As part of our Year of Gender and Diversity, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum is proud to display Abakan Red III by Magdalena Abakanowicz in the Espace FOCUS from 21 October 2021 to 24 April 2022.
Abakan Red III is on loan from the Toms Pauli Foundation, which holds close to 50 pieces by Abakanowicz. In 2023, the Foundation will present a major retrospective of her work at the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne in partnership with London’s Tate Modern.
As part of the "Gender & Diversity" annual cycle, the Museum has invited Rebecca Amsellem, a French-Canadian economist and creator of the feminist newsletter Les Glorieuses to discuss with the Museum staff what a feminist and inclusive museum should look like. The first masterclass will be held at the MICR and online on September 23, 2021.
From Tuesday 14 September 2021, admission to the museum will only be possible on presentation of a valid COVID certificate with a QR code recognised by the Swiss application "COVID Certificate Check proving that the holder has been vaccinated, cured or tested, as well as a form of identification. Persons under 16 years of age are not concerned. Wearing a mask is still compulsory, as well as respecting the barrier gestures.
As a preview to the exhibition To Heal a World, which will open on 16 November 2021, on 8 July there has been a conversation followed by a screening at the photography festival Les Rencontres d'Arles, presented and commented by Nathalie Herschdorfer, curator of the exhibition, and Pascal Hufschmid, director of the museum. Co-produced by the festival, To Heal a World will travel to Arles in 2022.
The Young Advisory Board of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum shares, in this new article, a glimpse of the exchange it had the chance to have with Coline Rapneau, ex-ICRC, now Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH Manager) Programme Director at CHS Alliance and Co-Active Coach.
A new exhibition produced by the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in collaboration with the HEAD – Geneva, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Geneva Red Cross Spring / Summer 2021
From April 27
In line with the health and safety regulations issued by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), you will find below a detailed plan to ensure the safety of the public and the public at large.
Every Tuesday afternoon in May at 4 p.m. (CET), join an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive online symposium on the relationship between art and humanitarian action.
Take a humanitarian journey through the history of the Red Cross as you immerse yourself in the city of Geneva. Follow the walking trail through the Old Town to discover how a handful of Genevan citizens started the Red Cross story and how it quickly unfolded into humanitarian action and, later, the development of international humanitarian law.
We have a vast and really beautiful collection of posters at the Museum. They help us to understand what is happening to us all today.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has launched a new initiative - #CultureChezVous - in collaboration with a stellar group of Geneva based cultural institutions supported by Ville de Genève - Officiel and Geneva Tourism | Switzerland
Get inspired by a 60-second video presentation of a key artwork, film, performance or item every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Pascal Hufschmid talks about an incredible 1870 poster kept in our collections, which tells us so much about solidarity, the acceleration of time and our relation to images.
Three separate areas, each developed by a well-known exhibition architect from a different cultural background, allow you to explore three major challenges in today’s world
Before or after visiting an exhibition, why not stop off at the Restaurant on the museum roof? Large terrace with an outstanding view of the Alps !