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PEACE: What Does it Mean to You?

June 22, 2014 through October 5, 2014

Peace of my mind

PEACE: What Does it Mean to You? is a multimedia community art project featuring A Peace of My Mind, an exhibition by photographer John Noltner, that fosters public dialogue about issues related to conflict resolution, civic responsibility, and peace.


YOGA!

June 22 - October 5, 2014

FREE for Members or With Regular Museum Admission

Yoga

Classes will last 45 minutes, begin at 11:00 AM, and take place in the gallery. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and check the schedule below for a date that works for you. RSVP and save your spot!

  • Sunday, June 22 (10:00AM)
  • Thursday, July 3
  • Thursday, July 7
  • Thursday, July 31
  • Thursday, August 7
  • Thursday, August 21
  • Thursday, September 4
  • Thursday, September 18
  • Thursday, October 2

If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Reid at jreid@thebreman.org or 404-870-1632.


Photography Workshop

July 1 – September 23, 2014

$25/members, $36/non-members (includes admission)

Photography

Classes will last 2 hours, begin at 4:00 PM, and require a reservation. If you would you like to bring your group for a private photography workshop, give us a call! Check the schedule below for a date that works for you and RSVP to secure your spot!

  • Tuesday, July 1
  • Tuesday, July 29
  • Tuesday, August 26
  • Tuesday, September 23

If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Reid at jreid@thebreman.org or 404-870-1632.


Bearing Witness: Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

September 7, 2014 – May 3, 2015

Each of these events is made free of charge through a generous grant from the Sara Giles Moore Foundation

Bearing Witness

The messages imparted by the Holocaust Survivors in the Bearing Witness series transcend historical text or chronology and speak directly to the capabilities of the human condition. All of the speakers are Atlanta residents, and as they recall the horrors of the Holocaust their words rise above hatred and retribution to speak about the strength and will that enabled them to survive. Each event will be held at museum on Sundays at 2 p.m. on the dates below:

  • Sept. 7

    Tosia Schneider, Survivor from Poland and author of the memoir Someone Must Survive to Tell the World

  • Nov. 2

    Herbert Kohn, Survivor from Germany and eyewitness to Kristallnacht

  • Dec. 14

    Mort Waitzman, liberator of German concentration camps and awarded the bronze star for valor.

  • Jan. 4

    Henry Friedman, Survivor from Hungary, survivor of a firing squad, and protected by his grandmother's blessing.

  • March 8

    Goldie Bertone and Betty Sunshine will tell the story of their mother, Bella Urbach Solnik, who escaped from Dachau.

  • May 3

    Penina Bowman, Auschwitz Survivor from Romania who married an American GI. Her handmade wedding dress is on display at the Breman.


  • One Region Free Day at The Breman

    Sunday, September 21 - All Day

    September 21, 2014 is the International Day of Peace. The Breman Museum is opening its doors to the public so that people can view our exhibition Peace: What Does It Mean To You? and explore the meaning of peace in their lives.

    At 2:00 PM, the Breman Museum will host the 2014 Atlanta Compassion Games Closing Ceremonies. The Compassion Games, which take place from 9/11 to 9/21, are designed to make our communities safer, kinder, more just, and better places to live through random acts of kindness, being a secret agent of compassion or volunteering with a Metro-Atlanta organization that is already involved in compassionate action.

    Compassionate Atlanta's program will feature:
    - music led by Aviva Kessler (of Aviva and the Flying Penguins)
    - a report on the 2014 Atlanta Compassion Games
    - a group interactive experience by Audrey Galax of Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasting
    - an opportunity to sign the Charter for Compassion


    Book Talk & Signing with Sandy Berman, author of Klara with a K

    October 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM

    Included in the Price Regular Museum Admission

    Klara with a KAfter liberation from the horrors of Buchenwald, eighteen-year-old Klara is given the unique opportunity to leave the past behind and forge a new life, with a new identity, in the American South. In Atlanta, Georgia, covering up her past becomes increasingly burdensome as Klara realizes she has more in common with "the help" than her husband's country club friends. The Jim Crow laws that rule the day are uncomfortably similar to the Nuremburg Laws, and so Klara find great solace in joining the fight for Civil Rights. But in the end, only a difficult visit from her past can free Klara from the web of lies in which she lives.


    Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia Panel Discussion

    October 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM

    Included in the Price Regular Museum Admission

    Jewish Genealogical Society of GeorgiaThe fall program for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia will consist of a panel discussion lead by Atlanta area experts in the field of genealogy. The museum’s library will be open to members starting at noon and the panel will begin an hour later. Following the discussion, there will be a book talk by Sandy Berman on her recently published novel Klara with a K.


    Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak in His Own Words and Pictures

    November 2014 – May 2015

    Maurice Sendak

    This engaging multi-media exhibition includes photographs, illustrations, book selections, letters, and an audio-visual component about the life-long art of Maurice Sendak. Interactive, hands-on material is provided for visitors to use in the gallery and at home.

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