News & Events

Upcoming Events & Calendar

Feb 27

Exhibit: The War Time Escape

The Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey's Journey from France is open through June 30. This is a new exhibit. Margret and H. A Rey are the husband-wife team that created the Curious George series of children's books. Their escape from Nazi occupied France was a harrowing one filled with near misses and suspenseful twists. All along they carried the manuscript for the mischievous monkey we all came to know as Curious George.

Apr 8

College Night

Special night for college and university professors and students to enjoy docent lead tours after hours when the Museum is closed.
Tours begin at 6 p.m.

Apr 13

iREAD Book Club Meeting

Books are available at the Museum Store in the lobby of this museum. Meetings are at noon. Become a member and join the book club.

April 13
The Sunflower Simon Wiesenthal

June 1
The List, Martin Fletcher

October 5
The Twentieth Train, Marion Schreiber

October 5
Hitler's Furies, Wendy Lower

December 7
Train to Warsaw, Gwen Edelman

Apr 16

Yom Hashoah-Commemoration of the Shoah

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will host a 2015 Yom Hashoah Commemoration Ceremony on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Tiferet Israel. Yom Hashoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who were murdered during the Holocaust and is a testament to how the Holocaust changed the world. Gather your family and friends to honor and remember victims of this tragic event.

Families of Holocaust survivors will light the six torches representing the six million who perished in the Holocaust. Guests will also enjoy a presentation that reflects upon the lasting effects of the Holocaust.

Apr 19

Join us at the Dallas Zoo-Rescheduled for April 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 France in WWII. This will be followed by an educational activity in which children can explore the world of storytelling and art by drawing their own animal pictorial story. The Dallas Zoo staff will conclude with a Zoo Keeper’s Talk by the monkey enclosures. $5.00 admission to the Dallas Zoo is required RSVP is preferred but not required at

Apr 19

Special Day for the Core Exhibit

Because the Museum's core exhibit explores three key historical events that occurred on April 19th in 1943--during the Holocaust-- we will have a Holocaust survivor in the Museum for parts of the day and light refreshments for visitors.

Apr 23

70th Concentration Camp Liberation Anniversary

This year, 2015, will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps by American and British forces. Soviet forces liberated camps in 1944 and 1945. Don't miss this chance to hear two camp liberators tell their stories. These gentlemen are over 90 years of age. It is cathartic for them share their stories.

Location: SMU Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall.
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Apr 25

Get Curious at Bookmarks

Get Curious @ Bookmarks!
April 25, 2015
North Park Center
10:30 a.m.
Story time featuring the Journey That Saved Curious George in English and French.

Apr 30

Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

In cooperation with the local Armenian community on this day we will commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide with the screening of the PBS documentary film, The Armenian Genocide.

A reception will proceed film beginning at 5:30 p.m. The film will begin promptly at 6:45 p.m.

This event is free but your RSVP required to

Dec 3

Hope For Humanity Award Dinner honoring Mayor Mike Rawlins

The Hope for Humanity 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, student programs, educator conferences and other community services events.
In 2015, we honor Mike Rawlins, Mayor of Dallas, Texas.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fairmont Hotel in the Regency Ballroom.
Reception at 6:00 p.m. | Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Details about table and ticket prices, and sponsorships are under construction.