On the second floor are two galleries featuring rotating displays from the Museum’s permanent collection, and travelling exhibits of all descriptions.
“And in 1948 I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates
April 6 to July 24 2022
The travelling exhibition from the Montreal Holocaust Museum, “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society. It commemorates the victims of the Holocaust and honours the survivors who made Canada their new home. This exhibit is available in English and French!
The Museum, in partnership with the Shaarey Shomayim Congregation of Thunder Bay has developed a wide range of complimentary programming for patrons to partake in while the exhibit is in Thunder Bay.
The list of special events is below and preregistration and/or tickets for events can be found here: https://thunderbaymuseum1.wildapricot.org/Member-Events
- 27 April 2022 – Lecture – Dr. Valerie Hébert – ‘Nothing is to be gained by creating an internal problem in an effort to meet an International one’: Canada’s Response to the Jewish Refugee Crisis
- 10 May 2022 – Concert – A Song Rings Out: Lost Composers of the Holocaust
- 11 May 2022 – Concert – A Song Rings Out: Lost Composers of the Holocaust
- 12 May 2022 – Concert – A Song Rings Out: Lost Composers of the Holocaust
- 19 May 2022 – Lecture – Mark Scharf – Child of Holocaust Survivors
To view additional Holocaust education resources please visit the Thunder Bay Public Library website https://www.tbpl.ca/holocaust-
Killing the Indian in the Child- Generations Lost:
The Residential School System in Canada
June 3 – October 16 2022
Killing the Indian in the Child: Generations Lost from the Legacy of Hope Foundation, focuses on the Canadian Residential School system and its enduring impacts on Survivors, their descendants, and Canadian society as a whole. This exhibit is available in English and French.
We extend appreciation to our partners, Fort William First Nation, the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre the Thunder Bay Art Gallery and the Thunder Bay Public Library.