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May
8
Wed
Psalm: Edmund de Waal installation @ Venice
May 8 – Sep 29 all-day
Psalm: Edmund de Waal installation @ Venice  | Venezia | Veneto | Italy

 

Edmund de Waal is creating a major new two-part exhibition to be displayed in the 500-year-old Jewish Ghetto in Venice, coinciding with the opening of the 58th Biennale.

The first part is located in the spaces surrounding the Canton Scuola, the beautiful 16th century synagogue in the Ghetto Nuovo, which is now part of the Jewish Museum.

New installations of porcelain, marble and gold will reflect the literary and musical heritage of this extraordinary place. The intention is to animate spaces that are little known and little understood by visitors to the Biennale and to bring new audiences into the Ghetto.

The second part of the work will be a pavilion based at the Ateneo Veneto, the fifteenth-century building near the Fenice Opera House that has been an historic centre for cultural debate in Venice. Here, de Waal is constructing a small building within the main space that will house 2,000 books by exiled writers, from Ovid to the present day.

Sep
18
Wed
Jewish Heritage in Slovenia @ Center for Jewish Art, Jerusalem
Sep 18 – Sep 19 all-day
Jewish Heritage in Slovenia @ Center for Jewish Art, Jerusalem | Jerusalem | 0

An international conference on Jewish heritage in Slovenia. JHE director Ruth Ellen Gruber, who carried out the first survey of Jewish heritage in Slovenia, and JHE Contributor Michele Migliori are among the scheduled speakers.

 

Sep
22
Sun
Catacombs of Venosa @ Venosa, Italy
Sep 22 @ 09:30 – 16:00
Catacombs of Venosa @ Venosa, Italy | Venosa | Basilicata | Italy

A conference on the project to conserve and promote for visitors the ancient Jewish catacombs in Venosa, Italy — and the neighboring Christian catacombs, both under Magdalena hill.

Walking Jewish York @ Museum Gates York
Sep 22 @ 11:00 – 13:00

A walking tour of Jewish York, led by Nigel Grizzard — who organizes Jewish heritage tours in Yorkshire.

 

Nov
17
Sun
AEJM conference @ MEIS museum Ferrara
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day
AEJM conference @ MEIS museum Ferrara

 

The annual meeting of the Association of European Jewish Museums, held at the National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah.

Click here to see the preliminary program

See conference details here

 

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