About the Exhibit

Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak features twenty original works by renowned artist and Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak. The exhibit is currently installed at Facing History and Ourselves' national office in Brookline, Massachusetts, and includes a recorded audio tour with commentaries by professor Lawrence L. Langer. The paintings and accompanying audio commentaries are also accessible on this website through the online gallery. 

Facing History's resource Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak features 20 pages of full-color artwork and discussion questions that cover the history of the Holocaust, the aftermath of war, the burden of memories, and the importance of remembering the past. The resource also includes:

Bring Art Into Your Classroom

The exhibit is available for loan. For information on how to bring the exhibit to your school, museum or organization, please contact Judi Bohn at [email protected].

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