About the Museum
Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.
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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.
Public Statements View Allchevron_right
STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING IN GERMANY
October 10, 2019
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is alarmed and saddened by the attack at the synagogue in Halle, Germany, on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day. Two people were killed, and the attacker was heard to say “the root of all problems are the Jews.” Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and all affected by this senseless hate crime.
June 19, 2019
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance, Florida Holocaust Museum, Illinois Holocaust Museum, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Michigan Holocaust Memorial Center, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, feel compelled to address Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s decision to evoke comparisons of the conditions of migrants seeking asylum in the United States to the victims of the Holocaust.
STATMENT IN RESPONSE TO SHOOTING AT CHABAD SYNAGOGUE OF POWAY, CALIFORNIA
April 28, 2019
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance condemns the attack at the Chabad Synagogue of Poway, California, leaving one person dead and three others wounded. The attack was perpetrated by a 19 year old white male, who posted antisemitic statements on the internet. We are heartsick that such a young man could be filled with blind hatred.
Statement Regarding Sri Lankan Bombing Attacks
April 22, 2019
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance condemns the coordinated terrorist attacks by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka that have claimed 290 lives. These cowardly attacks on Christian churches and hotels on Easter Sunday are despicable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent News View Allchevron_right
The Dallas Morning News mentions the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as its venue for their upcoming “Duets” discussion
November 11, 2019
CBC includes a picture from the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s Dimensions in Testimony Theater in an article about the USC Shoah Foundation’s Dimensions in Testimony technology
November 10, 2019
Cleburne Times-Review writes about Grandview JSH students studying Holocaust artifacts provided by the Museum
November 5, 2019
ParkCitiesPeople publishes article about Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Lydia Nimbeshaho, speaking at Museum’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
November 5, 2019