The Museum hosts a wide array of films, discussions, lectures, concerts and family programs to probe more deeply into aspects of civil rights, human rights, tolerance and history.
Most programs are free with Museum admission or membership. *Exceptions noted.

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Every Saturday through the end of September 10:30 am – 2:00 pm


As featured on the Today Show, and other media, the Museum invites you to ask Holocaust Survivor Pinchas Gutter any question you would like, and “natural language” technology software will retrieve Pinchas’ response, creating an interactive dialogue, as if Pinchas were in the room!

Free with Museum admission.

Note: There will be no presentation on Saturday, September 5.




(New!) Monthly Museum Architecture Tours: Symbolic By Design

Sunday, September 13 | 11:00 am


When renowned Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman designed the Illinois Holocaust Architecture Tour GraphicMuseum, he infused every space and structure with meaning. Explore how the Museum’s architecture and interior design help to tell a story and enhance understanding.

Program is free with Museum admission or membership.







Second Sunday Survivor Presentation

Sunday, September 13 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Take advantage of the unique opportunity to hear a Holocaust survivor tell their story and answer questions.  John Krawiec, a Polish Catholic survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, will speak.

Free with Museum admission.  No reservations necessary.






74th Babiy Yar Commemoration

Music & Readings

Sunday, September 27 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm

In memory of the 34,000 lives taken by Nazi killing units as they conquered the Soviet Union.

Presented in Russian with English translation.

Free to the public


Check back for details!

Programs partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency

IL Arts Council




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