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November 2017
Free

Kristallnacht Commemoration

November 9, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The commemoration ceremony will include prayers and candle-lighting. After the ceremony, the Museum will present Music of Resistance and Survival, a Kristallnacht remembrance concert that combines music and educational presentations to engage audiences in meaningful Holocaust remembrance. The Music of Resistance and Survival project was created by Dr. Laurence Sherr, a composer of Holocaust remembrance music, a scholar specializing in music of the Holocaust, and the son of a survivor. The concert will feature Holocaust songs of resistance and survival…

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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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Artist Talk: Murray Zimiles on “The Holocaust and the Book of Fire”

November 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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 a talk with Murray Zimiles, the artist behind the exhibition "The Holocaust and the Book of Fire." The paintings, drawings, prints, and artist’s books by Zimiles are graphic statements meant to engage and propel the viewer into a whirlwind of fire and devastation. In these powerful works, Zimiles deals with the perceived absence of God and the absence of civilization during the Holocaust.   Zimiles is the stepson of a Holocaust Survivor…

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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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“TO LIFE” Honoring the Past; Empowering the Future

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay,
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum’s annual gala dinner. Featuring Mossad agent Avner Avraham, curator of Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann as the Keynote Speaker. Tickets for the annual To Life gala have sold out. Please contact Terrie Maines at 727.820.0100 ext. 249 to be added to our wait list or to discuss other ways you can support To Life. We sold out quickly last year as well, but were able to accommodate many of our supporters on the wait list,…

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