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50 - 950 West 41st Ave,
Vancouver BC, V5Z 2N7 Canada

P: 604.264.0499
F: 604.264.0497
E: info@vhec.org

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EXHIBIT AND SCHOOL PROGRAM

The VHEC is engaged in a major Renewal Project that will significantly improve visitor experience and access to our collections.

The exhibition space will be closed from July through December 2017 to facilitate renovations.

While there will be no exhibition and no class visits to the Centre during the summer and fall months, most aspects of the Centre’s important work will continue uninterrupted.

  • Symposia programs and Outreach Speakers will be scheduled as usual

  • Classroom workshops will be offered to schools in the fall

  • Educational resources, including teacher's guides, discovery kits and classroom book sets, will continue to be available
Further details about the Renewal Project here.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Jewish Community Foundation.

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Please check back here, at the VHEC website, for ongoing updates on the Renewal Project, as well as any news affecting programs or meetings, or contact info@vhec.org or call 604.264.0499 with any questions.
 
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CLASSROOM WORKSHOPS

During the VHEC Renewal Project, we are offering classroom-based workshops facilitated by VHEC docents. The 60 minute long workshop consists of a short film that focuses on rescue and decision making during the Holocaust followed by an interactive presentation by the docent. The workshops are recommended for students in grades 6 to 12 and classes of 30 students. Classroom workshops can be tailored for post-secondary groups, student teachers and other groups

Please visit the Book a workshop page for more detailed information.

 

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© North Shore News /Terry Peters

SYMPOSIA ON THE HOLOCAUST

Symposia on the Holocaust are held each May at the University of British Columbia, and throughout the year in school districts across British Columbia.

At the day-long event at UBC, over a thousand senior high school students meet with survivor speakers in small group sessions, view films and hear from historians, educators and anti-racism speakers.

The VHEC presents annual district-wide Symposia for students in the Abbotsford, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Shawnigan Lake School (Vancouver Island), Surrey, and West Vancouver school districts.

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