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Woman giving interview in front of historic train poster in museum

Rail Recollections

8 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2022

In 2021 we celebrate the European Year of Rail. The EUROPALIA programme “Trains & Tracks” will explore the impact of the train from artistic and societal perspectives. To contribute to the EUROPALIA Trains & Tracks programme, the House of European History is creating a pan-European online collection of personal stories about train travels across national borders as a...

Poster of exhibition on walls

When Walls Talk!

29 Sep 2021 - 13 Nov 2022

30 April 2022 - 13 November 2022

The illustrated poster was born in Europe in the late 19th century, reflecting an increasingly commercialised world with conflicting political ideologies. Posters are ephemeral, produced for a specific moment, yet many elements are recycled and resonate in cultural memory today. From the propaganda of the World Wars and the Cold War to the...