Posts By: Eva Koppen

New Online Handbook Provenance Research

The new online Handbook On Judaica Provenance Research: Ceremonial Objects is now available through the Claims Conference. This publication by Julie-Marthe Cohen, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek and Ruth Jolanda Weinberger covers research of two different categories: classical provenance research, which deals with tracing an object at hand to its original owner, and research which deals with establishing the location of a lost object. One can download the full handbook or individual sections from the website of the Claims Conference. The handbook consists of four parts:… | Read more »

CAJM Conference in Washington, DC

The Council of American Jewish Museums is hosting its annual conference in Washington, DC February 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “Responsibility and Empowerment: A Civic Role For Jewish Museums.” European colleagues are invited to join the communal conversation. For more information about the programme and how to register, please visit CAJM’s website.

January 22-23 the AEJM will organize the 2nd edition of Jewish Museums Today: a 2-day study visit to Warsaw that will focus on communication and marketing of exhibitions with sensitive content, using the exhibition Blood: Uniting & Dividing at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews as a case study. Various experts from POLIN will share and discuss their insights with the group. The programme will also include a visit to the new exhibition What We Were Unable to Shout Out to the World on… | Read more »

The next edition of the Advanced Curatorial Education Programme will take place in Budapest from 30 August until 3 September 2015. The Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives will host the seminar. The preliminary programme will be available soon. Staff members from AEJM member institutions working with Judaica or Jewish material culture are invited to register. AEJM Members may send on delegate each.

The AEJM Museum Education Seminar 2015 will take place from 11 October until 15 October in Vienna, Austria. The five-day programme offers various hands-on workshops, lectures, presentations and discussion sessions. The different Museum Focus sessions aim at creating a framework for mutual support by offering participants a platform to present new and innovative projects and to discuss specific challenges and case studies that they are dealing with in their daily work at their respective museums. The MES aims to enhance and… | Read more »