Nina Talbot

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PRESENTATION:
International Holocaust Days of Memory in Rzeszów & Dynów, Podcarpackie region, Poland, We Used to Live Together - "Meeting with Nina Talbot"
January 27 - February 1, 2020

»See attached program

PUBLICATION:
DOROT, Winter Ed. 2020, The Journal of the Jewish Genealogical Society, Winter Ed. Family Trees of Galicia

Book Cover for Family Stories from Galicia

Family Stories From Galicia available at:
The Pickman Museum Shop
museumshop@mjhnyc.org
646-437-4213
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Book launch for Family Stories From Galicia, Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Family Stories From Galicia, a presentation by Gallery Educator – Nina Talbot on her recent book, features interviews and stories of Talbot’s family, survivors and their descendants from Galicia, the historic area in southeastern Poland, which prior to World War I was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The book includes family trees, photographs, tombstone documentation from cemeteries in the US, Poland and Hungary, research material relating to ancestors and documentation of Talbot’s travelling painting exhibition in Poland related to her family research.

Family Stories From Galicia is a sequel to Talbot’s Faces of Dynów, which highlights her painting series with accompanied text. Both books will be available for purchase following the presentation.

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Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280
646.437.4202
https://mjhnyc.org/visitor-information/

Nina Talbot and Mark Rand present "Does Place Have Memory?"
II International Conference, Jews In Galicia, Kraków, September 10-12, 2019

Our presentation will take place on September 12, 2019, 10:30 AM. Organizers: Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Galicia Jewish Museum, Kraków, Jewish Community Centre JCC, Kraków, Department of Jewish History and Culture, Institute of History, University of Rzeszów in cooperation with Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv (Ukraine), Institute of History and Archival Studies, Pedagogical University of Kraków.

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FACES OF DYNÓW (book available in English and Polish)
by Nina Talbot

Available at:
The Pickman Museum Shop
museumshop@mjhnyc.org
646-437-4213
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Painter Nina Talbot's portraits and stories of family, friends and famous rabbis from her ancestral town of Dynów in the historical area of Galicia in Poland.

Dynów mural installation in the sanctuary of the Polish Jewry Heritage Center

Talbot's mural in the sanctuary of the center was based on paintings that were in one of the three synagogues in Dynów that was burned down by the Nazis on Rosh Hashanah, September 15th 1939 during the Nazi invasion. The mural was installed on the eastern wall of the sanctuary in September 1915.

Talbot’s Faces of Dynów paintings and historical panels were featured in the
International Holocaust Days of Memory in Dynów, Podkarpackie region, Poland:
“Trzy Kultury” (Three Cultures: Polish, Jewish and Ukrainian) Festival, January 26, 2018

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» Rzeszów County News coverage of Trzy Kultury

During the 'Three Cultures; Polish, Jewish & Ukrainian' ceremony, high school students beautifully presented speeches and a music program on Friday. A highlight of the program was viewing the exhibition of paintings and historical panels entitled Faces of Dynów created by the painter Nina Talbot. The paintings were inspired by Talbot's grandmother Bella Neger, who was from Dynów. The paintings depict the artist's ancestors as well as contemporary inhabitants of the town. The works are installed in the High School and can be viewed after the culture event by appointment.

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