Posts Categorized: AEJM Announcements

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 »

The last eyewitnesses of the Holocaust have been making their appearance in the Burgtheater, but soon it will no longer be possible to speak with the them and hear their recollections and stories at first hand. The podium guests will discuss the possibilities and limits of communication without eyewitnesses and the ways in which memorials and Jewish museums can or should work together when the individual memory becomes a cultural one. The event is part of the 2015 AEJM Educators Training… | Read more »

Join us for the AEJM Annual Conference 2015 in Jerusalem. This year the conference will take place from 14 – 17 November, with an optional excursion programme on the 18th of November. It will be hosted by The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The programme The “Self” and the “Other” – Jewish Museums Dealing With Notions of Diversity offers a wide range of activities, such as workshops, curatorial tours, discussions, excursions, and a keynote… | Read more »