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Today was the first full day of events held to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tangier American Legation Museum, now the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM). The events are being held in conjunction … Continue reading
Defenders of historical preservation in Morocco were honored to attend ceremonies last week showcasing US Embassy support to restore the archaeological site at Ksar Sghir, a fortress that was built under the Marinid Sultan Abou Youssef Yacoub in the 13th … Continue reading
Posted in Cultural Diplomacy, Events, Historic Landmark, Morocco
Tagged Ambassador Dwight Bush, archeological sites, Ksar Sghir, Northern Morocco, restoration, Tangier, Tetouan, US Embassy
Section II, “Architectural and Historical Context and Significance” of the of the Historic Structure Report on the American Legation in Tangier, Morocco is now available on Archnet. You can find it by going to the the page for TALIM and … Continue reading
Posted in Diplomatic History, Historic Landmark, Historic Preservation, Legation Tales, Museum, OBO, TALIM, Tangier, Uncategorized
Tagged American Legation, Historic Structure Report, OBO, TALIM, Tangier
Full circle, after arriving in Morocco 31 years ago during Ramadan, John Davison returns to take charge at the Tangier American Legation.
Posted in Cultural Diplomacy, Historic Landmark, Museum, Research Center, TALIM
Tagged biography, Cultural Diplomacy, Director, John Davison, Museum, renovations, restorations
Ambassador Ed Peck studied Arabic at the Legation in 1961, and tried to return in 2014.
Dr. Carol Malt has written about the Legation’s collection in ICOM News, the magazine for museum professionals worldwide.
According to the Secretary of State, the Tangier American Legation is the preeminent “Culturally Significant Property.” But we symbolize much more: engagement with the Arab, Muslim, and African worlds, starting during the American Revolution.
Saving the Legation – unique American historic monument overseas – from oblivion and neglect, and telling its compelling story, has been my work over these past four years.
TALIM friend and supporter Madison Cox, landscape architect, transforms the Legation for an elegant evening reception.
We’re happy to learn that there is another legation museum out there – the French Legation Museum in Austin, from the 1836-46 Republic of Texas.