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Conversation with a Texas Liberator
October 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater
 

Texas Liberators and descendants will share their stories in a special event led by moderator and HMH Board member, David Bell. After the discussion, Liberators and descendants will answer questions from the audience.

Holocaust Museum Houston's young professional group, NEXTGen, is excited to host this event in collaboration with the exhibition, "The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust," on view through October 28, 2018.


 
 
 
Why We Fight (HBO Series, Band of Brothers, Episode 9, 55 min, USA 2001)
October 18, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location 9220 Kirby Dr., Suite 100
 

"Band of Brothers" is a ten-part video series dramatizing the history of one company of American paratroopers in World War II - E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, known as "Easy Company." Band of Brothers depicts not only the heroism of their exploits but also the extraordinary bond among men formed in the crucible of war.

In the ninth episode, titled "Why We Fight," Easy Company finally enters Germany in April 1945, finding very little resistance as they proceed. There they are impressed by the industrious of the defeated locals and gain respect for their humanity. But the G.I.s are then confronted with the horror of an abandoned Nazi concentration camp in the woods, which the locals claim not to have known anything about. Here the story of Easy Company is connected with the broader narrative of the war - the ideology of the Third Reich and Hitler's plan to exterminate the Jews.

One of the Museum's educators will lead a discussion after the screening.


 
 
 
"The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm" - Film Screening
October 28, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater
 

Join the Houston Holocaust Survivors and Descendants, together with Holocaust Museum Houston, for an innovative program for children ages 7-13. View the award-winning HBO film "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," followed by group discussions and tools to continue the conversation at home. In "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," a conversation between a boy and his great-grandfather, an Auschwitz survivor, is woven with historical footage and animation to tell a heartbreaking story of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, sharing lessons from the Holocaust with a new generation. Children are invited to attend with a parent(s) or grandparent(s). The program is open to interested families, whether or not your family includes Holocaust survivors. 


 
 
 
 
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Hours and Admission
 
Museum Hours:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Museum Admission:

$12 for adults
$8 for active-duty military and AARP members
Free for children, students and college-level students with valid ID
Free admission on Sundays


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Holocaust Museum Houston is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums.

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