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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Call for participants: "Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation"

05-03-2020
We are pleased to announce the seminar for graduates of the ICEAH projects “Shaping the memory about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 75 years after the liberation” organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. It will take place on August 1-8, 2020. Application deadline is April 15, 2020. Results of the recruitment process will be announced till April 20, 2020.

An invitation for the conference "Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the ICEAH""

13-02-2020
Due to the 15th anniversary of its establishing the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust (ICEAH) invites to attend a conference “Challenges of education in an authentic memorial site. Activities of the International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust” that will take place on July 1-4, 2020 in a new building of the Centre.

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

13-01-2020
"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.

04-10-2019
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

27-09-2019
“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.
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The Auschwitz experience in the art of prisoners

The Auschwitz experience in the art of prisoners

The exhibition entitled “The Auschwitz experience in the art of prisoners” presents the fate of the victims of the largest German concertation and extermination camp KL Auschwitz, presented through the works of those who survived. Terrible living conditions, worrisome starvation and continuous tiredness due to exhausting long-lasting work were the inherent element of the camp existence, accompanied by beating and constant humiliation. In their works, the former prisoners – artists – decided to make an attempt at presentation of this hell on earth prepared by the German Nazis.

Scenario and choice of materials: Agnieszka Sieradzka.
Project and graphic design: Elżbieta Pietruczuk, Jerzy Pietruczuk.

Technical information:

The Museum has exhibitions in the following languages: Polish and English.
The exhibition consist of 24 roll-up’s in the format 100x200 cm with a weight of 4,5 kg. Each roll-up is packed in a bag with a handle.