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

  • Brush Strokes

     "As I moved the brush I felt through that curve, a gesture, and that gesture gave me a tangible feeling of the person. And that put me in touch with Kalman, that made me feel my uncle."–Roz JacobsFinding Kalman
  • National Arts in Education Week

    In July 2010, the US House of Representatives designated the second week of September as the National Arts in Education Week. We believe the arts play a vital role in education, and especially as a learning tool for difficult subjects, such as the Holocaust. We invite you to look through…
  • Memory Project Workshop in Sieradz

    A Memory Project workshop was held in Sieradz, Poland in July. A group of 13-year-old students participated in the workshop and created some fantastic portraits. View photos from the workshop!