• Eighth Grader<br>Katie Wilmore Wins<br>The Anne Frank Center USA National Essay Contest
  • Spirit of Anne Frank Awards

    Spirit of Anne Frank Awards

    Applications are now being accepted for our Spirit of Anne Frank Awards, which are given out annually to students, teachers and citizens who have proven themselves exceptional leaders in their communities. This leadership is exhibited in their desire and drive to combat intolerance, prejudice and injustice
  • Helpers, Heroes, and Liberators

    Helpers, Heroes, and Liberators

    Spring 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, the death of Anne Frank, and the end of World War II in Europe. To commemorate these monumental events, The Anne Frank Center USA will host two special exhibitions and a series of programs that honor the victims, survivors and "upstanders" of World War II - the helpers, heroes, and liberators.
  • Jack Polak, 1912-2015

    Jack Polak, 1912-2015

    It is with great sadness that The Anne Frank Center USA announces the passing of our Chairman Emeritus Jack Polak.

    A Holocaust survivor and dear friend to the Center, he will be sorely missed.
  • Visit Us!

    Visit Us!

    Since it was first published in 1947, Anne Frank’s diary has become one of the most powerful memoirs of the Holocaust. The Anne Frank Center USA offers a full-service gallery featuring an exhibit on Anne's life, a facsimile of her famous diary, and other artifacts from World War II. Come as you are. Leave changed.
  • The Sapling Project

    The Sapling Project

    In 2009 AFC launched the Sapling Project, a national initiative aimed at bringing together diverse communities and educational centers in a shared celebration of Anne, her beloved chestnut tree, her appreciation of nature, and her longing for freedom and justice in the world.
  • Anne Frank Tree Planted at U.S. Capitol

    Anne Frank Tree Planted at U.S. Capitol

    The Anne Frank Center USA is proud to announce that Congressional leaders planted an Anne Frank Memorial Tree on the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
  • The Sapling Project

    In 2009 AFC launched the Sapling Project , a national initiative aimed at bringing together diverse communities and educational centers in a shared celebration of Anne, her beloved chestnut tree, her appreciation of nature, and her longing for freedom and justice in the world.
    The Sapling Project
  • Traveling Exhibits

    Throughout North America, our exhibits have been hosted by community centers, schools, colleges and universities, arts organizations, libraries and museums located in the United States and Canada.
    Traveling Exhibits
  • Book a Field Trip!

    Book a Field Trip!

    The Anne Frank Center USA hosts field trips for grades 3-12, using the life and legacy of Anne Frank to introduce young people to vital topics such as the Holocaust and World War II, as well as to teach them how to embrace tolerance and mutual respect in their own lives. Click here for more information

  • Current Exhibition

    Current Exhibition

    Join us for our temporary exhibit "Artifacts & Memory: The Drawings of Nancy Patz," on view in our gallery from March 6, 2015 - April 30, 2015. The exhibition, is inspired by a hat she saw on display at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, author and illustrator Nancy Patz, began a larger exploration of the power of artifacts and memory.. More Information

  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events

    Join us this winter for a variety of readings, films, and performances, including an entire program dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII in Europe. Click here for information