An ambitious and unifying project, the traveling exhibition Our Common Heritage takes an original and completely new approach to the history lived in the cross-border territories of the Greater Region, whose imprint still marks the current geopolitical context.
From December 2020 and until 2022, Our Common Heritage crisscrosses the entire Greater Region for a historical photographic retrospective ranging from the pre-World War I to the creation of Europe.
The detailed program:
From 05/03/2021 to 26/6/2021 at Bastogne (Province of Luxembourg – BE) – Esplanade du Mardasson
From 03/07/2021 to 10/10/2021 in Verdun (Meuse – FR) – Quai de Londres
From 16/10/2021 au 31/01/2022 in Saarbrücken (Land de la Sarre – DE) – Schlossplatz
From 17/03/2022 to 14/05/2022 (Province of Liège – BE) Blegny -Mine, 23 Lambert Marlet – 4670 Blegny
From 06/2022 to 08/2022 in Spincourt (Meuse – FR) – Place Louis Bertrand
From 1/11/2022 to 15/1/2023 in Ettelbruck (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg – LU) – Place Marie-Adélaïde
live our story
immersive & participatory experience
Understanding the history of the Greater Region, but also living and feeling it.
These are the ambitions of this exhibition which proposes to immerse themselves in the significant events of these decades of the 20th century which shaped the world.
Through the immersive experience offered, you will immerse yourself in this history lived by the French, German, Belgian and Luxembourg populations of the Greater Region.
You will experience these images and this soundtrack that tell of their sufferings and their joys.
live our story
On each of the programmed sites, the traveling exhibition Land of Memory – Our Common Heritage will be presented outdoors.
They consist of 5 exhibition modules in the form of Photo Albums and an immersive experience to be discovered inside a closed unit constituting a tour route.
The Photo Albums constitute the body of the scenography and are organized around a container that offers a spectacular and immersive dimension to this project thanks to a visual and sound journey recalling the historical periods mentioned:
ALBUM 1: The Pre-World War I
From the beginning of the 20th century to the outbreak of the war, in August 1914.
ALBUM 2: The First World War
From August 4, 1914 to the Armistice of November 11, 1918.
ALBUM 3: The Between World Wars
From November 11, 1918 to September 1, 1939 (invasion of Poland by the German army).
ALBUM 4: World War II
September 1, 1939 to May 8, 1945 (surrender of Germany).
ALBUM 5: After World War II and the beginnings of European integration
From May 8, 1945 to the first European Treaties
This free exhibition is accessible to everyone, including people with reduced mobility (PRM).