Item type: Banner Date: 1983 Description: Copy of a banner made in 1983 but torn up by students from South Africa. The original was made for the “Bath Star March” from Bath to Greenham Common in June 1983. The banner is satin appliqued with peace symbols including a dove and rainbow and it also shows […]
Archive for February, 2012
Any modern museum should keep one eye on the present as well as one on the past. The Peace Museum attempts to do this, by telling the stories of those that have tried to create a just and peaceful society and by posing the questions ‘What would you do?’ ‘What story would you tell?’
Item type: Poster Date: 1960-1995 Description: The poster reads ‘the revolution is also for lakes, rivers, trees, and animals’ and it was produced by the Environmental Network for Nicaragua. The poster was donated to the museum by the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign in 1997.
Item type: Linocut print Date: 1983 Description: The linocut print features a red square of clasped hands which surround two figures also holding hands. In green text below is a quotation from pope John XXIII: `Love not fear must dominate the relationship between individuals and between nations’.
Second Glance: Alternative Narratives on Peace and Conflict is a response to the spirit of London 2012 and highlights the fact that sport has a long tradition of promoting peace. The exhibition showcases recently acquired works by The Peace Museum as well as loans from a private collection and Goldmark Gallery and includes internationally renowned […]
Item type: Book Date: 2005 Description: The book is The Girl from Chimel by Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize, which she received “in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples”.
The Peace Museum received 22% of the votes in its bid win an artist as part of Culture 24’s Connect10 Museums at Night Competition, which unfortunately, was not enough to win the chance for artists Bob and Roberta Smith to attend our Museums at Night event in May. Congratulations to Eastbourne’s Towner gallery on winning the […]
This page features a list of links to external sites that may be be of interest. Please note the Peace Museum UK has no control over the content of these sites and their inclusion here does not imply endorsement. Routes to Peace – Bradford Peace Season A series of annual events and themed activities organised […]