14th Annual Student Holocaust Art Exhibit and reception

14th Annual Student Holocaust Art Exhibit and reception
ODU Virginia Beach in partnership with the Holocaust Commission present the 14th Annual Student Art Exhibit and reception

"14th Annual Elie Wiesel Holocaust Student Visual Arts Exhibit"         Opening Reception on May 18, 2016 at ODU Virginia Beach


Winning art works from the 14th Annual Elie Wiesel Holocaust Visual Arts Competition for         Students will be exhibited in the Atrium at ODU Virginia Beach Higher Education Center from May 10 through May 31, 2016.The Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of  Tidewater sponsors the competition and invites students in grades 6-12 to participate. This exhibit celebrates the power of the human spirit.

This annual competition is held in honor of Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel.Through studying the Holocaust and its ties to modern genocide, civil rights and other historical constructs, students explore the issues of moral courage as well as the dangers of prejudice, peer pressure and indifference.

The exhibit’s opening reception will be 5:00 - 6:30p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2015 and is free and open to the public. ODU’s Virginia Beach campus is located at 1881 University Drive at the intersection of Princess Anne Road and concert Drive. Guests park in Lot #3. For more information, call 368-4100 or visit www.odu.edu/vabeach.

Old Dominion University is Virginia’s forward-focused research university with rigorous        academics, an energetic residential community, entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that contribute nearly $2.1 billion to the economy.


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