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

  • Auschwitz Jewish Center

    Our friends at the Auschwitz Jewish Center (in Oświęcim, Poland) recently got in touch to tell us that they have been holding Memory Project workshops regularly for students. They use the workshops as an opportunity to learn about the stories of prewar Jewish residents of the town. This past winter, they put …Read More »
  • Independence Day, the rule of law and the rule of conscience

    Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is an inalienable right Our Declaration of Independence proudly states, “We the people…hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the …Read More »
  • Why do I know so little about these June holidays?

    Why do I know so little about these holidays? I promised myself and my generous readers that I would write. So here I sit, researching topics triggered by the calendar–holidays or tremendous significance that I knew almost nothing about.  I’m humbled by how much I don’t know and hope you’ll …Read More »