Now On View


Mind the Earth

The exhibit presents a new perspective on our planet through satellite imagery. It highlights the challenges, dilemmas and best practices related to climate change with the aim of inspiring visitors to think about what possible actions they can take to have a positive impact on climate change and sustainable development. 

The exhibition is organized by the MIND THE EARTH (MTE) and the Danish Architecture Center (DAC).

On display 17 October – 1 December 2019


Action for Peacekeeping: Our core agenda for peacekeeping

This exhibit illustrates the 8 areas of improvement in the Secretary-General's Action for Peacekeeping initiative, which aims to make Peacekeeping operations stronger and safer, mobilize support for political solutions and provide better equipped and trained forces.  

The exhibition is organized by the Department of Peace Operations, Strategic Communications Section.

On display 12 September - 14 October 



Sexual Violence in Conflict: Youth Speak Out through the Arts

This exhibition marks the ten-year anniversary of the 2009 mandate to combat sexual violence in conflict and provokes reflection on what the future may hold. It casts a spotlight on the plight of victims and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, as seen from the perspective of young, emerging artists from diverse backgrounds working in New York, as well as two young artists working in Iraq, a country torn by war.

The exhibition is organized by the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict.

On display 18 October – 19 November 2019

17 Goals to Transform our World 

This exhibit illustrates the Sustainable Development Goals through photos from around the world, bringing to life what the 17 Goals mean for people and the planet. 

The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Global Communications. It is presented in connection with United Nations Day (24 October).

On display 23 October – 3 December 2019



UN Headquarters: A Workshop for Peace

The exhibition features archival images of the planning and building of UNHQ between 1949 and 1952 and photos of the recently renovated compound. The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Public Information in collaboration with the Mission of Italy to the United Nations.