Educator Workshop

Teaching the Holocaust through Art and Artifacts


Thursday, April 12, 2018
4 – 7 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

In observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day and in partnership with POV, the acclaimed independent documentary series on PBS, join us for a workshop focusing on teaching World War II and the Holocaust through works of art. View the Academy award nominated short, Joe’s Violin, which chronicles the friendship between a Holocaust survivor and a middle school student in the Bronx who are brought together by a shared love of music. Examine Holocaust-related art in the Jewish Museum’s collection, including a charm bracelet created in Theresienstadtand explore ways of using objects to teach about historical subjects. 

$16 (light dinner will be served)

Special Education teachers and teachers in City Council District 7 represented by Councilmember Mark Levine may attend free of charge by calling 212.423.3270.

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Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Kekst Family Fund. Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and Council Member Mark Levine.

Bracelet. Terezín (Theresienstadt), Czech Republic, 1941-43. Brass: cut-out; porcelain; cord. The Jewish Museum, New York, Bequest of Greta Pearlman, JM 86-75a-t