Marguerite McBey and the Creation of the Tangier American Legation Museum

It is not an exaggeration to say that the Legation Museum owes much of its existence to the vision and generosity of one of Tangier’s truly grand women: Marguerite McBey, née Loeb, daughter of Philadelphia and forever a guardian of Tangier. In a richly fascinating obituary of Marguerite McBey in the Guardian, we learn of … Read more Marguerite McBey and the Creation of the Tangier American Legation Museum


Women’s History Month: TALIM’s Literacy Participants Visit a Unique Art Exhibit الشهر العالمي للمرأة: نساء برنامج محو الأمية بالمفوضية الأمريكية يزرن معرضا فنيا فريدا

Today, Tangier Medina women beneficiaries of the ​Arabic and Economic ​literacy program of TALIM paid a visit to Mahal Art Space‘s current exhibit: “Tangier: Facets of a Mediterranean Intersection.” This unusual exhibit offers visitors tools and materials to reorganize the photographs according to their taste and conception​,​ “that leads them” says Nouha Ben Yebdri, director of Mahal Art Space, “to unconsciously reach a … Read more Women’s History Month: TALIM’s Literacy Participants Visit a Unique Art Exhibit الشهر العالمي للمرأة: نساء برنامج محو الأمية بالمفوضية الأمريكية يزرن معرضا فنيا فريدا


American Artist Stacy Elko d. August 24

The American artist Stacy Elko had a long relationship with Morocco, where she lived from 1988 to 1998. Stacy arrived in Morocco in 1988 as a Peace Corps volunteer assigned to Skoura as a beekeeper, and subsequently to Tiznit with Peace Corps’ health and sanitation program. After 4 years of service ending in 1992, she … Read more American Artist Stacy Elko d. August 24


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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