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September 2019
Free

Opening Reception for “Beaches, Benches, and Boycotts: The Civil Rights Movement in Tampa Bay”

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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***PLEASE NOTE: The Beaches, Benches, and Boycotts: The Civil Rights Movement in Tampa Bay opening reception is completely SOLD OUT. Thank you for the amazing support the community has shown for this exhibition and the opening! Unfortunately, we have limited capacity inside the Museum so will be unable to welcome anyone into the Museum for opening reception if they do not have a confirmed reservation. However, we will be streaming the opening reception on FACEBOOK LIVE on September 7th at 7pm. Please…

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Loss and Affirmation: In Conversation with Charles E. Pachner

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Loss and Affirmation: In Conversation with Charles E. Pachner September 16, 2019 at 6:30pm at The Florida Holocaust Museum The Florida Holocaust Museum presents Loss and Affirmation: In Conversation with Charles E. Pachner on Monday, September 16th at 6:30pm at the Museum!  Charles E. Pachner, son of the late William Pachner, and The FHM’s Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, Erin Blankenship will discuss artist William Pachner and the role of art as witness, its role in Holocaust education, and the artists’…

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October 2019
Free

American Racism and the Holocaust, featuring Lawrence N. Powell

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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American Racism and the Holocaust, featuring Lawrence N. Powell October 24 at 6:30pm at The Florida Holocaust Museum Lawrence Powell traces the family's dramatic odyssey and explores the events that eventually triggered Anne Skorecki Levy's brave decision to honor the suffering of the past by confronting the recurring specter of racist hatred. The first book to connect the prewar and wartime experiences of Jewish survivors to the lives they subsequently made for themselves in the United States, Troubled Memory: Anne Levy, the…

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Richard Rappaport Family Foundation Lecture on Antisemitism – featuring Ira Forman

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Inaugural Richard Rappaport Family Foundation Lecture on Antisemitism – featuring Ira Forman October 27, 2019, 2:00pm at The Florida Holocaust Museum On the first anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, PA, The FHM presents the inaugural Richard Rappaport Family Foundation Lecture on Antisemitism, featuring Ira Forman. This lecture series has been created in response to the continuing rise in antisemitism. Having served as the US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism from 2013-2017, Ira Forman…

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November 2019
Free

Kristallnacht Commemoration, featuring Julie Kohner & Free Museum Admission

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Kristallnacht Commemoration, featuring Julie Kohner and Free Museum Admission November 10, 2019, 2:00pm at The Florida Holocaust Museum This year’s Kristallnacht commemoration will remember the 81st Anniversary of Kristallnacht, "the Night of Broken Glass," with a commemoration service, including prayers and candle-lighting with Holocaust Survivors. Immediately following the commemoration service, Julie Kohner, a Second Generation Holocaust Survivor, will speak. Julie's program Voices of the Generations teaches the devastation of the Holocaust through its impact on one family.   In 1953, Julie’s mother, Hanna Bloch Kohner, a…

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Trolley Tour of the African American Heritage Trail

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Trolley Tour of the African American Heritage Trail Saturday, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. Tour the neighborhoods of 22nd Street South and 9th Avenue South and have a glimpse into the varied culture of the historic St. Petersburg’s African American community.  Along 22nd Street South the tour focuses on the rich cultural heritage of the neighborhood, community leaders, landmark businesses and the evolution from the Jim Crow era to desegregation and the Civil Rights Movement. On the 9th Avenue South…

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday 2019 – “Honoring the Past, Ensuring the Future”

December 3 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm

The Florida Holocaust Museum's #GivingTuesday campaign "Honoring the Past, Ensuring the Future" will enable the Museum to share the lessons of the Holocaust with students across the State of Florida. Thanks to the generosity from Dr. David H. and Myra Gross for donating $2,000, The FHM's Giving Tuesday donations received on December 3, 2019 will go farther than ever. Every dollar donated on Giving Tuesday will be matched up to $2,000! To support The Florida Holocaust Museum on December 3rd for #GivingTuesday and…

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