Featuring Artist Felix de la Concha's
"Portraits and Conversations with Survivors of the Shoah"
A multi-media art project that delves into the act of bearing witness
Monday, January 26, 2015
5:00 p.m. Light Reception, 6:30 p.m. Program
Riverview Gallery, Weisman Art Museum
Free and open to the public reservations required
Please make your reservations by clicking here or calling the event line at 612-424-3624.
Parking available in the Weisman Art Museum garage.
The Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies and its campus and community partners invite you to a special evening of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. CHGS will unveil the eight Minnesotan portraits of the forty overall paintings done for the "Portraits & Conversations with Survivors of the Shoah" project we coordinated with artist Felix de la Concha. The evening will also include a reception, remarks from Steve Hunegs, Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council, a talk from Auschwitz survivor Dora Zaidenweber, and an interview and Q&A with Felix de la Concha conducted by Professor Leslie Morris, Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch.
Please find a more detailed description of this event here.