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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Feb 16

Exhibit Opening: Filming the Camps

Exhibit Opening Reception
Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg - John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | at the Museum,
Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 p.m.
Exhibit runs through August 3, 2017
The Nuremberg Trials in 1945 used an unprecedented form of evidence
— film of the war and liberation of the concentration camps. The exhibit
explores these filmmakers’ experiences during and after World War II,
the footage they captured of Nazi atrocities, and the impact the war
made on their careers. Free, RSVP required through RSVP through Eventbrite.

Mar 1

Annual Member Open House

Annual Member Open House
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | at the Museum
Reception 5:30 p.m., Featured Program 6:00 p.m.
Museum members are welcome to join us at the Annual Member-only
Open House. The event features an insider’s perspective of the
Museum’s core exhibit, the traveling exhibit Filming the Camps: John
Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens: From Hollywood to Nuremberg,
and get a hands-on, sneak peek into the Museum’s archives.
For membership information, call 469.399.5210 or email
dmcelroy@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Mar 7

Lunch and Learn: Historical Lessons

Lunch and Learn: Historical Lessons
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | at the Museum, 11:30 a.m.
Join Dr. Sara Abosch, Senior Director of Education at the Museum,
for a discussion titled Zakhor: The History & Politics of Holocaust
Memorialization in Israel and the United States. This session will
explore the different ways the Shoah and the Holocaust have been
memorialized, historicized, and used in Israel and the United States.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Mar 13

Spring Break Survivor Speakers

Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Museum, 12:30 p.m.
Join us every day during Spring Break for the opportunity to hear the
testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children.
These dedicated speakers know that when they speak, they can change
hearts, minds, and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from
happening again. Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Mar 18

Girl Scouts Day

Girl Scouts Day
Saturday, March 18, 2017 | at the Museum, 9:30 a.m.
Bring your Girl Scouts for a special tour of the Museum, followed by
an activity that will help them earn a badge related to civil and
human rights. The tour and activity will focus on Upstanders,
empowering your scouts to stand up against injustice.
RSVP at Eventbrite.

Mar 23

Film Screening: They Were Expendable

Film Screening: They Were Expendable
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. | Studio Movie Grill (Spring Valley and 75),
Join us for a screening of John Ford’s World War II drama They Were
Expendable
starring John Wayne. John Ford is one of the featured
directors in our current special exhibit, Filming the Camps: John
Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens: From Hollywood to Nuremberg.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Mar 26

Film Screening: December 7th

December 7th
Sunday, March 26, 2017 | at the Museum, 2:00 p.m.
As a follow-up to our screening of They Were Expendable, we will
feature John Ford’s Academy Award-winning propaganda film,
December 7th. Parts of the original film were considered unpatriotic
and edited out; we will show the original, uncensored version.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Apr 3

iRead Book Club: Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold

iRead Book Club: Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold
Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Museum, 12:00 p.m.
Join us as we read books that move us and explore key literary and
historical points. This month, we will discuss Winter Men by Jesper Bugge Kold.
Open to Museum members and volunteers.Free. RSVP to cdecoster@DallasHolocaustMuseum.org

Apr 5

Opening Night of Wiesenthal

Wiesenthal – Opening Night
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre,
2400 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
In partnership with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas
Holocaust Museum presents Opening Night of Wiesenthal. Filled
with hope, humanity, and humor, Wiesenthal is the riveting true story
of Simon Wiesenthal, an ordinary man who did extraordinary things.
For ticket information for this Spring fundraiser event, email
Events@DallasHolocaustMuseum.org or call 469-399-5202.

Apr 19

One Day During the Holocaust

Dallas Holocaust Museum Presents April 19, 1943: One Day in the Holocaust
Wednesday, April 19, 2016 | at Museum at 2:00 p.m.
Join us as we bring attention to April 19, 1943, the focal point of the Museum’s core exhibit. The event will feature a talk by Max Glauben, Warsaw Ghetto and Holocaust survivor, and light refreshments. This event is included in the cost of admission.

Apr 23

Yom Hashoah 2017

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Temple Emanu-El, 6:30 p.m.
Yom Hashoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day,
commemorates the six million Jews who were murdered in the
Holocaust and celebrates the lives of those who survived.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 2

Lunch and Learn: Experiences in Burundi

Lunch and Learn: Experiences in Burundi
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Museum, 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn with Alain Ruvuga, who immigrated to
the U.S. from Burundi in 2001. Mr. Ruvuga will discuss the current
political situation in Central Africa, the warning signs of an
impending genocide, and the status of thousands of displaced
persons in the area. Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 10

Upstander Speaker Dr Mehnaz Afridi

Upstander Speaker Series: Dr. Mehnaz Afridi
Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Location TBD,
VIP Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Afridi’s is Director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Center
at Manhattan College. Her research aims to understand Muslim,
Jewish and Christian relations and to promote interfaith dialogue.
Raised in Western Europe and the Middle East, Dr. Afridi is a Muslim
whose curiosity led her to question the racial and political tensions she
witnessed between Jews and Muslims. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 25

Civil Discourse Panel Discussion on Criminal Justice

Panel Discussion: Civil Discourse Series
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Museum, 6:30 p.m.
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss all sides of a
divisive topic. Visit www.DallasHolocaustMuseum.org for more
information on the series and a schedule of topics.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.