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Second Call for Applications: Advisory Visits Programmefeatured

By AEJM / Robbie Schweiger on

The Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) is developed to assist AEJM members in need of expert advise and training, by offering them professional support for expert advice and in house-training. All AEJM member institutions can apply. The next deadline is September 1, 2019. 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 projects.  … | Read more »

  1. Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe – Grants

    By AEJM / Robbie Schweiger on

    The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Autumn grant round in the following grants programmes: Archives and Libraries Jewish Education Museums The… | Read more »

  2. Statement

    By AEJM / Eva Koppen on

    The Board of the Association of European Jewish Museums welcomes the decision of the selection committee to confirm the reappointment of Professor Dariusz Stola as… | Read more »

  3. Statement

    By AEJM / Eva Koppen on

    The Board of AEJM regret the recent resignation of Prof. Peter Schäfer as director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany. It is of great… | Read more »

Kabbalah - The Art of Jewish Mysticism

On display at Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam
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From 29 March to 25 August 2019, Amsterdam’s Jewish Cultural Quarter is immersed in the esoteric ambience of a major exhibition about the Jewish mystical tradition of Kabbalah. Different aspects of its ancient teachings are presented – even pop stars like Madonna and David Bowie have drawn inspiration. This is the first exhibition to showcase the many sides of Kabbalah in surprising combinations of historical objects and modern works of art. The term Kabbalah was coined in the Middle Ages to encompass the centuries of scholarship through which Jewish mystics have sought to understand the mysteries of our existence in the world. Kabbalah means ‘receiving’. It is founded on a belief in an ‘original knowledge’ about God, Creation and humanity. In the twentieth century, Kabbalah began to reach a far wider audience, inspiring artists, writers, filmmakers and contemporary pop icons, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Many people who have heard of Kabbalah are unaware what… | Read more »

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  1. The Renaissance Speaks Hebrew

    On display at MEIS Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah
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    • social history
    • judaica
    • cultural history
    • art
    • manuscripts
  2. Three with a Pen: Lily Renée, Bil Spira, and Paul Peter Porges

    On display at Jewish Museum Vienna
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    • history
    • social history
    • graphic design
    • post war history
    • drawing & prints
    • photography
    • art
    • holocaust
  3. Stephane Mandelbaum

    On display at Jewish Museum of Belgium
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    • drawing & prints
    • judaica
    • cultural history
    • heritage
    • holocaust
    • contemporary art
    • social history
    • history
    • art
    • religion
    • ephemera
    • post war history