Pictured: Modified film still from A Father’s Kaddish (Spencer Films, 2020)

Opening Reception for A Father’s Kaddish

Saturday, June 1, 2024 • 4–6 PM • In Person

Join us for the opening reception for A Father’s Kaddish, an exhibition featuring the work of Steven Branfman.

A Father’s Kaddish tells the story of how Steven Branfman used the craft of pottery to help him work through his grief after the death of his 23-year-old son. In 2005, Jared Branfman died of brain cancer at the age of 23. The short film A Father’s Kaddish (2020), which will be screened during the June 1 opening reception to accompany this exhibition, is a potent and moving journey through the universal experience of loss, mourning, and rebuilding a life.

Eighty-five of Branfman’s mourning bowls will be on view in the Igal & Diane Silber Vault Gallery at AMOCA.

4:00 PM: Doors Open

5:00 PM: Film Screening, followed by Q & A

Admission to the event and Museum galleries is complimentary with advance registration. Light refreshments will be served. For information about at-the-door prices, check AMOCA.org/visit.

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