Core features of the practice
Institution name: musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme
Institution URL: www.mahj.org
Students, Young people
Cost (per practice):
Remembrance education and/or history education, Citizenship/democracy education, Antisemitism, Human rights/discrimination, The Holocaust and/or other genocides
Group work, Group discussion, Creative activity, Testimonial
Additional information about the practice
Number of participants:
Up to 34
Age of target population:
National/local specifities (e.g. activity targeted to Swedish school students), Race/ethnicity
Topics and objectives:
Second World War, Holocaust, Memorial monument.
Material culture, i.e., physical object or setting, Audiovisual material, Craft supplies
Artistic ephemeral installation
Sequence of activities - methodology:
Visit of the permanent collection and specially the site specific work of Christian Boltanski "Les Habitants de l'hôtel de Saint-Aignan en 1939", 1998. Artistic workshop: the students make themselves an ephemeral installation on remembrance following the example of Boltanski, using different materials (photographs, written text, objects etc.).
Length of activity:
Up to 5 hours
Is the activity digital?:
Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:
Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:
If yes, which type?:
Remembrance, history, or museum education
Components of the practice
Accessibility and replicability
Has this practice been evaluated?
Core content knowledge and transferable skills:
A critical understanding of history and historical sources, the importance of remembrance.
Indicators of success:
Repeat demand, interactive pedagogical method.
Educational coordinator contact details:
Name: Raffaella Russo-Ricci
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The RETHINK project is concerned with bridging formal and informal education. This section explores the factors that make a practice adaptable.
Key factors for successful implementation:
Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:
Understanding how artists are using historical sources to create art, understanding how artist create remembrance art works, understanding how teachers can teach history using different artistic approaches.
Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):
Other comments or details: