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May 16, 2017
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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New Frontiers:
Technology and the Preservation and Presentation of Memory
Public Program
The Museum has experimented with using virtual reality to engage young people in special exhibitions. This student watches a 360-degree video of a Syrian refugee trying to establish a new life in Jordan as part of the exhibition <i>Genocide: The Threat Continues. US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
The Museum has experimented with using virtual reality to engage young people in special exhibitions. This student watches a 360-degree video of a Syrian refugee trying to establish a new life in Jordan as part of the exhibition Genocide: The Threat Continues. US Holocaust Memorial Museum

As the World War II generation diminishes, the Museum will face a profound challenge: how to teach about the Holocaust without survivors’ unique, authentic voices. Explore the potential of new technologies, including virtual reality, to educate younger generations on the relevance of history.

Speakers
Heather Maio, Managing Director, Conscience Display
John Sharp, Associate Professor of Games and Learning, School of Art, Media, and Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School

Moderator
Michael Haley Goldman, Director, Future Projects, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Watch online
Stream the program live at ushmm.org/watch. Registration is not required to watch the live-streamed event.



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