Transatlantic Seminar for Museum Curators and Educators

Transatlantic Seminar for Museum Curators and Educators – Washington D.C., November 4-7, 2019

WHEN: November 4-7, 2019

WHERE: Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC

WHO: Open to 12 German and 12 American curators, educators, and other professionals working in museums or similar institutions, such as memorial sites.

The four-day seminar will bring participants together to explore museums as spaces for social discourse and learning. The seminar will aim to deepen international understanding, while simultaneously supporting hands-on professional development, exchange of best practices, and lasting professional connections. Topics covered will include:

  • Exhibitions and public programming;
  • Diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion;
  • Collaboration across disciplines and sectors;
  • National mission in a globalized world.

Participants will be expected to discuss and share their experiences through active participation.

Please see the following link to the Seminar Application and further information about the program:

The application deadline is July 31, 2019. All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee, and applicants will be notified of selection results at the beginning of September 2019.