AUGUSTA—The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine [HHRC] has scheduled three, two-day Summer Seminars for educators and life-long learners; and one Summer Seminar for students in grades 8 through 12 at the Michael Klahr Center, located on the University of Maine at Augusta campus this July and… Read More
    Join the Board and staff of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine for the 29th Annual Meeting, an event honoring students and individuals in Maine who are doing outstanding work in the fields of Holocaust and human rights awareness and education. The program… Read More
    AUGUSTA—The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will open its new exhibit, Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust on Wednesday, May 3rd. The exhibit will be on display at the Michael Klahr Center, located on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta through… Read More
    AUGUSTA—The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine [HHRC] will host its annual Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Day of Remembrance program at the Michael Klahr Center at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017. This year’s program will include a screening of the film “Disobedience: The Sousa… Read More
    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine [HHRC] will host its 3rd Annual Hearts for Human Rights Fundraiser on Thursday, February 9th at 6 p.m. at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern. The evening will feature live music by Portland, Maine’s Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus, a live… Read More
    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine [HHRC] in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Art Association [KVAA] present “Equal Protection of the Laws”, an exhibition by featuring the work of 17 Maine artists inspired by the rights granted by the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution. Read More
    On Sunday, May 31st join the Board and staff of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in honoring students and individuals in Maine who are doing outstanding work in the fields of Holocaust and human rights awareness and education. The program will be… Read More
    The Dilemma of Memory: Maine Artists and the Holocaust Five visual artists and five poets from Maine have teamed up for a new exhibit opening at the Michael Klahr Center of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) and on display through December 3rd,… Read More
    The Michael Klahr Center, home of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, will host the 2nd annual Pride Film Festival for four evenings in October. The program, which is free and open to all, will be held on Thursdays, October 2nd, 16th, 23rd,… Read More
    Sunday, June 1st from 12-2pm at Bates College, the Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine will hold its Annual Meeting. In addition to a luncheon, the event will include the presentation of HHRC’s annual Spiegel Scholarship Awards, an overview of the past year, and a special honoring… Read More
    Due to the potential inclement weather predicted for this weekend, the Augusta Symphony Orchestra has cancelled it’s concert scheduled for Saturday, March 22nd at 7:30 PM at Cumston Hall in Monmouth. The ASO’s next concert is scheduled for April 12th at 7 PM in Auburn at the High… Read More
    In partnership with the Friends of Cumston Hall, the Augusta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is excited to perform works by Domenico Cimarosa, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and A Lincoln Portrait at 7:30 PM on Saturday, March 22nd in Monmouth’s beautiful… Read More
    Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Series Attracting a diverse group of volunteers – black and white, young and old, male and female, secular and religious, northern and southern – the Freedom Rides of 1961 took the civil rights struggle out of the courtroom and… Read More
    Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Responds to “Gestapo” Graffiti on Portland Restaurant Window AUGUSTA—Last month, a Portland restaurant owner reacted angrily to being shut down by state health inspectors for a variety of health code violations. The restaurant denounced “the new Gestapo of Augusta,… Read More