Should Missouri petition Merriam-Webster to change its definition of Utopia?
America, where the “sun of freedom shines”, is still Utopia for thousands every year. Have we forgotten that is what brought our own ancestors here? Would they be proud of us today?
Packed and ready, it will travel to Bremen, just as the original members of the Giessen Emigration Society did. See you in Bremen in April! Thank you to Giessen, a wonderful host! After Bremen, we travel to Washington DC to the German-American Heritage Foundation’s museum, for September and October; and then on to St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum where it opens on November 22!
The exhibition Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America opened its International tour in Giessen, Germany on November 1st, 2013….
he City of Giessen will host the Exhibition Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America which explores the themes of emigration, loyalty and patriotism, in the Cultural Center, opening November 1, 2013.
After eight years they are bringing together their work and findings to create a world of discovery for people of all ages through video installations, texts, archives, footage, and photographs.