Developed by the Anne Frank House and is presented in North America by The Anne Frank Center USA.
Anne Frank: A History for Today, an international traveling exhibition curated by the Anne Frank Center in New York, portrays the moving story of Anne Frank, a young, courageous Jewish girl who gained international fame after the posthumous publication of her diary written while she and her family were in hiding during World War II. The true story of Anne Frank serves as a powerful symbol and a role model for today. Her insights and courage continue to inspire students, educators and citizens more than 60 years after her diary was first published.
This exhibit is designed to:
Exhibitions from the Anne Frank Center have traveled throughout the country since 1985, and continue to be in high demand in cities across the United States and Europe. This exhibit was presented in Jacksonville in 1993 with an attendance of 35,000 over four weeks. Its broad appeal and continued relevance in the 21st century serves as the catalyst for its return to Jacksonville for a new generation of Jacksonville citizens to view and experience. Due to the exhibition’s important message, admission to the Museum will be free during the month that it is presented.*
Liberator: Florida Blue; The Delores Barr Weaver Fund
Bridgebuilder: Interline Brands
Peacemaker: DuBow Family Foundation, Inc.; Stein Mart, Inc./Jay and Deanie Stein Foundation Trust
Heroes: The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida; The Players Championship
Friends Of Anne Frank: Bestbet; The Main Street America Group; Beaver Street Foundation, Inc.
*Additional programming to be announced.