Posts By: Robbie Schweiger

The AEJM Annual Conference 2019 will be hosted by Museo Nazionale dell’Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah (MEIS) in Ferrara (IT), November 17-19. The conference programme comprises lectures, conversations, focus-groups, project slams, and network opportunities to the backdrop of beautiful Ferrara (read the preliminary programme here). The 2019 AEJM conference is supported by the David Berg Foundation. The optional day excursion on Wednesday 20 November will take participants by bus to Bologna and other places of Jewish heritage in the Emilia-Romagna region, including… | Read more »

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe welcomes applications for the Autumn grant round in the following grants programmes: Archives and Libraries Jewish Education Museums The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come.  Our grants assist universities, museums, libraries, archives and Jewish organisations that understand and appreciate that Jewish culture and heritage have a dynamic role to play in contemporary society.  We offer professional development opportunities and support pan-European organisations that are able to offer collaborative… | Read more »

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,… | Read more »

Vivian B. Mann z”l

Vivian B. Mann, Professor Emerita for Jewish Art History and Visual Culture at The Jewish Theological Seminary and former Morris and Eva Feld Chair of Judaica at The Jewish Museum New York passed away this Monday in New York. Vivian was one of the most profiled experts in the history of Jewish art. As a curator at The Jewish Museum her knowledge and her interest made her an influential protagonist of pioneering exhibitions, among them Gardens and Ghettos: The Art… | 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 organised by the Parkes Institute is following on from the 2016 workshop themed around ‘Jewish Heritage and Its Communities’. The workshop brought together academics, museum staff and grassroots activists from all over Europe. Excellent presentations covered a wide range of topics, from Judaica collecting in St Petersburg to audience expectations at the Galicia Jewish Museum in… | Read more »