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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 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 Cadette or Senior Girl Scouts for a special Girl Power program at the Dallas Holocaust Museum!
The program includes a docent-led tour of the Museum highlighting female leaders, followed by a special activity and discussion centered on strong women in history and in your Scout's own community. Scouts will earn the Dallas Holocaust Museum’s History Museums Explorer Patch (patch is included in cost of admission).
RSVP at 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

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 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 Jack Repp, 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 Capital Punishment

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 for more
information on the series and a schedule of topics.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.