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Astros World Series trophy to be at Holocaust museum during Human Rights Day celebration

Astros World Series trophy to be at Holocaust museum during Human Rights Day celebration

The Houston Astros World Series Championship trophy will make an appearance at the Houston Holocaust Museum during HMH’s free Human Rights Day celebration on Saturday, December 10. The celebration takes place at the museum’s Lester and Sue Smith Campus, 5401 Caroline St. The Astros. The diverse lineup of teams illustrates the importance of immigrant history and what Human Rights Day is celebrated for.

Presented by the Perry Homes Foundation, visitors receive free admission to celebrate Human Rights Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can explore the museum’s galleries, participate in family programming, participate in guided tours, and have the option to have their photo taken. with the Astros’ World Series Championship trophy, which will only be at the establishment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free admission includes access to HMH’s Holocaust, Human Rights, Diaries and Samuel Bak galleries, along with admission to the featured exhibit, “HOPE: Stories of Houston Survivors.”

Guests can learn more about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and human rights heroes including Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King Jr., Malala Yousafzai, Elie Wiesel, Harvey Milk and others in the Lester and Sue Human Rights Gallery Smith of the museum.

Local human rights organizations, including The Center for the Healing of Racism, Connect Community, Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston, Montrose Center and Second Servings of Houston, will host booths on site, and there is special programming throughout the day.

Guests are encouraged to participate in bilingual story time at the Boniuk Library and children’s arts and crafts with HTX Art. The museum’s Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater will host a talk with Holocaust survivor Dr. Anna Steinberger, as well as a children’s magic show with second-generation Holocaust survivor Hy Penn, aka “The Great Hydini”. In addition, there will be a performance by the Segundo Barrio Children’s Chorus, Houston’s first and only bilingual children’s choir.

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on December 10, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The UDHR is a historic document that proclaims 30 inalienable rights to which everyone is entitled as a human being. regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or any other status. Available in more than 500 languages, it is the most translated document in the world.

For a complete schedule of events, visit hmh.org/HRDay. Free tickets must be reserved in advance at hmh.org/tickets.

For more information about the Houston Holocaust Museum, visit hmh.org.



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