HMTC’s August Curator’s Corners
Where: Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Rd.
516-571-8040 Price: Free
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The August Curator’s Corners include:
“Curator’s Corner: Attacked for ‘Race Defilement’” on Wednesday, August 5 at 11:00am. Thorin Tritter will discuss a large photograph in our gallery that captures the public humiliation of a Jewish man and his non-Jewish girlfriend. Taken seven months after Hitler’s rise to power, the photograph shows attacks on Jews that preceded any legal justification.
“Curator’s Corner: Meeting Herman “Hy” Horowitz” on Wednesday, August 12 at 11:00am. As we continue to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, Thorin Tritter, our Museum and Programming Director, will explore a photograph of Liberator Herman “Hy” Horowitz, an American GI who was later awarded the title Chevalier, Knight, by the nation of France.
“Curator’s Corner: A Survivor Creates a Fire Department in Foehrenwald” on Wednesday, August 19 at 11:00am. Our Museum and Programming Director, Dr. Thorin Tritter, will talk about a photograph in our gallery that shows the fire department at the Foehrenwald Displaced Person Camp, and discuss the Long Island Survivor, George Oscar Lee, who was integral to its creation.
“Curator’s Corner: The Nazification of a Creamer” on Wednesday, August 26 at 2:00 pm. HMTC’s Museum and Programming Director, Thorin Tritter, will talk about a silver creamer that was produced for a hotel in Nuremberg where Hitler frequently visited, and the addition of a swastika that highlighted the hotel’s endorsement of the Nazi Party.Buy tickets/get more info now