This week is Volunteers Week, giving us a chance to celebrate our wonderful volunteers, without whom the museum would not be able to run. As part of this we will be posting daily blogs from volunteers, starting today with Jack… Jack has been a volunteer since March 2010 when the museum re-opened in Camden Town. […]
The Jewish Museum London today announced their partnership with the Jewish Military Museum. The Jewish Museum London will assume care and responsibility for the Jewish Military Museum’s entire collection of over 4,000 objects and its learning programme. This collection, currently housed at the Jewish Military Museum in Hendon, focuses on the stories of individual Jewish […]
by Aviva Dautch, Poet in Residence This Sunday, I had my first gig as the Jewish Museum’s Poet in Residence, talking with the wonderful artist and scholar Irene Wise about poet, painter and WWI soldier, Isaac Rosenberg. The museum’s current exhibition, For King and Country?, explores Jewish involvement in the First World War and includes […]
by Emma Davies, Visitor Services Manager This year, the Jewish Museum is extremely proud to be hosting the annual London Volunteers in Museums Awards in September. The LVMAs recognise the amazing work volunteers do across museums in London and are the culmination of months of blood, sweat and tears by the Awards Committee, on which […]
by Ann Lewisohn, Museum Volunteer Around nine or ten years ago I noticed an advertisement in the London Jewish News for volunteers at the Jewish Museum in Camden Town. I realised I had never been to the museum and the idea of volunteering appealed to me, so I made an appointment and was delighted to […]
by Karen Brosh, Commercial Manager In just one week we had an exhibition launch, a barmitzvah party and a birthday reception. An evening reception to open our new exhibition brought in a fantastic crowd. We loved seeing the veterans in their military regalia exploring the Jewish experience of the First World War. Chief Exec Abigail Morris with […]
The Jewish Museum London is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has agreed to renew his position as Patron of the Museum.