“Jews and Cartooning.” Opening-night reception for exhibit of cartoon art by Jewish artists, including Bob Singer of Hanna-Barbera, Ben Katchor and R. Crumb. Exhibit opened April 1 and runs through Sept. 1. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 5 p.m. Free.

“Artists on Craft.” Zachary Royer Scholz talks about the artistic process behind his contribution to the Dorothy Saxe Invitational. At Contemporary Jewish Museum,  736 Mission St., S.F. 12:30 p.m. Included with museum admission.


“Late Night at the Jewseum” photo/gary sexton-courtesy cjm

An artful Passover. It’s a seder and a party wrapped into one at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. The final night of Passover begins with the sixth annual “Out of Order Seder” in the Yud gallery, with a kosher-for-Passover dinner and performances by Heather Klein, Amy X Neuburg and Karina Denike. “Late Night at the Jewseum” is the after-party, with an open bar, dancing, live music and a performance by Fat Chance Bellydance. Proceeds support CJM public programs. Ages 21 and older only.

6:30 to 9 p.m. seder; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. party, Saturday, April 11 at Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. $75-$360.


“Mi Polin/From Poland.” Opening reception for exhibition of Judaica from Poland, featuring artists Helena Czernek and Aleksander Prugar speaknig about their work. Exhibit opened April 1 and runs through June 25. At PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 6:30 p.m. Free.


“Pop-Up Exhibition: Moroccan Jews and the Ornaments of Acculturation.” U.C. Berkeley professor Emily Gottreich discusses the history of Moroccan Jews through Jewish artifacts. At Magnes, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. 12 p.m. Free.