NOW OPEN is the groundbreaking, multi-million dollar Take a Stand Center, an immersive permanent exhibition with a forward-looking emphasis on multiple areas of social justice and the World Premiere of the interactive, holographic Survivor Stories Experience. Four interactive galleries guide visitors through social justice issues, empowering them with knowledge and inspiration and reminding them to stand against hatred in all its forms.
Meet virtual Survivors weekdays (every hour, 11 am – 4 pm), Thursdays (every hour 11 am – 7 pm)
and weekends (10:15 am & every hour 11 am – 4 pm).
December 3 – 9 | Janine Oberrotman
December 10 – 16 | Matus Stolov
December 17 – 31 | Aaron Elster
Reservations recommended for the Stories Stories Experience theater.
WINTER BREAK PROMOTION: KIDS & STUDENTS VISIT FREE
Tuesday, December 26 – Sunday, January 7
This winter break, kids and students can visit Take a Stand Center, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, and all other Museum exhibitions free of charge. There must be at least one paid adult present, and the offer can be redeemed by mentioning this Winter Break Promotion at the admissions window at the Museum. This offer does not apply to field trips, group tours, or public programs that require reservations.
Named one of the top 12 fall exhibitions in the world by Smithsonian magazine.
How to talk to Holocaust Survivors in the future? In Take a Stand’s holograms, the answer.
“One of the most memorable things we have ever visited on vacation. Emotions were so raw…If I could have hugged Fritzie’s hologram, I would have. Her story will stay with me the rest of my life. Thank you all for creating such a tremendous
EXPLORE FOUR INTERACTIVE GALLERIES
Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience
What can a hologram teach you about the Holocaust?
Immerse yourself into the lives, causes, and actions of over 40 Upstanders.
Take a Stand Lab
The power of change is in your hands.
Act of Art
Artistic response to global genocides.
TOOLS FOR CHANGE
RAISE YOUR VOICE. USE YOUR PEN.
Talk to your elected officials, lead a letter-writing campaign, write a petition
BRING ATTENTION TO A CAUSE.
Create an eye-catching protest sign, learn social media best practices, write a letter to the editor
HELP OTHERS BY DONATING.
Organize a fundraiser, tips for online crowdfunding, launch a donation drive
MAKE CHANGE THROUGH DIRECT ACTION.
Organize a demonstration, start an organization, take a volunteer personality quiz
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