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New Docent Information Session
July 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater
 

With the expansion to more than double the size of its building at 5401 Caroline St. well underway, Holocaust Museum Houston is looking to train new docents to accommodate the myriad of new exhibitions and expected increase in visitors. Those interested in Holocaust history, art, education and committed to impacting the lives of others are encouraged to attend. Bilingual Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to attend. Prospective docents who attend the information session will learn about the docent training process, the expectations of a docent and how they can apply.

New docents will lead tours through a permanent exhibit much different than the previous one. "Bearing Witness," the Museum's permanent exhibit with personalized testimony and artifacts donated by Houston-area Holocaust Survivors, will expand with modern, interactive exhibit designs and increase the information within each unit. Both the Danish Rescue Boat and German World War II-era Railcar were moved inside the climate-controlled structure for preservation to ensure future generations of visitors and students will learn from these valuable artifacts. For the first time, all exhibit signage will be in Spanish and English, making an even greater need for Spanish-speaking docents.

For more information, interested parties can email volunteers@hmh.org.


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"All Behaviors Count" - Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Cadette Workshop
July 28, 2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Holocaust Museum Houston 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100
 

Build a vision of a better world! Take an in-depth tour of the Museum to truly understand the history behind the Holocaust and become empowered to be a positive force for change! Girls will explore historical leadership, prejudices and experiences with Holocaust Museum Houston. Cadettes will complete steps for the aMaze Journey Interact patch and Science of Happiness badge. The cost of this program is $22, which includes the badge and a snack. For more information, contact Ashley Reinhardt at areinhardt@sjgs.org or email Holocaust Museum Houston at education@hmh.org. Note: This activity is girls-only. This is a drop-off event, adults do not stay.

Register through the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto website.


 
 
 
 
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Museum Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Museum Admission:

$12 for adults
$8 for active-duty military and AARP members
Free for children, students and college-level students with valid ID
Free admission on Sundays


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Holocaust Museum Houston is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums.

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