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Stories of Survival: Bluma Shapiro

March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Survivor Bluma Shapiro with special live Crankie performance by Maura Roth-Gormley

Sunday, March 12, 1:00 pm

Included with museum admission – Get Your Tickets Now

Museum Members – Reserve Your Seats




We are fortunate to live in a community where many Holocaust survivors have made it their mission to share their stories with both adult and student audiences.  We are privileged to welcome two survivors to JMM while Remembering Auschwitz is on view. Join us to hear the personal testimonies of these extraordinary women.



Bluma Shapiro is a Polish Holocaust survivor whose Holocaust experiences included confinement with her family in a ghetto, slave labor and deportation to several concentration and death camps including Auschwitz.


Ms. Shapiro’s testimony will be illuminated by Maura Roth-Gormley who will use a Crankie, an old storytelling form originally designed to be a portable form of entertainment used by traveling artists, to help share her story.


Join us on Sunday, May 7th at 1:00pm for the second in our Stories of Survial Series with Golda Kalib.




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


March 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm