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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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