Upcoming Exhibits

September 30, 2015- February 21, 2016 "Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1924 The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews, and the need to justify war. Nazi propaganda was much more complex than that. For the Nazis to achieve power and pursue their racial policies and expansionist war efforts, a much more nuanced picture had to be painted-one that would appeal to broad swaths of the population, not just a fanatical extreme. Featuring rarely seen artifacts, State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda...

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2015 STUDENT PROPAGANDA ART EXHIBIT SHERWIN MILLER MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART

2015 STUDENT PROPAGANDA ART EXHIBIT SHERWIN MILLER MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART

Who: All middle and high school students are eligible to enter the contest. What: The exhibit will feature artwork created in response to the following prompt: Not all propaganda is negative. Propaganda is biased information intentionally spread to shape public opinion and behavior. The Nazis’ use of propaganda was created with the intent to spread their message of race hatred. For the purpose of...

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