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Sztuka Polska || Contemporary Polish Art

SZTUKA POLSKA || Contemporary Polish Art June 29, 2014 location: Jewish Historical Museum (Amsterdam, NL) How do contemporary Polish artists reflect in their work on Polish-Jewish history? How do artists discuss or confront contemporary Polish society with the loss of a multi-layered Polish-Jewish past and rich culture and…

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Roman Vishniac (re)discovered

EXHIBITION on the work of photographer Roman Vishniac at the Jewish Historical Museum (Amsterdam, NL), curated by Maya Benton (NY) and co-curated by Bernadette van Woerkom (NL) Known around the world, the photographs of Jewish life in Eastern Europe taken by Russian-American photographer Roman Vishniac (1897-1990)…

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AEJM Conference 2013 Munich Hohenems

MUSEUM CONFERENCE for European Jewish museums and collections. Annual 4-day networking and professional development event (100-120 participants) that includes keynote lectures, panel discussions, presentations, hands-on workshops November 16 – 20, 2013 Munich || Germany || Hohenems || Austria in cooperation with the Jewish Museum Munich (DE), the…

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Slavic Delights || A Russian Image

SLAVIC DELIGHTS is a series of lectures organized by the Slavic Languages & Cultures Department at the Humanities Faculty of the University of Amsterdam (NL). By inviting writers, filmmakers, curators and other creative professionals this series gives insight into the creative life of the “Slavic”…

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Education Training Programme 2013 Warsaw

Professional development seminar on museum education at Jewish museums, with hands-on workshops, lectures, presentations and discussion sessions. In cooperation with the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw, PL), for the Association of European Jewish Museums. Project management and content development, October 2013

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Artist Talk Jana Romanova

ARTIST TALK with photographer Jana Romanova (RU) July 14, 2013 location: Nieuw Dakota (Amsterdam, NL) Photographer Jana Romanova (St. Petersburg, 1984) gives a talk on her work, artistry, and the state of contemporary photography in Russia. Romanova has a background in journalism and focuses on…

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Grand Opening New Saint Petersburg

GRAND OPENING Sa 8 June 2013, 7PM with zakuski (Russian fingerfood) and Russian vodka cocktails, sponsored by Stolichnaya + late-night after party with DJ’s, hosted by Amsterdam art students (Rietveld, Filmacademie)

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Grand Tour || Russia

STUDY TOUR for BA/MA students of the History Department of the Humanities Faculty of the University of Amsterdam by Stichting Grand Tour (NL). Grand Tour is an engaging study programme that consists of a series of academic lectures and a 2-week field trip to a specific…

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New Saint Petersburg

EXHIBITION presenting the work of young visual artists from Saint Petersburg (RU). On the occasion of the year of the Netherlands and Russia 2013, the exhibition showcases a new generation of talented artists. New Saint Petersburg presented a selection of works by young artists who are…