Our Story: The Memory Project

The Memory Project Productions’ unique multimedia exhibits draw people into the creative process while promoting remembrance, compassion, and empathy. 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

  • Protected: New-York Historical Society Teacher Workshop

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  • Westmoreland High School

    Caitlyn Notaro teaches at Westmoreland High School, in a small town west of Utica in Upstate New York. She learned about The Memory Project Productions Face to Face program and received a curriculum kit at the New York State Art Teachers Association conference in 2017. Her students loved working on …Read More »
  • How a Russian Emigré I Never Met Changed My Life

    The following article was written by Laurie Weisman and published in the New York Art Teachers Association Winter 2019 Newsletter. I met New York artist Roz Jacobs at a Valentine’s Day party in 1979, when she was 23 and I was 21 years old. I was completing an environmental science …Read More »