The Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) is developed to assist AEJM members in need of expert advise and training, by offering them both professional and financial support for expert advice and in house-training. All AEJM member institutions can apply. The next deadline is June 15, 2017. The AVGP offers small grants to support member museums in need of consultancy. By this means, the AEJM is able to provide member institutions with expert advice and in house-training through the support of visits by museum experts to our grantees. It encourages the exchange of information, ideas and knowledge between European Jewish museums, provides training and learning opportunities and promotes mutual support and cooperation in a wide range of areas. Applications are welcome in the following three categories: 1. Collection Management 2. Museum Education 3. Permanent Displays Applications must be in line with all eligibility criteria. Find out more about how to apply for curatorial projects and educational… | Read more »
The AEJM Conference 2017 will be hosted by the Sephardic Museum of Toledo, Spain, on 19-21 November. There will be an optional evening programme on… | Read more »
The next Advanced Curatorial Education Programme will take place in Venice, Italy, 15-19 October, 2017. Click here to read more and register.
In September 2017 the AEJM will organise a museum education study tour to London, in close collaboration with the education department of the Jewish Museum London. Focusing… | Read more »
The writer Paula Buber has often been overshadowed by her famous husband, philosopher of religion Martin Buber, whom she married in 1907. Born Paula Winkler in Munich, she distanced herself early on from her parents’ Catholicism and felt increasingly drawn to Judaism, declaring herself a “philozionist” by 1901. She later collaborated closely with Martin Buber on much of his writing, but she also published her own, independent literary works under the pseudonym Georg Munk. The exhibition presents the results of a University of Augsburg student practical seminar, which in turn was based on dissertation research by Katharina Baur. It aims to familiarize visitors with Paula Buber, her life and her work, showing how this unjustly forgotten writer was influenced by both the exciting new religious movements around the turn of the century and her later experiences of persecution and emigration. Location: museum branch in the former Kriegshaber Synagogue, Ulmer Str. 228, 86156 Augsburg Opening… | Read more »