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

  • 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 »
  • Detroit Unspun

    Detroit Unspun featured a great write-up about the Memory Project exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Check out what they wrote, and if you are in the area before August 16th, visit our exhibit! Memory Project – Detroit Unspun    Read More »
  • A Mother’s Day Message from Momma J

    Roz asked Momma J to reflect on the importance on Mother’s Day. She shared some beautiful thoughts about love and loss, on the time she had with her mother, and on being a mother herself. Watch the video:  Read More »