Holocaust Museum opens ‘Woman’ exhibit
Yehudit Shendar, Deputy Director and Senior Art Curator of the museums division at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, talks about the vision behind the exhibition. | Curtis Lehmkuhl~Sun-Times Media
Updated: May 9, 2012 9:36AM
The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s newest traveling exhibition, “Spots of Light: To Be a Woman in the Holocaust,” opened Friday.
“Spots of Light” examines the role of women in the Holocaust, telling the human-level stories below the well-know accounts of the catastrophe.
Here are some pictures of the exhibit, taken the day before the opening.
The exhibit runs through Sept. 6.
The museum, located at 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends.
Admission to “Spots of Light: To Be a Woman in the Holocaust” comes with an admission ticket.
For more information, call (847) 967-4800 or access www.ilholocaustmuseum.org