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 survivor’s 90th birthday interview

    Holocaust survivor Anna Jacobs will be 90 years old on November 11th. In honor of her upcoming birthday we conducted this 3-minute “Inside the Yiddish Actors Studio” interview. Enjoy her warmth and wicked sense of humor as she discusses her starring role in the award-winning documentary “Finding Kalman” and Memory …Read More »
  • Memory Project exhibit opening at Florida Holocaust Museum was fantastic

    On Oct. 11 the Memory Project had a fantastic opening at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg. The exhibit space was packed with more than 60 people who were riveted by the multimedia display showing nine paintings of Kalman, a Jewish boy lost in the Holocaust next to nine …Read More »
  • Florida Holocaust Museum Docents are wonderful

    We loved working with the docents at the Florida Holocaust Museum today. They are the lifeblood of the museum and gave their all to The Memory Project. Stay tuned to see the portraits they made in our Remembrance Gallery. We will announce when they’re posted. Thanks to all of the …Read More »