Themed travelling exhibitions available for free from the Historial, Museum of the Great War.
Would you like to mount an exhibition within your establishment themed on the First World War? Here is a list of seven exhibitions provided for free by the Historial, Museum of the Great War:
Family in WW1 (10 panels, trilingual exhibition FR/EN/NL) • Father: uniforms and armies, trench warfare, trench art. • Mother: life behind the lines, economy and employment • The couple: correspondence to and from the front • Children: toys and games, school and factories • The Family: propaganda and loathing of the enemy
Kisses from the Western Front (7 panels, trilingual exhibition: FR/EN/NL) • The British Empire on our land • British involvement in the Great War • British battles and soldiers on the Western Front (Anvers, Somme, Cambrai, Pas de Calais), daily-life of the Tommy soldier. • Franco-British coexistence, often harmonious, sometimes contentious • Remembering the British on the Western Front
Economy: Total warfare, economic resources in the Great War (9 panels, trilingual exhibition : FR/EN/NL) • Prosperous territories close to the front, • Requisitions in industries • Requisitions in agriculture • Requisitions of man-power • Mobilisation of Allied resources • Destruction • Strategic destruction
Hidden Stories (7 panels, exhibition available in three languages, 1 set of panels for each language: FR/EN/NL • Game of the British Army • Belgian refugees • Concealed hospital • Pigeons • The line of death • Occupied Lille
The Women (14 panels, in French only) • Farmer, driver, seamstress, spy, post-woman, waitress, nurse, teacher, godmother, militant, worker, prostitute, widow.
Music (10 panels, trilingual exhibition : FR/EN/NL) • The war in scores • Composers in the Great War • Music in the prison camps • The Front • Propaganda • Music and the Great War
Hearing the War: Music, Sounds, and Silences of WW1 (12 panels, bilingual exhibition FR/EN) • Soldiers’ instruments • The sound of war • Military music • Songs from the front and the rear • Concerts at the front • Concerts behind the lines • Music in the camps and in occupied zones • Composers and funeral marches • The amputated ear • Silence • Memory
For more information or bookings, please contact Clotilde Leurs at firstname.lastname@example.org or +33 (0)188.8.131.52.18 The link to download these exhibitions will be sent with the loan facility agreement.