By Sean Martinelli NAPLES, Fla. - Violins recovered from concentration camps during the Holocaust are on display for the public at the Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center. The instruments are part of the "Violins of Hope" project and were played during the museum's December luncheon. "Music brought hope," the project's founder … [Read more...] about Violins of Hope project brings reminder of Holocaust to Southwest Florida
Alexi C. Cardona, Naples Daily News Even on her last day at the Holocaust museum in North Naples, Lorie Mayer captivated a crowd. Mayer visited the museum in April to say goodbye to the place and the people with whom she had spent nearly two decades. A group of middle schoolers were taking a tour. Museum president Susan Suarez asked if Mayer … [Read more...] about Lorie Mayer, a founding member of Holocaust museum in North Naples, dies
By ANDREA PERDOMO The Naples Holocaust Museum and Education Center is hosting an exhibit of violins once owned and played by victims of Nazi concentration camps. This week a performance featuring the restored instruments will honor their stories. The exhibit is called Violins of Hope and has been on display since Nov. 14. It tells the story … [Read more...] about Instruments Onced Owned By Concentration Camp Prisoners Will Be Played In Upcoming SWFL Performance
Please mark your calendars and support our major 2018-2019 fundraising events: The Luncheon 2018 Series: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 An Evening with Dr. James Grymes, author of Violins of Hope 7:00pm - 8:30pm at Temple Shalom, Naples Thursday, December 13, 2018 Patron Reception with Violins of Hope Project violin maker Avshalom Weinstein … [Read more...] about Save the Dates … 2018-2019 fundraising events
By Jennifer Beeson, Naples Daily News The Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples is relocating to a new space after receiving a million-dollar donation. In early December, the museum, currently located in the Sandalwood Square Plaza off U.S. 41, started a capital campaign to reach a goal of $3.5 million toward finding a new home for … [Read more...] about Naples Holocaust Museum relocating to new space after receiving $1 million donation
Naples, Florida, — The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida has received a pledge of $1 million from Janet Guttman Cohen towards its $3.5 million Capital Campaign for the purchase and renovation of a new building on U.S. 41 in Naples. In recognition of this gift, the Museum will name its new building in honor of Janet G. and … [Read more...] about Holocaust Museum receives landmark gift from Janet Cohen
UPDATE - April 2019 The results of Gulfshore Life Magazine's 2019 Readers' Choice Annual Awards are in ... the Museum was voted 2019 “Best Museum – Collier County” … for the 2nd time in three years! Great News! Gulfshore Life readers voted the Museum as a Finalist for the second year in a row in “Best Museum – Collier County” in their 2018 “Best … [Read more...] about “Best Museum in Collier County” – Finalist for 2nd Year in a Row!
On March 5th, a sold-out audience of nearly 300 dined at the newly re-designed Club Pelican Bay, with proceeds benefiting the Museum's Education Programs. Our Featured Speaker was David Eisenhower, grandson of the late President. Mr. Eisenhower stopped by the Museum before the event for a brief tour with Curator Cody Rademacher and met Board … [Read more...] about Triumph 2018 ~ A Great Success!
The article below appeared in the February 2018 issue of Old Naples News announcing the featured speaker, David Eisenhower, of Triumph 2018. … [Read more...] about The Holocaust Museum Announces Triumph 2018 Speaker
Join us for a special evening linking past, present and future with Featured Speaker, David Eisenhower. Source: LifeInNaples.com … [Read more...] about The Holocaust Museum announces David Eisenhower as featured Speaker