An opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 1 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM featuring Joan Suarez and Dorris Keeven-Franke as guest speakers introducing the exhibit. Executive Director Erika Harms and GAHF Board Member Megan Lott will represent the German-American Heritage Foundation at the opening reception.
The exhibit Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America opened November 1, 2013 in Giessen Germany. It was shown in Bremen Germany, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis Missouri. Finishing at the Missouri History Museum on April 19, 2015 it was visited by over 75,000 people worldwide.
Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America opened September 6, in Washington, D.C. at the German American Heritage Foundation’s museum where it will be until October 25, 2014. On November 22, 2014 it will open at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
Yesterday the MSC DYMPHNA reached the port of Baltimore. The UTOPIA exhibition container has been unloaded from the ship (at least we hope so…) and the ship left Baltimore at the same day.
There will be special hours and events for the opening weekend Sunday, September 7, and Monday, September 8, 2014.
Baltimore House opens once again for a special emigrant from Germany…
From the Traveling Summer Republic Team in Bremen, The exhibition “Utopia” in Bremen is coming to an end. The exhibition can still be visited until July 4, afterwards all objects and stations will be stowed back in the container and be shipped abroad to its next station, the German-American Heritage Museum, Washington DC. On Friday, 4 July 2014 at 6 pm, we warmly invite to one of the last events: “BBQ with Joan Koechig on Independence Day” and to the open air TV projection of the soccer match Germany vs. France. Food & drinks… Read more Farewell →
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!