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Jun 25

Sam Mihara, Japanese American Internee

Speaker: Sam Mihara, Japanese American Internee
Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

In 1942, Sam Mihara and his family were forcibly removed from their home in San Francisco and sent to the Heart Mountain Internment Camp in northern Wyoming. Sam, who was a child at the time, was born in the United States. His family's only crime was their Japanese heritage. During their three years at Heart Mountain, Sam's entire family lived in a single room measuring 20 by 20 feet.

Join us as Sam tells his family's story and shares his dedication to preventing civil rights violations like these from ever happening again.

Free. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Jun 26

Millennial Nights

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

Millennials are invited to join us for a night of docent-led tours, food, and beverages! Visit includes access to the Museum's permanent exhibition, One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943, and the current special exhibition, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, as well as a sneak peek of the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum.

June 26 Featured Speaker: Max Glauben, Holocaust Survivor

Free. RSVP required at Eventbrite.

Want to win some amazing prizes? If you become a Member or donate to our Museum Experience Fund during Millennial Nights, you'll be entered in our raffle. Prizes include:

  • 2 Season Passes to Shakespeare Dallas
  • 2 Movie Passes to Studio Movie Grill
  • $50 Gift Card to El Fenix
  • Overnight Stay in the Cambria Hotel Downtown Dallas

Sponsored By: Cambria Hotel Downtown Dallas, El Fenix Mexican Restaurant, Katy Trail Vodka, P.F. Chang's, Shakespeare Dallas, Sprinkles Cupcakes, Shakespeare Dallas, Tutta's Pizza

Jun 27

The Aronson Cello Festival Panel and Performance

The Aronson Cello Festival Panel and Performance
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
At the Museum

In partnership with The Aronson Cello Festival, join us for a special program featuring a conversation with Frances Brent, author of The Lost Cellos of Lev Aronson, and Ty Kim, a former 60 Minutes journalist and filmmaker, and a performance from renowned cellist Brian Thornton of The Cleveland Orchestra. The festival is dedicated to the memory of teacher, cellist, and Holocaust survivor Lev Aronson. www.aronsoncellofestival.com.

Free. Museum Admission fees apply.

Jul 7

Bank of America "Museums on Us" Weekend

During the first weekend of each month in 2018, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders receive free admission to the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

Bank of America's "Museums on Us" free admission only applies to the cardholder's ticket. The cardholder must provide a valid Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit/debit card and a photo I.D. at the admission desks. Bank of America employees also receive free admission when they present their employee badge.

Jul 8

Bank of America "Museums on Us" Weekend

During the first weekend of each month in 2018, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders receive free admission to the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

Bank of America's "Museums on Us" free admission only applies to the cardholder's ticket. The cardholder must provide a valid Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit/debit card and a photo I.D. at the admission desks. Bank of America employees also receive free admission when they present their employee badge.

Jul 11

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Wednesday, July 11 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors, Refugees, and Hidden Children, as well as second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Jul 15

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, July 15 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors, Refugees, and Hidden Children, as well as second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Jul 24

Panel Discussion: Journalism and Human Rights

Panel Discussion: Journalism and Human Rights
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.
At the Museum

In conjunction with our current special exhibit, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, join us for a discussion featuring journalists who have covered global human rights crises. In a conversation moderated by Marcia Allert, Director of Photography for The Dallas Morning News, photojournalists Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson will discuss the role of journalistic objectivity and responsibility, as well as their personal experiences in the field.

Free. Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Jul 29

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, July 29, 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 second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Aug 8

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Wednesday, August 8, 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 second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Aug 12

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, August 12, 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 second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Aug 22

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Wednesday, August 22, 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 second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Sep 2

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, September 2 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors, Refugees, and Hidden Children, as well as second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Sep 9

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, September 16 at 12:30 p.m.
At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors, Refugees, and Hidden Children, as well as second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Sep 13

Exhibition Opening Reception - Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank

Exhibition Opening Reception
Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank
Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Museum
6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Program

Join us for the opening of our newest special exhibition featuring a panel discussion on hidden children during the Holocaust.

Panelists: Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice, Senior Historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Max Spindler, Holocaust survivor.

Free for Members, $5 for non-Members.
Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Sep 16

Summer Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Sunday, September 16, 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 second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Sep 23

Peace Day Dallas 2018

Peace Day Dallas 2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
At the Museum

To commemorate International Day of Peace, the Museum will offer free admission and the chance to hear Holocaust Survivors speak about their experiences.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLP

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth

Oct 24

Hope for Humanity Honoring Dr. Gregory L. Fenves

Hope for Humanity - 2018 Honoree: DR. GREGORY L. FENVES
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Hilton Anatole
2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception | 7 p.m. Dinner and Program

Join us as the Museum proudly honors DR. GREGORY L. FENVES, President of the University of Texas at Austin, as our 2018 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.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Nov 8

Upstander Speaker Series: Dr. Efraim Zuroff

Upstander Speaker Series: Dr. Efraim Zuroff
Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Congregation Shearith Israel
9401 Douglas Avenue Dallas, TX 75225

For the past 37 years, Dr. Efraim Zuroff has been actively involved in the worldwide efforts to bring Nazi war criminals to trial, initially as the sole researcher in Israel for the Office of Special Investigations of the U.S. Justice Department, and since 1986 as the coordinator of Nazi war crimes research worldwide for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. His efforts influence the passage of special laws in several countries enabling the prosecution of Nazi war criminals. He is currently the director of the Center’s Israel Office in Jerusalem.

Check back soon to learn how to RSVP.

Presenting Sponsor: The Dallas Morning News

Sponsors: Northern Trust and The Elliot and Patty Garsek Charitable Fund