POLIN Meeting Point: The Nissenbaum Family Foundation’s Educational Fund

2018-02-02T19:32:56+00:00September 1st, 2017|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

POLIN Museum hosted the third annual POLIN Meeting Point, a two-week intensive educational program for university students and faculty, which is generously funded by the Nissenbaum Family Foundation. Forty-seven participants from Poland, Germany, Israel, and Ukraine came together last summer to explore the intersection of Jewish history and their national narratives. The thirteen-person faculty came from our partner organizations: University of Konstanz, University of Haifa, University of Warsaw, University of Wrocław, Jagiellonian University, University of Potsdam, and the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies in Kiev.

The focus […]

A Groundbreaking $3 Million Gift Establishes the Taube Legacy Endowment

2018-02-02T19:32:20+00:00June 15th, 2017|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

We are deeply grateful to Tad Taube for his extraordinary generosity and leadership. The newly established Taube Legacy Endowment, a bequest to POLIN Museum, will support two major programs:

The Taube Scholars Program will bring internationally recognized scholars to POLIN Museum, organize the annual Taube Conference, and enable scholars associated with the Museum to present their research at academic gatherings and conferences around the world.

The Taube Family Mayer Kirshenblatt Art Collection will support exhibitions, publications, and educational and public programs based on the collection of […]

Endowment Campaign Launched to Secure the Future of the Museum

2018-01-29T18:28:52+00:00March 29th, 2017|News from the US|

The unique public-private partnership between the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and the City of Warsaw did not end with the opening of POLIN Museum. Our public partners support the Museum’s operating costs while the Association continues to fundraise for ongoing programs.

To ensure the long-term sustainability of the Museum and its programming, the Association has launched a critical $50 million endowment campaign. Contributors to the campaign join the POLIN Museum […]