News & Events

Calendar of Events

Jun 6

Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg - John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens

Special Gallery Exhibit - Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg - John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens
Exhibit runs now 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.

Presented with: Memorial de la Shoah, SNCF, Republique Francaise, French Embassy for the United States.

Exhibit Sponsor: VisitDallas

North Texas Community Partners: Denton Black Film Festival, Dallas Jewish Film Festival, VideoFest and 3 Stars Jewish Cinema

Jul 22

Preserving Family Memories Workshop

Preserving Family Memories Workshop
Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dallas Public Library Central Branch
7th Floor, 1515 Young St., Dallas, TX 75201

Whether in our attics or in boxes under the bed, we all have family
heirlooms, photographs, letters, and artifacts that are important to
us. This hands-on workshop will provide common sense solutions to
challenges related to historical research, artifact preservation, and
digitization and file management. In partnership with the Dallas
Public Library and SMU’s Friends of the Library.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Jul 23

Summer Survivor Speakers Series: July

Summer Survivor Speakers Series
Sunday, July 23, 2017 | At the Museum, 12:30 p.m.

Rosa Blum, Holocaust Survivor ( TENTATIVE )

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and
hidden children, as well as survivors of modern-day genocides.
Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Aug 1

Human Rights Panel Discussion: Fighting Hatred

Human Rights Panel Discussion: Fighting Hatred
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | 6:30 p.m. | at the Museum

In conjunction with the 5th Annual Holocaust and Human Rights
Educator Conference, join us for a presentation by a panel of experts on
their work fighting hate groups.

Cece Cox, CEO, Resource Center
Cece Cox is recognized for her leadership and advocacy in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights movement. Cox serves as Executive Director and CEO of Resource Center, which operates the largest LGBT community center in Texas and provides health services and programs to individuals with HIV.

Cheryl Drazin, Regional Director (North Texas/Oklahoma), Anti Defamation League
In 2016, Cheryl Drazin became the Director of the North Texas/Oklahoma regional office of the Anti Defamation League. Prior to this position, she served as the ADL’s Jean & Jerry Moore Southwest Area Counsel, overseeing the civil rights agenda for the nation’s seven southern and southwestern states.

Lieutenant Matthew Edwards, Dallas Police Department
Lieutenant Matthew Edwards is the Commander of the Criminal Intelligence Unit of the Dallas Police Department, which investigates and tracks hate crimes in Dallas and makes recommendations to the Dallas County District Attorney in hate-related offenses. Edwards is a primary Instructor for the Dallas Police Department’s Americans With Disabilities and works with Veteran’s Organizations and other Charities.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Aug 6

Summer Survivor Speakers Series: August

Summer Survivor Speakers Series
Sunday, August 6, Wednesday, August 16, and Sunday, August 20,
2017 | At the Museum, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 6 - Jack Repp, Holocaust Survivor
Wednesday, August 16 - Magie Furst, Kindertransportee
Sunday, August 20 - Max Glauben, Holocaust Survivor

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and
hidden children, as well as survivors of modern-day genocides.
Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Sep 7

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II

Special Gallery Exhibit - Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII

At the outbreak of World War II, many African Americans rushed to enlist. They were determined to fight to preserve the freedom they themselves had been denied. Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII tells their story.

The exhibit highlights African American achievements and struggles during World War II both abroad and at home and explores how the war served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. It includes personal accounts of those who served, including an eight-minute video on the Tuskegee Airmen.

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII was produced by The National World War II Museum. All rights reserved. National Touring Sponsors: Abbot Downing & Wells Fargo.

Exhibit Sponsors: Fox Rothschild LLP, Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

Community Partners: African American Museum, Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas Civil Rights Museum

The exhibit will run through January 26, 2018.

Sep 7

Exhibit Opening Reception - Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II

Exhibit Opening Reception - Fighting for the Right to Fight:
African American Experiences in World War II

Sponsored by Fox Rothschild LLP, Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | At the Museum
5:30 p.m. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Talk
Exhibit runs through January 26, 2018

Join us for the opening of our latest special gallery exhibit featuring
remarks from Flight Officer Robert T. McDaniel, former Tuskegee
Airman, Mrs. Erma Platte, widow of Tuskegee Airmen instructor
Captain Claude R. Platte, and Dr. Todd Moye, History Professor, University of North Texas.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Oct 24

Hope for Humanity

Hope for Humanity - 2017 Honoree: LAUREN EMBREY
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | The Fairmont Dallas
6 p.m. Cocktails, 7 p.m. Welcome and Dinner, 8 p.m. Program

Join us as the Museum proudly honors Human Rights Champion
LAUREN EMBREY as our 2017 Hope for Humanity Honoree. This
annual dinner is the primary annual fundraising event of the Dallas
Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. Proceeds
from the dinner fund the Museum’s exhibits and year-round community
and educational programming.

Tables of 10 start at $5,500. Contact
469.399.5202 or Events@DallasHolocaustMuseum.org.