Through the Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) the AEJM offers custom-made consultancy visits by museum experts to member institutions in need of expert advice and professional development. Applications are welcome in three categories: Collection Management, Permanent Displays and Museum Education. Read more information on the possibilities for consultancy in the field of curatorial practice and museum education practice here.
The next edition of the Advanced Curatorial Education Programme will take place in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem in October 7-11, 2018. For more information on the programme see the curatorial section. Registration is now closed. The Advanced Curatorial Education Programme is open for staff members from AEJM member institutions who work with Judaica or Jewish material culture. AEJM members may send one delegate each. If you are working for a museum that is not a member of the AEJM, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before… | Read more »
This spring (May 22-24), the AEJM initiates a study visit to Riga for its network of museum educators. The Riga study visit is open for museum educators working at Jewish museums in Europe. Register before April 15! Click here for more info
The second network meeting dealing with communications at Jewish museums in Europe took place in Warsaw in January. The exhibition Blood: Uniting & Dividing served as a case study for this study visit. Together with the staff of host POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 12 museum professionals from Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Germany and Austria explored various dimensions of the exhibition in relation to visitors, ranging from visitors studies, to communication plans, to events and to special educational… | Read more »
Museums carry important functions in the preservation, documentation and public dissemination of Jewish heritage: they serve as repositories of historical and religious artefacts, as exhibition venues, as research centres for academics, as educational resources for students of all ages and as cultural spaces for the general public. The Museums Grant Programme supports the multiple missions of museums in the areas of collections management, exhibitions support, professional development and other curatorial aspects that facilitate access to collections, provide evidence of the… | Read more »