If you're traveling from out of town, consider staying at the below hotels and enjoying the discounted rate for this special event. 

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Birmingham -- $149 a night

Use this link to book the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Birmingham. 

Home 2 Suites by Hilton -- $119 a night

Use this link to book the Home 2 Suites by Hilton.

Grand Bohemian -- $199 a night 

Use this link to book the Grand Bohemian. 


Purchase Your Tickets Today!

February 4, 2018, 2PM

Film "Amnon's Journey", Emmet O'Neal Library

February 22-23, 2018

Symposium exploring the involvement of ordinary people in two distinct systems of targeted oppression and racial violence, UAB Institute for Human Rights

Click for more information.

MArch 3, 2018, 7 pm

"Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust." Director Lance Shultz visits Birmingham for a screening of this acclaimed documentary. Sponsored by the Temple Beth-El Sisterhood, Temple Beth-El

Click for more information. 

March 15 -18, 2018

Human Rights New Works Festival, Red Mtn. Theatre Company

Click for more information

March 20, 2018, 12 pm

Art Break, Connections between Birmingham’s Civil Rights history and the advocacy of Violins of Hope for tolerance and peace among people of different belief systems will be examined with a tour of art from World War II and the Civil Rights Era.  The tour will culminate with a special performance by Jeanette Hightower, a local violinist., The Birmingham Museum of Art

Click for more information.

March 25, 2018

The Jerusalem Quartet, Alys Stephens Center  

Click for more information.

april 8, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm

Hope, Harmony & History -- an exhibit by photographer/painter Karim Shamsi-Basha including photographs of Israel and paintings of Violins of Hope. Karim illustrates his goal in life to promote peace, acceptance and tolerance, Levite Jewish Community Center.  

april 8, 2018, 2:30 pm -- April 9, 2018, 9 pm

Alabama Public Television and Violins of Hope Birmingham present a series of programs that serve as testaments to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of music to lift hearts in even the most horrific of circumstances.

Click for more information.

April 11, 2018

Giving Voice to the Voiceless – A presentation for students and teachers about restoring silent voices, and finding our own, Alys Stephens Center

Click for more information. 

April 11, 2018, 7 pm -- Doors open at 6:15 pm

DREAMS of HOPE BIRMINGHAM –  An evening to celebrate the power of music and welcome word-renowned Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein and his family to Birmingham, with the premiere of a composition by Dr. Henry Panion commissioned for this historic event, Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

April 12, 2018

Birmingham City Schools Experience, Temple Emanu-El

APRIL 12, 2018, 7:30PM

Concertmaster & Friends presents Quartet for the End of Time with Violins of Hope, Alys Stephens Center

Click for more information.

April 13, 2018, 5 pm

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration featuring the Violins of Hope, Temple Emanu-El

april 13, 2018, 5:50PM

Survivors’ Sabbath Service for the Birmingham Community, Temple Emanu-El

April 14, 2018, 7PM

Violins of Hope Premier Concert featuring the Alabama Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Music Director, Carlos Izcaray, Alys Stephens Center

Click to purchase tickets.   

May 3, 2018, 5:30-7:00PM

         Reception with remarks by area survivor, Birmingham Holocaust Education                Center

May 4 & 5, 2017, 8PM

        Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration featuring symphonic dances from              West Side Story, Alabama Symphony Orchestra. 

        Click for more information.