Celebrate Independent Thinking is a lecture, film and performance series that brings together communities into the
conversation on the subjects of Anne Frank’s life and times and often highlights creative works reimagine Anne. This
program promotes literacy, tolerance, empathy, and mutual respect within the downtown and surrounding communities.See flyer
The Center runs a wide-range of programs for families, many on weekends. Conversations with Anne, is an interactive performance that takes place on the first Saturday of the month. Anne Frank comes alive for children aged 9 and up, as an actress portraying Anne on a variety of themes from the diary. An interactive exchange follows each performance – bring your questions.Learn more
A partnership with PEN American Center and Random House, Inc that invites U.S. prisoners to read Anne Frank’s diary and keep their own journal. This program proves that all stories are important if we are to solve the problems of the world. Excerpts of these diaries are posted on our website.