Upcoming Events and Programs



A People’s History of Asylum

October 11th - Dr. Yolanda Chavez Leyva, Director of the Institute of Oral History at University of Texas El Paso, will give a keynote address at the opening of the Contemporary Human Rights Exhibit on asylum and the Mexico-U.S. border. 11:00am



Acts of Faith and Conscience: Steve Saltonstall and Reverend John Hoelter of Humane Borders

Two volunteers with Humane Borders will share about acts of conscience and faith in the desert. They will discuss the religious and political aspects of their work, including the universal need for compassion and core human values that span all faiths.



Wednesday October 23rd - Teaching Partisan Resistance : Translating Lessons of Jewish Partisans to Student-led Efforts for Social Change.

Learn to teach about the resistance of the Jewish partisans and of the Warsaw Ghetto fighters. Engage and galvanize students by teaching about the 30,000 Jews, many of them teenagers, who fought back against the Nazis and their collaborators as partisans. Inspire students to address needs for change in their own communities with the true story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and other partisan efforts.

$20 Registration fee, includes dinner



To Tell our Stories: Commemorating Kristallnacht

November 8th - The living voice of history: Testimonials of Holocaust survivors in our community.

Join us to hear Tucson’s Holocaust survivors share excerpts from their published books Volume I and Volume II of To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona. You’ll experience their first-hand accounts of survival during one of the world’s worst periods in history.

The event is free and open to the public.


Other Upcoming Gallery Chats & Events:

October 30th - Undeterred film screening and talk with the filmmaker, Eva Lewis. 6:00pm

November 8th - To Tell Our Stories, Tucson Holocaust survivors sharing their stories in commemoration of Kristallnacht.  11:00am