CAJM Conference in Boston and Amherst

Council of American Jewish Museums Annual Conference March 19-21, 2017 Boston // Amherst Registrations are now open for the annual conference of the Council of American Jewish Museums. The conference will take place in Boston and Amherst, and this year’s theme is Transcending Boundaries: Redefining the Museum Experience. Participants will have a chance to visit a number of Jewish cultural institutions and engage in discussions on the future of Jewish museums. Click here to read more, to see the full programme… | Read more »

Jewish Museums Today: Public & Space  February 20-21, 2017 Amsterdam JEWISH MUSEUMS TODAY: Public & Space is a two-day meeting that will focus on communication at Jewish museums in Europe. Through this new network meeting the AEJM aims at building up a network of museum professionals in the field of communication at Jewish museums, as well as supporting further professionalisation of this network. The programme will be hosted by the Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam (NL). Registration is now closed…. | Read more »

January 16th – 18th, 2017 Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Adickesallee 1, 60322 Frankfurt am Main Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966) is an outstanding Expressionist and one of the most important Jewish artists of the 20th century. His drawings, paintings and literary works that register the upheavals and convulsions of his time have still not been researched comprehensively. The symposium on Meidner presents the current status of scholarly Meidner research. It explores Meidner’s oeuvre and its reception as phenomena of contemporary history. A major focus… | Read more »

Open call: Jerusalem Biennale

The Jerusalem Biennale will be held for the third time in various locations around the city center of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the spaces in which contemporary art and the Jewish world of content intersect. It is a platform for present-day professional artists and curators to exhibit works and present exhibitions that refer to Jewish thought, spirit, tradition or experience. The Jerusalem Biennale is seeking institutions, artists’ groups and independent curators worldwide to submit proposals for… | Read more »

New Holocaust Memorial Center at Babi Yar

On September 29, 2016, on the 75th anniversary of one of the most notorious atrocities of the Second World War, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and members of a broad international coalition gathered today to announce their commitment to create a new memorial and educational center in Ukraine to commemorate the massacre at Babi Yar. Addressing the entire international community and the people of Ukraine, President Poroshenko spoke of the necessity of creating a Memorial Center dedicated to the… | Read more »