Our Story: The Memory Project

The Memory Project Productions’ 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

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. For grades 6 and up.

View and Make Portraits

Experience your very own Memory Project Workshop. 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

  • The Memory Project in Omaha

    Last weekend at the National Art Education Association’s annual conference, Memory Project founders Roz Jacobs and Laurie Weisman learned that that over the past two years, more than a quarter of the middle schools in Omaha, Nebraska have held Memory Project workshops. The Institute for Holocaust Education in Omaha has …Read More »
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

    Woodcut of Kalman Huberman by Jerrold Green   January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this date 72 years ago, Russian troops liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. The date is commemorated by more than 20 countries worldwide with exhibits, film screenings, talks, and ceremonies.   We invite you to …Read More »
  • An interview with survivor László Kiss

    Memory Project: What do you think about having students learning your story and making portraits of you as a young boy? What does it make you feel to see these portraits? László Kiss: It was very moving and surprising for me to learn that hundreds of young people work with …Read More »