Author Archives: John Davison

Film Making Workshop at Dar Al Ma3rifa, Zouitina Neighborhood

During the holy fasting month of Ramadan, daily life in Tangier goes on as usual, and work and learning continue.  Early in the month, Moroccan high school students sat for their national baccalaureate examinations.  Our 16 Legation STEEM (science, technology, engineering, … Continue reading

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Coming to America …

To NYC and DC in March, to be more specific. Enjoy!

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Beit Hahayim Donation

Our deepest thanks to Australian artist Bryan Dawe for his generous donation of “Beit Hahayim,” the Jewish Cemetery of Tangier, which now hangs in our art gallery, where it stands as a stirring memorial to Tangier’s multi-faith heritage.

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Legation Christmas Market, 2016

We’d like to thank all of those involved in making our annual Christmas Market such a success.   Of  the many visitors we welcomed on December 10, we were perhaps most pleased that several dozens of  children from our Ben Idder neighborhood … Continue reading

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Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Visit to the Legation

We were honored to welcome Dana J. Hyde, CEO of the Millennium  Challenge Corporation, to the American Legation Museum on this cold and rainy Saturday evening.   Ms. Hyde led an MCC delegation to Morocco, including Tetouan and Tangier.  They were hosted … Continue reading

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July 16-17, 2016 We were thrilled to co-host the second edition of the Youmein Creative Media Festival this past weekend, from July 16-17. The Youmein Festival brought together artists and creative thinkers from across Morocco, France, the United States, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Green Journalism Workshop

On May 13 we were pleased to host a “Green Journalism” climate change workshop for journalists from Tangier, Tetouan and Laraiche   The workshop , offered by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the U.S. Embassy, was the second of five … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

I was honored this morning to represent the Tangier American Legation at a Remembrance Sunday ceremony at historic Saint Andrews Church. British Ambassador Clive Alderton traveled from Rabat for the event, as did a military and police honor guard from … Continue reading

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Hassan El Glaoui at the Legation

Dear Friends of TALIM (Version française ci-dessous), Some very exciting news. We have just transferred several paintings from one of Morocco’s most famous artists, Hassane El-Glaoui, from our library to our museum. Please visit us between Monday and Friday for … Continue reading

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