Museums 2020: Essential Conversations The Council of American Jewish Museums is excited to convene its next annual conference in Dallas, Texas from Feb 22-25, 2020 on the theme of “Museums 2020: Essential Conversations.” The conference will explore some of the most vital, difficult, and essential conversations for our museums to have in the year 2020. Jewish museums are natural centers for the understanding and exploration of today’s critical issues – including religion, immigration, persecution, antisemitism, human rights, justice, and America’s… | Read more »
Curatorial Education Programme Dates: 20-24 April 2020 Location: Hamburg Deadline for registration: 14 FebruaryDuring the 5-day learning programme in Hamburg we will visit different institutions holding Judaica collections that reflect the heritage of once flourishing Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewish communities. The CEP seminar will consist of hands-on workshops on Jewish material culture, lectures, discussions and excursions. Read more about the programme here. Registration closes on February 14!
AEJM and the Jewish Museum Munich are announcing the continuation of AEJM’s Curatorial Education Programme (CEP) for Jewish museum professionals working in curatorial professions. The CEP is a joint project of AEJM and the Jewish Museum Munich, which will kindly administer our new funding, granted by the German Federal Foreign Office. Due to various considerations there will be practical changes and alterations to the previous format for curatorial training. The new CEP will offer two curatorial professional development activities per year:… | Read more »
The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for its next grant round in the following grants programmes: Museums Archives and Libraries Academic Jewish Studies Jewish Education The Museums Grant Programme supports the multiple missions of museums in the areas of collection management, exhibition support, professional training and other aspects that facilitate access to collections, provide evidence of the presence and contribution of the Jewish community in a particular European area, broaden the range of learning opportunities, engage diverse visitors, raise… | Read more »
AEJM is very sad to report the news of Evelyn Friedlander, chair of the Czech Memorial Scrolls Trust and Director of its Museum until 2015, having passed away in London last October. We are sharing Dr. Samuel Gruber’s in memoriam, as published by the International Survey of Jewish Monuments. “We are very sad to report the death of our long-time friend Evelyn Friedlander in London yesterday morning, October 3, 2019, after a long illness. May her memory be a blessing…. | Read more »