Film Screening | “Zero Gravity”

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a screening of the film Zero Gravity followed by a special presentation from the University of Houston’s SACNAS Chapter. Zero Gravity follows a diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA, who compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station. Seen through the wondrous […]

The New Red Book: A Guide to 50 of Houston’s Black Historical and Cultural Sites

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Dr. Lindsay Gary The New Red Book: A Guide to 50 of Houston’s Black Historical and Cultural Sites (2022) by Dr. Lindsay Gary highlights the history of Houston through the perspective of place - 50 cultural organizations and sites created and sustained by African Americans. It documents little-known histories of the Almeda Post Office, the site of […]

Community Altar Workshop

Holocaust Museum Houston Classroom

Join Holocaust Museum Houston in partnership with HTX Art in the Heart for our third annual Día de los Muertos Community Altar Workshop. Participants at this family-friendly event will explore the meaning and significance of Día De Los Muertos and learn about the altar making process. Attendees will have the opportunity to create crafts in […]

Film Screening | “20 Days in Mariupol”

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Holocaust Museum Houston, in partnership with FotoFest, host a screening the award-winning documentary 20 Days in Mariupol by Pulitzer Prize-winning Ukrainian journalist Mstyslav Chernov. This harrowing film follows Chernov and his team as they document the first 20 days of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in the besieged city of Mariupol. As the only international […]

The Golem Legend and Holocaust Memory

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Rabbi Joshua R. S. Fixler There are many Jewish legends about the golem – a creature formed from clay and brought to life using mystical knowledge to serve the Jewish community. Often the golem is portrayed protecting the Jews from pogroms and blood libels. Since the Holocaust, many artists and authors have wrestled with the […]