The Knowledge Quarter is delighted to invite staff from Knowledge Quarter organisations to the next in our series of private tours, on this occasion hosted by the Wiener Library.
KQ staff and partner organisations will have the opportunity to have an exclusive curator tour of SHATTERED: Pogrom, November 1938 before it closes on the 15th February.
Can’t attend but want to receive invitations to future private views? Sign up to our updates here.
Tickets are available here.
About SHATTERED: Pogrom, November 1938
Thousands of Jewish women, men and children brutalised. 25,000 Jewish men deported to concentration camps. Over 1,400 synagogues desecrated. Thousands of Jewish businesses and homes looted and destroyed. Over 100 Jews murdered.
The events of 9-10 November 1938, commonly called Kristallnacht, are the focus of The Wiener Library’s new temporary exhibition. Eighty years on, this exhibition explores exactly how the brutal events unfolded.
Through the eyewitness accounts gathered shortly after Kristallnacht, the exhibition examines responses to this unprecedented, nation-wide campaign of violence. Never-before-seen documents from the Library’s collection demonstrate German and Austrian Jews’ desperate attempts to flee, in many cases as refugees to Britain.
Newly curated by Dr Christine Schmidt and Dr Barbara Warnock, Shattered explores the experiences of Jewish women, men and children whose lives were changed forever after November 1938. Both will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the exhibition…