Posts By: Anita Christensen

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 18 November and an optional excursion on 22 November. Click here to read about the programme, conference fees, and hotel discounts. Click here to 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 on accessibility and inclusivity, we plan to visit over the course of 2.5 days a number of renowned national museums as well as smaller local institutions that work with inspiring programmes. Through these visits, we aim at familiarizing our group with the methodology of innovative learning programmes, as well as the with the development process of… | Read more »

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has received the EU Nostra Award for its extensive educational programme, focusing on the preservation and promotion of Jewish culture in Poland. With the support from the EEA and Norway Grants, POLIN has organised workshops, lectures, temporary exhibitions and the mobile educational exhibition ‘Museum on Wheels’. The EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards was launched in 2002 by the European Commission and has been organised by Europa Nostra… | Read more »

The Jewish Museum London received a hoax bomb threat and was evacuated on February 27th. Around 100 people were evacuated from the building, and the museum was soon able to resume its activities. Abigail Morris, the museum’s director, said: “We take the safety of our staff and visitors extremely seriously. At the time of the alert there were two school groups in the museum who were efficiently evacuated from the building. This incident underlines how vital our work is. We… | Read more »

A new Board Member will be elected at the Annual General Meeting of the AEJM in November 2017 in Toledo. In order to provide members with information in advance of the AGM, the Board requests that candidates who wish to stand for a position on the Board send their application by e-mail to Eva Koppen (aejm@aejm.org) in advance, at the latest by 1 September, 2017.A written statement indicating candidates’ relevant experience and how they feel they can contribute to the… | Read more »