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May 2017

“Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945” Exhibition Opening Event, featuring Erik Jensen

May 4, 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 Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945 Exhibition Opening Event, featuring Erik Jensen The exhibition’s opening event will include a lecture by Erik Jensen, a specialist in the history of Germany and of gender and sexuality. Jensen is an Associate Professor of History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he teaches courses in German history and directs the Honors Program. He has written numerous articles about the pink triangle, which was used by the Nazis…

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Free

Honoring the Memory of Raoul Wallenberg & Presentation with Author, Morris Wolff

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bryan Glazer Family JCC,
522 N Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606 United States
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                  Thirty-four years ago, when Morris Wolff was practicing international and trial law in Philadelphia and was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he was asked by the half-brother of Swedish diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg, to sue the Soviet Union and force them to release his brother.   Raoul Wallenberg, who was not Jewish, was instrumental in saving tens of thousands of Jewish lives in Nazi occupied Hungary. Kidnapped by the Russians, he disappeared into the…

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June 2017
Free

The FHM Film Series: Paragraph 175

June 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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In conjunction with the exhibition Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945, The FHM presents a special showing of the film Paragraph 175. The Florida Holocaust Museum invites the community to attend a special showing of the film Paragraph 175 followed by a panel discussion, featuring St. Pete/Clearwater Film Commissioner Tony Armer, Department Head of Film at Ringling College of Art and Design Bradley Battersby, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Tampa Dr. Christopher Boulton, President of the…

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July 2017
$25

The FHM’s “Rays Up Night” with the Tampa Bay Rays!

July 6, 2017 @ 7:10 pm - 10:00 pm

      The Florida Holocaust Museum and the Tampa Bay Rays invite the community to come to Tropicana Field in support of The FHM on Thursday, July 6 at 7:10 p.m. when the Rays take on the Boston Red Sox! For just $25 ($36 value), your ticket includes a discounted seat in the lower level and $5 from each ticket donated back to The Florida Holocaust Museum. The FHM will be recognized preceding the game with a check presentation…

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August 2017
$25

Discounted Seats to Rays vs. Indians on August 13th!

August 13, 2017 @ 1:10 pm - 4:00 pm
Tropicana Field,
1 Tropicana Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33705 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum's Executive Director, Elizabeth Gelman will sing the National Anthem at the Tampa Bay Rays game on Sunday, August 13th at 1:10 p.m. when the Rays take on the Cleveland Indians! For just $25 ($36 value), your ticket includes a discounted seat in the lower level and $5 from each ticket donated back to The Florida Holocaust Museum!  To place your ticket order, please call 727.820.0100 ext. 301.

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Free

An Action-Oriented Conversation & “Newtown” Film Screening

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
USF St. Pete Campus University Student Center,
200 6th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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AN ACTION-ORIENTED CONVERSATION ABOUT BUILDING STRONGER & SAFER COMMUNITIES Join fellow community members for a conversation about building stronger & safer communities, following a special viewing of "Newtown," a documentary on the sense of community after the scathing mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Film Screening of “Newtown” at 6:00 p.m. Community Discussion at 7:45 p.m. Free and open to the public! Light refreshments and appetizers will be served prior to the film screening. To reserve your seat, please…

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September 2017

Exhibition Opening: The Holocaust and the Book of Fire by Murray Zimiles

September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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On display September 2, 2017 – December 31, 2017 The paintings, drawings, prints, and artist's books by Murray 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 issues like the absence of God during the Holocaust and the absence of civilization.  Zimiles is the stepson of Holocaust Survivor and felt obligated as an artist to deal with the subject. Murray Zimiles was born in…

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