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Power, Lust, and Zinc


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The land on which we live contains great wealth. South Limburg's borders, communities and landscapes were, and are, being drawn and designed by the mineral wealth that happens to lie beneath our feet. The element and material called zinc has a dull and grey appearance. However, a brilliant history full of coincidences and lasting influences lies beneath the surface

Zinc is a silent witness of the developments that demons…

For an overview of the coronavirus measures (reservations) to be taken prior to and during your visit, please check the websites of the relevant organizers and institutions.

The land on which we live contains great wealth. South Limburg's borders, communities and landscapes were, and are, being drawn and designed by the mineral wealth that happens to lie beneath our feet. The element and material called zinc has a dull and grey appearance. However, a brilliant history full of coincidences and lasting influences lies beneath the surface

Zinc is a silent witness of the developments that demonstrate how much influence one individual can have on the history of a metropolis, a great industry, an empire. The metal was the crux of diplomatic struggles, ground political disputes, the European ambition for unification, the earliest examples of product placement, the fears and hopes of a community. In short: the exhibition brings together an almost mythical collection of stories. 

For this exhibition, Bureau Europa has collaborated with many partners and institutions in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. The expo therefore not only tells the stories from the past, but also connects them to the present. A modern-day perspective sheds light on our borders, use of materials, and industrial innovations. 

When

  • every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until December 13th, 2021from 12:00 to 17:00

Prices

  • Adults€5.00
  • Students€3.00
  • Museum passFree
  • ChildrenFree

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