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2022.06.21

Invitation from the German Lost Art Foundation to a series of talks with descendants of Jewish art collectors

The German Lost Art Foundation will present a three-part series of discussions with descendants of Jewish art collectors over this summer. The format continues from its introduction in 2021 during the festival year “#2021JLID – Jewish Life in Germany”. More details: Invitation from the German Lost Art Foundation to a series of talks with descendants of Jewish art collectors …

2022.04.20

German Lost Art Foundation in the “Network for the Protection of Cultural Property in Ukraine”

The German Lost Art Foundation is a member of the “Network for the Protection of Cultural Property in Ukraine”, which has been established by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the Federal Foreign Office and is run by ICOM Germany. The Network seeks to contribute to the protection of cultural treasures as well as collating information and coordinating aid measures. The Foundation supports networking and the exchange of information in this connection. It also offers to collect and secure data for cultural heritage institutions in Ukraine. More details: German Lost Art Foundation in the “Network for the Protection of Cultural Property in Ukraine” …

2022.04.20

Submit proposals for projects now! The deadline is 1 June 2022

The German Lost Art Foundation in Magdeburg is once again providing funding for provenance research projects in the areas of “Nazi-Looted Property” and “Colonial Contexts”. The next deadline for proposal submission for long-term funding in both fields is 1 June 2022. More details: Submit proposals for projects now! The deadline is 1 June 2022 …

2022.04.12

More than 95 cultural institutions represented at the 4th International Provenance Research Day on 13 April

International Provenance Research Day is due to take place for the fourth time on 13 April 2022. So far, more than 95 cultural institutions from Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and the USA have registered their participation, according to the Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung. More details: More than 95 cultural institutions represented at the 4th International Provenance Research Day on 13 April …

2022.04.12

Koordinationsstelle Provenienzforschung in North Rhine-Westfalia publishes blog

On the occasion of Provenance Research Day, the newly founded Koordinationsstelle Provenienzforschung (coordination office for provenance research) in North Rhine-Westphalia (KPF.NRW) is publishing its KPF.blog. More details: Koordinationsstelle Provenienzforschung in North Rhine-Westfalia publishes blog …

2022.04.07

A stroke of luck for the clover leaves – Aschersleben Museum returns cultural assets

Aschersleben Municipal Museum is to restitute seventeen objects to the local Masonic lodge Zu den drei Kleeblättern on 13 April 2022, this year’s Provenance Research Day. The museum has been housed at the lodge premises since 1955 and contains 109 Masonic objects. The provenance of the objects was investigated as part of a research project funded by the German Lost Art Foundation. More details: A stroke of luck for the clover leaves – Aschersleben Museum returns cultural assets …

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2022.04.06

Invitation to an information event by the German Lost Art Foundation at EU level

To introduce the work of the foundation while embedding it into a European context, the German Lost Art Foundation is pleased to invite you to a digital information event about its initiatives on
Thursday, 5 May 2022 at 3pm (video presentation in German with simultaneous translation into English) More details: Invitation to an information event by the German Lost Art Foundation at EU level …

2022.04.04

Deadline 31 May: Applications for the master’s degree programme “Provenance Research and the History of Collecting”

The fourth round of the master’s degree programme “Provenance Research and the History of Collecting” is due to begin at the University of Bonn in the winter semester of 2022/23: Those interested can choose between the following dates: 02.05-31.05.2022 and 22.08-29.08.2022. More details: Deadline 31 May: Applications for the master’s degree programme “Provenance Research and the History of Collecting” …

2022.04.01

Exhibition on Nazi-looted property in the Frankfurt University Library

From 20 May, Frankfurt University Library will present the interim results of its provenance research project in the exhibition Stolperseiten – NS-Raubgut in der Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main. More details: Exhibition on Nazi-looted property in the Frankfurt University Library …

2022.03.22

Founders of the Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung receive Federal Cross of Merit

The German Lost Art Foundation warmly congratulates the founding members of the Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung e.V. (Provenance Research Association) on being awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon (Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande). As was announced last week, Ute Haug, Katja Terlau and Ilse von Zur Mühlen will receive the award in recognition of their services to provenance research. More details: Founders of the Arbeitskreis Provenienzforschung receive Federal Cross of Merit …