Calendar of Events

January 27, 2014

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Museum will host an open house beginning at 5:30 pm, with a special presentation at 6:45 pm.

Mr. Wolfgang Vogel, a Hitler Youth member during WWII, will be with us to share his experience and warn against the dangers of propaganda and the indoctination of a nation’s youth.

Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP for the presentation at 239-263-9200 or



Start: January 27, 2014 5:30 pm
End: January 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Location: The Holocaust Museum

January 26, 2014

FGCU – International Holocaust Remembrance Presentation

“Prior Warning of the Holocaust” ~ Did the Armenian Genocide inspire Hitler?
Professor Hannibal Travis, Associate Professor of Law, Florida International University

Professor Travis is the acclaimed author of the major study, Genocide in the Middle East: The Ottoman Empire, Iraq and Sudan.  He will be speaking at FGCU in recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day as a guest of The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Start: January 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: January 26, 2014 3:30 pm
Location: FGCU - Edwards Hall Room 112

January 19, 2014

GenShoah of Southwest Florida

GenShoah of Southwest Florida meets on the third Sunday of each month from October though April at the Holocaust Museum. From 4:30 – 5:00 pm is the Members-only Business meeting portion, with general public being invited for a topical progarm at 5:00 pm.

More more information about the GenShoah programs or how to become a member, please contact Ida Margolis ( or Steve Brazina (

Sunday, January 19, 2014
“The Long Way Home” documentary & discussion led by Steve Brazina

Please RSVP to Ida or Steve by January 17th.

Start: January 19, 2014 4:30 pm
End: January 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Location: Holocaust Museum

January 13, 2014

Lunchtime Lecture Series with Elliott Katz

THIS EVENT IS FULL ~ No more resercvations will be taken.

Join us to hear from Museum docent Elliott Katz in the third annual Lunchtime Lecture Series.  This is the first of three sessions.

Topic:  Jews for Sale Cheap – No Buyers

A light lunch is provided.  Please RSVP by Thursday, January 9th.

$15 per session or $40 for all three.



Start: January 13, 2014 11:00 am
End: January 13, 2014 1:00 pm
Location: Holocaust Museum
Cost: $15

January 5, 2014

Holocaust Survivor Series

Join us this Sunday to hear the testimony of Holocaust Survivor, Dr. John Mann.  Dr. Mann was just a child in France when war impacted his family.  He will share his experience of being a hidden child and how his family was affected by the Nazi Regime.

Start: January 5, 2014 4:00 pm
End: January 5, 2014 5:30 pm
Location: The Holocaust Museum
Cost: None

January 2, 2014 – January 31, 2014

A Community of Survivors

A collection of black & white photographs by Erik Kellar that capture the essense of many of our local Holocaust Survivors.

Start: January 2, 2014 12:30 pm
End: January 31, 2014 5:00 pm
Location: The Holocaust Museum

January 1, 2014


Start: January 1, 2014 8:00 am
End: January 1, 2014 5:00 pm

December 29, 2013


Start: December 29, 2013 8:00 am
End: December 29, 2013 5:00 pm

December 28, 2013


Start: December 28, 2013 8:00 am
End: December 28, 2013 5:00 pm

December 21, 2013


Start: December 21, 2013 8:00 am
End: December 21, 2013 5:00 pm
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