Our Story

The Memory Project’s unique multimedia exhibit shows a Holocaust survivor’s riveting story of the brother she lost, coupled with images of her daughter painting portraits of that boy. Enriching public program and educational materials are available.

For Educators

For grades 6 and up, The Memory Project provides free video, print and downloadable materials that will help your students understand that they are part of history, develop art and presentation skills, and gain insight into the Holocaust through personal stories and hands-on experience.

View and Make Portraits

Learn to make a black and white remembrance portrait using a proven technique. Browse the powerful portraits that have been made by people all around the world. Submit your portrait for a chance to be selected as the Portrait of the Month.

What’s New

  • Announcing $25,000 matching grant

    For more than seven years the Memory Project has been generating compassion, creativity and connection around the globe. Our exhibits and workshops are all possible because of you. Every donation we receive before the end of the year will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000 by a very …Read More »
  • Autumn Newsletter 2015

    One face, one story at a time With nationalism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism on the rise, there has never been a greater need to use our creativity to bridge cultural differences. For more than eight years, The Memory Project Productions has been helping people of all ages feel their place in …Read More »
  • “Silent World” – A Poem by Elly Berkovitz Gross

    We recently came across a poem written by one of our featured subjects, Elly Berkovitz Gross. Elly has written and contributed to multiple books about her experience during the Holocaust. Read her beautiful poem below, and find her books here and here.Read More »