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Calendar of Events

Jan 28

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2 p.m.
At the Museum

Marking the liberation of Auschwitz, International Holocaust Remembrance Day allows us to reflect upon the profound tragedy of the Holocaust. We also come together to share a moment of peace and hope for the future.

Free. RSVP not required. Admission fees to Museum exhibits apply.

Jan 30

Upstander Speaker Series: Sex Trafficking in North Texas

Upstander Speaker Series: Sex Trafficking in North Texas
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6 p.m. Pre-Event Reception
7 p.m. Program
Unity of Dallas
6525 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

Human trafficking in the DFW area, particularly of minors, is a significant issue that often goes unnoticed. Led by Bill Bernstein, Deputy Director of Mosaic Family Services, this discussion will feature speakers who are actively working to end sex trafficking in North Texas through law enforcement, activism, and sharing personal experiences of survival.

Speakers:
-Rebekah Charleston, Sex Trafficking Survivor
-Sergeant Byron Fassett, Child Exploitation Squad, Dallas Police Department
-Lindsey Speed, Director of Programs, Traffick911

Event Sponsor: Northern Trust

Presenting Sponsor: The Dallas Morning News

RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Feb 5

iRead Book Club: Mischling by Affinity Konar

iRead Book Club: Mischling by Affinity Konar
Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we read books that move us and explore key literary and historical points. This month, we will discuss Affinity Konar's Mischling. Open to Museum members and volunteers.

Free. RSVP to cdecoster@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Feb 13

Dallas ISD Thank You Night

Dallas ISD Thank You Night
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5 p.m.
At the Museum

In appreciation of Dallas ISD's commitment to teaching the Holocaust and support the mission of the Museum, the education team invites Dallas ISD employees to enjoy light bites and beverages, docent-led tours, and a survivor speaker.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Feb 15

Exhibit Opening Reception: Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

Exhibit Opening Reception
Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams*
Thursday, February 15, 2018
At the Museum
6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Talk

Join us for the opening of our latest special exhibit on the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II featuring remarks from Tom Ikeda, Executive Director of Densho.

Sponsored By: The Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation and the Orchid Giving Circle Fund at Dallas Women's Foundation

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

This exhibition was organized by Photographic Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.

*In Memory of Shizuo Tsujihara

Feb 27

Lunch and Learn: Human Rights in North Korea

Lunch and Learn: Human Rights in North Korea
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 12 p.m.
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center
7900 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230

Lindsay Lloyd, Deputy Director, Human Freedom at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, will discuss the state of human rights in North Korea, one of the least free countries in the world.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Feb 28

Annual Member Open House 2018

Annual Member Open House
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Featured Program
At the Museum

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 special exhibit Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, and a sneak peek into the Museum's archives.

For membership information, call 469.399.5210 or email dmcelroy@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Mar 1

Dallas ISD Thank You Night

Dallas ISD Thank You Night
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.
At the Museum

In appreciation of Dallas ISD's commitment to teaching the Holocaust and support the mission of the Museum, the education team invites Dallas ISD employees to enjoy light bites and beverages, docent-led tours, and a survivor speaker.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Mar 12

Spring Break Survivor Speaker

Spring Break Survivor Speaker
Monday, March 12, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

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 change hearts and minds and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from happening again.

Included in cost of admission.

Mar 13

Spring Break Survivor Speaker

Spring Break Survivor Speaker
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

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 change hearts and minds and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from happening again.

Included in cost of admission.

Mar 14

Spring Break Survivor Speaker

Spring Break Survivor Speaker
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

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 change hearts and minds and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from happening again.

Included in cost of admission.

Mar 15

Spring Break Survivor Speaker

Spring Break Survivor Speaker
Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

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 change hearts and minds and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from happening again.

Included in cost of admission.

Mar 16

Spring Break Survivor Speaker

Spring Break Survivor Speaker
Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

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 change hearts and minds and help keep tragic events like the Holocaust from happening again.

Included in cost of admission.

Mar 20

Civil Discourse Series

Civil Discourse Series
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss multiple sides of a thought-provoking topic.

Check back soon for a list of panelists and to learn how to RSVP.

Mar 24

Girl Scouts Day

Girl Scouts Day
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
At the Museum

Bring your Girl Scouts for a special tour of the Museum, followed by an activity and discussion centered on strong women in history and in your Scout's own community.

RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Mar 29

Speaker: Japanese American Internment

Speaker: Japanese American Interment
Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

In conjunction with our special exhibit, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, we will share the story of a survivor of a Japanese American internment camp.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Apr 8

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
At Temple Shalom
6930 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240

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. Join the Dallas area community to reflect upon this tragedy, remember those who perished, and honor our survivors.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Apr 16

iRead Book Club: The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister by Nonna Bannister

iRead Book Club: The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister by Nonna Bannister
Monday, April 16, 2018 at 12 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we read books that move us and explore key literary and historical points. This month we will discuss Nonna Bannister's The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister. Open to Museum members and volunteers.

Free. RSVP to cdecoster@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Apr 19

April 19, 1943: One Day in the Holocaust

April 19, 1943: One Day in the Holocaust
Thursday, April 19, 2017 at 2 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we commemorate April 19, 1943, the focal point of the Museum's core exhibit. The event will feature a talk from a local Holocaust survivor and light refreshments.

Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Apr 19

Speaker: Simon Gronowski

Speaker: Simon Gronowski
A Tale of Resistance and Survival
Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Location TBD

Simon Gronowski speaks about his childhood during the Holocaust, including his escape from the 20th deportation train on April 19, 1943 as it left the Belgian deportation camp for Auschwitz. He will also share his experiences as a hidden child.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

May 3

Upstander Speaker Series: Christian Picciolini

Upstander Speaker Series: Christian Picciolini
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Location TBD

Christian Picciolini is an Emmy Award-winning television producer, public speaker, published authored, reformed extremist, and founder of Life After Hate, a nonprofit that helps people disengage from hate and violent extremism. His work and life purpose are born of an ongoing and profound need to atone for his past.

Sponsored By: Northern Trust and The Dallas Morning News

Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

May 8

Lunch and Learn: Highlights from the Archives

Lunch and Learn: Highlights from the Archives
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12 p.m.
At the Aaron Family Jewish Community Center
7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230

Join Felicia Williamson, Dallas Holocaust Museum Archivist, for a lunchtime program highlighting some of the most significant and interesting artifacts from the Museum's archives.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

May 17

Civil Discourse Series

Civil Discourse Series
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss multiple sides of a thought-provoking topic.

Check back soon for a list of panelists and to learn how to RSVP.

May 30

Film Screening

Film Screening
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Location TBD

Join us for film screening related to our special exhibit, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams.

Check back soon for more details and to learn how to RSVP.

Jun 10

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children, as well as modern-day genocides.

Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Jun 11

iRead Book Club: Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

iRead Book Club: Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
Monday, June 11, 2018 at 12 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us as we read books that move us and explore key literary and historical points. This month we will discuss Jerry Spinelli's Milkweed. Open to Museum members and volunteers.

Free. RSVP to cdecoster@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Jun 12

Scholar Talk: The Nazi Euthanasia Program

Scholar Talk: The Nazi Euthanasia Program
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle, Kurt Mayer Chair in Holocaust Studies and Associate Professor at Pacific Lutheran University, will discuss Hitler's first victims and the history of the Nazi euthanasia program.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Jun 19

Millennial Nights

Millennial Nights
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us for a Millennials-only evening for docent-led tours, food and beverages. Your visit includes access to the Museum's permanent exhibit, One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943, and the special exhibit, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams.

Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Jun 20

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children, as well as modern-day genocides.

Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Jun 24

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and hidden children, as well as modern-day genocides.

Free. Admission fees for Museum exhibits apply.

Jun 26

Millennial Nights

Millennial Nights
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 6 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us for a Millennials-only evening for docent-led tours, food and beverages. Your visit includes access to the Museum's permanent exhibit, One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943, and the special exhibit, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams.

Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.