The Museum works with institutions that have a commitment to Holocaust education and remembrance to reach audiences around the world. The Museum contributes expertise and serves as a leading resource to these institutions.
The US Department of State
Hundreds of emerging leaders from across the globe visit the Museum every year through State Department programs, including its International Visitor Leadership Program. Visitors tour exhibitions and meet with educators, historians, and other experts.
Exhibitions Around the World
These exhibitions bring the history and lessons of the Holocaust beyond the Museum’s walls.
- State of Deception This exhibition has visited dozens of sites around the world, including the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. A poster set of the exhibition is available in 11 languages.
- Some Were NeighborsThe Museum is working with German institutions to present Some Were Neighbors and provide educational workshops. The exhibition opened at the German Parliament in 2019. A poster set of the exhibition is available in nine languages.
- Deadly MedicineThe South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation displayed Deadly Medicine at multiple locations around South Africa and Namibia.
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)
The IHRA is the only organization that unites governments and experts together to advance Holocaust education, research, and remembrance. The United States is a member, and Museum staff serving on the US delegation led the development of the IHRA’s Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust.
The Museum partnered with UNESCO to convene an International Conference on Education and the Holocaust in 2015 and 2017. Through this conference, educational leaders and experts design and implement projects relevant to their national contexts. To date, 16 countries have participated in this ongoing capacity-building program.
The United Nations (UN)
The UN Holocaust Outreach Programme distributes educational resources developed by the Museum. These resources have been used by dozens of UN information centers and offices around the world. Museum exhibits on Nazi propaganda, State of Deception, and the role of ordinary people in the Holocaust, Some Were Neighbors have been shown at UN Headquarters in New York City. Some Were Neighbors is featured on the United Nations website.
Salzburg Global Seminar
The Museum works with the Salzburg Global Seminar to engage practitioners and educators in identifying trends and best practices in Holocaust and genocide education. This includes global seminars on combating extremism and promoting pluralism.