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2018 Exhibitions
The Butterfly Project The Butterfly Project: Remembering the Children of the Holocaust

January 23, 2018 through February 26, 2018

In partnership with The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme, HMH’s “The Butterfly Project,” with handmade butterflies by children from six continents that memorialize the 1.5 million children that perished in the Holocaust, takes flight to New York, but its heart remains in Houston.

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"Zeina, fled Syria in 2014"
All photographs copyright Michael S Cohen.
Exhibition is organized by art2art Circulating The Faces of Syrian Refugees

June 22, 2018 through August 26, 2018
"The Faces of Syrian Refugees," by photographer Michael S Cohen, consists of life sized color portraits accompanied by Proust questionnaire style interviews, offering an intimate visit with 20 Syrian refugees. The exhibition will also include a special feature of Houston-area Holocaust survivors who thrived after being one-time refugees in America.

"Johnnie Marino" Photograph courtesy of the Marino Family The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust

September 7, 2018 through October 28, 2018
The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust tells the story of 24 U.S. soldiers who liberated the concentration camps in Europe at the end of the Second World War. Upon entering the camps, the soldiers were not prepared for the terror, torture and depravity they discovered. Although they were hailed as liberators by the prisoners, what the soldiers found haunted many of them for the rest of their lives.
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2017 Exhibitions
Oskar Schindler A Celebration of Survival by Barbara Hines

January 20, 2017 through May 30, 2017
An immersive exhibition designed to honor the heroes, victims, and survivors of the Holocaust, “A Celebration of Survival,” by Barbara Hines, masterfully addresses the Holocaust framed in a message of redemption and forgiveness.  On view at Holocaust Museum Houston’s Mincberg Gallery January 20 through May 30, 2017, “A Celebration of Survival” inspires visitors to focus on what “could be” rather than the horrors of the past.

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Images provided by the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum. “Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp”

April 4, 2017 through July 30, 2017
Dr. Astrid Ley, research associate and Deputy Head of Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, in Oranienburg, Germany, recently spent four weeks working with HMH’s Curatorial Department during a travel extension of her research fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin. Dr. Ley’s principal research is medicine under National Socialism and medical care in concentration camps, recently focusing on “inmate doctors” in the camps. 

Curated by Rina Taraseiskey, Michael Murphy and Danny King
Organized by The Vedem Underground Project Vedem: the Underground Magazine of the Terezin Ghetto

June 16, 2017 through July 23, 2017
Vedem, a multimedia art exhibition, deconstructs and reinterprets the literary work of a secret society of Jewish boys, who created the longest running magazine in any Nazi camp. Created by Rina Taraseiskey, Michael Murphy and Danny King.

Sharon Sayegh: "Ayaan Hirshi Ali: "Brave Hearts" from the Warriors for Peace Series Human Rights Art

October 20, 2017 through June 3, 2018
The "Human Rights Art" exhibition cultivates human rights awareness, reflection and activism, showcased in 32 mixed media artworks from the permanent collection of South Texas College. This educational exhibition addressing global and regional human rights, social justice and environmental issues features artists Sharon Sayegh, Keith Sharp, Guadalupe Victoria Reyes and Deborah South McEvoy. Through their artwork and personal statements, the artists strive to encourage reflection, and generate discussion that ultimately leads to change.

Pinchas Gutter in hologram-like “virtual conversation” New Dimensions in Testimony

October 20, 2017 through March 20, 2018
"New Dimensions in Testimony," an initiative by USC Shoah Foundation, opens October 20 and runs through March 20, 2018. This interactive audio-visual installation records and displays testimony in a way that will preserve the dialogue between Holocaust survivors and learners far into the future. Guests will experience "virtual conversations" by "talking" with Holocaust survivors. This pioneering project integrates advanced filming technologies, specialized display technologies and next-generation natural language processing to provide an intimate experience. To date, 15 survivors' testimonies have been captured by more than 50 cameras as each was asked 1,600 questions addressing topics ranging from pre-war life through the Holocaust and beyond.

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