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Press Room/Media Kit

Press requests and questions from the media regarding information, images, and interview opportunities should be directed to the Chief Marketing Officer.

Robin Cavanaugh, Chief Marketing Officer

For general information about the Museum, please call 713-527-1660.

All information about upcoming events, speakers, and other special activities visit Holocaust Museum Houston’s calendar.


Holocaust Museum Houston welcomes your feedback and your contributions to our social media profiles about issues that are consistent with the Museum’s mission to educate people about the Holocaust, remember the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims, honor the Survivors’ legacy, and teach the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides.

The Museum strives to encourage a forum that is open and welcoming to many viewpoints and opinions. Towards that goal, we reserve the right to remove posts and comments that violate specific guidelines.


The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection Coming to Holocaust Museum Houston
October 23, 2023

HOPE: Stories of Houston Survivors opens at Holocaust Museum Houston September 22, 2023
September 20, 2023

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Exploring The Green Book History Coming to Holocaust Museum Houston
July 20, 2023

Holocaust Museum Houston to Open Berlin: A Jewish Ode to the Metropolis
June 28, 2023

“I’ll Have What She’s Having”: The Jewish Deli opens at Holocaust Museum Houston May 5, 2023
April 3, 2023

Holocaust Museum Houston Opens Neighbors 1938 “We were all Ladenburgers”
March 3, 2023

The Life and Art of Alice Lok Cahana opens at Holocaust Museum Houston February 3, 2023
January 4, 2023

Woman, the Spirit of the Universe opens at Holocaust Museum Houston January 13, 2023
December 15, 2022

HOPE: Stories of Houston Survivors opens at Holocaust Museum Houston October 21, 2022
October 19, 2022

Charlotte Salomon: Life? Or Theater? opens at Holocaust Museum Houston August 19, 2022
July 28, 2022

LAST CHANCE! Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg closes at Holocaust Museum Houston July 31, 2022
June 30, 2022

Museum Presents 38 Newly Rotated Artworks in Samuel Bak Gallery
June 22, 2022

Barbara J. Herz Named Board Chair of Holocaust Museum Houston
June 3, 2022

Holocaust Museum Houston to Host Free Educational Programming in June
June 3, 2022

2022 LBJ Moral Courage Award Dinner honoring the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raises $2 million
May 18, 2022

Holocaust Museum Houston launches App for Autism Community during Autism Awareness Month
April 19, 2022

2022 Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award Dinner to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
March 3, 2022

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, presented by PNC, opens at the Holocaust Museum Houston March 11, 2022
February 1, 2022

Museum Celebrates Black History Month with Three Free Public Events
January 24, 2022

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg opens in Houston March 11, 2022
October 28, 2021

Houston-based Holocaust Survivor to receive French Legion of Honor at ceremony Sunday, October 17
October 15, 2021

Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare Exhibition to open at Holocaust Museum Houston October 29
October 4, 2021

Museum Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Community Art Workshop
September 23, 2021

Museum Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with Three Free Programs Plus Special Exhibition
September 2, 2021

Museum to Honor Punkin and Walter Hecht at 2021 Guardian of the Human Spirit Luncheon
July 28, 2021

United Airlines Presents Free Summer Admission Days at Holocaust Museum Houston
May 26, 2021

HMH Will Host Dr. Ibram X. Kendi for Free Virtual Lecture
May 2, 2021

HMH to Open Juried Exhibition Featuring Local Latinx Artists
March 18, 2021

HMH Opens Stories of Survival Exhibition
February 1, 2021

Museum Celebrates Black History Month with Eight Free Virtual Programs and Book Events
January 21, 2021

2020 Guardian of the Human Spirit Virtual Event Raises $575,000 for Virtual Education Programming
November 11, 2020

HMH and Women in the Visual and Literary Arts Present New Virtual Exhibition
October 14, 2020

HMH to Host Free Virtual Lecture Series on Dismantling Bias
October 8, 2020

HMH to Host U.S. Premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom
July 16, 2020

HMH Awarded Prestigious Texas Women for the Arts Grant
July 15, 2020

HMH Receives 2020 TAMMIE Award for Bilingual Audio Guided Tours
July 9, 2020

Holocaust Museum Houston closed Monday, June 8 in honor of the George Floyd Memorial Service
June 7, 2020

Holocaust Museum Houston readies for reopening on May 26
May 14, 2020

2020 Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award Virtual Event Raises $775,000 for Holocaust Education
May 13, 2020

HMH to host world debut of The Book Smugglers exhibition in March
February 7, 2020

Museum to Offer Monthly Meet and Greets with Local Holocaust Survivors
December 19, 2019

Museum to Host Legendary Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta at Student Workshop, Public Program and Breakfast Panel Discussion
December 5, 2019

Holocaust Museum Houston to Host Two Human Rights Exhibitions this Fall
September 6, 2019

Holocaust Museum Houston Announces June 2019 Reopening After Dramatic Expansion
December 18, 2018


Holocaust Museum Houston Statement Regarding the Rise in Antisemitism

Holocaust Museum Houston Statement Regarding Hamas Attack on Israel

In support of Banned Books Week 2023

In response to hate speech and rising antisemitism in the United States

In support of Banned Books Week 2022

In response to the Uvalde, Texas mass shooting

In response to the Buffalo, New York mass shooting

Statement by museums on the war crimes committed in Ukraine

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

In response to antisemitic flyers distributed in Missouri City neighborhood

In response to the alleged arson of a synagogue in Austin

In response to Carroll ISD curriculum ideas on the Holocaust

In Response to the Vandalism at the Florida Holocaust Museum

In Response to Rising Antisemitism in the United States

In Response to President Biden’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

In Response to the Violence Towards the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

In Response to the Insurrection on the United States Capitol

Holocaust Museum Houston Unequivocally Condemns White Supremacy

In Response to the Defacing of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston

In Response to the Murder of George Floyd

In Response to the Refugee Resettlement Program in Texas

In Response to the Antisemitic Attack in Monsey, New York

In Response to the Antisemitic Attack in Jersey City, New Jersey

In Response to the German Synagogue Attack

In Response to El Paso and Dayton

Why Holocaust Analogies are Dangerous

In Response to San Diego

In Response to Sri Lanka

In Response to Family Separation at the U.S. Border


Best Of Houston® 2022: Best Museum
October 14, 2022 | Houston Press

2022 Guardian of the Human Spirit Luncheon
October 12, 2022 | PaperCity Magazine

At Holocaust Museum Houston: Charlotte Salomon’s unique storied autobiography is on exhibit
August 25, 2022 | Aaron Howard, Jewish Herald-Voice

Holocaust Museum Houston Breaks Records With a $2 Million Dinner That Channels Broadway With Ruth Bader Ginsburg Love
May 19, 2022 | Shelby Hodge, PaperCity Magazine

A look inside Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg now on display at Holocaust Museum Houston
March 23, 2022 | Lauren Kelly, KPRC 2

Houston Holocaust Museum confronts hate speech with newest exhibition Speaking Up! Confronting Hate Speech
January 13, 2022 | Rose-Ann Aragon, KPRC 2

HMH honors Hechts with Guardian of the Human Spirit Award
November 18, 2021 | Jewish Herald-Voice

Houston Holocaust Survivor Joins France’s Legion of Honor
October 17, 2021 | Nora Mishanec, Houston Chronicle

Local Voices Highlighted in Withstand: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict
June 10, 2021 | Brittany Cristiano, Houstonia

Holocaust Museum Marks 25 Years Virtually — with $1.1 million Till!
May 25, 2021 | Jeff Gremillion, Houston CityBook

HMH: Blacklist exhibit explores film industry’s censorship
October 14, 2021 | Jewish Herald-Voice

Local museum showcases personal artifacts from Holocaust survivors in Stories of Survival
February 7, 2021 | Tierra Smith, KPRC 2

Houston’s 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Old School For Houston Restaurant Weeks
August 7, 2020 | Brooke Viggiano, Houston Press

Holocaust Museum Houston Offering Free Admission June 6
June 5, 2020 | Ashtyn Evans, Houston on the Cheap

Less Is More as an Art Museum Reopens
May 23, 2020 | Michael Hardy, The New York Times

Here is when museums and theaters will reopen in Houston
April 30, 2020 | Tarra Gaines, CultureMap Houston

Major Houston Fundraisers Go Virtual — Special May Events Still Happening
April 16, 2020 | Shelby Hodge, PaperCity Magazine

Holocaust Museum Houston offering virtual learning experience; livestream events in the works
March 27, 2020 | Ciara Rouege, KHOU 11

15 Ways To Celebrate African American History Month in Houston
February 5, 2020 | Haya Panjwani, Houston Public Media

‘Dolores Huerta Exhibit’ at the Holocaust Museum Houston
January 16, 2020 | Maggie Flecknoe, CW 39

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: panel discussion with consuls general at HMH
January 16, 2020 | Jewish Herald-Voice

Anne Frank’s Diary Explores Hope in the Face of a Great Evil
January 14, 2020 | Margaret Downing, Houston Press

Museum to offer monthly meet and greets with local Holocaust survivors
January 6, 2020 | Houston Chronicle

Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields is a Must See at the Holocaust Museum
December 13, 2019 | Gabi De la Rosa, Houstonia

¡Sí Se Puede! Houston Celebrates Latina Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta
December 11, 2019 | Elizabeth Trovall, Houston Public Media

Houston Astros’ Charitable Spirit Honored by Storied Houston Museum
November 27, 2019 | Shelby Hodge, PaperCity Magazine

The 20 Best Things to Do in Houston for First Timers
November 15, 2019 | Liz Flynn, Money Inc

Son of Holocaust survivor wants you to know history of Union Station
October 28, 2019 | Pooja Lodhia, KTRK-TV

How to Do a Weekend in Houston
September 26, 2019 | Sarah Schlichter, Smarter Travel

Expanded Missions: Dallas and Houston Holocaust Museums Open Spacious New Homes
August 20, 2019 | Steven Brown, Arts + Culture Texas

Holocaust survivors, liberators share stories at Kenny & Ziggy’s
August 9, 2019 | Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle

Holocaust Museum Houston Unveils $34 Million Expansion
June 24, 2019 | Cynthia Lescalleet, Forbes

The Holocaust Museum Houston reopens Saturday, and it’s about more than the Holocaust
June 20, 2019 | Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle

Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life
January 12, 2019 | Jamie Stengle, Associated Press


Watch this video showcasing the Museum’s First Look Celebration and Ribbon Cutting held June 15 and 16, 2019.


Privacy Policy [PDF]

Image Rights and Guidelines
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HMH can provide most images as digital files for certain uses. Slides are provided for personal or scholarly use only; reproductions are not permitted from this medium. All works must be presented in their entirety without cropping or overprinting unless prior written approval is obtained from HMH.

Requests for Images
All requests must be made in writing by e-mail to Please specify the nature of the project and include all details of the proposed use. For a book, please include print run, publication date, title, author, and languages in which the book will appear. Also, indicate where in the publication the image will appear (e.g., cover, interior pages, back cover). For all other requests, please provide as much detailed information as possible concerning the image. Useful information includes artist, title, date, medium and HMH accession number if known.

If no photography exists for the image you request, we may be able to photograph the object for an additional fee.

Upon receipt of your request, we will send you an invoice outlining the fees due and our reproduction guidelines. All requests for fee waivers must be placed in writing. We accept payment by credit card in U.S. dollars and by money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to “Holocaust Museum Houston.” Fees are nonrefundable, and permission is granted for one edition, one use only.

In return for the use-fee payment, HMH grants approval only to the extent of its rights relating to the request. Certain works of art, as well as photographs of those works, may be protected by copyright, trademark or related interests not owned by HMH. The responsibility for securing any other necessary permission devolves to the applicant.


Can I use unaltered images or text from this web site on a closed and restricted database at my school or museum?
Yes, if there is no charge to the user and if electronic distribution is limited to educational use for a specific purpose or duration. The images must remain unaltered. All of the accompanying caption information, including donor recognition, must be included without alteration, and the citation should include the URL specified above.
Are all materials on the Web site available for use?

No. Some materials directly related to the Museum collections or changing exhibits may not be available for use. Please contact with any questions.

May I upload unaltered images or text from this Web site onto my personal web site?

Yes, provided the site displays no advertisements and no sponsors, does not charge a fee for services, and does not offer any product or service for sale. The images must remain unaltered, and all of the accompanying caption information, including donor recognition, must be included without alteration, and the citation should include the URL specified above.

May I upload images or text from this web site onto another general-access web site or a CD-ROM?
No, unless prior written permission has been obtained from HMH.
May I print selected images or text excerpts from this Web site for a school report?
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How do I obtain permission for other forms of publication?

Anyone wishing to use the materials published on this Web site for purposes other than as authorized herein must obtain prior written approval. Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of HMH. A usage fee may be charged depending on the nature of the proposed use. For reproductions of any items related to the museum’s collections or changing exhibits, in part or in their entirety, permission must be received from the Museum’s Registrar. Submit your request by e-mail to The Use Agreement application and Fee Schedule for photographic reproductions and oral history transcripts can be found under the Resources tab on this Web site.

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HMH does not authorize nor prohibit links to its web site, provided that such link does not connote an endorsement by, or affiliation with, HMH and provided that the HMH logo is not used to connote the link and no deep links are used. You may not frame the pages of this web site or transport viewers to any other location outside this web site using HMH’s name, or any variation thereof, without prior written permission of the Museum. Linking to this web site does not grant you any ownership rights or interest in or to HMH or any variation thereof. The Museum has no obligation to link from its web site to your Web site or to provide any reciprocal service of any kind.