New technologies in education about the history of Auschwitz and the Holocaust was the subject of an international conference held on June 27-29 at the Auschwitz Memorial. The conference was attended by almost 130 people from many European countries, as well as the United States, Israel, Canada and Australia. These are primarily people professionally involved in education at Memorial Sites and other similar museums and institutions.
From 15 June, visitors to the Auschwitz Museum are to use the new Visitor Services Center, which will be located at 55 Więźniów Oświęcimia Street. The visit to the Museum will begin at this point.
The travelling exhibition created by the Auschwitz Museum and the Spanish company Musealia was opened at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California's Simi Valley on 23 March. It is expected to be the most attended in the library’s history.
Today, once again, comes the time for essential human choices. 78th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz.
On January 27, a group of 18 Auschwitz and Holocaust Survivors met at the former Auschwitz camp to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the liberation of this German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. The main theme of the anniversary was the process of planning, creating and expanding the system of dehumanisation and genocide at Auschwitz, which was particularly strongly defined by the words of survivor Marian Turski 'Auschwitz did not fall from the sky'.
US State Department Honors 75 years of the Auschwitz Museum. National Leadership Award of USHMM for the director of the Memorial.
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Auschwitz Memorial, the US State Department organized a ceremony that recognized the singular role the historic site has played in preserving Holocaust memory.
During the event held on 13 July in Washington D.C. the Auschwitz Museum director Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywinski has been honored with a National Leadership Award from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.