Kathryn C. Buhler Lecture
David Barquist, curator, American Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art; author, Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York
Jonathan Sarna, Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University
Celebrate the Museum’s ambitious plan for collecting Judaica. Learn about Jewish life and experience in Colonial America from renowned historian of American Judaism, Jonathan Sarna. David Barquist, expert on the artist Myer Myers, tells the story of the most productive and renowned silversmith working in colonial New York, whose rare works of Jewish ceremonial art highlight how his faith affected his life and work.
Tickets for free programs are available at all ticket desks on the day of the event only. Tickets are first come first serve and exclude gallery admission.