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April 2018
Free

The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today, featuring Tom Ikeda (Sarasota Program)

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Foundation of Sarasota County,
2635 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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The Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents: The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Lecture with Tom Ikeda April 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Community Foundation of Sarasota County 2018 marks the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 innocent Japanese Americans. To mark this anniversary, Densho executive director Tom Ikeda will discuss how this injustice happened during a time of fear…

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May 2018

The Giving Challenge 2018

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - May 2 @ 11:55 am

The Florida Holocaust Museum will once again be participating in the Giving Challenge!  The Giving Challenge website goes LIVE at Noon on May 1 for accepting donations and The Patterson Foundation will provide a 1:1 MATCH for all donations up to $100 per person!  This website will remain live for 24 hours, through May 2 at 11:59 a.m. and all giving will be done online at www.GivingPartnerChallenge.org. Matching will only be qualified from giving on this website.  Donations made through The Giving…

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Free

Screening of Lea and Mira & Holocaust Survivor Talk

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Studio@620,
620 1st Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum's Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Series Presents: Screening of Lea and Mira May 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at The Studio@620 (620 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701) Lea and Mira tells the story of two elderly Polish Jewish women living in Argentina. As children, they were taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where they were imprisoned for two years. Having survived such horror was, in their own words, a miracle. The movie depicts…

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July 2018

Free Museum Admission on July 12th!

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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     The Florida Holocaust Museum invites the community to visit the Museum free of charge all day on Thursday, July 12, 2018! This is an opportunity for the community to visit the Museum and view the blockbuster exhibition Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann for free before it closes. Operation Finale is the first exhibition in the United States that offers an inside look into the capture and trial of a Nazi war criminal. This exhibition is on…

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August 2018

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Exhibition Opens

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is coming to The Florida Holocaust Museum in the summer of 2018! This iconic exhibition explores the extraordinary life of renowned music promoter Bill Graham (1931- 1991) who helped launch and promote the careers of countless rock & roll artists. Additionally, this exhibition also traces the indomitable spirit of a man brought to the United States as an eleven-year-old Jewish refugee fleeing the Nazis, fueling a lifelong passion and advocacy for social justice.…

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$9.00

-SOLD OUT- Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Exhibition Opening Reception

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** The Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Exhibition Opening Reception on August 18th at 6:30 p.m. is SOLD OUT! BUT we still have tickets available for a GREAT program on Sunday, August 19th at 2:00 p.m. with David and Alex Graham, Bill Graham's sons! Please visit the following link for more info on Sunday's program with David and Alex Graham: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/legacy-and-remembrance-panel-discussion-with-special-guests-alex-and-david-graham   Celebrate the legacy of rock promoter Bill Graham with his family and friends! This program will…

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Legacy and Remembrance: Panel discussion with special guests Alex and David Graham

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Panel discussion with special guests David and Alex Graham, sons of iconic rock & roll promoter Bill Graham. Life lessons that are conveyed by parents and grandparents have profound effect. When those patriarchs and matriarchs endured the Holocaust, those lessons and their legacy have special resonance. David Graham was born in San Francisco in 1968 to Bonnie MacLean, artist, and Bill Graham, rock impresario. Throughout his formative years, David spent time with his father touring with artists such as Santana,…

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