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The Book Smugglers

5401 Caroline St.
(713) 942-8000
  • Presented By: Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Dates: May 1, 2020 - August 16, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Address: 5401 Caroline St.
  • Phone: (713) 942-8000
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Museum admission is free for children and students, including college students with valid student ID, and everyone on Thursday from 2:00-5:00 p.m.; $10 for seniors, active duty military and AARP members; $15 for adults
  • Admission: Museum admission is free for children and students, including college students with valid student ID, and everyone on Thursday from 2:00-5:00 p.m.; $10 for seniors, active duty military and AARP members; $15 for adults
  • Area of Town: Museum District
  • overview

    “Would you risk your life to save a book?” That is the underlying question of Holocaust Museum Houston’s new exhibition The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis, making its world debut in the Museum’s Mincberg Gallery. The exhibition is curated by HMH’s Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions and based on the book of the same name by David E. Fishman.The Book Smugglers exhibition is a partnership between Holocaust Museum Houston, David E. Fishman, Moreshet Archive, Anielevich Memorial Holocaust Study and Research Center,The Archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, The Judaica Collection of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania and the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania.The Book Smugglers exhibition is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

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