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

  • Detroit Unspun

    Detroit Unspun featured a great write-up about the Memory Project exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Check out what they wrote, and if you are in the area before August 16th, visit our exhibit! Memory Project – Detroit Unspun    Read More »
  • A Mother’s Day Message from Momma J

    Roz asked Momma J to reflect on the importance on Mother’s Day. She shared some beautiful thoughts about love and loss, on the time she had with her mother, and on being a mother herself. Watch the video:  Read More »
  • Create Hope

    “Create hope every chance you get.” That was the message of Alain-Eugene Kayiranga, who was 3 years old when his parents were murdered in Rwanda, Alain grew up believing that if you were Tutsi you were destined to die. He had no hope. So his message, last weekend at the …Read More »