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OPENING: Holocaust Remembered

March - May 2015

Holocaust Remembered is an installation made possible through collaborations between THEMUSEUM, The Stratford Festival, and The Stratford Perth Museum. This photograph-based installation features black and white portraits by Toronto-based photographer Jason Schwartz. The portraits will be accompanied by oral histories from survivors and original artifacts from the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of European liberation from Nazi occupation. Through this installation, visitors will be given the opportunity to reflect on how these events still affect the lives of people today. The stories that will be presented will allow for reflection and remembrance regarding the tragic event that took the lives of millions.

Experience the inspirational true story of Anne Frank - Innovative staging brings new life to this timeless drama of courage, compassion and the indomitable human spirit, now playing at the Stratford Festival. The perfect adjunct to your Museum experience. To learn more click here. 

Looking to learn even more about Anne Frank? The Stratford Perth Museum will be  the venue for a new traveling exhibit from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. The exhibit will run from June 6th to October 12th, 2015. This exhibit will tell the story of Anne Frank and prompt visitors to reflect on today's society. It will also feature new Canadian content that has never been presented before, including narrative exploring the role of Canadian soldiers in the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. To learn more click here.

Jason Schwartz

Stratford Perth Museum The Rohr Chabad Centre for Jewish Life


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