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Texas Instruments Foundation Awards $300,000 Grant to Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum to Fulfill Its Mission for Years to Come

August 17, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce a $300,000 grant from the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation has been awarded to the Museum that will provide crucial operating support in the coming years. The three-year grant will ensure the Museum is able to fulfill its mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Opens Special Exhibition on the Recovered Diary of Rywka Lipszyc, a 14-Year-Old Girl Who Experienced Life in the Łódź Ghetto and Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp

July 6, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibition, “The Girl in the Diary: Searching for Rywka from the Łódź Ghetto,” honoring the life of Rywka Lipszyc, a teenage Polish victim of the Holocaust who documented her life in the Łódź Ghetto between October 1943 and April 1944.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Mourns the Loss of Max Glauben, Holocaust Survivor and Museum Co-Founder, and Celebrates His Legacy as an Upstander

April 28, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (Museum) mourns the passing this morning of Holocaust Survivor, passionate advocate, cherished friend, and co-founder and lifetime Museum director Max Glauben. After enduring the worst of humanity, Max dedicated his life to sharing his journey, honoring his family’s memory, and delivering his message to never give up.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Adds Eight New Survivors to Dimensions in Testimony℠ Theater Experience

March 8, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (Museum) added eight new Holocaust Survivor speakers to its Dimensions in Testimony℠ Theater, bringing the total number of featured speakers to twelve. The experience is developed by the USC Shoah Foundation, who films each speaker as they answer more than 1,000 questions about their World War II experiences and post-war lives to produce holographic imagery that interacts with a live audience. Using high-definition recording and voice activation, this specialized theater allows visitors to sit across from a Holocaust Survivor and ask them questions about their life and survival.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Opens Special Exhibition about the Japanese American World War II Experience

January 21, 2022

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum will open the new special exhibition Courage and Compassion: The Japanese American World War II Experience on January 20, 2022.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Becomes First in Dallas to Join Museums for All, Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families

September 29, 2021

Today, the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. Museums for All is part of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s broad commitment to seek, include, and welcome all audiences.

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DALLAS HOLOCAUST AND HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM AWARDED INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES GRANT

August 25, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum has been awarded a prestigious Collections Stewardship and Access Grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Welcomes Jessica Whitt Garner as New Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer

August 20, 2021

Dallas non-profit executive Jessica Whitt Garner is the new Chief Advancement and External Affairs Officer at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum. Garner replaces Kerri Cleghorn Lai, who led DHHRM’s advancement team for more than six years.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Welcomes Nine New Appointments to Board of Directors

January 27, 2021

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (Museum) is pleased to announce the appointment of nine newly elected members to the Museum’s Board of Directors for 2021 and a new Board Chair. These additions will bring diverse points of view and professional expertise to aid the Museum and further its mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

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Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Introduces Virtual Field Trips for Schools

November 30, 2020

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (DHHRM) is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference. During the pandemic, the Museum shifted to virtual programming, most recently introducing virtual field trips and education programs.

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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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