New online lesson: Jews from the Litzmannstadt Ghetto in KL Auschwitz

"Jews from the Lodz Ghetto in KL Auschwitz" is a new online lesson prepared by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Its author is Dr. Adam Sitarek, from the Center for Jewish Research at the University of Łódź. The lesson is available in Polish, English and Hebrew.

A new perspective for education at the Memorial. Adaptation work has been completed at the new seat of the Education Center.

The project for the conversion of the historical building of the so-called Old Theatre into the new seat of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was officially completed on 3 October after several years of efforts and more than two years of construction and conservation work.

“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites...” - post-conference publication

“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites. Current Status and Future Prospects” is a new publication by the Auschwitz Museum. It is a summary of the international conference which was held in Oświęcim on 10-12 November 2018.

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Seminar in collaboration with the academic centre for oral history in Voronezh

The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has organised for the seventh time, in cooperation with the Academic Centre for Oral History in Voronezh, a seminar for teachers and educators from Russia entitled “Auschwitz - history and symbol” The project, which took place between 15 and 18 April 2019, involved 22 people from different Russian cities.
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Forbidden Art

The exhibition, which has been prepared in Polish and English, consists of 20 illuminated display stands with wood planking of dimensions: h. 210 x w. 120 x d. 30 cm, with design alluding to the wooden prison barracks, which presents 21 photographs of historical items from the collections of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim, of dimensions: 120 cm x 80 cm, and 20 display-boards with text describing the photographs of dimensions 50 cm x 70 cm. The exhibition requires a roofed space and depending on the layout of the displays stands, an area from 20 to 50 linear metres.

The weight of all elements is approx. 1100 kg. Transport requires a truck with a load capacity of 3.5 tonnes.
Installation time: 4 hours for 4 people