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“Drop-in Art Making: Young Architects Workshop.” Children and parents can create architectural models from a variety of materials. Also Sept. 7. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 1 p.m. Included with museum admission.


“Voices and Visions.” Opening of art exhibition pairing images of leading art and design figures with philosophical quotes by Jewish thinkers. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. Through Oct. 14.


“Art Lost: The Search for Moshe Rynecki.” Elizabeth Rynecki discusses her worldwide mission to locate the art of her great-grandfather, who died in the Holocaust. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 6 p.m. $20.


“La Shuk Pop-Up Shop.” Omanoot, an e-commerce site for Israeli art, presents a pop-up gallery and marketplace featuring emerging Israeli illustrators, photographers, artists and jewelers. Includes refreshments from Oakland Kosher Foods and wine tasting. At Firehouse 8, 1648 Pacific Ave., S.F. 1 to 7 p.m. Free. (See story, 27)

“Divine Imagination.” Artist reception for Susan Freundlich’s photography exhibit. At Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave., Piedmont. 3 to 6 p.m. Free.


“Mi Polin/My Poland.” Warsaw artists Helena Czernek and Aleksander Prugar discuss their contemporary Judaica design brand and its place in Poland. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. Also Sept. 11 reception for opening of Mi Polin exhibit of conceptual works on Poland’s Jewish history. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7 p.m. Free.


“Gourmet Ghettos.” Opening reception for exhibition exploring among eating, activism and Jewish identity. Refreshments will be served. At Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. 5 p.m. Free, but RSVP required.


“Dreaming Domesticity Through Julius Shulman.” Architect Pierluigi Serraino discusses how Shulman’s photographs of homes created the “visual mythology” of modern West Coast architecture. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Included with museum admission.


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