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News

“Above the ashes.” New temporary exhibition at the Auschwitz Museum

25-02-2013
“Above the ashes” is the title of a temporary exhibition by the French author Alexandra Bellamy which to 10 March will be presented at Auschwitz Museum in the temporary exhibition hall in block 12.

Polish-German-Russian educational project

21-02-2013
“Memorial Sites and human rights education in the context of the experience of violence in the twentieth century Europe” is the title of a new educational project, which brings together the representatives of the three Memorial Sites located in Poland, Germany and in Russia: Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen and Perm-36.

Art recalls responsibility. "Forbidden Art" exhibition in Las Vegas

08-02-2013
The exhibition "Forbidden Art," presenting 20 works of art made illegally, and at risk to the live, by prisoners of the German Nazi concentration camps, was opened in the Beth Sholom synagogue in Las Vegas.

The Private Lives of the SS in Auschwitz

30-01-2013
An unusual book has been published in Polish language by the Auschwitz Museum: The Private Lives of the SS in Auschwitz.

68th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

27-01-2013
27 January 2013 marked 68 years since the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz. The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, assumed honorary patronage over the anniversary ceremony.

“Tragedy. Valour. Liberation.” New Russian Exhibition at the Auschwitz Memorial.

27-01-2013
On the 68th anniversary of the liberation of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz the new Russian exhibition entitled “Tragedy. Valour. Liberation” was officially opened in the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau. It is located in block 14 of Auschwitz I camp, in one of the nine which in October 1941 housed thousands of Soviet prisoners of war.
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