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The Breman Museum

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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.

Sunday March 19, 2023 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $16-$60,
Reuniting for a concert titled “Joe Alterman & Houston Person: Together Again” at the Breman Museum on March 19, pianist Alterman and saxophonist Person will dig into standards of the Great American Songbook. [click here for more]

Sunday November 20, 2022 04:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $18-$60,
Prolific Israeli Jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen presents the Anat Cohen Quartetinho at The Breman Stage. Performance and Reception. [click here for more]

Thursday September 22, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free ,
Categories: Poetry

The Breman Museum and Poetry@TECH Present Poetry@Tech in collaboration with the Breman Jewish Museum present Alicia Ostriker, Rosebud Ben Oni, & Rachel Galvin

For more information visit our website at www.Thebreman.org

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Sunday January 30, 2022 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Categories: Literature, Book Talk, History

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia presents Professor Laura Leibman speaking about her book - Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multiracial Jewish Family.

Beginning with two small portraits belonging to a Jewish heiress from New ... [click here for more]

Wednesday January 26, 2022 07:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Categories: Literature, Book Talk, History

In Commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Breman Museum present a ZOOM book discussion

The Art of Inventing Hope offers an unprecedented, in-depth conversation between the world’s most revered Holocaust su... [click here for more]

Sunday November 7, 2021 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
The Breman Museum and the MJCCA Book Fest In Your Living Room Present

Lucy Adlington, The Dressmakers of Auschwitz

ZOOM AUTHOR TALK AND Q & A // REGISTER HERE

At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and gi... [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
The Breman Museum and Poetry@TECH Present

AN EVENING OF POETRY (Virtual Event)

When: 10/21/2021 Where: Virtual Program; Link provided after registration Cost: Free

Register Here

Poetry@Tech, the South’s Premier reading series, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, along with the William Br... [click here for more]

Sunday September 19, 2021 05:30 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: RSVP BY AUGUST 15th,
Join us for an evening of entertainment, enlightenment, conversation and cuisine. The celebration includes the premiere of The Breman’s powerful new exhibition, HISTORY WITH CHUTZPAH: Remarkable Stories of The Southern Jewish Adventure 1733-Present.  Guests will be invited to tour the exhibition fol... [click here for more]

Tuesday August 17, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free with Encouraged Donations,
EXCLUSIVE! A conversation with bestselling author Bruce Feiler and his brother, photographer and writer Andrew Feiler. The Breman Museum is thrilled to present, for the first time anywhere, bestselling author Bruce Feiler (Walking the Bible, Council of Dads, Life Is in the Transitions) and his bro... [click here for more]
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Sunday August 15, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free with Encouraged Donations,
March 2020, due to the COVID pandemic, we postponed the Molly Blank Concert featuring Perla Batalla performing In The House of Cohen, a tribute to the music of Leonard Cohen. We are happy to announce the performance is now scheduled for the 15th of August and you are invited. Hallelujah! This per... [click here for more]

Sunday August 8, 2021 07:30 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free with Encouraged Donations,
The Breman in conjunction with the Balethnic Dance Company has commissioned a series of dances based on the works of the prominent artists featured in A Jazz Memoir: The Photography of Herb Snitzer. Join us for a night of dance for the cost of donation. Any size donation will grant you access to the... [click here for more]

Tuesday May 25, 2021 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Join us for "Researching Jewish Families in America," a special series of JewishGenTalks highlighting archives, museums, and historical society collections of interest to family historians from around the country. The inaugural talk will focus on Southern Jewish Resources, and will feature repositor... [click here for more]

Thursday April 1, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Join us after the concert for a conversation with composers Gabriela Lena Frank, Judith Shatin, Alyssa Weinberg and Nomi Epstein at 8:15pm

“Mirrors” includes music by Lera Auerbach, Alyssa Weinberg, Gabriela Lena Frank, Judith Shatin, Nomi Epstein and Betty Olivero.

Performers:

Sarah Ambrose, fl... [click here for more]

Thursday March 4, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$10,
Join Dr. Perry Brickman, the foremost historian on Uncovering a history Antisemitism at Emory Dental School, as he discusses the most notorious case of Antisemitism in America and a pivotal moment in Atlanta’s Jewish history. The class will be moderated by Dr. Eric Goldstein, The Judith London Evans... [click here for more]

Thursday February 25, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join biographer David Lowe as he discusses the life and career of one of Atlanta’s most prominent and trailblazing Jewish politicians, Morris Abram. The class will be moderated by Dr. Catherine Lewis, Assistant Vice President of Museums, Archives & Rare Books; Director of the Museum of History and H... [click here for more]

Thursday February 18, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University, Dr. Marni Davis, as she discusses her research on the old Jewish neighborhood of Atlanta. The class will be moderated by ethnographer of the Atlanta Sephardic community, Dan Maslia. [click here for more]

Thursday February 11, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$24,
Join the foremost historian on Rich’s department store, Jeff Clemmons, as he discusses the store that became synonymous with Atlanta and tied to the cultural, social, architectural, and philanthropical fabric of Atlanta. The class will be moderated by the president of the Rich Foundation, Tom Asher. [click here for more]

Thursday February 4, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join esteemed historians Mark Bauman, Leonard Rogoff, and Diane Vecchio as they discuss the legacy of Jewish women’s activism in Atlanta and the region. Hear these three experts discuss activism of the past and the evolving role of women in Jewish social services. [click here for more]

Thursday January 28, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join Steve Oney, the foremost historian on the Leo Frank case, as he discusses a devestatingly tragic case of Antisemetism in America and a pivotal moment in Atlanta’s Jewish history. The class will be moderated by founding archivist of The Breman, Sandra Berman, who devoted her career to collecting... [click here for more]

Wednesday January 27, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
More than one million Jewish children were killed during the Holocaust and countless others survived. Some, like Anne Frank, kept diaries in which they confided their hopes, fears, and experiences. Join us for a special virtual reading of excerpts from these diaries, narrated by Liev Schreiber, and ... [click here for more]

Thursday November 19, 2020 07:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Categories: Jazz

Jews and Jazz II

A Lecture-Demonstration (with Music)

By Gordon Vernick with Gary Motley on piano

November 19 | 7 PM – 8:30

Free RSVP Required | Register link below.

Meet Gary Motley and Dr. Gordon Vernick as they discuss the significant roles that Jews have played in the ... [click here for more]

Thursday November 12, 2020 07:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Jazz Talk with Joe Alterman and Herb Snitzer

What: Jazz Talk with Joe Alterman and Herb Snitzer

LIVE! At The Breman With Joe Alterman and Herb Snitzer

When: November 12 at 7 PM

Where: Free ZOOM Webinar | https://tinyurl.com/y3zfnlpv

Jazz photographer Herb Snitzer tells stories and chats wi... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 6, 2020 05:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Join Atlanta favorite Lois Reiztes, host of WABE’s City Lights, in conversation with The Atlanta Opera’s General & Artistic Director, Tomer Zvulun as they discuss the Opera’s upcoming production of The Kaiser of Atlantis. [click here for more]

Thursday October 1, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Meet Herb as he and exhibition curator Tony Casadonte discuss Jazz, Photography and much more. The new exhibition, A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer features images documenting America’s Jazz scene, focusing on the 1957–1964, of his over fifty-year career. Images of Louis Armstrong, Nina Si... [click here for more]

Sunday September 13, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
David Lowe, whose work on the late civil rights lawyer Morris Abram won the National Jewish Book Award for best biography in 2019, will offer introductory remarks about the writing of the book and then answer questions from the hosts and the audience.

About the Book

Morris B. Abram (1918–2000) e... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 8, 2020 12:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Terra Infirma is an exhibition of sixty artists presenting works inspired by the urgent need to address global warming and heal our natural environments. Even as we are all stuck at home The Breman is presenting a virtual version of the exhibition on September 7th that you can peruse on our website.... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 1, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Panel Discussion: Married to the Rabbi

When: Tuesday, September 1st at 2PM

What: Inspired by the book, Married to the Rabbi: Sixty Spouses of Retired Reform Rabbis in Their Own Words edited by Naomi Patz and Judy Maslin, this panel discussion, moderated by Karen Franklin, will feature southern r... [click here for more]

Wednesday August 12, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
The NCJW is celebrating it’s 125ththAnniversary.

Join the past presidents of the Atlanta National Jewish Woman's Council for a panel discussion reminiscing on the past of the council.

Register Ahead at Thebreman.org

The panel will be made up of 4 former council presidents.

Beth Sugarman, Nan... [click here for more]

Sunday August 2, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Virtual Book Talk with Sandy Berman

The Breman’s founding archivist, Sandy Berman, will be introducing Whitewashed at The Breman, and giving our guests special insight into the novel's captivating tale. Our director Leslie Gordon will be moderating the talk with Sandy.

The novel is available on Am... [click here for more]

Friday July 17, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Friday July 10, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Friday June 12, 2020 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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 ... [click here for more]

Sunday May 10, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $50-$60,
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 ... [click here for more]

Sunday April 26, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $50-$60,
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.​ ... [click here for more]

Sunday April 26, 2020 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $50-$60,
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.​ ... [click here for more]

Sunday March 22, 2020 01:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $4-$12,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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 ... [click here for more]

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday February 16, 2020 04:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $50-$60,
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. [click here for more]

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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 ... [click here for more]

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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. [click here for more]

Sunday January 12, 2020 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday December 8, 2019 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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 ... [click here for more]

Friday December 6, 2019 11:00 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$14,
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... [click here for more]

Monday November 18, 2019 07:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday November 17, 2019 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Monday November 4, 2019 07:30 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday November 3, 2019 01:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $18-$25,
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 ... [click here for more]

Sunday October 27, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Thursday October 17, 2019 07:15 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday September 15, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
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... [click here for more]

Monday August 5, 2019 10:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free (members)-$12 ($2.36 fees),
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! [click here for more]

Sunday July 14, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
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... [click here for more]

Sunday July 7, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $12,
Joe M. Turner is one of Atlanta's best-known magicians and mentalists, having performed across the country and around the world. His skills as a sleight-of-hand artist have led his peers to vote him Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year... three times! He has appeared at the Hollywood Magic Castle ... [click here for more]

Sunday July 7, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $12,
Joe M. Turner is one of Atlanta's best-known magicians and mentalists, having performed at thousands of corporate events, on cruises, in theatres and at private events across the country and around the world. His skills as a sleight-of-hand artist have led his peers to vote him Greater Atlanta Magic... [click here for more]

Sunday June 30, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $12,
The city's top magical entertainers deliver an afternoon of exciting mysteries for the eyes and mind. Don't miss this opportunity to see a variety of excellent magicians doing what they do best. This family-friendly show is sure to please, so tell your friends. The Atlanta magic clubs have not pro... [click here for more]

Sunday June 30, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $12,
The city's top magical entertainers deliver an afternoon of exciting mysteries for the eyes and mind. Don't miss this opportunity to see a variety of excellent magicians doing what they do best. This family-friendly show is sure to please, so tell your friends. The Atlanta magic clubs have not produ... [click here for more]

Saturday June 29, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
n Judaism, there has been a belief in the power of magic spells and rituals to help achieve health and success. The lecture by Rabbi Joe Prass traces the controversial role that magic has had in Jewish history and culture.

Price Members: Free Non-Members: Cost of admission

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Friday June 28, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
Harry Houdini had an obsessive love/hate relationship with magic and the supernatural. While performing inexplicable feats of magic for millions around the world, he diligently reminded his audiences that he had no occult powers. However, when his mother, Cecelia Weisz, died; he turned to the supe... [click here for more]

Monday June 17, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
Tonight at the Breman you will have an opputunity to peek behind the curtain to see just how magicians interact and develop their skills. Both of the local clubs, IBM Ring 9 and SAM Assembly 30, will be on hand performing creative and mystifying feats. The theme of the evening is "Wild About Harry: ... [click here for more]

Monday June 17, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
This night at the Breman you will have an opportunity to peek behind the curtain to see just how magicians interact and develop their skills. Both of the local clubs, IBM Ring 9 and SAM Assembly 30, will be on hand performing creative and mystifying feats. The theme of the evening is "Wild About Har... [click here for more]

Sunday June 2, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Register information to acquire pricing info,
This performance is part of The 2019 Molly Blank Concert Series Celebrating Jewish Contributions to Music. As Groucho once said: “time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.” In the first half of the 20th century, The Marx Brothers revolutionized American comedy, creating indelible comic ... [click here for more]

Sunday May 26, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
Event Details

Werner Reich was captured and imprisoned when he was 15 years old and spent time in three different concentration camps.

While at Auschwitz, he saw a magicianthe Great Nivellido a card trick, and this spawned a lifelong interest in magic. Werner joins magician, author, and entreprene... [click here for more]

Sunday May 19, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
In this lecture, actor, author, and magician Max Howard explores not just the fundamental elements of theatre and magic, but also the period in which Houdini performed and how the theatrical customs of the times informed and influenced his performances. [click here for more]

Monday May 6, 2019 10:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
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! Reco... [click here for more]

Monday April 29, 2019 10:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
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! Reco... [click here for more]

Sunday April 28, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $12,
Could the next Houdini be found on stage at the Breman? We are excited to provide an opportunity for young magicians in the Atlanta area to put their illusion skills on display in a talent show to entertain family, friends, and aficionados! Participants will receive valuable positive coaching and fe... [click here for more]

Monday April 22, 2019 10:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
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! Reco... [click here for more]

Monday April 15, 2019 10:30 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
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!

Recommended Ages – 6+ Years Old & Families (parent must be in attendance)

Price

Members - Free... [click here for more]

Sunday April 14, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$12,
Join us for the exhibition opening of Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini!

Non-Members 2 PM - 5 PM - Exhibition open to the public 2 PM - 3:15 PM - Lecture by David London, curator and magician. 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Public Tour

Members 10 AM - 2 PM - Members Preview

12 PM - 1 PM - M... [click here for more]

Sunday April 14, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
Harry Houdini wasn’t born. He was invented. The world’s most famous magician began life as Erik Weisz, the son of a Hungarian rabbi. In 1878 immigration to the U.S. transformed Erik Weisz into Ehrich Weiss. It was the first of many transformations for the man who would become the first internation... [click here for more]

Sunday April 7, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Register online for ticket prices,
From the Top: NPR, The Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, and the Piedmont National Family Foundation present this show. This performance is part of The 2019 Molly Blank Concert Series Celebrating Jewish Contributions to Music. From the Top is... [click here for more]

Sunday March 31, 2019 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
Daniel Horowitz Garcia presents this JGSG Meeting. Since 2014 Daniel has been the regional manager of StoryCorps in Atlanta which is a national media organization that helps people record, preserve, and share their life stories. He is a historian specializing in oral history. Before getting his Mast... [click here for more]

Sunday March 24, 2019 05:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Bearing Witness

Ben Walker will be speaking as part of The Breman Museum's oral history event series titled Bearing Witness: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust.

Ben was six years old when he and his family were ordered to report to the railroad station within four hours. He and his mother survi... [click here for more]

Wednesday March 13, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Once the largest employer in Atlanta, the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill is now loft apartments and condos. Explore the Jewish history of the factory and how it gave rise to Cabbagetown and also Georgia Tech.

View the entire Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours lineup here. 

Where

Meet ... [click here for more]

Sunday March 10, 2019 05:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $20 - $60,
What do the songs “Beauty and the Best”, “Que Sera Sera”, and “White Christmas” have in common, in addition to being winners of the Academy-Awards most prestigious music award? They were all written by Jewish composers! Bob Spiotto, dazzling performer and director of programs at New York City’s Fria... [click here for more]

Sunday February 24, 2019 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Robert Ratonyi will be speaking as part of The Breman Museum's oral history event series titled Bearing Witness: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust. Robert Ratonyi remembers a childhood scarred by fear, upheaval, hunger and loss. He was six years old when forced to wear a yellow star and face t... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 13, 2019 10:00 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $18 - $25,
The next Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour is back with a one-of-a-kind trolley tour of the Jewish connection to Atlanta's Civil Rights Movement. Explore the role Jewish Institutions played in the fight for integration with tour stops at The Temple, Prior Tire,the Rich's Building, the Peachtree Manor Hot... [click here for more]

Sunday February 10, 2019 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $5 ,
Breman Jewish Heritage Museum [click here for more]

Sunday January 20, 2019 01:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free - $12,
Speak, write, draw, and share your truth! Explore the history, purpose, and art of zine making, and make a zine of your very own. VOX Teen Communications and The Breman Museum will publish zine content created in this workshop. This workshop is inspired in part by Vedem Underground Exhibition. This ... [click here for more]

Sunday January 20, 2019 11:00 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Members of MODA are invited to a tour of the VEDEM UNDERGROUND at the Breman Jewish Heritage Museum. This exhibit is a tribute to the work of the longest-running underground magazine in a Nazi Camp. Follow this walk through history and art. [click here for more]

Thursday January 17, 2019 10:00 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $15 to $23,
The Breman Museum leads this behind the curtain tour of legendary Atlanta theatre and look at it's history. [click here for more]

Sunday January 13, 2019 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Categories: Oral History Event

Bebe Forehand will be speaking as part of The Breman Museum's oral history event series titled Bearing Witness: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust.

Like Anne Frank, Bebe Forehand was hidden away from the Nazis in an attic. A family friend brought food, books and m... [click here for more]

Sunday December 16, 2018 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free for members,
Professor Ellie Schainker, Arthur Blank Family Foundation Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Emory University, will speak on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00 to The Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia. Professor Schainker will be speaking on the topic of her research: 19th Jewish ... [click here for more]

Tuesday December 11, 2018 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free ,
Brutalized by Nazis, Eugen survived the Holocaust in the notorious camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dachau. Yet after the war, when given the chance to kill one of the most brutal guards, he refused. What powers led Eugen to give up hostility to his enemies? The former Chair of the Department of Soci... [click here for more]

Wednesday December 5, 2018 10:00 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free for members-$10,
Learn all about the ritual of the mikvah and specifically about the MACoM Metro Atlanta community Mikvah. Enjoy a short tour of the new facility and a staff-led discussion. The mikvah is an essential gateway to Judaism. For those who convert to (or are adopted into) Judaism, immersion in this specia... [click here for more]

Sunday December 2, 2018 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $18 - $21,
Categories: Hanukkah Join Conductor Juan Ramirez and Cantor Lauren Adesnik as members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Emanu-El Youth Choir perform a very special Vedem-inspired Hanukkah concert, From Darkness to Light. This concert highlights inspiring music from the Holocaust, melodic Sephard... [click here for more]

Sunday November 11, 2018 02:00 PM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Henry Birnbrey was brought to the United States on a special mission to rescue Jewish children. Years later, Henry would return to Germany as an American GI, serving with the forces that stormed the beaches of Normandy. He was among the first American eyewitnesses to the devastation of the Nazi conc... [click here for more]

Sunday October 21, 2018 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
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 and sent to Germany for slave labor. Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be... [click here for more]

Sunday October 21, 2018 12:30 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
No description provided [click here for more]

Sunday October 14, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free ,
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Sunday September 30, 2018 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Bearing Witness is a series that features Holocaust survivors, all Atlanta residents, who recall their experiences during 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 u... [click here for more]

Sunday September 16, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$10 ,
Explore one of Atlanta’s oldest cemeteries with local historian and author, Jeff Clemmons, who is currently writing a book on the history of the cemetery. Opened in 1884 with nearly six hundred acres of land, Westview was designed to be the premier cemetery of the Southeast.

Where

Meet at Westview... [click here for more]

Sunday August 26, 2018 03:30 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Join us at 3:30 as students share more about their projects featured in the Curating Your Family Story Exhibition. Chat and Nosh - Check out the art and enjoy a reception with a sampling of food representing the students favorite family recipes. Curating Your Family Story is a program created by the... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:30 PM EDT
If you are interested in history and the Holocaust, comfortable speaking in public, and available weekdays during the day, you can join our docent team! Join us in our 2018 docent training session, from August 16 to September 6. Read more on how to apply:

2018 Docent Training Flier

You can apply for... [click here for more]

Thursday June 14, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
For this Lunchtime Culture event, The Alliance Theatre shares excerpts from Sheltered, and their upcoming play, Goodnight, Tyler that are both winners of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Artistic Programs Manager Celise Kalke discusses how plays are transformed from a ... [click here for more]

Thursday June 14, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
<br>The Alliance Theatre shares excerpts from Sheltered, and their upcoming play, Goodnight, Tyler that are both winners of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Artistic Programs Manager Celise Kalke discusses how plays are transformed from a script to the st... [click here for more]

Sunday June 3, 2018 05:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: $20-$60,
<br>For the last three years, Theatrical Outfit has developed incredible shows that tell the stories of Jewish composers who wrote top hits in American music. For behind every star are talented teams who rarely see the spotlight This year, we’re peaking behind none other than Barbra St... [click here for more]

Sunday April 22, 2018 02:00 PM EDT
The Breman Museum Cost: Free,
Manuela Bornstein and her family survived the Holocaust hiding in Vichy France. Her story honors the “conspiracy of goodness” that saved them — from Parisian neighbors and friends to members of the Resistance, to the grace of villagers who never revealed their whereabouts despite great danger to th... [click here for more]
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Thursday March 4, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$10,
Join Dr. Perry Brickman, the foremost historian on Uncovering a history Antisemitism at Emory Dental School, as he discusses the most notorious case of Antisemitism in America and a pivotal moment in Atlanta’s Jewish history. The class will be moderated by Dr. Eric Goldstein, The Judith London Evans... [click here for more]

Thursday February 25, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join biographer David Lowe as he discusses the life and career of one of Atlanta’s most prominent and trailblazing Jewish politicians, Morris Abram. The class will be moderated by Dr. Catherine Lewis, Assistant Vice President of Museums, Archives & Rare Books; Director of the Museum of History and H... [click here for more]

Thursday February 18, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: $10,
Join Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University, Dr. Marni Davis, as she discusses her research on the old Jewish neighborhood of Atlanta. The class will be moderated by ethnographer of the Atlanta Sephardic community, Dan Maslia. [click here for more]

Thursday February 11, 2021 10:30 AM EST
The Breman Museum Cost: Free-$24,
Join the foremost historian on Rich’s department store, Jeff Clemmons, as he discusses the store that became synonymous with Atlanta and tied to the cultural, social, architectural, and philanthropical fabric of Atlanta. The class will be moderated by the president of the Rich Foundation, Tom Asher. [click here for more]
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM – 4:00 AM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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