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

  • Back to School! (And #TBT)

    It’s back to school time and we’re reminiscing about a fantastic series of workshops we held earlier this year at Boca Raton High School, Wellington High School, Loggers’ Run Middle School, and Lantana Middle School. This was our second successful trip to the Palm Beach County school system thanks to …Read More »
  • 13th High School in Kraków

    It’s Throwback Thursday and we went through some photos from a fantastic workshop last year in Poland. Teacher Barbara Bierówka taught a Memory Project workshop to her high school students at the 13th High School in Kraków in January 2014. The students read about the subjects they would be drawing, …Read More »
  • Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day

    August 2nd is the Day of Remembrance of the Extermination of the Roma and Sinti. This day marks the anniversary of the liquidation of the Zigeunerfamilienlager (“Gypsy Family Camp”) of Auschwitz II-Birkenau, during which almost 3,000 Roma children and adults were killed in gas chambers. Sinti and Roma were targeted …Read More »