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HHRC Exhibits

The Holocaust: Presence of the Past

Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman With my cameras in hand, I walk the endless railroad tracks… All that I see and photograph speaks to me of its past, as if each object is bearing witness, a silent witness, to the evil and tragedy that was the Holocaust. – Judy Ellis Glickman Artist’s Statement And the…

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Michael’s Story

For the public opening of the Michael Klahr Center in May 2008, HHRC transformed the building’s entrance with an interactive mixed media installation called Michael’s Story. Vivid murals, archival photographs, and a short original film combine with artifacts of startling emotional resonance to tell the story of a hidden child of the Holocaust – a survivor…

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Finding Our Voices

The Holocaust and Human Right’s Center of Maine (HHRC) and the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) are thrilled to host renowned photojournalist Patrisha McLean’s extraordinarily brave multi-media exhibit, Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse. Patrisha, a photojournalist based in Camden, started this project after her ex-husband Don McLean of “American Pie” was arrested for…

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40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World is a photographic exhibit created by Howard G. Buffet in partnership with the Newseum. The exhibit is currently on display at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine through March 22nd. The process of photographing the effects of hunger throughout the world also inspired a best-selling…

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Everyday Maine

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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Beau-frog

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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Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives

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…

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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