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2014 Exhibitions
"Ground Zero 360: Never Forget" "Ground Zero 360: Never Forget"
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September 11, 2014 through January 11, 2015
"Ground Zero 360: Never Forget: is an exhibition honoring the victims of 9/11, created and organized by Paul McCormack, a retired inspector from the New York City Police Department who participated in the rescue and recovery effort, and his wife Nicola McClean, a New York-based photographer from Ireland who took pictures of the chaos that day. With a selection of more than 80 photographs taken by McLean, the exhibit consists of harrowing images, heartbreaking “missing posters” and a unique panoramic installation, inviting visitors to visualize the events in the days following the attacks. Visitors also will  hear the city’s previously unreleased emergency radio calls from that morning and touch a fragment of twisted steel I-beam and broken granite from the World Trade Center. Personal artifacts on loan from families also will be on view.

 
Gandhi’s last possessions. 1948. Photographer unknown. Courtesy, The Menil Collection. "Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence" at the Menil Collection
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October 2, 2014 through February 1, 2015
Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence" is the first international project to explore the resonance of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s (1867-1948) ethics of non-violence, or “satyagraha,” in the visual arts. This exhibition presents approximately 130 works spanning several centuries and includes paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, sculptures, rare books, and films by artists from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. The exhibition includes “The Red Handkerchief,” which is part of the permanent exhibition at Holocaust Museum Houston.
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"What Was Left Unsaid," Courtesy Pauline Jakobsberg "Birthrights Left Behind"
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October 31, 2014 through June 15, 2015
In “Birthrights Left Behind,” artist Pauline Jakobsberg poses the question: “Is it possible to shape the future through memories of the past?” “Birthrights” is a selection of Jakobsberg’s work consisting of 20 original hand-pulled prints using various printmaking techniques, ranging from engraving, etching, silkscreen and collagraph. Jakobsberg dedicates the exhibition to her children and her late husband Wolfgang, who fled Nazi Germany at the age of six with his parents to Bolivia in 1939. Inspired by the stories of her husband’s family who suffered considerable loss at the hands of the Nazis, Jakobsberg has devoted much of her art to telling their stories.

 
  
Hours and Admission
 
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Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.


The Laurie and Milton Boniuk Resource Center and Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The Library is closed Sundays.

The Museum is closed for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For other holiday hours, visit the "Events" tab on the Museum’s Web site at www.hmh.org.

Effective April 15, 2014, admission rates for Holocaust Museum Houston will change. Please note the new rates:

Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
Students age 6-18 FREE
College-level with valid school ID FREE
Seniors age 65+ $8
Active-Duty Military $8
General Admission $12

Holocaust Museum Houston is free each Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Memorial Day (May 25, 2015), D-Day (June 6, 2015), Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2014) and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2015).

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Holocaust Museum Houston
Morgan Family Center
5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004-6804
Phone: 713-942-8000



Holocaust Museum Houston is a member of the Houston Museum District Association and is located in Houston's Museum District.

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

Tours
 
Docent-led tours can be scheduled for schools and groups of 10 or more. Tours are available in Spanish, English and French. To arrange a docent-led tour, please call Visitor Services at 713-942-8000, ext. 302 or submit the form below.

Guided tours are available for all visitors on Saturday and Sunday. Weekend tours run at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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