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National Library of Israel to establish David Geffen Auditorium at new campus

David Geffen Auditorium, glass curtain exterior at new NLI campus (Simulated image: Herzog de Meuron, Mann-Shinar Architects / Courtesy)
David Geffen Auditorium, glass curtain exterior at new NLI campus (Simulated image: Herzog de Meuron, Mann-Shinar Architects / Courtesy)

The National Library of Israel will establish an auditorium named after philanthropist David Geffen on its new campus near the Knesset.

In a statement, the Library says: “The new NLI campus… will provide access to the Library’s world-class collections as never before, and offer a range of venues for its groundbreaking cultural and educational programming in a secure, sustainable and state-of-the-art environment.”

It adds: “The David Geffen Auditorium will be a centerpiece of the new campus, playing host to concerts, conferences, lectures, film screenings, performances and other special events produced by NLI, as well as other institutions and organizations.”

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