Pop-up exhibit: Olympia on the North Sea: 125 years of Olympic Games

The pop-up exhibition “Olympia on the North Sea: 125 years of Olympic Games”, offers a unique way to discover and experience the 20th century European sports heritage by exploring the fascinating legacy of the Olympic Games.

The interactive exhibition, co-curated with renowned sports historian and journalist Jurryt van de Vooren, explores the story of 125 years of Olympics through extraordinary stories of sports heroes and top athletes from the Hague and the world. The exhibition also aims to provide a unique way to discover and explore the 20th century European sporting heritage with the use of selected open-access items from different collections; such as  – NOC*NSF, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum, among many others -. The collections are  available on the portal Europeana.eu 

Olympic Games through a local lens

The exhibition will be hosted in at three different locations in The Hague city centre:  Sound and Vision The Hague, Intersport Twinsport, and Central Library The Hague. Each location will showcase the Olympic Games’ various legacies – from sport icons and heroes that broke records, sportswear influence in global trends, to the long history of sponsorships between brands and the Olympics. Stories of resistance and alternative movements to the Olympic Games will be highlighted as well as how sports were used for rehabilitation.

The exhibition will run from 17 July 2021 to 29 August 2021 in Beeld en Geluid The Hague.

You can visit the pop-up exhibit in our Lounge during opening hours of the museum.

Opening hours

Tuesday til Sunday from 11:00 hours – 17:00 hours.

Four locations: from sports icons to sportswear and sponsoring

The pop-up exhibition can be seen for free at four locations in the center of The Hague: Sound and Vision The Hague, Intersport Twinsport, Dudok, and Central Library The Hague. Each location showcases the various Olympic Games’ legacies – from sport icons and heroes that broke records, sportswear influence in global trends, to the long history of sponsorships between brands and the Olympics. Stories of resistance and alternative movements to the Olympic Games are highlighted as well as how sports were used for rehabilitation.

Date
17 Jul '21 - 29 Aug '21
Location:
Beeld en Geluid Den Haag
Price:
Gratis
Share