UMSL gallery presents Nazi resistance exhibit

Gallery 210 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis will present the American debut of an exhibition on German resistance to Hitler’s National Socialism from 1933 to 1945.

The exhibition, “Es lebe die Freiheit!” (Long Live Freedom!), consists of 25 large panels, peppered with pictures, documents and some of the resisters’ own words.  The exhibition has been shown in many German schools and other institutions. It was created in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2011 by the Research Institute for the Study of German Resistance 1933-1945. The exhibit will open Sept. 19 and run through Oct. 18. An opening reception will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Gallery 210. Creators of the panel display will be in attendance. The event is free and open to the public. Call 314-516-6620 or email [email protected] to RSVP or for more information.The exhibit is sponsored by the German Culture Center at UMSL. The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center of St. Louis is among its co-sponsors.