Exhibits

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

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.
Weapon of Choice

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.
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Holocaust in History

The Holocaust Center features three historical permanent exhibits. 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.
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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.
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Behind the Bookcase. The Secret Annex through Anne's Eyes.

A Virtual Reality Experience

Whether you’ve read Anne Frank’s diary or are new to her story, we encourage you to step inside a moment of history with Behind the Bookcase.

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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Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations for Change

The exhibit centers the perspective of Daryl Davis, a Black musician and ally, who has dedicated his life to fighting white supremacy by the deradicalization of former members of groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.
Woman at HMREC

The Holocaust Center features three historical permanent exhibits. 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.

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Behind the Bookcase

Whether you’ve read Anne Frank’s diary or are new to her story, we encourage you to step inside a moment of history with Behind the Bookcase.
Our Mission Exhibit at Memorial Center

Our Dedication

Visitors are welcomed to the Holocaust Center with this iconic quote to demonstrate our obligation to remember the Holocaust and its victim, and our duty to lessen the chance of future genocides.
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The Early Years

This section of the exhibit represents Jewish life before the Holocaust through a display of items, including a family Torah, passports, photos, and letters.
In the Camps Museum exhibit

War, Persecution, Ghettos, and Camps

Panels describe how the Nazis began the destruction of the Jewish communities by forcing Jews into ghettos in Poland and other occupied countries.
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The United States Joining the War

Two display cases reflect America’s involvement in the war. Magazines and posters from before the war clearly show that the United States knew what was happening, but were reluctant to join the effort.
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The Jews and Resistance

One of the most important lessons the Holocaust teaches is that the Jews did fight back at every opportunity, as shown in text and photographs.
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The Final Solution and End of the War

This museum display addresses the Nazis’ solution to what they called their “Jewish Problem”—mass murder.
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Witness Histories: Survivor and Liberator Testimonies

As part of the permanent exhibit, the Center’s special display, “Our Story,” features the histories and images of local survivors.
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Displaced Person

Displaced Person traces the journey of Oswald “Valdik” Holzer, a Czech Jewish doctor.
Document explaining Holocaust Survivor Insurance in Florida

Holocaust Victims Assistance Act

In pre-war Europe insurance policies were a popular form of investment, yet very few families were able to collect benefits at the end of the war.
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Artifacts and Works of Art

Throughout the building, there are pieces of art, including dolls made in camps, sculptures created by survivors, posters, and original works of art, that remind us of why we must keep the promise of “Never Again.”

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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