Washington, DC in 2018

CAJM's 2018 conference, "Responsibility and Empowerment: A Civic Role For Jewish Museums," convened in the nation's capital from February 25-28.

Washington, DCProgram Chairs Marsha SemmelZachary Levine, and Juliana Ochs Dweck, and the conference committee assembled a rich program that engaged colleagues in lively conversations about our institutions' responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities, and ways to empower audiences through our work. Conference sessions took place at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, The Wilson Center, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Featured speakers included Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Deputy Director, National Museum of African American History & Culture, and Jenn Maer of IDEO Design.  

Refer to the Conference Program (left) for the full roster of outstanding speakers and sessions, and read these two blogs written about the conference.

By Tracie Guy-Decker, Jewish Museum of Maryland

By Jenna Weissman Joselit, The George Washington University

CAJM 2018 Conference Funders