Opening Reception for "Questionable History" and "Soviet Jewish Life: Bill Aron and Yevgeniy Fiks"


November 14, 2021
Wende Museum


Alexander Lozenko, Monument, 1991, Soviet Union, tempera on fiberboard & Bill Aron, Simchat Torah Archipova St, Moscow, 1981.

Please join us to celebrate the opening of our two new exhibitions Questionable History and Soviet Jewish Life: Bill Aron and Yevgeniy Fiks with refreshments, programs, and tours of the exhibition!

10 a.m.–5 p.m.: Exhibitions on view

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Curator-led exhibit tours

3 p.m.: Opening Program

Welcome by Justin Jampol, followed by Joes Segal interviewing Bill Aron and Yevgeniy Fiks, with an introduction to the exhibitions with Anna Rose Canzano, Exhibition and Programming Associate

3:30 p.m.: Garden reception and performance by Sichong Xie who will retrace laser-engraved drawings from her guardhouse installation Memory Structure, Scaffold Series

5:00 PM: Panel Discussion on the Movement to Free Soviet Jewry, from East and West

Featuring Edward Robin, Mikhail Chlenov, and Alexander Smukler, moderated by Mark Levin 

Free. No RSVP Required.

This program is generously funded by the Peggy and Edward Robin Family Foundation, the Genesis Philanthropy Group, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and additional supporters.