Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s Upcoming Lecture Schedule

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 in the context of UNESCO’s […]
2019-11-11T05:28:21+00:00August 4th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Thanks to a Generous Gift from Ronald S. Lauder, the Chief Curator of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition Position is Named

2020-02-14T20:47:49+00:00February 14th, 2020|News from Poland, News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Statement of the President of the Board of the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland and Mayor of the City of Warsaw

Statement on behalf of the two co-founders of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

In light of the impasse caused by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s failure to honor the outcome of the competition for the post of director of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, with the institution’s best interest at heart, concerned for Polish-Jewish relations and Poland’s image in […]

2020-02-14T15:45:28+00:00February 14th, 2020|News from Poland, News from the US, POLIN Museum|

POLIN Museum’s Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Smithsonian’s Lonnie G. Bunch III named Laureates of the international Dan David Prize for outstanding contributions in the field of Cultural Preservation and Revival

2020-02-14T08:17:34+00:00February 14th, 2020|POLIN Museum|

Dariusz Stola statement regarding POLIN Museum

 

At the request of Professor Dariusz Stola we thereby publicize his formal statement addressed to Mr. Piotr Wiślicki, President of the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland, and to Mr. Rafał Trzaskowski, Mayor of the City of Warsaw. It is a response to their joint statement issued on January 29th, 2020.

Professor Stola expresses his gratitude for their statement and, having reflected upon the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s reaction to it, he declares:

Aware of the damages incurred by the Museum, […]

2020-02-12T21:44:01+00:00February 12th, 2020|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

2019 year in review at 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
2020-01-01T02:34:41+00:00January 1st, 2020|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|