Upcoming Special Exhibitions

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

July 16 – November 12, 2017

Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution presents the life and times of rock & roll’s greatest promoter, Bill Graham.

Take an electrifying trip through the 1960s-1980s and learn about the extraordinary life and career of Bill Graham, the Holocaust refugee who launched the careers of countless music legends like The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, and Led Zeppelin, and produced humanitarian concerts such as Human Rights Now! and Live Aid to raise the consciousness of the world.

Additional Funders:  Nicor Gas; Susan and David Kalt

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is organized and circulated by the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, in association with the Bill Graham Memorial Foundation, and made possible by the support of Alex Graham, David Graham, and Danny Scher.


Speak Truth to Power

December 10, 2017 – June 24, 2018

Speak Truth To Power highlights the experiences of fifty courageous Upstanders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights, and urge them to take action. The exhibition is based on the book of the same name by Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist Eddie Adams.




October 2017

Grand Opening: Take a Stand Center

Today’s generation is likely the last generation to hear Holocaust Survivor stories firsthand, therefore capturing and preserving these stories now is an educational and moral imperative.

The Museum’s new Take A Stand Center, is a breakthrough initiative that combines a state-of-the-art Survivor Stories Experience with an interactive Upstander Gallery and an action-oriented Take A Stand Lab to create an immersive, engaging, and empowering experience.



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