Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco

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Since its founding in 1984, the Contemporary Jewish Museum has engaged audiences of all ages and backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. The Museum is a welcoming place where visitors can connect with one another through dialogue and shared experiences with the arts.
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  • September 13, 2017
    This museum had two visiting exhibits, very different, and each intriguing. It's an inexpensive and enjoyable way to expand your understanding of Judaism in America. Don't miss the permanent installat...  more »
  • August 24, 2017
    The CJM is housed in a stunningly designed former Power Station, which preserves much of the original and adds visually awesome detail and color and expanse to make a great space. The exhibits regular...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    The ony exhibit was of Roz Chast cartoons. I've long enjoyed her New Yorker cartoons, so this was a treat.  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    The space itself is very cool and contemporary. Would be a great thinking space. Went there for the Roz Chast cartoon memoirs exhibition, a good look at the artist's work and life. I'm not Jewish but was pleasantly surprised by the permanent exhibition by Leibowitz. It embodies the spirit of this most liberal city of the world, while encompassing unique Jewish values that people of different cultures can share.
  • June 9, 2017
    This place is delightful, beautiful, informative, and disturbing. As it should be. (However, don't bother to go to the cafe here, it's not that good. There's better only a few more steps away.)
  • June 6, 2017
    The architecture and exhibits were interesting, but several exhibits were poorly presented and difficult to engage with. Rather overpriced for the amount of content inside (I spent under 2 hours here).
  • June 26, 2017
    Pretty average. Wasn't necessarily worth the money to get in. Only 2 main exhibits that didn't provide a wealth of amusement.
  • June 4, 2017
    The outside is beautiful. I went here for a conference and the inside was amazing.

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