Virtual Event: AIA Los Angeles: Fighting Prejudice with the Museum of Tolerance

Mehrdad Yazdani and Mimi Lam are set to present on Fighting Prejudice with the Museum of Tolerance for the AIA Los Angeles on April 27 at 5 PM PT.

The duo will discuss their exhibition design for the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) at their museums in Los Angeles and Jerusalem. Specifically, they’ll discuss:

  • The design process of the Anne Frank exhibition mounted in Los Angeles in 2012, the Social Lab project slated to open at MOT LA in 2021 and the Anne Frank exhibition in Jerusalem (opening date pending)
  • Overcoming design challenges to enlighten and inspiring museum visitors
  • Fulfilling SWC’s objective to encourage visitors to confront prejudice and bigotry within themselves as well as in society and commit to positive actions in support of human dignity and tolerance

Join us online on April 27 at 5pm PT.