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The Breman Museum

Breman Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum
Call: (678) 222-3700 or visit www.thebreman.org
Extensive documents and profiles record Atlanta's Jewish history, making the museum the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Particularly notable for special exhibits that emphasize the value of tolerance and diversity.

Studio Earth: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Friday July 17, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Categories: Family and Kids

When: Friday July 17th

Cost: Free

Mr. Damon will guide participants as they create their own shadow puppets, focusing on the grassland ecosystem and brainstorming about other Biome elements such as plants and water sources. Participants will make mouse and lion shadow...
Cost: Free

Studio Earth: Recreating Nature in Art with Randy Taylor

Friday July 10, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Join us for this special Studio Earth art workshop with artist Randy Taylor and create a 'healing book' dedicated to planet earth. The Otami People of Mexico have healers called curanderos, that create healing books. These accordion fold books are made out of amate, pounded bark paper, filled with...
Cost: Free

Reform Judaism in Charleston and Baltimore

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 am EDT
When: Friday, June 26th at 10AM

Where: Zoom Registration: https://bit.ly/300PIGp

Cost: Free

Mark Bauman, retired professor of history at Atlanta Metropolitan College, will discuss the origins of Reform Judaism in Charleston and especially Baltimore and how Jews from these cities took Reform id...
Cost: Free

Atlanta's Old Jewish Neighborhood

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 am EDT
When: Friday, July 10th at 10AM

Where: Zoom Registration

Cost: Free

A hundred years ago, Atlanta's largest Jewish neighborhood stood on the city's south side. There, Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewish communities lived and worked alongside Greeks, Syrians, and native-born southerners, both black an...
Cost: Free

Summer Speaker Series

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Categories: Education

When: Friday, June 12th at 10AM

Register Here: https://bit.ly/2XVPAp4

Cost: Free

Jeremy Katz, Senior Director of Archives at the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, and Eric Lidji, Director of the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center, will discuss the life ...
Cost: Free

On the Sunny Side of the Street

Sunday May 10, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
Celebrate Mom with the music of Dorothy Fields, a lyricist, and author who wrote innumerable classic Broadway hits, and learn how this trailblazing songwriter's Jewish heritage impacted her artistry. Enjoy tunes like, "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "Big Spender", and "If My Friends Could See Me ...
Cost: $50-$60

In the House of Cohen with Perla Batalla

Sunday April 26, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
Canada's poet laureate, Leonard Cohen was one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the 20th century. This perfomance features former Cohen band member, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Perla Batalla sharing songs and personal anecdotes from her time and travels with Cohen.​ ...
Cost: $50-$60

In the House of Cohen with Perla Batalla

Sunday April 26, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
Canada's poet laureate, Leonard Cohen was one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the 20th century. This perfomance features former Cohen band member, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Perla Batalla sharing songs and personal anecdotes from her time and travels with Cohen.​ ...
Cost: $50-$60

Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia Meeting

Sunday March 22, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Since 2009, Shapell Manuscript Foundation researchers have unearthed a treasure trove of information on Union and Confederate Jews during the Civil War era, bringing to light a buried record of the Jewish-immigrant experience and American patriotism. The records include detailed military history, ph...
Cost: $4-$12

Bearing Witness: Alfred Schneider, PhD

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Even though school was illegal in Romania for jews in 1941, Alfred and two friends started their own course of studies and were later tutored by teachers within the ghetto. His academic prowess, ability to learn multiple languages and musical talents proved pivotal to his survival. Alfred Schneider ...
Cost: Free

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust: Bearing Witness with Alfred Schneider, PhD

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Holocaust Education Even though school was illegal in Romania for Jews in 1941, Alfred and two friends started their own course of studies and were later tutored by teachers within the ghetto. His academic prowess, ability to learn multiple languages and musical talents proved pivotal to...
Cost: Free

Let's Fall in Love

Sunday February 16, 2020 04:00 pm EST
Join us for a sweet afternoon filled with music and romance. Enjoy love-themed songs from the Great American Songbook. Hear songs from Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Nat King Cole, and Ella Fitzgerald. Join us and let's fall in love. Presented with the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival.
Cost: $50-$60

Bearing Witness: Henry "Hank" Lewin

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 pm EST
Hank tells the story of his parents, Nora and Joel Lewin who were married in Kovno, Lithuania, and endured separation and several concentration camps to survive the holocaust. He remembers Gideon, a brother he never knew who was killed in Auschwitz at the age of two. Guided tours of our Holocaust ...
Cost: Free

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust: Bearing Witness with Henry "Hank" Lewin

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 pm EST
Hank tells the story of his parents, Nora and Joel Lewin who were married in Kovno, Lithuania, and endured separation and several concentration camps to survive the holocaust. He remembers Gideon, a brother he never knew who was killed in Auschwitz at the age of two.
Cost: Free

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust Bearing Witness: Helen Weingarten

Sunday January 12, 2020 02:00 pm EST
Helen Weingarten will be telling her unforgettable story at The Breman Museum Helen was one of seven children. She entered Auschwitz as one of five sisters, but only four survived. Helen narrowly escaped death when the 500 women she was with were redirected from the entrance to the gas chambers an...
Cost: Free

Bearing Witness: Murray Lynn (Hungary)

Sunday December 8, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust Murray Lynn was only 14 years old when he, his mother and three brothers were sent by cattle train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. His mother and brothers were murdered upon their arrival, but Murray survived despite unbearable conditions, and a death march that ...
Cost: Free

The Role of Influence in Photography – Lisette Model, Diane Arbus & Vivian Maier

Friday December 6, 2019 11:00 am EST
Phillip Mosier, one of Atlanta’s leading photographers will share how the work and influence of Lisette Model, an Austrian-born American who taught photography at the New School for Social Research, shaped the direction of two of the greatest photographers of the twentieth-century, Diane Arbus and V...
Cost: Free-$14

Breman After Hours: Creativity Conversation - Dafi Altabeb

Monday November 18, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Award-winning Israeli choreographer, dancer, and musician Dafi Altabeb interviewed by Lori Teague, director of the Dance Program at Emory University Altebeb is a musician, dancer and choreographer whose impressive career includes performance in major international venues. She is a three-time recip...
Cost: Free

Bearing Witness: George Rishfeld (Poland)

Sunday November 17, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Categories: Holocaust Education

Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust

George was born in Warsaw, Poland. As an infant he was thrown over the barbed-wire fence of the Vilna Ghetto into the waiting arms of Halinka, the daughter of a man that worked for George’s father. Risking their own lives, they hi...
Cost: Free

Panel Discussion on the Threats of Modern Anti Semitism

Monday November 4, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Join us at The Breman Museum for a panel discussion of the threat of Modern Anti-Semitism. Learn about how the threat of Anti-Semitism endangers us and what we can do to oppose it. Patrick D. John, a Lawyer who works in Chicago, IL and serves on the Chicago Jewish Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Sam O...
Cost: $10

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours: Factory Town

Sunday November 3, 2019 01:00 pm EST
Join us as we explore Cabbagetown - Originally known as the Fulton Mill Village, Cabbagetown has a long and storied history in the annals of the Southern mill town. Intrepid guests will navigate this historic district’s past and present by: Walking along its narrow European-like streets and viewing ...
Cost: $18-$25

Bearing Witness: Paula Neuman Gris - The Breman Museum

Sunday October 27, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
With her mother performing backbreaking labor for the Nazis in the rock quarries of Transnistria, Paula Neuman Gris was the sole caretaker of her baby sister. Barely older than a toddler herself, Paula had to use her own smarts and spirited nature to survive. Experience Paula’s incredible story of d...
Cost: Free

African Americans, American Jews & American Popular Music: A Conversation with Ben Sidran & Rev. Dwight Andrews

Thursday October 17, 2019 07:15 pm EDT
Pianist, author and producer Ben Sidran and composer, musician, pastor and educator Dwight Andrews will come together to explore the depths, the confluences and co-operations, and the sometimes fraught conflicts and contradictions, of this significant cultural partnership that has shaped the history...
Cost: Free

Opening Event - Henri Dauman: Looking Up

Sunday September 15, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Henri Dauman is a Holocaust survivor and self-taught photographer who produced some of the most memorable covers for LIFE, Time and Newsweek Magazines. We are honored to have Henri Dauman with us for our special Opening Event. He will share about his journey – from his tragic childhood in the French...
Cost: Free-$12

Magical Mondays

Monday August 5, 2019 10:30 am EDT
Do you want to learn some awesome magic? This summer at the Breman you'll have your chance! Every week a staff member or a visiting guest magician will perform and teach magic that you can do using items you have around the house. By summer's end you'll be a regular Houdini! All ages welcome!
Cost: Free (members)-$12 ($2.36 fees)

Houdini in Early Cinema

Sunday July 14, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Houdini historian and blogger John Cox has studied the life of Harry Houdini for over 40 years and consults on Houdini projects for radio, television, stage and film. In this talk, Cox covers areas of Houdini's life that are not generally known. Cox shares aspects of Houdini's amazing life and caree...
Cost: Free-$12
1440 Spring St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(678) 222-3700
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