Support the Legation’s Women’s Literacy Program for #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, November 30th, is Giving Tuesday, and we are asking for your support of the Legation’s Women’s Literacy Program in order to ensure its continued success and our ability to reach as many women as possible! The Literacy Program is a grassroots endeavor that has played an important part in solidifying TALIM’s relationship with the … Read more Support the Legation’s Women’s Literacy Program for #GivingTuesday


Annual Seminar to Mark the Bicentennial of the Legation, April 7-8

In celebration of the bicentennial of the Tangier American Legation and the long friendship between the United States and Morocco that it represents, this year’s annual TALIM April Seminar has the theme of “The Tangier American Legation’s First 200 years: Where We’ve Been and What Might Be Next?” Due to travel and assembly restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s seminar will be virtual, held in Zoom and broadcast live on Facebook.


TALIM Statement on Black Lives Matter

For US Independence Day, 4 July, the Board of Directors of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) have issued this statement: Black Lives Matter The Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM) aims to promote friendship between the people of the United States of America and of Morocco, both in Morocco … Read more TALIM Statement on Black Lives Matter


Diplomatic note on the “Lamentable News of Death by Assassination of Abraham Lincoln”

On the Eve of Juneteenth, we share with you a copy of the 1865 diplomatic note that hangs in the Legation’s Museum (a gift of the Forbes family): Consulate General of the United States of America, Tangier28 April, 1865. Gentlemen: — The lamentable news of the death by assassination of Abraham Lincoln, President of the … Read more Diplomatic note on the “Lamentable News of Death by Assassination of Abraham Lincoln”


January 23-25: Three Busy (and Rainy) Days at the Legation!

Sundays are usually well-earned rest days at the Legation, especially after perhaps 3 of our busiest days in recent memory. On Thursday and Friday, January 23-24, we hosted our first — but we hope not our last —  symposium on “Movement and Migration between Morocco and West Africa,” which addressed a broad range of themes … Read more January 23-25: Three Busy (and Rainy) Days at the Legation!


Charles Sevigny, An American Abroad

An exhibition on the life and creations of internationally acclaimed interior designer and Tangier resident Charles Sevigny is being presented by the American Legation in Tangier from June 30 to September 8, 2018. To celebrate his 100th birthday in June, the American Legation has also published a book by the historian Charles Sevigny, An American Abroad.  

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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, English and mathematics) scholars also began intensive, 6-days a week Ramadan English classes at the … Read more Film Making Workshop at Dar Al Ma3rifa, Zouitina Neighborhood


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 by officials from the Office of the Prime Minister and the regional and municipal governments. … Read more Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Visit to the Legation