“Art & Memory” – An Educational Project of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

“Art & Memory” – An Educational Project of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

NARRATOR: Sixty-four years and thousands of miles separate war-ravaged Europe in 1945 from this elementary school in southeast Washington, DC – the setting for a week-long meeting of minds and creativity involving Holocaust survivors and teen ambassadors from “Bringing the Lessons Home,” a long-standing Holocaust education program from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. “Art…Continue reading “Art & Memory” – An Educational Project of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults

(wind whistling) (singing) – [Narrator] The island was encompassed by ocean’s waters and resonant with the songs of birds. (birds whistling) There were wooded groves and well-kept fields, spacious villages, their lands neatly divided. The tips of the wild banana bent seductively to the hand. And when the wind blew, the gods let fall a…Continue reading The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults