Moscow 2019

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, researchers and other positions dealing with Jewish material culture and/or exhibitions from AEJM member institutions. Participation is free of charge.

Registration has closed.

Support towards travel costs will be made available through the new Mobility Programme. Please note that only museums with limited financial means will be eligible for travel support. Find more information on the Mobility Programme here.

Programme
Download the programme below.

Practicalities 

Study visit venues
Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center
Obraztsova St., 11, build. 1A, Moscow
Closest metro station: Marina Roscha

Museum of Jewish History in Russia
Petrovsko-Razumovskaya Av., 10, build. 3, ap. 7, Moscow
Closest metro station: Dinamo

GULAG History Museum
1-Y Samotechnyy Pereulok, 9, build.1, Moscow
Closest metro station: Dostoyevskaya

New Tratyakov Gallery
Krymsky Val, 10, Moscow
Closest metro station: Park Kultury

Bakhrushin Museum
Bakhrushina St., 31, build. 12, Moscow
Closest metro station: Paveletskaya

Hotel recommendations
Hotel chain Custos offers comfortable rooms for reasonable prices (app. 75 EUR per night per person). The most conveniently located branch is Custos Hotel Tsvetnoy. Reservations can be made on Booking.com

Getting around the city
Public transport in Moscow is very effective and can get you in nearly every part of town. For those who prefer to travel above ground we recommend to install Uber on your smartphone. The prices of Uber are very reasonable in Moscow.

ATM
Withdrawing money is possible all over the city. Please contact your bank to make sure your bankcard is activated for withdrawing money in the Russian Federation.

How to get to the centre from airports
The fastest way to get from airports to Moscow city centre is “Aeroexpress” train. The trains run daily schedule, including weekends and holidays. The journey lasts 30 – 40 minutes. You can get up-to-date information and ticket prices on the official website: www.aeroexpress.ru.

From airport “Domodedovo”:
By “Aeroexpress” train to Paveletsky railway station.

From airport “Sheremetyevo”:
By “Aeroexpress” train to Belorussky railway station.

From airport “Vnukovo”:
By “Aeroexpress” train to Kievsky railway station.

The following files are available for download