blockbuster exhibition slavery The Rijksmuseum has announced that it will be exhibited at the United Nations Headquarters in New York next year.
From the end of February to the end of March, the entrance hall of the United Nations will host an exhibition based on 10 narrative versions of the slave trade that fueled the Dutch ‘golden age’. It will be titled “Slavery”. 10 True Stories About Dutch Colonial Slavery.
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam exhibition 2021’sgloomyAspects of Dutch history.Mark Rutte sparked controversy last December apology Assessing the Dutch role in slavery and announced a €200 million fund for awareness-raising projects.The king of the Netherlands widely to apologize in July150th The anniversary of the de facto abolition of slavery in the Netherlands.
“It is very important to recognize the impact slavery had and continues to have on world history,” said Tako Divits, executive director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Thank you very much for raising awareness of the issue.”
The new display is part of the United Nations Outreach Program and features 10 originals. story, each around a single object in the Rijksmuseum. There will also be a program of speakers and a screening of New His Licht. documentary About the production of the exhibition.
A compact version of its slave exhibition will then move to UN offices and embassies around the world, according to a Rijksmuseum press release.
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