Local museum showcases personal artifacts from Holocaust survivors in ‘Stories of Survival’
1925, Courtesy of the Illinois Holocaust Museum, Photograph by Jim Lommasson (Courtesy of the Holocaust Museum Houston)HOUSTON – Holocaust Museum Houston presents “Stories of Survival: Object. Memory,” a new exhibition showcasing more than 60 personal items brought to America by survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. The exhibition includes artifacts and stories of eight Houston-area Holocaust survivors, as well as those who experienced genocides in Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Syria. “The process of marrying the two brings to life the human rights atrocities suffered by so many, while poignantly showcasing their stories of survival.”“Stories of Survival” is a project of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and photographer Jim Lommasson. Holocaust Museum Houston is opened Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.