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America Now, A Dialogue…

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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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 at the Michael Klahr Center from October…

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Heroism in Unjust Times

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

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

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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How I Brought Peace to the Middle East

The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine welcomes David Kaye’s Kaye tells the story of moving his small family to Israel for six months in 2012 to teach on a Fulbright Scholarship. A self-proclaimed “naive Jew from Vermont,” Kaye had high hopes of settling the turmoil overseas once and for all. This funny and…

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Immigration in Maine

In the past several days we have heard a disturbing build up of rhetoric about refugees from elected officials throughout the world, the country, and in Maine. We feel that this rhetoric is not only unfortunate and sad, but it also feeds movements that go against many of the principles on which this country was founded. It…

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Transgender Maine

Join us for the opening on Thursday, September 24th from 5 to 7 p.m. (Program begins at 5:30.) Free admission! Transgender Maine Transgender Maine is made possible with support and contributions from the UMA Diversity Committee, Maine Transnet, Equality Maine, The Maine Transgender Lobby, Safe Space Radio, SAGE Maine, The Maine People’s Alliance, GLSEN, The…

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ADA at 25: Show me the Incredible

          The Holocaust and Human Rights Center (HHRC) is proud to present an exhibit dedicated to the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The exhibit, which will be held at the Michael Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta will be displayed From…

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Dilemma of Memory

Join us for this exciting new exhibit at the Michael Klahr Center of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine.   Generously Sponsored by UMA Senior College, Bath Savings Institution, Dr. Julius Ciembroniewicz and JS McCarthy Printers   (207) 621-3530 On the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta,…

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