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

  • 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 »
  • PS/IS 128 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

    Laurie and Roz held a workshop at the Museum of Jewish Heritage for 60 students from PS/IS 128 in Queens. The students had watched Finding Kalman prior to their visit to the museum, and were excited to meet Roz after seeing her in the film. We were happy to see …Read More »
  • Calkins Road Middle School

    We recently heard from Stephanie Warchol, a teacher at Calkins Road Middle School in New York. She held a Memory Project workshop for her students who are collaborating with students in Israel. She sent us the beautiful portraits that her class created and said: “I first learned about this project …Read More »