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Exhibition: Anne Frank: A History for Today

  • Fort la Reine Museum 2652 E Saskatchewan Ave Portage la Prairie, MB Canada (map)

This summer, learn about a young girls coming of age in a time of terror at the Fort la Reine Museum

"Anne Frank: A History For Today"

June 5th, 2017 - October 1st, 2017.

An International Travelling exhibition from Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.

On July 6, 1942 Anne Frank, just 13 year of age, became a fugitive, was joined by her parents and her sister, and hidden away in a secret factory annex in Amsterdam. During her time of hiding, Anne Frank kept a
diary, which has survived to become a powerful symbol of a young girls optimism and vision for a better world as she came of age in a time of terror. Her story is the experience of a young Jewish girl, growing up within the inhumanity of the Holocaust. 

This exhibition aims to increase youth and public knowledge about the events of the second World War, the Holocaust, and Anne Frank.

This exhibit also touches on the Canadian participation in the Second World War in Europe. as told through the story of Canadian soldiers,
dealing with themes of discrimination , Canada’s role in major battles, POW experiences, liberation of Nazi camps, war brides, increasing Canadian’s knowledge about Canada’s history and role.

Anne Frank: A History For Today, will be presented at the Fort la Reine Museum

Admission to the exhibition is included in regular museum admission.