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Skirball Cultural Center

Member Preview Day—Frank Stella: Had Gadya


An illustration on aged paper next to a photograph of two large, colorful prints in a gallery all depicting the story in the song Had Gadya.

Left: El Lissitzy, The Dog Came and Bit the Cat, from Had Gadya Suite (Tale of a Goat), 1919, lithograph on paper, The Jewish Museum OR GRI. Right: Courtesy of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion. 

Be among the first to experience this spring exhibition and make a day of it with dining and shopping. Plus, catch a curator talk at 2:00 pm.

This is a past program

This program took place on
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

About the Program

Frank Stella: Had Gadya highlights renowned American artist Frank Stella's Had Gadya series, inspired by the beloved Passover song and the work of artist El Lissitzky. 

Be among the first to explore the galleries! View prints and lithographs and hear various renditions of the song Had Gadya as you contemplate various meanings of the song traditionally sung to conclude the ritual of the Passover Seder.

Reservations are not required to view the galleries on this day. They are required for the Curator Talk. Gallery attendance is based on membership level.

Need to join or renew? Memberships purchased or renewed/upgraded online are in effect immediately. Visit skirball.org/join.

Curator Talk at 2:00 pm

Featuring exhibition curator and HUC-JIR Bernard Heller museum director Jean Rosensaft, Skirball Museum Director Sheri Bernstein, and guest managing curator Ivy Weingram.

Spaces for the talk are limited to two people per membership or four people for Lifecycle and above. Attendees are invited to visit the galleries after the talk concludes.

Make a Day of It!

*Café reservations are strongly recommended for Member Preview Day. Email zeidlerscafe@skirball.org or call (310) 440-4515.

Donor Support

Frank Stella: Had Gadya and its related educational programs at the Skirball Cultural Center are made possible through lead support from the following donors: 

Marlene Louchheim

Along with support from the following donors:

Carol and Jerome Coben

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