3:56 am 08/04/19

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s Upcoming Lecture Schedule

2019-11-11T05:28:21+00:00August 4th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

UCLA lecture January 16, on the occasion of the Leve Award

Risky Business: The Future of Jewish Museums
What is the role of Jewish museums? Who are they for? Recent Jewish museum scandals in Berlin and Munich, competing concepts of museums and their role in society, and  efforts to control historical narratives and have made these questions more urgent than ever. What are the implications for the future of Jewish museums in America, Europe, and Israel? This talk will explore these questions […]
2:20 am 01/01/20

2019 year in review at POLIN Museum

2020-01-01T02:34:41+00:00January 1st, 2020|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

2019 year in review at POLIN Museum

2019 has been an incredible year not only for the museum, but for those who had the opportunity to visit. Hundreds of thousands of visitors, hundreds of events and projects . Take a look at #POLINMuseum's year in review for 2019. See you in 2020! 👋🎉

Posted by Friends of Polin Museum on Friday, December 27, 2019
2:49 am 12/24/19

May the lights we kindle this Hanukkah illuminate the world.

2019-12-24T06:50:18+00:00December 24th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

A joyous Hanukkah and Happy New Year from American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

May the lights we kindle this Hanukkah illuminate the world.

1:34 am 12/22/19

UCLA Visiting Scholar: 2019 Leve Award winner Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (POLIN) January 15-17, 2020

2019-12-22T01:42:14+00:00December 22nd, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and University Professor Emerita and Professor Emerita of Performance Studies at New York University. Her books include Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and HeritageImage before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864–1939 (with Lucjan Dobroszycki); and They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland Before the Holocaust (with Mayer Kirshenblatt). She received the Officer’s Cross of the […]

7:51 am 12/07/19

Poland: Mazel tov to 2019 POLIN award winner Natalia Bartczak and Special Award recipient Auschwitz Jewish Center – Jewish Heritage Europe

2019-12-12T05:27:29+00:00December 7th, 2019|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

Original link: https://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2019/12/04/poland-2019-polin-awards/

9:29 pm 11/25/19

Warsaw’s Gdynia-Tel Aviv exhibition

2019-12-12T05:30:12+00:00November 25th, 2019|POLIN Museum|

original post: https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Warsaws-Gdynia-Tel-Aviv-exhibition-608462

Tel Avivians are a proud bunch. There is only one Tel Aviv, they will say and, of course, with good reason. Then again, were they to pop over to the POLIN Museum in Warsaw, they might get the idea that there is at least one other city with similar features and backdrop.

The Gdynia-Tel Aviv exhibition there, curated by Dr. Artur Tanikowski and which runs until February, looks at the common denominators […]

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