Now On View


Rebel Lives: Photographs from inside the Lord’s Resistance Army

Through both archival and contemporary photographs, this exhibit looks at life within the LRA as well as the lives ex-rebels have built since leaving. It tells a universal story of a conflict where the line between victim and perpetrator is blurred, where people struggle to survive, and where children in particular bear the brunt of this tension.

The exhibition is organized by FOMU – Photomuseum Antwerp and supported by the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the UN.

On display 16 January - 18 February 2020




De Jong organizing and cataloguing documents at the State Institute for War Documentation in Amsterdam, 1950.​

Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

This exhibition presents the real-life stories of a number of Jewish historians and academics who resisted the Germans and their collaborators by documenting events and safeguarding evidence of the actions taken against the Jewish people during the Holocaust.

The exhibition is organized by the Memorial and Educational Site House of the Wannsee-Conference and supported by the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN.

On display 16 January - 25 February 2020




Onlookers at the window

Some Were Neighbours: Choice, Human Behaviour, and the Holocaust

This exhibit examines the role of ordinary people in the Holocaust and the variety of motives and pressures that influenced individual choices to act. The exhibit also looks at individuals who did not give in to the opportunities and temptations to betray their fellow human beings, reminding us that there is an alternative to complicity in evil acts—even in extraordinary times.

The exhibition is organized by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and supported by the Permanent Mission of the United States to the UN.

On display 16 January - 23 February 2020




Jewish women and children selected for death wait to be taken to the gas chambers.

Seeing Auschwitz

The primary focus of this exhibit is on archival images of Auschwitz, what they reveal about their creators’ perspectives, and how this can influence how we “imagine” and understand Auschwitz today. Through the photos, visitors will explore different ways of “Seeing Auschwitz,” revealing myriad perspectives and multi-dimensional ways of thinking about the space, its history, and meaning-making today.

The exhibition is organized by Musealia and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, with the support of The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme.

On display 17 January – 24 February 2020



The Un building

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.





One in Three: Violence Against Women and Girls

This exhibit highlights the prevalence of violence against women and girls as well as the strength in community that comes from survivors’ connection to those around them. It also features survivors and supporters engaged in efforts to end violence against women and girls by 2030.

The exhibition is organized by Spotlight Initiative.

On display 28 February – 29 March 2020

Us and Them

Us and Them: From Prejudice to Racism

This exhibit explores the origins of racism, its roots in the transatlantic slave trade, and how it persists across the globe as the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade.

The exhibition is organized byt the Department of Global Communications Remember Slavery Programme in cooperation with UNESCO and Musée de l’Homme.

On display 21 February – 6 April 2020