The Courage to Remember
April 9 thru April 26
Opening ceremony for the Holocaust exhibit, The Courage to Remember. The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945” is a traveling exhibit that strives to address the issues of intolerance and hatred at the core, empowering people to educate themselves, learn from history and speak out against injustice. The exhibit is available for viewing at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at Florida State College at Jacksonville from April 9-26, 2013.
The exhibit will commence with an opening ceremony on April 9 at 7pm. Hosting the opening will be FSCJ Interim President Will Holcombe, Ph.D., with Duval County Public Schools Superintendent Nikolai Vitti. Guest speaker for the opening ceremony will be Alfred Balitzer, Ph.D., Chairman of the Foundation for California and advisor to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
The exhibit features more than 200 exclusive photographs that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world. It offers amazing insight into the Holocaust through four distinct themes: Nazi Germany, 1933-1938; Moving Toward the “Final Solution,” 1939-1941; Annihilation in Nazi-occupied Europe, 1941-1945; and Liberation, Building New Lives.
Free and open to the public. No reservations required; seating is limited for opening ceremony.