Category Archives: Museum

The Architecture of the Legation #architectureMW

For Wednesday of Museum Week 2016, we focus on the architecture of TALIM. The Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM), straddling both sides of rue d’Amerique ( زنقة اةمريكا ) approximately 20 m (75 feet) past the southernmost … Continue reading

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Architectural History of the Legation Now Available on Archnet

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

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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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Circles: Meet the New Director

Full circle, after arriving in Morocco 31 years ago during Ramadan, John Davison returns to take charge at the Tangier American Legation.
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A Virtual Tour for Ambassador Peck

Ambassador Ed Peck studied Arabic at the Legation in 1961, and tried to return in 2014.
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Introducing the New Mudir – John Davison

The John Davison era at the Legation is set to begin on July 1.
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The Skeletons of Portuguese Tangier

“Portuguese Tangier” uses the latest GIS modeling technology and 15th century archives to recreate a vibrant image of the city during its two Portuguese centuries.
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The Coney Island of Culture

The Legation was transformed last Saturday for an evening of fun – and fundraising.
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Arabic Literacy and Much More

The Legation’s women’s literacy program teaches more than Arabic – it provides guidance on family medical issues too.
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