitational and hear about a Bay Area-wide student competition.

How can storytelling be used as an educational tool for responding to the complexities of our time? Join The CJM and Jewish LearningWorks for a professional development session focusing on Jewish storytelling, the maggid tradition, and artistic interpretations that explore stories and their enduring morals for today. The session will include a presentation by Jhos Singer, a local maggid; gallery activities in Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid; and a hands-on art-making experience led by Folktales artist Julia Goodman. Participants will also have the chance to see Sabbath: The 2017 Dorothy Saxe Invitational and hear about a Bay Area-wide student competition.

This program is a partnership between The Contemporary Jewish Museum and Jewish LearningWorks with additional collaborative support from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

how to register

Tickets are $36 and include lunch; scholarships are available. Register at http://www.jewishlearningworks.org/events/2017/11/16/annual-arts-education-day-of-learning

SUPPORTERS

This program is a partnership between The Contemporary Jewish Museum and Jewish LearningWorks with additional collaborative support from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

School and Teacher Programs are made possible by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Leadership support is provided by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund. Additional generous support is provided by the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund, the Toole Family Charitable Foundation, the Ullendorff Memorial Foundation, and Carol Swig.

Image Credit

Dina Goldstein, Ibbur, from the series Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, 2017. Ink on paper, 37 x 48 in. Courtesy of the artist.