Exhibits

The Borscht Belt

The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland presents Marisa Scheinfeld’s large-scale photographs of abandoned sites where Borscht Belt resorts and bungalow colonies once boomed in the Catskill Mountain region of upstate New York. This traveling exhibition assembles images Scheinfeld has shot inside and outside former structures that once buzzed with life as summer havens for generations of East Coast American Jews and New Yorkers.

 

Basic Judaism

February 8, 2024 - May 25, 2024

Basic Judaism explores artistic interpretations from Jews worldwide that reflect traditional and modern interpretations of Jewish life and practice. This exhibition is on loan from the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum of Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion.

The exhibit features work from artists such as Lawrence Salzmann, Malka Zeldis, Nathan Hilu, Arthur A. Szyk, Heddy Abramowitz and more. Basic Judaism will feature ten pieces from local community artists.

Displaced Person

Displaced Person traces the journey of Oswald “Valdik” Holzer, a Czech Jewish doctor. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Holzer briefly served in the Czechoslovak army before making a harrowing escape from the Nazis to a port of last resort, Shanghai, in 1939. A determined man, Dr. Holzer kept in touch with friends and family in various places via letters.

Current Special Exhibit

Lawyers Without Right

In partnership with the American Bar Association and German Federal Bar Temporary Exhibition | June – August 2022

Upcoming Special Exhibits

Weapon of Choice

Weapon of Choice’ by photographer Richard Johnson is an exhibition curated by Snap! Orlando which portrays the invisible pain caused by verbal abuse. Portraits feature children and adults with a hurtful words painted on their faces or bodies.

Upcoming Special Exhibits

A Peace of My Mind

A Peace of My Mind is a multimedia arts project, created by award-winning photographer John Noltner, that uses portraits and personal stories to bridge divides and encourage dialogue around important issues.
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Holocaust in History

Holocaust In History is the first permanent exhibit featured at the Holocaust Center. When visiting, you will enter into our front room gallery where you will see the Holocaust history and stories through artifacts, videos, text, photographs, and artwork. Visitors have an opportunity to listen to the recorded testimonies of several Holocaust Survivors who settled in Central Florida.


Traveling Exhibit

Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations For Change

Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations For Change examines the indelible link between antisemitism and racism. It begins with the history of white supremacy in the transatlantic slave trade and traces its evolution over time, as it has been used to
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Holocaust in History

Holocaust In History is the first permanent exhibit featured at the Holocaust Center. When visiting, you will enter into our front room gallery where you will see the Holocaust history and stories through artifacts, videos, text, photographs, and artwork. Visitors have an opportunity to listen to the recorded testimonies of several Holocaust Survivors who settled in Central Florida.

Showcase Your Story and Deliver Your Message at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

As part of our mission to use the history and lessons of the Holocaust to build a just and caring community free of antisemitism and all forms of prejudice and bigotry we carefully craft and creatively curate exhibits, programs, and events that are designed to build inclusive communities.

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