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July 2016

Reflections on Man’s Fate: Artwork by Judith Weinshall Liberman

July 23 - October 2
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Reflections on Man’s Fate is an exhibition of paintings and textile works by artist Judith Weinshall Liberman. Drawn from works from the Museum’s permanent collection, the show includes wall hangings and works on canvas from the artist’s Holocaust Paintings, Holocaust Wall Hangings, Skull Series and Genocide Series. Her work focuses on the present state of mankind as well as the relentlessness and enormity of history’s darkest period.Born in Israel, Liberman came to the United States after completing high school. She…

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Women of Ravensbrück: Portraits of Courage

July 30, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Ravensbrück, the Nazi’s major concentration camp for women, brought fear and terror to its imprisoned, tortured victims. Subject to unspeakable horrors, few survived. The faces of these triumphant women have been immortalized by artist Julia Terwilliger in one of the newest exhibits of Holocaust art to emerge today.What makes the collection significant is its focal point on women and their experiences during the Holocaust. The exhibit centers around seven large, wooden panels with mixed media and photo transfer images of…

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October 2016

Matzevot for Everyday Use: Photographs by Łukasz Baksik

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum is pleased to present the North American premiere of Matzevot for Everyday Use by Łukasz Baksik. This exhibition will feature photographs taken in Poland by Polish photographer Łukasz Baksik to document the ways in which Jewish gravestones have been stolen and re-appropriated. The matzevot are now parts of fences, pavements, and grindstones. Even today, the matzevot continue to be used in cases where ordinary stone, of which there is no shortage, could be used. The photographer wished to illuminate…

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I Am My Brother’s Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations

October 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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I Am My Brother's Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations, a traveling exhibition from Yad Vashem, tells the stories of men, women and nations who risked their lives to help save and shelter Jews during the Holocaust. It honors the 25,681 individuals and groups who have been named Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel. 

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November 2016

Every Face Has A Name

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
USF St. Pete Campus University Student Center,
200 6th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum in partnership with the White Bus For Better Futures Program Presents:November 1, 2016 @ 7:00 P.M.USF St. Pete Campus University Student Center (Ballroom #3)200 6th Ave South St. Petersburg, FLOn April 28, 1945, life begins again. As hundreds of Holocaust Survivors from concentration camps arrive in the harbor of Malmö, Sweden, news teams capture and televise their images. Seventy years later, those same Survivors view the archival footage of their arrival to Sweden, re-experiencing the emotions…

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January 2017

Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers

January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - June 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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An original, award-winning FHM exhibition, Courage and Compassion: The Legacy of the Bielski Brothers chronicles the Bielski brothers’ story. This exhibition, presented nationally by Bank of America, is a multi-media presentation showcasing the heroic efforts of three brothers who helped save more than 1,200 people while living in the forest during World War II.Three brothers, Tuvia, Asael and Zus Bielski, took refuge from the Nazis in the forests surrounding Novogrudok, Belarus. In the forest, they formed a community of men, women…

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The Greatest Crime of the War: The Armenian Genocide During World War I

January 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Greatest Crime of the War: The Armenian Genocide During World War I recounts the history of the genocide and the conditions which let to it. The exhibition also explores the legacy of the Armenian Genocide.The mass murder of the Armenian people in Anatolia, now referred to by most historians and human rights organizations as “The Armenian Genocide,” destroyed a civilization that had resided in Anatolia for thousands of years. The killing of 1-1.5 million Armenians occurred mostly in 1915-1916 during…

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