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Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try is a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th-century artist and Holocaust survivor Boris Lurie. Centered around his earliest work, the so-called War Series, as well as never-before-exhibited objects and ephemera from Lurie’s personal archive, the exhibition presents a portrait of an artist reckoning with devastating trauma, haunting memories, […]

Transforming Moments: A Conversation With Diane Von Furstenberg

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Before she was an international fashion icon and a member of the TIME 100, Diane von Furstenberg was a young girl growing up with parents who had just survived the Holocaust. Her father, originally from Moldova, escaped the Nazis in Switzerland. Her mother, originally from Greece, fought the Nazis as a member of the resistance […]

$10

Sweet Tea And The Southern Jew

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Growing up or living in the American South, one finds oneself in a legacy of hospitality, good food, and sometimes not quite fitting in with the neighbors. Join the Museum for a virtual performance of Sweet Tea & the Southern Jew to hear stories of struggle, humor, and exploring what it means to be Jewish […]

$10

Architecture Unbound: A Century of the Disruptive Avant-Garde

Skyscraper Museum

In Architecture Unbound noted architecture critic JOSEPH GIOVANNINI traces our current architecture landscape to the disruptive scientific advances and transgressive and progressive art movements that roiled Europe before and after World War I, and then to the social unrest and cultural disruptions of the 1960s. Cumulative shifts across disciplines and social systems established fertile new […]

Free

Retirement A to Z: Financial Education Series for Adults

Wednesday Webinar. Eight-part series on retirement planning. These programs are designed to introduce you to the many possible sources of retirement income and resources, including social security, medicare, pension options including 401(k)s, individual retirement accounts and annuities, as well as the complex issues faced when planning for loved ones with wills and/or trusts. Today: Understanding […]

Free

Echoes In Ink: A Liberation Day Reading Of Short Stories From The Holocaust

Museum of Jewish Heritage

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, many Jewish writers turned to pen and paper to reckon with the enormity of their loss. The stories they wrote—both fiction and nonfiction—bring to life the darkest moments of human history at the same time as they remind us of the human capacity for renewal and regeneration. On International […]

$10

Pieces of China: Lijia Zhang on the Chinese Missile Factory Where She Began

China Institute

“Long live Chairman Mao” was the first English language sentence the Lijia Zhang ever learned. “Foreign language is a tool of class struggle” was the second. On January 27, the author of Socialism is Great and Lotus, will take us back in time to the missile factory where she worked in the early 1980s, and […]

Seaport Fit

Today: Hit the Deck. Reservations are released at 10AM every Monday the week before class.

Free

Virtual Walking Tour: Jewish Paris

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Virtual stroll through Le Marais, Paris’ Jewish Quarter. The neighborhood is famous for its old-world charm, delis and bakeries, narrow cobblestone streets, hidden courtyards, and tranquil gardens on Rue des Rosiers. Our tour guide, Flora, was born to a Parisian Jewish family and grew up in Le Marais. Together, we’ll explore the neighborhood’s Jewish history, […]

$36

Annual BPCA Art Exhibition reception

All are welcome to come and enjoy the inspired artwork created by participants at BPCA’s art programs. Meet fellow artists and the artists/educators who lead the programs. Proof of vaccination required, RSVP recommended.

Free