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    'Nie wieder! / Never again!', by Heidi Drahota. (Photo: Heidi Drahota)

    'Nie wieder! / Never again!', by Heidi Drahota. (Photo: Heidi Drahota)


    Exhibition and associated activities:Remembering the Holocaust
    Description: This exhibition invites visitors to remember and explore the history and legacy of the Holocaust, through the collections of Conflict Textiles, Millisle Farm and CCGBC Museum Service - as part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Holocaust Memorial programme for 2018.

    On display will be objects, photographs and textiles, offering important insights into the narratives of the Holocaust and conflict during World War II and beyond. Featured in the exhibition are items from Millisle Farm in Co. Down, a site of Jewish Refugee resettlement from 1938 to 1948, and original textile artworks, memorabilia, photos and books from the international Conflict Textiles collection.

    The exhibition is facilitated by Helen Perry (CCGBC Museum Services Development Manager), Sarah Carson (CCGBC Museum Officer), Rachael Garrett (CCGBC Museum Officer) and Millisle Farm curator.

    Associated activities
    1)A series of 'hands-on' workshops with local schools will take place in the exhibition space, facilitated by Roberta Bacic.

    2)“Anne: An imagining of the Life of Anne Frank” by Marjorie Agosín, will be launched at 7pm, 25th January, 2018. Publishers of the book, Lesley and Robert Gray, will be in attendance.

    The exhibition closes on the 27th January - Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.

    Admission is free

    Opening Hours: Mon- Thurs & Sat 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-4.30pm

    For more information please contact:
    Ballymoney Town Hall
    1 Townhead Street
    BT53 6BE
    T 028 2766 0230
    Commissioned by: Museum Service Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council (CCGBC)
    Date(s): 8th January 2018 - 27th January 2018
    Venue: Ballymoney Museum, Northern Irleand
    1 Townhead St, Ballymoney BT53 6BE, Northern Ireland
    Curator: Roberta Bacic, assisted by Breege Doherty
    Facilitator: Helen Perry, Sarah Carson and Rachael Garrett, CCGBC; Tim Dundee, Millisle Farm
    Outcome: Up to 100 pupils from three local schools: Ballymoney Model, Landhead and Bush Valley Primary Schools, participated in workshops where they viewed the exhibition and learned more about the life of Anne Frank. They also crafted 'a friend for Anne Frank' and created their very own craft diary in her memory, which they titled “The Power of Words: The Power of Friendship”.

    Approximately 40 people attended the book launch; people from the locality and further afield, representing various sections of the community. Overall, a total of 994 people visited the exhibition.

    Documents: • Reflections from author Marjorie Agosín - view
    • list of textiles and memorabilia: Jan 2018 - view
    • Exhibition flyer - Remembering the Holocaust - view
    • Book launch invitation: 7pm, 25th Jan 2018 - view
    • Exhibition panel - Remembering the Holocaust - view
    • Associated activities report - Jan 2018 - view
    • Newspaper articles - Feb 2018 - view