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May 2019

Institute for Historical Study: Talk and Tour at the Richmond Museum of History

05/19/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2 pm Prof. Oliver B. Pollack will give a talk and a tour of the exhibit: Pioneers to the Present, The Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County. An exert from Prof. Pollack: "Get involved. That was my mantra when I arrived in Richmond in November 2016. Use the skills and tactics developed during 42 years in Nebraska in the Bay Area. Voila, two years later “Pioneers to the Present, The Jews of Richmond…

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June 2019

Jewish Food and Wine Celebration

06/23/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Alix Wall will speak about contributions of Jewish Chefs in the Bay Area. Wall, founder of The Illuminoshi: The Not-So-Secret Society of Bay Area Jewish Food Professionals, will be joined by Berkeley-based Covenant Winery and Perfusion Vineyard, a Richmond business farmed and owned by surgeon John Bry. Musicians Melita Silberstein and Dave Rosenfeld will round out the program. Beloved Jewish treats like chopped liver, kugel, knishes, spinach matzo pie and more will be offered. Guests of all ages are welcome but…

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August 2019

Opening Reception Richmond In Focus

08/10/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Opening Reception Richmond In Focus Join us for a free opening reception of the exhibit celebrating photography in Richmond!

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“Richmond In Focus”

08/11/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 12/29/2019 @ 4:00 pm PDT
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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March 2020

Between 2 Worlds: Untold Stories of Refugees from Laos

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Through photos, documents, cultural artifacts, and video recordings of first-person narratives, Between Two Worlds tells refugees’ stories in their own words, tracing their lives amidst U.S. bombings and other attempts to “contain” communism in Southeast Asia in general and Laos in particular, and of their journeys from their homes in Laos to reeducation camps, to refugee camps, to finding new homes in the United States. The Center for Lao Studies formed a team of cultural consultants, historians, museum professionals, graphic…

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