Upcoming Events

Mar 1st

Auschwitz through the Lens of the SS

Wednesday, March 1st at 7:00pm

Speaker: Rebecca Erbelding, Museum Archivist

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. RSVP at ushmm.org/events/lens-pikesville.

Location:   Chizuk Amuno Congregation

8100 Stevenson Road

Pikesville, MD

 

Nazi officers and female auxiliaries at a retreat near Auschwitz, 1944. Höcker album, US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Nazi officers and female auxiliaries at a retreat near Auschwitz, 1944. Höcker album, US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

 

Shortly after World War II, an American intelligence officer living in Germany made a surprising discovery—a personal album of photographs chronicling SS officers’ activities at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Taken between May and December 1944, these rare images of Nazis singing, hunting, and even trimming a Christmas tree provide a chilling contrast to the photographs of the thousands of Hungarian Jews who were sent to Auschwitz in the same period. Learn how this unique collection made its way to the Museum and the detective work undertaken to identify those pictured.

 

For more information, contact Courtney Campbell at 202.314.7877 or ccampbell@ushmm.org.

 

This program is presented in partnership with Chizuk Amuno Congregation, the Jewish Museum of Maryland, and the BAltimore Jewish Council.

 


Mar 5th

Artist Insights: Lori Shocket and Keron Psillas

Sunday, March 5th at 2:00 pm

Speakers Lori Shocket and Keron Psillas

Included with Admission – Get Your Tickets Now 

Members: Reserve Your Seat Here.

 

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We are very pleased to welcome to the JMM two wonderful artists both of whose work is featured in Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity. Lori Shocket (The Holocaust Memory Reconstruction Project) and Keron Psillas (Loss and Beauty: Photographs by Keron Psillas) will join us to discuss their art, their inspiration and what they have learnt through their work exploring the Holocaust.

 

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The public programs for this project were made possible by a grant from Maryland Humanities, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Maryland Humanities


Mar 9th

Educators’ Night

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Join us on March 9, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:30pm at the Jewish Museum of Maryland for a guided tour of our newest exhibit Remembering Auschwitz: History, Holocaust, Humanity. We will also preview educational programs and resources for the exhibit.

 

Light fare provided – dietary laws observed.

 

This event is FREE but requires an RSVP to Ilene Dackman-Alon at idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org.