CANDLES Rotating Exhibit Space Schedule
This exhibit space is centered in the main exhibit hall of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. The content for these exhibits is provided by Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Each exhibit will be displayed for a period of two months before being rotated out for the next exhibit. View the exhibit schedule below to learn more about the current and upcoming exhibits in this space. A special thanks is also extended to Renée and Adam Habers for their generous contribution to CANDLES which made this exhibit space possible.
SHOAH: How Was It Humanly Possible?
September 3 - October 30
This exhibit as described by Yad Vashem: "Deals with major historical aspects of the Holocaust, beginning with Jewish life in pre-Holocaust Europe and ending with the liberation of Nazi concentration and extermination camps across the continent and the remarkable return to life of the survivors."
Stars Without A Heaven: Children of the Holocaust
November 5 – January 1
The focus of this exhibition is on the children of the Holocaust and their unique stories. These children were robbed of their childhoods during a period of social and familial upheaval in Jewish communities.
Auschwitz - A Place On Earth: The Auschwitz Album
January 7 – February 26
This exhibit shows the only known visual documentation of a transport of Jews to Auschwitz-Birkenau upon arrival.Out of the estimated six million Jewish men, women and children who were systematically murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust; over one million were murdered in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest extermination camp during WWII.
Spots Of Light: To be a Woman in the Holocaust
March 4 – April 30
Jewish women held unique experiences of survival and resistance in the Holocaust as they were forced make choices in the face of unimaginable evil and hardship. Personal stories are used to examine a Jewish woman's daily life during the Holocaust: Love, Motherhood, Caring for Others, Womanhood, Resistance and Rescue, Friendship, Faith, Food and the Arts.
Rescue By Jews During The Holocaust: "That was when my conscience said - Act!"
May 6 – June 25
This exhibit focuses on the remarkable rescue efforts of both Jews and non-Jews to save others despite the immense risks during the Holocaust.
Art In The Holocaust
July 1 – August 27, 2022
Showcased in this exhibit is some of the art created in the ghettos, camps, forests, and hiding places by the victims of the Holocaust. This exhibit examines how the artists often struggled to document the horrors they had become witness to but also find ways to escape the horror through their art as well.