$14 Film & Literary Society Member
$18 General Admission
Monday, November 6 at 4:30 pm
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach
8500 Jog Road
NOT THE LAST BUTTERFLY
Wine & Workshop
Come Paint with a Purpose!
The Butterfly Project is a call to action through the arts, using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate about the dangers of hatred and bigotry through the painting of ceramic butterflies, permanently displayed around the world to memorialize each of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust.
The Butterfly Project (Zikaron V’Tikvah — Hebrew for Remembrance and Hope) was co-founded in 2006 by educator Jan Landau and artist Cheryl Rattner Price. The project draws on inspiration from The Diary of Anne Frank, the poem The Butterfly written during the Holocaust, and the documentary film Paper Clips. At this time, The Butterfly Project is now a global memorial with over 200 communities counting together, including Canada, Mexico, Israel, Australia, France, Tanzania, Cuba, Morocco and Poland.
The Mandel JCC is committed to painting a minimum of 2000 butterflies throughout our buildings. Ultimately, we hope to have two large butterfly installations at our Boynton Beach and Palm Beach Gardens JCC buildings. The goal of this multi-generational, diverse and inclusive program is to paint and display thousands of butterflies here in our community, contributing to the worldwide effort to create 1.5 million butterflies. The workshop includes one ceramic butterfly to paint, wine and nibbles.