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The Museum is travelling to Japan!
Screening of "COVID-19 and Us by Magnum Photos and You"

21 September 2020

The final step of our ambitious participatory project – developed in collaboration with Magnum Photos and our audiences –  will be screened at the Kyotography festival during its night projection !

The humanitarian trail of the Red Cross
Discover the history of the Red Cross

19 August 2020

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.

#PassTheTorch
From Solferino to Geneva

17 August 2020

From Solferino to Geneva, it is a three-day journey by bicycle, which will lead the torch to the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.

Wish Tree - Yoko Ono
Make a wish!

23 July 2020

At the Museum, we want to welcome our visitors with a symbolic and work full of hope. And what could be more symbolic than a magnificent olive tree?

COVID-19 and Us By Magnum Photos and You - Week 7
Our theme this week: Looking

7 July 2020

This week, we are tackling a new theme with you: Looking.
How do we translate events into images? How do these images differ from others in the news? How can images help us understand what we’ve been through and are still dealing with?

COVID-19 and Us by Magnum Photos and You - Week 6
Our theme this week: Our new normal

29 June 2020

COVID-19 challenges us at every level, for it forces us to question our status quo, our way of living and our assumptions. This week, we are going to talk about… us! How has the pandemic disrupted our museum activities? How can we reinvent ourselves, set up an exhibition and welcome our visitors while respecting sanitary precautions?  What does a museum look like in the era of COVID-19?

COVID-19 and Us by Magnum Photos and You - Week 5
Our theme this week: Preventing

22 June 2020

COVID-19 challenges us at every level, for it forces us to question our status quo, our way of living and our assumptions. This week, we are tackling a new theme with you: prevention. What are the issues surrounding prevention? This does not only concern hygiene and sanitary measures, but also takes us into a societal field. How can we prevent the loss of connection and isolation? How can we prevent social distress, food insecurity, isolation of vulnerable people?

A word from the Geneva Red Cross
Geneva Red Cross is mobilized to help the confined people

19 June 2020

How do you keep the connection with the people who are confined to their homes? We have asked the Geneva Red Cross to share with you its actions during the COVID-19 crisis. Discover the testimonials of two volunteers and a beneficiary of the coronavirus emergency plan.

COVID-19 and Us by Magnum Photos and You - Week 4
Our theme this week: Staying connected

15 June 2020

COVID-19 challenges us at every level, for it forces us to question our status quo, our way of living and our assumptions. This week, we’re discussing a new theme with you: keeping the link.
How do we keep the connection when we are deprived of human contact? Have we developed new modes of communication? How do we maintain the connection with older people?

COVID-19 AND US BY MAGNUM PHOTOS AND YOU - Week 3
Our theme this week: Recover

8 June 2020

COVID-19 challenges us at every level, for it forces us to question our status quo, our way of living and our assumptions. This week, we explore the experience we all faced through a new spectrum: Recover. How can we recover individually after mourning, a trauma, a deprivation of freedom or a lack of human contact? How will societies recover, what will be the role of the State? The crisis has highlighted socio-economic and gender inequalities in particular: can we all recover in the same way?