Museum News

27.01.2018    12:00

“The Girl in the Diary” and “Traces of Memory” - Guided tours of the exhibitions of the Galicia Jewish Museum

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we would like to invite you to join us for a free, guided tour of two of Galicia Jewish Museum’s exhibitions. We will present the story of Rywka Lipszyc's diary which was found in Auschwitz-Birkenau shortly after the liberation of the camp, in addition to the stories of well- and lesser-known memorial sites in the region of Galicia.

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28.01.2018    15:00

Open meeting with Lidia Maksymowicz

Imprisoned there as a child, Ms. Lidia Maksymowicz is one of the last living survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. We would like to invite you to a meeting with Ms. Maksymowicz to hear her story – a first-hand account from a Witness to History.

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28.01.2018    17:00

Film screening: “Son of Saul”

dir. László Nemes, 2015, 107’ 88th Academy Awards (2016): Best Foreign Language Film 73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016):  Best Foreign Language Film

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04.02.2018    12:00

Human Library at the Galicia Jewish Museum

Human Library is an initiative which provides opportunities for individuals to meet people who represent various groups we tend to perceive through stereotypes. Direct contact enables participants to break through stereotypes and biases, and to build respect for the individuals and their communities, and to appreciate diversity.

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