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Lunchtime Series: Preview of Art Exhibition "They Shall Be Counted"

Event Type: Adults
Date: 10/5/2020
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Description:
 [Online] Explore the art of Holocaust survivor Erich Lichtblau-Leskly, created while he was imprisoned within the Theresienstadt Ghetto. Illinois Holocaust Museum educator Meghan Gieseker tells the story behind these breathtaking illustrations, created as a tribute to ghetto residents and poignantly capturing the complications and ironies of life at Theresienstadt, an incarceration center for Central European Jews but also a stage where Nazi propaganda was filmed. Lichtblau-Leskly saved his artwork by cutting his drawings into pieces, then recreating them after liberation.

Co-sponsored by the Buffalo Grove Park District.

This program uses Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in (no video required) from your phone.

Register on Zoom

On the Vernon Library app: TAP HERE to register for this program.'

A recording of this program will be available on YouTube.
   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: ONLINE
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Meghan Gieseker