CANDLES presenting ‘Maus’ author Art Spiegelman’s virtual speech Sunday

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center is partnering with Gratz College in Melrose Park, Penn. for the Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In, featuring Art Spiegelman, illustrator and author of “Maus,” for a special online event on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Spiegelman will discuss his art, comics as a medium, and “Maus,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust narrative that tells the story of his parents’ survival and his experience as the child of survivors. The Teach-In also offers an online workshop on teaching the Holocaust and “Maus” at the high school and college levels. Click here to learn more about the event. 

Registration admission is $18, though fee waivers for financial hardship are available by request to

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