“Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust” Virtual Tour
Join a virtual tour of the special exhibition, Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust, and explore the lesser-known stories of European Jewish refugees who escaped Nazism in the Shanghai ghetto. The virtual tour includes a video presentation with Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Arielle Weininger, and a live Q&A moderated by Museum personnel.
Arthur Rothstein, best-known for his Dust Bowl photography during the Great Depression, was the recipient of more than three dozen awards in photography and photojournalism throughout his career. One of his lesser-known projects included an assignment photographing the Jewish refugee community in Shanghai during World War II. These photographs – alongside artifacts donated by local Holocaust Survivors who lived in the Shanghai ghetto – are featured in the exhibition.
Reservations are required. Members must sign in to take advantage of their member discount.
Michelle & Mark Grossmann & Family
Mayor Richard M. Daley & Family
David C. & Sarajean Ruttenberg Arts Foundation
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Joy and David Grossmann Family Gift Fund
Novack and Macey LLP
Cabrera Capital Markets
Andrea & Bruce Brown, in memory of Shanghai Ghetto resident Siegmund Kupferberg
Government of R.O.C. (Taiwan)
Richard & Linda Price
Golder Family Foundation
Community Partners: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago; Chinese American Museum of Chicago; Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute; Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community; Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago
Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust is presented in partnership with the Arthur Rothstein Legacy Project. All photos by Arthur Rothstein, Shanghai, China, 1946.