“Multiply by Six-Million: A Personal Perspective on the Holocaust” exhibit on display at the Temecula Valley Museum from March 28 to May 17, 2015
The Temecula Valley Museum will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of over 500,000 Holocaust survivors by hosting a special exhibit Multiply by Six-Million: A Personal Perspective on the Holocaust.
The Multiply by Six-Million: A Personal Perspective on the Holocaust exhibit offers the public access to powerful first-person accounts of one of the defining events of the 20th Century. Their stories are accompanied by visually arresting original black and white portraits of Holocaust survivors living in California by photographer Evvy Eisen.
In conjunction with the exhibit, the museum offers two special events with RSVPs required at 951-694-6450.
Surviving the Holocaust: Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00pm A very special event where guests will view a Holocaust survivor’s first-person account live and then be able to ask questions through video conference.
Edith Frank Remembers: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00pm Experience what life was like living in hiding and in fear of the Nazis in World War II Europe through the eyes of Edith Frank, Anne Frank’s mother. Award-winning actress, teacher, and director, Sharyn Lyon, performs her own 50-minute play, “Edith Frank Remembers,” and shares the feelings and sounds of the Frank family’s captivity. Suitable for ages as young as 5th grade.
The Multiply by Six Million exhibit tells the survivor’s stories to honor their past and to educate the future generations. The Temecula Valley Museum is pleased to be able to bring these historical memories and portraits in Temecula and grateful to do so during the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps. The exhibit will be on display from March 28 – May 17, 2015.
The Temecula Valley Museum in Sam Hicks Monument Park is located at 28314 Mercedes Street, one block east of Front Street in Old Town Temecula. For more information please call the museum at (951) 694-6450 or visit the museum Tuesday through Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.