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Finding Our Voices

By HHRC | November 3, 2019

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…

Everyday Maine

By HHRC | September 7, 2018

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…

Beau-frog

By HHRC | January 22, 2018

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…

Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives

By HHRC | January 22, 2018

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…

America Now, A Dialogue…

By HHRC | October 19, 2017

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…

America Now…A Dialogue

By HHRC | October 19, 2017

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…

Heroism in Unjust Times

By HHRC | May 4, 2017

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…

Those People…Well They’re Not People at All

By HHRC | November 7, 2016

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…

Equal Protection of the Laws: America’s 14th Amendment

By HHRC | November 1, 2016

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…

How I Brought Peace to the Middle East

By HHRC | March 11, 2016

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…