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Virginia Holocaust Museum

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2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223

April 2018

VHM Archives Behind the Scenes

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

During this event, visitors will tour the archival space at the VHM, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the work done there. Curatorial staff will explain the history and significance of select objects and demonstrate how they are preserved for future generations. Space is limited so please RSVP with the name(s) and contact information of participants.

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Yom HaShoah

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

Every year, they pause to remember and honor the Six Million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The featured speaker will be Richard Cohen, President of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Winners of the 2018 Student Art Contest will also be announced and awarded.  

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May 2018

Humility: Works by Molly Robinson

May 1 - June 1
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

After seeing examples of social conflict during trips to Kenya, Tanzania, and Togo, Robinson was inspired to create pieces that explored the impact of human rights violations on personal identity. The result was a collection of bright, mixed-media pieces that reflect her personal inquiries on human rights, social justice, and conflict.

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June 2018

Faces of Survival: A Portrait Exhibit

June 1 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

They came from all corners of Eastern and Western Europe. All had the normalcy of their childhoods replaced by fear, and often the horror of witnessing death and losing loved ones to senseless brutality. All of them made new homes in the United States. Meet some of Hampton Roads’ remaining Holocaust survivors. Read their stories. Remember them. Share them. Help continue their legacy.  

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September 2018

Beyond Duty

September 1 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

The core of the exhibition is comprised of the stories of 9 diplomats who were recognized as “Righteous Among the Nations”. The stories represent diversity: different countries of origin, various countries were they operated different types of rescue actions taken in various stages of the Holocaust. The stories are woven into the historical chain of the event of the Holocaust, along with more specific historical background relevant to each of the 9 stories.

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October 2018

There’s Just Us

October 1 - October 28
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

August 11 and 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right protests that shook Charlottesville. This exhibit is a photo series by Alec R. Hosterman who was there to document the protests over that weekend.  

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Christian Picciolini

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Free

Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, a public speaker, author, peace advocate, and a reformed violent extremist. Christian now leads the Free Radicals Project, the world’s first global extremism disengagement platform. Christian is co-developing a television documentary series based on his work helping people disengage from violent ideologies. Registration is required, www.vaholocaust.org.

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