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

  • Remembering a Righteous Man

    Meir Weisblum is one of my heroes. He passed away six years ago on July 26th. He was 93 years old. On this anniversary of his passing, I want to share with you the story of a heroic, humble man. When I met him he was in his seventies—a very …Read More »
  • The Memory Project in El Paso

    We love getting news from workshops around the country. Two exciting emails came from Shane Wiggs of Austin High School in El Paso, Texas. In December, he sent us photos of an incredible collaborative projecthis students had completed using The Memory Project Face-to-Face workshop as a guide.  He followed that up …Read More »
  • New-York Historical Society Teacher Workshop

    On May 4th we held a workshop in partnership with the New-York Historical Society for a wonderful group of enthusiastic teachers. The teachers spent the day learning about using art as a primary source for teaching history through various activities, including our workshop. The group created portraits based on Memory …Read More »