Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

Black Art Houston Free Admission

Holocaust Museum Houston

Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Black Art Houston is a celebration of contemporary Black art throughout the city. Holocaust Museum Houston will host free admission Sunday, February 18, courtesy of Shell USA, in honor of this immersive experience. Experience The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection free of charge. The exhibition celebrates the […]

Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

Black Genealogy Workshop | Southern Plantations: “Tourism, Preservation, and Slave Records”

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. - Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter will host a day of presentations and discussions focused on plantation tourism, how enslaved people are depicted at sites, plantation preservation, and how plantation records can help with researching the formerly enslaved.   Public programs at Holocaust Museum Houston are presented by […]

The Houston Symposium in Philosophy of Religion

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

The Houston Symposium in Philosophy of Religion presents a new series of talks about religion. It gathers scholars of all faiths from Houston, and other Texan universities, to share their research interests and to create a community. We invite faculty and students to join us, get to know their peers, and interact with the general […]

Film Screening | “Finding Light”

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Doors open at 6 p.m. Join us to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day to illuminate the remarkable story of Holocaust survivor, Mrs. Naomi Warren z”l, Finding Light, which takes the audience on a journey that is simultaneously situated in the past while making relevant connections to the present through the lens of dance. Film screening […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Museum Houston

On January 27, 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops. In 2005, the UN General Assembly designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Museum admission is free on this day every year so that all may come remember the six million Jews and other innocent victims of the Holocaust and honor the survivors’ legacy.

Holocaust Remembrance Week Meet the Author: Megan Hoyt

Locations across Houston

Meet Megan Hoyt who will read her book, Bartali's Bicycle, at Holocaust Museum Houston's Boniuk Library and other area libraries for Holocaust Remembrance Week. This program is brought to you by a partnership with Holocaust Museum Houston's Boniuk Library, Bay City Public Library, Montgomery County Library, the Schachtel Library at Congregation Beth Israel, Harris County […]

Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

Teaching African American History Through “The Kinsey Collection”

Holocaust Museum Houston Classroom

"The Cultivators," Samuel L. Dunson, Jr. Courtesy of The Kinsey African American Art & History CollectionJoin us for an interactive, in-person teacher workshop to prepare for the arrival of The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection at Holocaust Museum Houston. Participants will receive resources and TEKS-aligned activities to support teaching African American history in grades 6-12. […]

Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

“Myth of Absence” with Bernard and Shirley Kinsey

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

A central theme of The Kinsey Collection exhibition is the Myth of Absence – that contributions made by African Americans in industry, art, science and politics have been omitted from history books. Hear how the Kinseys use their exhibit to dispel this myth and provide the narrative of the full and rich contributions of African Americans to […]

Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Holocaust Museum Houston

While the Museum is closed on Mondays, our galleries will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with free admission presented by H-E-B. On this annual commemoration, we remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his leadership.

Event Series Kinsey Collection Programs

“Art & Legacy” with Bernard and Shirley Kinsey

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

Considered one of the most comprehensive surveys of African American history and culture outside the Smithsonian Institution, The Kinsey Collection features the shared treasures amassed by Shirley and Bernard Kinsey during their five decades of marriage. Learn how their travel keepsakes developed into a collection offering a well-rounded look at the African American experience. Bernard and Shirley […]