Commemorating „50 Years since the Beginning of Willy Brandt’s Chancellorship” two touring exhibitions offer a new look at Willy Brandt’s life and political influence.
Opponent of the Nazis, Governing Mayor of Berlin, Federal Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate – the touring exhibitions mirror Willy Brandt’s fascinating life and the eventful history of Germany and Europe in the 20th century.
The national touring exhibition, „Willy Brandt – Freedom Fighter, Chancellor of Peace, Bridge Builder” has been touring Germany since the autumn of 2019. Its opening took place on 22 October in the German Federal parliament.
The international touring exhibition, „Willy Brandt 1913-1992. A Life for Freedom, Peace and Reconciliation between Nations” provides information on the most important stages and events of his life in the language of the respective exhibitioning country. Its opening took place on 15 September 2020 in the German Historical Institute Moscow.
Willy Brandt is one of the outstanding statesmen of the 20th century. He laid the groundwork for reconciliation with Germany’s eastern neighbours and was a passionate advocate for German and European unity. In addition he campaigned for global solidarity and understanding among nations.
Both exhibitions highlight Willy Brandt’s national and international engagement for issues such as peace, freedom and democracy.
The national touring exhibition is curently not on show.
Find out more on the exhibition „Willy Brandt – Freedom Fighter, Chancellor of Peace, Bridge Builder”.
Until 30 June 2021 the international touring exhibition can be seen at the German Historical Institute in Moscow after prior regististration. Openig-hours: Monday – Friday, 12 am – 5 pm.
From 3 February until 30 March 2021 the international touring exhibition can be seen at the Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies in Wrocław, Openig-hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 5 pm, Friday 8 am – 2:30 pm.
Find out more on the exhibition „Willy Brandt 1913-1992. A Life for Freedom, Peace and Reconciliation between Nations”.
The touring exhibition was already on display in Berlin, Cologne, Bonn and Erfurt. The next stations of the national touring exhibition will be:
- Kassel, 10 June – 10 September 2021, Willy-Brandt-School
The current stations of the international touring exhibition are:
- Moscow: 15 September 2020 – 30 June 2021, German Historical Institute Moscow
- Wrocław: 3 February – 30 March 2021, Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies