September 8th – December 14th, 2018 HHRC – Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta Augusta—On Saturday, September 8 from 2 to 5, the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine opens a new exhibit, Everyday Maine, featuring over 190 photographs from 74 Maine photographers. Curated by Bruce Brown, the…

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The Remembrance, History, and Lessons of the Holocaust By Molly Doyle I was in third grade when I first learned about the Holocaust. I, along with three other students from my class, embarked on reading one of our first challenging chapter books. At the young age of eight or nine. I was very excited to…

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Beau-frog: The Art of Peter Archambault April 13 – August, 2018 Michael Klahr Center Exhibit Space The HHRC is thrilled to present Beau-frog: The Art of Peter Archambault, a spring exhibition of cartoon drawings, political commentary, Franco-American cultural exploration, and personal discovery. In the 1970s and 1980s, Madawaska, Maine native Peter Archambault (1939-2015) was staff…

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This exhibit tells the story of Malaga Island, a mixed race community off the coast of Maine that was destroyed by the State of Maine in one of our state’s most shameful acts. Residents were forcibly evicted and eight islanders were involuntarily committed to the Maine School for the Feeble-Minded. The homes and school were…

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America Now, A Dialogue… October 20th – December 20th Special Event: Friday, October 20th, 5:30 p.m. Visit the exhibition website here: http://americanowexhibit.com The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine is proud to host a new exhibit, America Now: A Dialogue…  curated by Bruce Brown, curator emeritus of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland. ‘America Now’  runs…

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October 20th – December 20th Special Event: Friday, October 20th, 5:30 p.m. Visit the exhibition website here: http://americanowexhibit.com The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine is proud to host a new exhibit, America Now…A Dialogue, curated by Bruce Brown, curator emeritus of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland. ‘America Now’  runs at the Michael Klahr Center from October…

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In a society that opts to build walls to solve our problems, I opt instead to share how my Muslim neighbors are family to me. The sentiments of today’s day and age are parallel to those of the Holocaust and its reprehensible outcomes.

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Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust Wednesday, May 3rd through Friday, August 11th Michael Klahr Center, University of Maine campus 46 University Drive, Augusta Despite the potentially fatal consequences, thousands of individuals risked their lives to help those targeted by the Nazis. Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust, celebrates and honors…

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Those People…Well, They’re Not People at All: Children’s Reactions to the Holocaust The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will open a new exhibit, Those People…Well, They’re Not People at All: Children’s Reactions to the Holocaust on Monday, May 16th. The exhibit will be on display at the Michael Klahr Center, located on the…

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Equal Protection of the Laws: America’s 14th Amendment Now through December 16th, 2016  The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Art Association (KVAA) present “Equal Protection of the Laws”, an exhibition by featuring the work of 17 Maine artists inspired by the rights granted by the 14th…

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