On January 27, the Museum hosted a lecture and musical performance to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Museum Docent Ellaine Rosen presented "Witness to Goodness" presentation Holocaust heroes, which was followed by a moving performance by Jack Solomon on the restored Violins of … [Read more...] about International Holocaust Remembrance Day event at the Museum
By Sean MartinelliNAPLES, Fla. - Violins recovered from concentration camps during the Holocaust are on display for the public at the Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center.The instruments are part of the "Violins of Hope" project and were played during the museum's December … [Read more...] about Violins of Hope project brings reminder of Holocaust to Southwest Florida
Alexi C. Cardona, Naples Daily NewsEven on her last day at the Holocaust museum in North Naples, Lorie Mayer captivated a crowd.Mayer visited the museum in April to say goodbye to the place and the people with whom she had spent nearly two decades. A group of middle schoolers were taking a … [Read more...] about Lorie Mayer, a founding member of Holocaust museum in North Naples, dies
By ANDREA PERDOMOThe Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center is hosting an exhibit of violins once owned and played by victims of Nazi concentration camps. This week a performance featuring the restored instruments will honor their stories.The exhibit is called Violins of Hope and has … [Read more...] about Instruments Onced Owned By Concentration Camp Prisoners Will Be Played In Upcoming SWFL Performance
Please mark your calendars and support our major 2018-2019 fundraising events: The Luncheon 2018 Series: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 An Evening with Dr. James Grymes, author of Violins of Hope 7:00pm - 8:30pm at Temple Shalom, NaplesThursday, December 13, 2018 Patron Reception with Violins … [Read more...] about Save the Dates … 2018-2019 fundraising events
By Jennifer Beeson, Naples Daily NewsThe Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples is relocating to a new space after receiving a million-dollar donation.In early December, the museum, currently located in the Sandalwood Square Plaza off U.S. 41, started a capital campaign to reach a … [Read more...] about Naples Holocaust Museum relocating to new space after receiving $1 million donation
Naples, Florida, — The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida has received a pledge of $1 million from Janet Guttman Cohen towards its $3.5 million Capital Campaign for the purchase and renovation of a new building on U.S. 41 in Naples. In recognition of this gift, the Museum … [Read more...] about Holocaust Museum receives landmark gift from Janet Cohen
Great News! Gulfshore Life readers voted the Museum as a Finalist for the second year in a row in “Best Museum – Collier County” in their 2018 “Best of the Gulfshore” Readers’ Choice Annual Awards. Category winners will be announced in their May 2018 issue.In 2017, the Museum was honored to have … [Read more...] about “Best Museum in Collier County” – Finalist for 2nd Year in a Row!
On March 5th, a sold-out audience of nearly 300 dined at the newly re-designed Club Pelican Bay, with proceeds benefiting the Museum's Education Programs.Our Featured Speaker was David Eisenhower, grandson of the late President. Mr. Eisenhower stopped by the Museum before the event for a brief … [Read more...] about Triumph 2018 ~ A Great Success!