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Open House with Special Exhibit (Vermilion County Museum)
March 6, 2022
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The Museum Society, with the help of the Holocaust Education Center of CUJF, will be hosting the exhibition entitled “The Auschwitz experience in the art of prisoners” during the month of March. Special events are being scheduled in conjuction with the presentation ofthe exhibit to the community, including an open house on Sunday, March 6, 2022.
The exhibitition presents the fate of the victims of KL Auschwitz, the largets German concentration and extermination camp, presented through the works of those who survived. Terrible living conditions, starvation and tiredness due to exhausting work were the inherent element of camp existence. This was accompanied by beatings and constant humiliation. In their works, the former prisoners, artists, make an attempt at presenting this hell on earth prepared by the German Nazis.