In 2017 Switzerland assumed the chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. As part of their chairmanship, they developed a powerful portrait exhibition on the last Swiss Holocaust survivors. These survivors were not often Swiss citizens, but rather came to the country seeking refuge from other countries in Europe. Some
A selection of artwork from artist and Holocaust survivor Margot Blank will be on display at the VHM. Blank, originally from Germany, was deported to two camps in France before escaping with the help of resistance groups. She spent the remainder of the war helping children who had been rescued
Auschwitz/Oswiecim is a temporary exhibit produced by the Virginia Holocaust Museum now on view through Spring 2021. Designed as a commemoration to local survivors who endured this notorious camp, it serves to the illustrate its significance within Nazi ideology. Bookings made in two-month blocks $2500 rental fee for
Auschwitz/Oswiecim is a temporary exhibit produced by the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Designed as a commemoration to local survivors who endured this notorious camp, it serves to the illustrate its significance within Nazi ideology. The three camps that make up the Auschwitz complex represent Nazi policy in a microcosm. Auschwitz I:
Located on the First Floor of the Museum, our core exhibits narrate the complex and sobering history of the Holocaust. As visitors progress through these exhibits—and chronologically through the events of the Holocaust—they are presented with a glimpse into the systematic destruction of European Jewry and the dangers of intolerance.
From 1933 to 1945, Nazi Germany carried out a campaign to “cleanse” German society of people viewed as biological threats to the nation’s “health.” Enlisting the help of physicians and medically trained geneticists, psychiatrists, and anthropologists, the Nazis developed racial health policies that started with the mass sterilization of “hereditarily