Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

Feb. 23, 2019 - Mar. 3, 2024
2nd floor gallery, Zanvyl A. Krieger Main Building

Admission grants entry to the museum and all exhibitions except "A Visionary Spirit for Invention," which is not open to the public.

"My Childhood Home" by Esther Krinitz. Embroidery on linen. 1977. Courtesy of Art and Remembrance.
"My Childhood Home" by Esther Krinitz. Embroidery on linen. 1977. Courtesy of Art and Remembrance.
"Kateri" by Judy Tallwing. Mixed media. 2013. Courtesy of the artist.
"Kateri" by Judy Tallwing. Mixed media. 2013. Courtesy of the artist.
"Always Remember You Are the Child of a King" by Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack)
"Always Remember You Are the Child of a King" by Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack)

Mixed media. 2005. Gift of the Artist.

"Untitled" by Makhosazana Dladla. Embroidery and beading on cotton. 2000-2013. Gift of Maggie Roach.
"Untitled" by Makhosazana Dladla. Embroidery and beading on cotton. 2000-2013. Gift of Maggie Roach.
"The 1994 Rwandan Genocide" by Lily Yeh. Acrylic on brown paper. 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
"The 1994 Rwandan Genocide" by Lily Yeh. Acrylic on brown paper. 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
"The Bees Save Me" by Esther Krinitz. Embroidery and fabric collage. 1996. Courtesy of Art and Remembrance.
"The Bees Save Me" by Esther Krinitz. Embroidery and fabric collage. 1996. Courtesy of Art and Remembrance.
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About the Exhibition

Featuring Esther Krinitz's Holocaust survival story told through 36 hand-embroidered works. The show pays tribute to humanity's unjust persecution of innocents and the dream of a world at peace. Works include South African Truth and Reconciliation testimonies, Rwandan genocide survivors, and more.

Related Program

Using Art to Teach about the Holocaust, Thu., May 6, 4pm ET

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