The Auschwitz Experience in the art of prisoners

March 6 through March 31, 2022

This exhibit is comprised of 24 panels depicting the artwork of twelve survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The 24-panel exhibit showcases 60 pieces that depict the experiences the survivors had during the Holocaust. This showing is the US premiere of the exhibit.

The exhibit is a unique opportunity to educate people about the Holocaust through art created by Holocaust survivors.

   The exhibit is on loan from the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, Oswiecim, Poland and is sponsored by the Holocaust Education Center of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation. Local sponsor for the event: The Myers Group, Morgan Stanley

   The exhibit will be open for viewing during regular Museum hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Special Events:

All events are at the Vermilion County Museum, 116 N. Gilbert Street, Danville, IL
For Open Houses, additional parking is available adjacent to the Museum; to the south at the north end of Big Lots; and to the north at Auto-Mobile Diagnostics (enter through back gate).

Evening Program – Thursday, March 17, 2022, 6:30-9:00 PM
Program presented by Dr. Eric Simonson and Ronnie Johnson from the Liberal Arts Division of DACC related to music and art of the era. Informational presentation on the camp to follow with tours of the exhibit. Light refreshments provided by the Culinary Arts Department of DACC

Photos of the exhibit prohibited.