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

  • Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills

    We are pleased to announce that The Memory Project Exhibition will open on May 17, 2015 at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan and will run until August 16th.  The opening reception will be at 3pm on May 17th – more details here.   Holocaust Memorial Center location: …Read More »
  • Upcoming Florida Workshops

    We are excited to announce a series of Memory Project workshops that are happening next week in Florida in conjunction with the Palm Beach County Holocaust Studies program. We’ll be working with five classes at schools in Wellington, Boca Raton, and Lantana on March 31 and April 1st. A big …Read More »
  • Brooklyn Public Library

    On three consecutive Fridays in January, 25 brilliant fifth-graders from PS 3 in Brooklyn trooped to the Brooklyn Public Library to participate in Memory Project workshops. Working with black and white pastels and upside-down, they made portraits of Holocaust victims and then learned their stories. At home, they interviewed people …Read More »