Posts Categorized: AEJM Announcements

AEJM Board vacancy

This year  AEJM Vice-President Erika Perahia-Zemour will step down from her post, after completing six years as a member of the AEJM Board. A new Board Member will be elected at the Annual General Meeting of the AEJM in November 2016 in Copenhagen. In order to provide members with information in advance of the AGM, the Board requests that candidates who wish to stand for a position on the Board send their application by e-mail to Eva Koppen (aejm@aejm.org) in… | Read more »

Registration is now open for AEJM’s annual Conference and General Meeting, which will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 19-22 November, 2016. Click here to register. This year’s conference is kindly hosted by the Danish Jewish Museum, which is located by Copenhagen’s waterfront in a 17th century building with an interior designed by Daniel Libeskind. The Museum opened in 2004, and covers the history of the Danish Jews through 400 years. The conference will take place at the Royal Library/ Black… | Read more »

This year’s Museum Education Seminar took place in Vienna and was attended by fourteen educators from twelve different European countries. All the participants have contributed to the MES Seminar Papers, now available online. The Seminar Papers include synopses of talks on best practice, summaries of discussions, and detailed lesson plans developed during the workshops. The Seminar Papers are intended to be a resource both for those who took part in the MES 2015 and others who are interested in educational programming… | Read more »

The Advisory Visits Grant Programme (AVGP) is developed to assist AEJM members in need of expert advise and training, by offering them both professional and financial support for expert advice and in house-training. All AEJM member institutions can apply, and the 2016 deadlines for for submitting applications are 1 April and 1 September. 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… | Read more »

The first Advanced Curatorial Education Programme of 2016 will follow a brand new format – a road trip! Rather than being based in one city, the participants of this seminar will travel through Southern Germany and the Austrian region of Vorarlberg. The seminar will focus on Jewish built heritage and on creating exhibitions in Jewish museums. Participants will partake in workshops at the Jewish Museum Munich, Ulm Museum and Jewish Museum Hohenems, and visit a variety of Jewish museums and cultural heritage sites… | Read more »