Dates: September 16-18, 2019 In close cooperation with the Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center (JMTC), AEJM organises a curatorial study visit to Moscow. The programme includes behind-the-scenes visits to both our member institutions JMTC and the Museum of Jewish History in Russia, as well as museum visits to relevant institutions and collections of Russian-Jewish art like the Bakhrushin Museum, the New Tretyakov Gallery, and the GULAG History Museum. The full programme will be available for download later this summer. The study visit is open for museum conservators, curators, researchers and other positions dealing with Jewish material culture and/or exhibitions from AEJM member institutions. Participation is free of charge. Register here before July 7! Support towards travel costs will be made available through the new Mobility Programme. Please note that only museums with limited financial means will be eligible for travel support. Find more information on the Mobility Programme here.
After making the preservation plan for Etz HAyim Synagogue in 2018, the Izmir Project applied to the Izmir Development Agency for the implementation of… | Read more »
Vivian B. Mann, Professor Emerita for Jewish Art History and Visual Culture at The Jewish Theological Seminary and former Morris and Eva Feld Chair… | Read more »
2nd International Workshop on Jewish Heritage, 2019 ‘Museums and their Communities’ Jewish Museum London, Monday and Tuesday, 24-25 June 2019 The 2nd International Workshop on Jewish Heritage… | Read more »
What can we do to make everybody happy? How should we arrange the state so that all its citizens are content? Is it easy to govern a state? These are the questions posed by Matt, protagonist of the book King Matt the First by Janusz Korczak. POLIN Museum of History of Polish Jews invites children and adults to a meeting with the 10-year old king, which will surely prove to be an unforgettable adventure. Together, they will seek answers to the questions concerning the labour of governing a state. Thanks to fairy tale-like illustrations by Iwona Chmielewska, visitors will enter the world of Korczak’s novel. They will “put on the shoes” of the little king who has to take the throne and arrange anew a war-torn country, experiencing various trials and tribulations in the process. On the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence POLIN wishes to help children understand the role of citizens in… | Read more »