Exhibition archive

MixMax Brasil (2012-2015)

In the hands-on exhibition MixMax Brasil children find themselves in unexpected places, like a boteco (bar), dance studio or a bottle cave made from upcycled materials such as textile scraps, CDs and plastic. Under the guidance and supervision of Brazilian mix artists, children dance the frevo, make music with shakers and drums, and upcycle rubbish in the Mix Factory.

China's Qi (2009-2012)

In the exhibition China's Qi, children went in search of their Chinese Qi on a tour of China. Qi is the energy that flows through everything and everyone, through people and things, animals and buildings. During this interactive tour children let their Qi flow by cooking, doing calligraphy, singing karaoke, doing Kung fu and lots more.

Bombay Star (2006-2009)

In the Bombay Star exhibition you arrived by train in Bombay. Once there you saw everything that the city is built of: paper, cardboard, plastic, iron, bamboo, gods, taxis, a soap shop, restaurant etc. Through games, activities, music, dance and stories, children came into contact with all sorts of different people and stories from various layers of Indian society.

Paradise & Co. (2003-2006)

For the Paradise & Co exhibition the Tropenmuseum Junior was converted into the Thousand Hands tea house. Ancient Iranian stories by the poet Ferdosi were told in this tea house. Music was played, there was dancing and tea was served. Children (and their parents) practised the art of hospitality and in the Paradijs & Co. workplace thousands of hands worked on a miniature book and a colourful tiled wall.

 

Mysteries of the Palace (2000-2003)

For the Mysteries of the Palace exhibition the Tropenmuseum Junior was converted into the Thousand Hands tea house. Ancient Iranian stories by the poet Ferdosi were told in this tea house. Music was played, there was dancing and tea was served. Children (and their parents) practised the art of hospitality and in the workplace thousands of hands worked on a miniature book and a colourful tiled wall.

 

Highland Indians (1997-2000)

Highland Indians was about the Indian inhabitants of the high plains of the Bolivian Andes. In this exhibition children were taken to a mine, a mask workshop, a city square, a place in the mountains and the Pata Pata restaurant.

 

Stories to know where they go (1994-1997)

Stories to know where they go transported children to the other side of the world - Australia. Here they discovered how the Aborigines, the people of the Wild Honey, pass on knowledge about the country by telling stories, singing and dancing. The exhibition told the story of a contemporary Aboriginal village in the north of Australia. Children made bark drawings, painted each other, danced and sang in the exhibition.

 

Invisible Guests (1992-1994)

In the Invisible Guests exhibition children went in search of gods, parents and demons on Bali, Indonesia. The important starting point in this exhibition was the presence of ancestors in daily life on Bali. They were consulted, cared for and invited to special gatherings of the family and the village. In the exhibition children played the gamelan and other instruments. They made melodies together.

Kokobo-Kokoto (1989-1991)

Kokobo Kokoto was about the story of the Sagna family in Senegal. Kokobo means ‘they are there’. Kokoto means ‘they are here’. You say this about your family when greeting each other. A replica of the house and grounds of the Sagna family in Ziguinchor was constructed for the exhibition. In and around the house, spaces gave an impression of life in the city and the village, such as working on the land, celebrating and how the Senegalese make themselves beautiful.

The hour of the dragon (1985-1986)

The Hour of the Dragon was an exhibition about China, Hong Kong and the Chinese in the Netherlands. During the exhibition children wandered through streets and shops, practised Tai-chi in the park, went to the theatre and visited Mr Tcheng in the Netherlands and the Liu family in Shanghai.

Home and Away (1983-1985)

Home and Away was an exhibition about the Dutch and new Dutch: Turks, Surinamers and Moroccans.

Many People live in the Netherlands (1981-1982)

This hands-on exhibition focused on the multicultural population of the Netherlands. Many people live in the Netherlands was about Turks, Romanies, the Dutch and Surinamers.

The Indians of Latin America (1978-1980)

The The Indians of Latin America exhibition told the story of the inhabitants of the Peruvian Andes.

Suriname (1976-1977)

This hands-on exhibition was about 400 years of colonial history.

Marokko (1975)

In 1975 the very first hands-on exhibition of the Tropenmuseum Junior opened: Morocco. It was about working in Morocco.

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You can only visit ZieZo Marocco by participating in one of the programmmes.

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