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Spagat Family Voices of Genocide Exhibition

Voices of Genocide explores how and why genocide continues to occur across geography and time. Learn from survivors and descendants of genocides in Armenia, Guatemala, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, and Burma about the common conditions and warning signs that can lead to genocide and how recognizing these factors helps determine efforts toward intervention and prevention.

Exclusively available on-site beginning May 1.

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Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War showcases the astonishing rescue effort that, in only nine months, brought thousands of unaccompanied children from Nazi Europe to the United Kingdom. Through personal artifacts, stories, and firsthand testimony, those who lived through the “Kindertransport” program tell its history.

Exclusively available on-site through November 16, 2024.
This tour is approximately 60 minutes.

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first-ever museum exhibition focused solely on this judicial and pop icon, a vibrant exploration of Justice Ginsburg’s life and her numerous, often simultaneous roles as a mother, lawyer, judge, women’s rights pioneer, and Internet phenomenon.

Exclusively available virtually.
This tour is approximately 60 minutes.

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Stories of Survival: Object. Image. Memory.

Stories of Survival: Object. Image. Memory.is an award-winning exhibition that reflects upon individual stories of the Holocaust and genocides & conflicts in Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq, Syria, Rwanda, and South Sudan, told through artworks by photographer Jim Lommasson and survivors of genocide and their families.

Exclusively available virtually.
This tour is approximately 60 minutes.

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust

Shanghai: Safe Haven During the Holocaust sheds light on a lesser-known moment in Holocaust history. European Jews, shut out of country after country while fleeing Nazi persecution, found hope in an unlikely place: Shanghai, China. In 1946, American photojournalist Arthur Rothstein began documenting the lives of Jewish refugees who called Hongkew District “home.” Rothstein’s photography and artifacts from former ghetto residents are on display.

Exclusively available virtually.
This tour is approximately 60 minutes.

Zev & Shifra Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition

Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition seamlessly weaves history with stories from local Holocaust Survivors through their personal belongings and photographs, historical records, and testimony.

Available on-site and virtually.
This tour is approximately 90 – 120 minutes.

Survivor Stories Experience

The Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience Holographic Theater pairs high-definition interviews with voice recognition technology, enabling Survivors to tell their stories and respond to questions from the audience.

Exclusively available on-site.
This tour is approximately 30 – 45 minutes.

Women in the Holocaust

This enhanced and highly focused tour of Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition explores the changing and evolving roles of women before, during, and as a result of the Holocaust.

Exclusively available on-site.
This tour is approximately 90 minutes.

Symbolic by Design Architectural Tour

This tour begins with an exploration of the Museum’s striking exterior (weather permitting) and continues within, resulting in an in-depth understanding and appreciation of legendary Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman’s use of design, symbolism, and light as he tells the story of the Holocaust through the building. Dark walls and sharp angles give way to rounded edges and natural light, evoking a spirit of freedom, resilience, and hope.

Exclusively available on-site.
This tour is approximately 90 – 120 minutes.

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