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2019 Transatlantic Seminar for Museum Curators and Educators
Washington, DC
Monday, November 04, 2019 8:00 AM EDT to Thursday, November 07, 2019
Category: US

The Smithsonian Institution, Germany’s Leibniz Association, and Fulbright Germany are pleased to
announce that applications are now being accepted for a new Transatlantic Seminar for Museum
Curators and Educators: “Museums as Spaces for Social Discourse and Learning.”

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.
Please share widely with other interested parties in your professional networks.