The Golem is Coming!

Long Museum Night 2016

Golem – the famous Jewish legend figure has inspired artists and authors for centuries and the Jewish Museum Berlin invites you to an exhibition all about the artificial creation of life.

As an exhibition preview, come and join us in the Golem Lounge on Long Museum Night! Enjoy a cocktail in the Glass Courtyard and watch the silent film classic The Golem: How He Came Into the World with sound fusions by DJ D'dread – a psychoacoustic experience!

Where

Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard


Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

6 pm to 2 am
The Golem is Coming!
Make yourself comfortable in the Golem Lounge with cocktails and film clips, media insights, and a virtual giant golem!

6.45 pm to 12.15 am
Composing, Melodizing, Understanding
Consider things from a different perspective! The express guided tours with their different themes present the museum as a place of discovery:
6.45 pm + 9.45 pm Resounding Image – The Peddler’s Orchestra
7.15 pm + 8.45 pm Bibliodramatic – Scenes from the Garden of Eden
7.45 pm + 11.15 pm Architecture Condensed
8.15 pm + 10.45 pm A Peep through the Spectacles – Enlightenment Profiles
9.15 pm + 11.45 pm Restaged – Jewish Weddings
10.15 pm + 12.15 am Laid in Wool – Reviewing Images of Modernity

10 pm + 12 midnight
SilentFilmDJ - The Golem: How He Came Into the World
Silent film classic from 1920 with live accompaniment by DJ D'dread

Fotocollage with Golem figure

Long Museum Night; Jewish Museum Berlin

Contact
Stefan van Zwoll
phone: 
+49 (0)30 259 93 483
fax: 
+49 (0)30 259 93 513
Where

Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard


Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

More Information

  • When

    27 August 2016, 6 pm - 2 am

  • Where
    Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard

    
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

  • Entry fee

    with the long-night ticket available at the museum cash desk

Events (9) Cultural Summer 2016 Show all

Cultural Summer 2016

Every year, the Jewish Museum Berlin invites visitors to its cultural summer program held in the Museum Garden from June to August.

Semer Ensemble:
Rescued Treasure

25 June 2016
Concert Opening the Cultural Summer

Summer Garden Party

3 July 2016
This year’s summer garden party is all about Eastern European and Yiddish culture.

Reading with Christian Berkel: Tevye the Dairyman

9 July 2016
To mark the 100th anniversary of Sholem Alejchem’s death, the actor Christian Berkel will read from the new translation of the book Tevye the Dairyman

Jazz in the Garden:
Shira Z. Carmel and her Brasserie

17 July 2016
Jazz Concert with Cabaret Jazz

Jazz in the Garden:
Bester Quartet

31 July 2016
Concert with Klezmer jazz

Bobe Mayses: Yiddish Knights and Other Impossibilities

7 August 2016
Street Theater: The theater visionary Jenny Romaine transforms the Jewish Museum Berlin and its garden into a stage for an extraordinary theater extravaganza.

Long Museum Night

27 August 2016
The Golem is Coming! The Jewish legend figure has inspired artists and authors

Jazz in the Garden:
Zlata Razdolina

28 August 2016
Concert with Jewish jazz

Jazz in the Garden:
Libelid Quintet

11 September 2016
Concert with Ambient jazz

Events Accompanying the Exhibition (11) GOLEM Show all

GOLEM

Golem talks, workshops, readings, and film premiere: events for adults, kids, and families held during our Golem exhibition in 2016–17.

Long Museum Night

27 August 2016
The Golem is Coming! The Jewish legend figure has inspired artists and authors

Golem – The Legend of Man

13 September 2016
ARTE Film Première and Discussion

The Clay Giant's Alive!

Held on 8 and 9 October. A musical reading (in German) with the author Anke Kuhl, plus a visit to the golem workshop, for children aged 5 and older

The Golem is Coming

20 and 27 October: A vacation day all about golems for children aged 8 to 12 (in German)

Greetings from Golem

13 November at 11 am: Exhibition tour and screen-printing workshop for adults and children 6 and older (in German)

Joshua Cohen:
You want a golem?

17 November 2016
Golem talks: Joshua Cohen reads from his highly-praised Book of Numbers.

Cathy Gelbin: The Golem Returns

1 December 2016
Golem talks: The slide presentation examines the special role of the golem for the formation of a modern Jewish culture and identity.

Guided Tour for School Students

Program for school groups, ages 6 to 19

Tour for Adults

A one-hour group program

Workshop for preschool and afterschool groups

A program for school groups and after-school groups, ages 7 and older, who want to built their own golem

Public guided tour for adults

Every Sunday (23 September–29 January 2017), 2 pm