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October 2017

Story Days in Tampa Bay

October 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Your Real Stories presents The 4th Annual Story Days in Tampa Bay! Visit The Florida Holocaust Museum, view the exhibition The Holocaust and the Book of Fire by Murray Zimiles, reflect on the artist's works displayed throughout, and then respond with your own creative piece. Stories, poems, and/or any form of written expression are accepted! Once you have submitted your piece, you may take a photo of your written work and post it to our social channels using the hashtag…

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Free

Exhibition Opening Reception & Performance with Keep St Pete Lit

October 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Opening Reception & Performance for The FHM’s new exhibition The Holocaust and the Book of Fire. The Florida Holocaust Museum is pleased to present the exhibition The Holocaust and the Book of Fire by Murray Zimiles. The exhibition opening reception will take place on Saturday, October 14th at 5:30 p.m. and in conjunction with Keep St Pete Lit and the Second Saturday ArtWalk, nine writers will perform their short stories, poems, and imaginings inspired by this exhibition. The paintings, drawings, prints, and…

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November 2017
Free

“A Former Skinhead Speaks Out Against Hate” GHRAM Lecture by Frank Meeink

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eckerd College, Fox Hall,
4200 54th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum presents a Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) lecture by Frank Meeink, author of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead. Frank Meeink will share his personal story at Eckerd College (Fox Hall) on Thursday, November 16, 2017.  Frank Meeink was a skinhead at age 13. By age 17, he had his own cable-access TV show, "The Reich" and he was roaming the country as a skinhead leader and Neo-Nazi recruiter, with gangs that would beat people indiscriminately.…

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December 2017
$75

Live Skype Interview w/ Benjamin Ferencz: Last Living Nuremberg Trial Prosecutor

December 3, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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December 3rd @ 12:30pm The Florida Holocaust Museum Presented by: The FHM’s Lawyers of Conscience The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Lawyers of Conscience cordially invites the community to attend a special interview with the last living Nuremberg Trial prosecutor, Benjamin Ferencz!  Mr. Ferencz is 97 years old and will be interviewed in his home by our Executive Director Elizabeth Gelman.  This interview will be broadcast live on a large screen via Skype at The Florida Holocaust Museum. The landmark Nuremberg Trials began November 20,…

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January 2018
Free

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Concert

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Theatre 1 at the University of South Florida Main Campus,
3839 USF Holly Drive, TAT
Tampa, FL 33620 United States
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Young Israel of Tampa, The University of South Florida, and The Florida Holocaust Museum are pleased to present a special concert of new and existing musical works, featuring the music of Sarasota-based composer, Francis Schwartz, in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  This concert will be held in remembrance of the victims of this tragic event, and in an act of solidarity against all forms of persecution. Also included in the concert will be works by three student composers, including chamber ensembles, modern…

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February 2018

“Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann” Exhibition Opens

February 10 @ 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 is thrilled to announce the blockbuster exhibition Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann opens on February 10, 2018!  “Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann is an extraordinary exhibition. It engages your intellect at the start and tears your heart out by the end.”  -Cleveland Jewish News “A Holocaust Museum smash.” -Chicago Tribune Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann is the first exhibition in the United States to fully document the pursuit,…

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“Letters to Sala: A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps” Exhibition Opens

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Letters to Sala: A Young Woman’s Life in Nazi Labor Camps On display February 17 – August 19, 2018 This exhibition is based on a compelling collection of rare Holocaust-era letters and photographs now in The New York Public Library Dorot Jewish Division. From handwritten postcards to photographs and official documents, each was saved at great personal risk by Sala Garncarz from the time she entered her first of seven Nazi labor camps in 1940 until her liberation in 1945.…

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