The WCM’s travelling exhibition is a carefully designed adaptation of the WCM’s permanent exhibition featuring 35-40 personal stories and artifacts (out of the growing collection of over 3000 artifacts) complemented by a multimedia corner with oral history interviews. The duration of the WCM’s travelling exhibition can range from 7 days to 12 months and may be accompanied by additional activities, such as panel discussions and educational workshops on peacebuilding for children and youth.

The WCM’s traveling exhibition is curated in the same vein as its permanent exhibition – with the aim of providing a comprehensive insight into the complexity of childhoods affected by armed conflict.

To learn more about bringing our traveling exhibition to your museum, gallery, library or other venue interested in hosting the exhibition, please contact us at info@warchildhood.org.

War Childhood Museum’s Pop-up Exhibition

With an aim to engage and connect with wider audience and outside of a traditional museum or gallery spaces, the WCM’s team designs and curates pop-up exhibitions for both, indoors and outdoors venues.

The WCM’s pop-up exhibitions may come in different formats, depending on the occasion or venue interested in hosting the exhibition, and may last from one day to a month. Some of our past pop-up exhibitions featured posters of personal objects and accompanied stories of children whose lives have been affected by an armed conflict, whereas on other occasions improvised display stands allowed us to display artifacts from our collection physically. The WCM’s pop-up exhibitions may have slightly different focuses, but the overall goal remains the same – that is to provide wider audience with an opportunity to learn about and reflect on childhood affected by an armed conflict in all its complexity.

To learn more about hosting our travelling exhibition in Europe or the US, please contact us at info@warchildhood.org.

Father’s Razor

This razor has sentimental value for me. It is a moment in time, a witness, and a memento of my dad. As a child, I would often watch him while he shaved and got ready for work. My father was a teacher, always clean shaven and neatly dressed. After Srebrenica fell, my mother and sister brought the razor with them, in one of the bags they carried. It was tenderly kept for all these years. I used this razor myself a couple of times, but never so skillfully like dad did. It would always bring back memories of my dad, his boundless love, and one happy family.

Emir, b. 1979