A substantial part of the Jewish Museum's work involves developing educational and cultural activities in Prague and, since 2006, also in Brno. To this end, we collaborate with leading universities and educational institutions – including the Terezín Memorial, the Institute for Contemporary History at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Charles University in Prague, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Yad Vashem Memorial – as well as with independent historians, experts in Jewish studies, literary scholars, political scientists and teachers.
Our educational programmes are intended for a wide variety of target groups.
The youngest children can become acquainted with Jewish culture, traditions and customs in a playful way at regular for them and their parents.
Elementary and secondary school pupils can take part in our and .
In 1996, on the basis of a decision of the Czech Ministry of Education, the Jewish Museum in Prague was included in the system of educational facilities for the further education of teaching staff. We also provide regular educational seminars for teachers
Our evening educational programmes for the general public provide insights into the diversity of Jewish education, commemorate important anniversaries and
draw attention to current aspects of contemporary Jewish religion and cultural life.
Our travelling exhibitions are available for schools and cultural institutions.
Both professionals and the general public have access to our specialized Jewish library and multimedia centre .
The Jewish Museum in Prague is also involved in several educational projects. These include the hugely successful “Neighbours who Disappeared” (in collaboration with the civic association Zapomenutí / The Forgotten Ones) and “Ours or Foreign? Jews in the Czech Twentieth Century ” (in co-operation with the Terezín Initiative Institute).