Houdini Art and Magic opens today at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. The exhibition will be on view there until January 16, 2012.
The CJM held a Members Only Opening Celebration and Preview event last night with magic by Patrick Martin and a book signing by Carter Beats the Devil author Glen David Gold.
The museum has announced several special upcoming events that tie-into the exhibition, including free screenings of Houdini (Nov 1), The Great Houdinis (Dec 6), Haldane of the Secret Service and The Grim Game (Jan 3), Joshua Jay's popular Tragic Magic: A History of Fatal Conjuring lecture (Oct 27), a Teen Celebration of Houdini Art and Magic (Nov 22), a talk on Houdini's Printmaking and the Publicity Machine (Dec 1 & 22) and a Magic and Mystery Family Gala (Dec 3).
For more details vist the Contemporary Jewish Museum's official Houdini Art and Magic page. I'll also keep up with with all the special events and offerings that might be coming our way during Houdini's stay in the City by the Bay.