EMBRACE IDEALS. CHALLENGE REALITY. PARTICIPATE IN REPAIR.
How well do you embrace ideals, challenge reality, or participate in repair when the ideals fail?
You’ll find the Pivot to America Wing equal parts inspiration and participation. Through interactive kiosks, brief films, and testimonies, explore the ideals of our nation and how we are learning to live up to them over time; learn that it is up to all of us to participate in the repair process to create the best America possible.
Pivot to America Wing Highlights
Interactive Kiosks with 12 Strands Tracing the Repair Process for Groups and Individuals in American History
- African American Rights
- American Indian Rights
- Asian American Rights
- Children's Rights
- Criminal Justice
- Disability Rights
- Hispanic Rights
- Immigrant Rights
- LGBTQ Rights
- Slavery and Human Trafficking
- Religious Rights
- Women’s Rights
Texas Upstander Wall
Celebrate Upstanders from Texas and around the United States - who have stood up to injustice and changed the world.
Experience Dallas’ cafeteria sit-in for African American rights, and other civil rights events in America, through personal testimonies.
Beyond Tolerance Theater
The Beyond Tolerance Theater inspires visitors to confront their own biases. In this interactive space, visitors will learn about hidden bias and consider responses to it.
Want to know more?
Explore the sites below to learn more about unconscious bias.
Project Implicit: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/education.html
Seven-Day Bias Cleanse: http://www.lookdifferent.org/what-can-i-do/bias-cleanse
What Educators Should Know about Implicit Bias: https://www.aft.org/ae/winter2015-2016/staats
Call to Action Kiosks
The visitor experience culminates in a Call to Action, a challenge to embrace ideals, challenge reality, and participate in repair. Here, visitors can connect with activities and organizations to start to make a difference.
Memorial & Reflection Room
The Memorial & Reflection Room provides an opportunity to remember the victims and honor the relatives of Dallas families who perished in the Holocaust and also to reflect on your own Museum experience.
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”