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Ground Zero 360

Exhibit Opening July 2, 2015 The Dallas Holocaust Museum is bringing the internationally renowned exhibit Ground Zero 360 to the Dallas region. This will be a powerful opportunity to pay tribute to the first-responders and the victims of 9-11. DFW area first responders will be admitted free of charge thanks to funding from Communities Foundation of Texas. The exhibit showcases photographs of New-York based Irish photographer Nicola McClean, who captured the confusion, panic, and remarkable…
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Film: German Concentration Camps Factual Survey, Monday, August 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Film: German Concentration Camps Factual Survey Monday, August 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. German Concentration Camps Factual Survey. This important documentary was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This film is not suitable for children under 18. Children under 18 will not be admitted. Beginning in 1944, cameramen documented the horrors discovered following the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. The footage was so powerful and damning that propagandists determined it should be made into a…
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Upstander Speaker Series-Ret. Lt. General, Dallaire to Speak

Our final Upstander Speaker for 2015 is Roméo Dallaire. Dallaire, a lieutenant-general, Senator and celebrated humanitarian was appointed Force Commander for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) in 1993. There, he witnessed the country descend into chaos, leading to the deaths of more than 800,000 Rwandans. He will speak Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at SMU. Check back for ticket prices and ordering details. Launched in 2014, the Upstander Speaker Series is part of the Museum’s…
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BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT

DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM ADDS DR. NICHOLAS POURNADER TO ITS BOARD Corporate strategist, turnaround specialist and technology expert, Pournader to bring over 15 years of senior business leadership experience to museum DALLAS (July 27, 2015) – The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance announced a new addition to its Board of Directors, Dr. Nicholas Pournader. "We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Pournader to our Board, and we are looking forward to benefitting from his business…
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FROM THE ARCHIVES:

From the Archives Many of the works displayed in the Museum’s current special exhibition, Drawn to Action: The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk, have been loaned by two of our generous friends, but Gregg and Michelle Philipson have gone even further to donate two rare books to the Museum’s collection. Ink and Blood: A Book of Drawings by Arthur Szyk and The New Order are compilations of Szyk’s intricate and colorful political cartoons. Both are on display now in the Museum’s special…
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Tribute Program

Our donors are UPSTANDERS! A special thank you to all of our donors and members for your support. Your gifts help us preserve the memory of the Holocaust and teach the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference. THE TRIBUTE PROGRAM The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s Tribute Program lets you honor or memorialize a family member, friend or other loved one. The donations allow us to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and teach the moral and ethical response to prejudice,…
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From the President/CEO

Earlier this year, The Dallas Morning News reported on the preliminary plans of the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance to construct a new, expanded facility in the historic West End of downtown Dallas. The new building will allow us to expand the teaching of the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference using the Holocaust as a cornerstone of that teaching along with other genocides and issues addressing inhumanity and human rights. It is somewhat…
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Racism and its Implications

It is difficult to ignore the widely reported news coverage of violent acts of racism and the numerous racist comments made by high profile figures in the United States over the past several months. Given recent events in Ferguson, MO, and New York City, an exploration of views on race and racism seems in order. Intentionally, we’ve included differing opinions from Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Professor of Sociology, Duke University, Dr. Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institute, and Dr.…
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Special Offer to Pandora Listeners $2.00 Off the adult admission price. Your ticket price is $8.00 with this discount. If you are a student you can also enjoy the $8 ticket price by showing your student ID. Offer expires August 25, 2015. One discount per person.

Recent News

Join us at the Dallas Zoo-Rescheduled for March 19th, 2015. This event has been rescheduled for April 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Location: Tiger Classroom at the Tiger Enclosure in the Dallas Zoo. In case of cold weather (50 degrees or below) one or both sessions might be cancelled. Rain will not affect the session. Session description: The Education Staff from the Dallas Holocaust Museum will lead a reading of Curious George and explain how the authors of Curious George escaped from…
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