Awake Zion
Awake Zion



Mural design workshop. Artist Jay Wolf Schlossberg-Cohen leads participants in Jewish text mural design workshop. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 2 p.m. Free.


“ZOOM Family Studios.” For kids, families to learn about gallery exhibit “Beyond Belief” and create their own painting on canvas. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. $10-$20. Includes admission.


“Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg.” More than 80 snapshots of the late poet’s pals, plus related programming. Through Sept. 8. “Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art.” Modern artists express theological concepts through paintings, sculptures, photography, video and installation art. From the SFMOMA collection. Through Oct. 27. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.

“Celebrating the Legacy of Ruth Eis.” Exhibit paying tribute to the artist, founder and curator of the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley and the Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger in Danville. Through Nov. 10. At Jewish Heritage Museum at the Reutlinger, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville. Free.

“Handle With Care: A Portable Culture.” Multimedia exhibit on portability in Jewish culture. Through Aug. 3. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. (415) 567-3327 ext. 703.

“Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights.” Exhibit on the South African politician. Through Aug. 31. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. Free.

“Traditional by Conception, Modern by Design.” Contemporary Judaica by different artists. Through Sept. 16. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. Free. or (415) 751-2535.