Sunday, March 5, 2017, marks the opening of Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity at the Jewish Museum of Maryland.
Artists Lori Shocket and Keron Psillas will discuss their art, their inspiration, and what they have learned through their work exploring the Holocaust, in their opening remarks at 2:00 pm.
This exhibit includes:
- A Town Known As Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community from the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust revealing 400 years of the vibrant Jewish history of Oświęcim, Poland —the town the Germans called Auschwitz.
- Architecture of Murder: The Auschwitz Birkenau Blueprints developed by Yad Vashem and on loan from the American Society for Yad Vashem, offering visual evidence of the camps themselves.
- Loss and Beauty: Photographs by Keron Psillas providing a contemporary perspective on the experience of visiting and documenting Auschwitz and other camps today.
- The Holocaust Memory Reconstruction Project, a partnership project with The Human Element Project, featuring collages created by, and in honor of, Holocaust survivors and their loved ones.