ANNE FRANK 'LET ME BE MYSELF'
We are excited to have the opportunity to host the
ANNE FRANK ‘LET ME BE MYSELF’ INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
Touring NZ from Anne Frank House (Amsterdam)
Imagine spending years in hiding because of prejudice and hate. Developed by Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and viewed by more than 10 million people in 80 countries, this exhibition explores what life in hiding was like for Anne Frank, her family, and the other occupants of the secret annexe.
Using their experience to explore events in war-torn Europe and the Holocaust, the exhibition asks each visitor to consider what they might do in similar circumstances. It encourages visitors to explore themes of identity, prejudice, and discrimination in the past and in today’s society.
Anne Frank ‘Let Me Be Myself’ also considers the role of upstanders, like Miep Gies and Bep Voskuijl, who risked their lives to shelter those hiding in the secret annexe. Without them, we would not have Anne Frank’s diary to read today nor Anne’s message of hope: “In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
This exhibition closes end of February 2021.