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Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

Who To Contact

For media or press inquiries only, please contact Kerri Lai or Janet.
For non-press related inquiries, please use our general contact page.

Kerri Lai

Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer

(469) 399-5205
Email Kerri

Janet Hitt

Marketing Manager

(469) 399-5214
Email Janet

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Final Commemoration of Our Permanent Exhibition, “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943.”

April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19 will be a bittersweet day for the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance. On this day, the Museum will celebrate the final anniversary of its permanent exhibition “One Day in the Holocaust: April 19, 1943” by providing free admission and the opportunity to hear testimony from a local Holocaust Survivor.

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Public Statements View Allchevron_right

Important Statement in Response to Increase in Antisemitism Across the U.S. and in our DFW Community

August 5, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is alarmed by an increase in antisemitism across the U.S. and in our DFW community.

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Museum Statement About the Never Again Education Act

June 2, 2020

At a time when there is so much uncertainty and reason for despair, we are heartened by and thankful for the passage of the Never Again Education Act, which President Trump signed into law on May 29, 2020.

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Important Statement from Museum President and CEO and Board Chair

June 1, 2020

The mission of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference. The tragic and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, and too many other incidents of racial bias and inequity, make it clear that our mission is not yet fulfilled.

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Statement on Comparisons of COVID-19 regulations to Hitler and Nazis

April 21, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum deplores the resurgence of comparisons to Hitler and the Nazis by those unhappy with regulations issued during the COVID-19 emergency.

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Press Releases View Allchevron_right

New Permanent Exhibition Arrives for Installation at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Opening September 17th

March 25, 2019

After three years of planning and construction, the first major pieces of the core exhibition of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum arrived.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Announces New Board Chair, Frank Risch, Eight New Board Members, and Two New Lifetime Directors

February 14, 2019

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance has elected eight new members to the Board of Directors, two new Lifetime Directors, and a new Board Chair.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum to Honor University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves at Hope for Humanity Dinner

October 24, 2018

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will honor Gregory L. Fenves, 29th President of the University of Texas at Austin, at its annual Hope for Humanity Dinner on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum to Present Texas Debut of Anne Frank Exhibit Addressing Current-Day Issues of Identity, Exclusion, and Discrimination

September 11, 2018

The Dallas Holocaust Museum will host the Texas debut of a year-long, newly created special exhibition opening September 13th called Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank.

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Recent News View Allchevron_right

Museum President and CEO Mary Pat Higgins is interviewed on The CW33’s The Daily

April 13, 2020

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Office of Arts and Culture’s Culture Calendar Newsletter features three of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s virtual programs

April 11, 2020

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VisitDallas lists the Museum’s family-friendly iRead Book Club in an article on virtual learning for kids

April 9, 2020

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Dallas Observer includes the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in an article on the best virtual things to do with your family

April 9, 2020

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