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CWGC opens 'For Then, For Now, Forever' Centenary exhibition

23 May 2017

An exhibition marking the Centenary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission has opened at Brookwood Military Cemetery, CWGC's largest site in the UK.

'Canadians in the Great War' - Remembered in France for Arras/Vimy Centenary

07 April 2017

Latest Centenary exhibitions in the Béthune-Bruay area of Northern France focus on Canadian soldiers and Commonwealth air units based in Artois during the First World War.

Canadian War Museum commemorates Battle of Vimy Ridge

07 April 2017

The Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, is marking the Battle of Vimy Ridge Centenary with upgrades to its existing Vimy display, and a special 100th anniversary exhibition, Vimy – Beyond the Battle.

'Fields of Battle Through Canadian Eyes' - Arras Centenary Exhibition

29 March 2017

The French city of Arras is hosting a touring exhibition of Canadian First World War art at the Musée des beaux-arts as part of the Battle of Arras Centenary commemorations.

'Congress and the World Wars'- Capitol Hill marks Centennial

22 March 2017

America's entry into WW1 in 1917 is being commemorated with an exhibition at the US Capitol Visitor Center, highlighting the response of Congress to both world wars.

'1917 - How One Year Changed the World': US Jewish history museum exhibition

21 March 2017

A centennial exhibition exploring the dramatic events of 1917 that reshaped America's role in the world has opened at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.

Royal opening for 'Women and the Royal Navy' centenary exhibition

13 March 2017

Princess Anne has opened a centenary exhibition at the Royal Navy Museum, Portsmouth, dedicated to the role of women in the British navy.

'Posters as Munitions, 1917' - Centennial exhibition at US WW1 museum

27 February 2017

A special exhibition illustrating the use of the poster as a propaganda weapon has opened at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

War artist Wyndham Lewis to feature in IWM's 2017 Centenary events

27 January 2017

A major retrospective devoted to the First World War work of modernist painter Wyndham Lewis is among the special exhibitions announced for Imperial War Museums' Centenary year.

US WWI Museum seeks your vote on historic Great War posters

25 January 2017

Ahead of a new war poster exhibition, the National World War I Museum, Kansas City, is holding a global ballot to find the most popular choice with the public.

Poppy seeds highlight WW1 Centennial on US Inauguration Day

21 January 2017

US Centennial Commission volunteers handed out Flanders poppy seeds during the Presidential inauguration in Washington to raise awareness of America's forthcoming Great War commemorations.

'Women and the Royal Navy: Pioneers to Professionals' - Exhibition opening February 2017

16 January 2017

The role of women in the British navy will be highlighted in a centenary exhibition opening at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, in February.

'A legacy for future generations' - Auckland Museum's new remembrance gallery

02 December 2016

A new gallery for New Zealanders to discover and commemorate those who've served their country in war has opened at Auckland War Memorial Museum.

WW1 soldier's Victoria Cross donated to Australian War Memorial

30 November 2016

A Victoria Cross awarded to New Zealand-born soldier Lawrence Carthage Weathers has gone on permanent display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

'Shrouds of the Somme' - Artist's Centenary tribute in Bristol

19 November 2016

As the 2016 Somme commemorations draw to a close, Centenary News finds the public deeply moved during another display of the 'Shrouds of the Somme' installation following its July debut in Exeter.

Update on 'Far From the Western Front' - exhibition focussing on South Asia's soldiers

08 November 2016

Centenary News visits a London exhibition highlighting the First World War contribution of the men who served in the colonial Indian Army and their families.

'World War I and American Art' - Centennial exhibition launching in Philadelphia

03 November 2016

The first major exhibition devoted to exploring how American artists reacted to the First World War opens this week at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia.

Canadian War Museum acquires ship’s wheel from Halifax blast survivor HMCS Niobe

22 October 2016

One of the few surviving artefacts from an historic Canadian warship caught up in a First World War disaster is joining the Canadian War Museum's collections in Ottawa.

'North Carolina & World War I' - US Centennial exhibition in 2017

09 September 2016

A multimedia exhibition marking the centennial of America's entry into the First World War opens at the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, in April next year.

'Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict' - Call for community-led projects

23 August 2016

Researchers based at King's College London are offering an opportunity to showcase community-led projects focussing on the colonial or dominion contribution to the First World War.

Surviving HMS Falmouth naval boat to be restored at Portsmouth

21 August 2016

A ship's boat from the British cruiser HMS Falmouth, torpedoed in the North Sea in August 1916, has arrived at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for restoration.

Zeppelin crash centenary to be marked in UK village

17 August 2016

The forced-landing of a German Zeppelin near the village of Little Wigorough in eastern England 100 years ago will be marked with a programme of events in September 2016.

Centenary revival for First World War 'Shakespeare Hut'

18 July 2016

The story of a 'forgotten' building that entertained First World War soldiers with Shakespeare's plays is being rediscovered for the Centenary.

'Ambulance Trains' - UK rail museum explores WW1 hospitals on wheels

15 July 2016

A new exhibition focussing on the ambulance trains used to transport wounded First World War soldiers has opened at Britain's National Railway Museum in York.

Somme exhibition tribute to New Zealander who fought for France

13 July 2016

A new exhibition for the Somme Centenary aims to raise awareness of James Waddell, a much decorated New Zealander who served in the French Foreign Legion.

'Wounded' - Somme Centenary exhibition explores WW1 medical advances

29 June 2016

Centenary News visits a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London, highlighting the medical challenges posed by the advent of industrialised warfare in 1914-18. 

Australia's first Western Front VC displayed in Canberra

27 June 2016

The Australian War Memorial is displaying the medals of Private William 'Bill' Jackson VC as part of centenary commemorations marking Australia's role on the Western Front.

Canadian War Museum focus on WW1 legacy in Newfoundland & Labrador

17 June 2016

Photo exhibitions launched at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, ahead of the Battle of the Somme Centenary, highlight the impact of the First World War on Newfoundland and Labrador.

'WWI’s Greatest Sea Battle' - Jutland Centenary exhibition at UK National Maritime Museum

28 May 2016

As commemorations get underway to mark the Jutland Centenary, a new exhibition examining the battle has just opened at the National Maritime Museum in London. 

Blacksmiths to create WW1 Poppy Cenotaph in Flanders

22 May 2016

Blacksmiths and farriers from around the world are working on a project to create a steel cenotaph and poppies in Flanders, remembering people of all sides affected by the First World War.

UK navy museum explores 'misunderstood' Battle of Jutland

19 May 2016

Britain's Royal Navy Museum has opened its major Centenary exhibition '36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle that Won the War' at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

'Jutland: The Unfinished Battle' - Centenary exhibition in Germany

11 May 2016

A special exhibition opens at the Deutches Marinemuseum on May 29th 2016 as part of a weekend of remembrance in Wilhelmshaven marking the centenary of the Skagerrakschlacht/Battle of Jutland.

'Her Side of the War' - Women at the front remembered in Flanders

10 May 2016

The stories of women who contributed to the Allied war effort are highlighted in Flanders with a special programme of events entitled 'Her Side of the War.'

'They shall not pass' - US WWI Museum highlights Verdun & the Somme

06 May 2016

The Battles of Verdun and the Somme are the focus for a new exhibition opening today (May 6th 2016) at the National World World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

IWM focus on historic Somme film for 2016 Centenary

22 April 2016

The pioneering documentary,The Battle of the Somme, is at the centre of Imperial War Museums' events marking the centenary of the 1916 offensive.

Jellicoe family items for display at UK navy museum's Jutland exhibition

21 April 2016

Uniform and medals belonging to Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, British commander at the Battle of Jutland, will go on display as part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy's forthcoming centenary exhibition.

'Changing the Landscape' - artist's personal quest for great uncle killed on the Somme

19 April 2016

Centenary News visits artist Sarah Kogan's exhibition telling the story of her great uncle who fell on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

America's volunteers - new exhibition at US National World War I Museum

14 April 2016

The many roles of American volunteers in the Great War are highlighted in a new exhibition at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.

Major Austrian exhibition marks Emperor Franz Joseph death centenary

07 April 2016

Emperor Franz Joseph's 68-year reign is re-examined with simultaneous exhibitions in and around Vienna marking the centenary of his death during the First World War.

National Museum of Ireland exhibition marks 1916 Centenary

25 March 2016

The events of the Easter Rising are told in a new centenary exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.

Somme Centenary - 2016 cultural programme at Péronne WW1 museum

21 March 2016

Conferences focussing on the German occupation of the Somme and France's role in the 1916 offensive feature in a centenary cultural programme organised by the Museum of the Great War, Péronne.

Berlin photo exhibition remembers Battle of Verdun

16 March 2016

Pictures of Verdun by British photographer Michael St Maur Sheil are displayed at a Franco-German exhibition in Berlin marking the centenary of the 1916 First World War battle.

Update on Jutland 1916 exhibition at UK National Maritime Museum

15 March 2016

A bugle presented to a boy sailor wounded at Jutland will be among objects displayed at the National Maritime Museum's centenary exhibition, illustrating changing views of the 1916 battle from both sides.

Orkney HMS Hampshire exhibition seeks 1916 stories & mementoes

12 March 2016

Organisers of a centenary exhibition in Orkney are appealing for photos, letters and other memorabilia relating to the loss of the British warship, HMS Hampshire, in June 1916.

Somme Centenary - Battlefield photos for City of London exhibition, June 2016

09 March 2016

Michael St Maur Sheil's evocative photographs of First World War landscapes return to London in June 2016 for an exhibition in Guildhall Yard marking the Battle of the Somme Centenary.

New Zealand Home Front exhibition opens in Auckland

03 March 2016

The differing experiences of New Zealanders left at home during the First World War are explored in the latest centenary exhibition at Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Museum honouring Verdun's fallen reopens after €12.5m centenary renovation

21 February 2016

Verdun's Memorial Museum is reopening after major redevelopment, part of events today remembering the devastating offensive launched by German troops in eastern France on February 21st 1916.

France prepares for Verdun Centenary - February 2016

08 February 2016

France embarks on a year of commemorations in February 2016, marking the Centenary of the Battle of Verdun. 

Bids sought to host Tower of London poppies in 2017

01 February 2016

The UK WW1 Centenary arts programme, 14-18 NOW, is inviting expressions of interest from locations wanting to host the Tower of London poppy sculptures in 2017.

Centenary update - Navy Museum to challenge 'belief Jutland was a German victory'

24 January 2016

The National Museum of the Royal Navy says its Jutland Centenary exhibition, opening on May 19th 2016, will challenge "the belief that the battle was a German victory." 

'The Caribbean's Great War' - Centenary project remembers West Indian soldiers

06 January 2016

The contribution made by Caribbean soldiers to the Allies in the First World War is being given further recognition in a series of initiatives by the West India Committee in the UK.

From Scapa Flow to Portsmouth - Jutland guns to feature at 2016 centenary exhibition

18 December 2015

Guns that saw action at the Battle of Jutland will be among exhibits at the National Museum of the Royal Navy's centenary exhibition, opening in May 2016. 

Gallipoli warship draws 50,000th visitor

05 December 2015

The restored Gallipoli gunboat, HMS M.33, has attracted 50,000 visitors since opening four months ago, the UK's National Museum of the Royal Navy has announced.

First World War shipwrecks revealed in 3D off England's south coast

02 December 2015

Images of a fishing boat sunk in 1917 while on war service with the British Navy have been released by the Maritime Archaeology Trust as part of a Centenary project exploring WW1 shipwrecks. 

'An Oasis in a World Gone Crazy' - London exhibition remembers Talbot House in WW1

28 October 2015

Centenary News visits a new exhibition in London, paying tribute to 'Tubby' Clayton and Talbot House, the 'home from home' he created for British soldiers behind the lines in Belgium in 1915.

Serb soldiers of the Great War remembered at Paris exhibition

27 October 2015

An exhibition paying tribute to Serbia's First World War soldiers has just opened at the Serbian Cultural Centre in Paris, running until November 14th 2015.

Jutland Centenary - UK navy museum to mark 'defining naval battle' of First World War

23 October 2015

Britain's National Museum of the Royal Navy has announced a major exhibition next year marking the centenary of the Battle of Jutland.

UK National Maritime Museum announces exhibition on Battle of Jutland

07 October 2015

The exhibition, called 'Jutland: the Battle and its Legacies', will run from 20 May 2016 to 2018.

French maritime museum explores the Mediterranean sea war of WW1

18 September 2015

A new exhibition at France's National Maritime Museum in Toulon invites visitors to discover the 'still unknown' role of sea power during the First World War. 

Battle of Jutland ensigns unveiled at UK Navy Museum

05 September 2015

Ensigns flown by British warships at the Battle of Jutland are being readied for display as part of a major centenary exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in 2016.

Gallipoli veteran HMS M.33 opens on centenary of August offensive

08 August 2015

Britain's only surviving warship from the Gallipoli campaign has opened to the public after a £2.5 million restoration project at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.

'The Road to Bletchley Park' - pioneer codebreakers of WW1 revealed

05 August 2015

The story of how Britain's codebreaking skills were pioneered during the First World War is explored in a new exhibition at Bletchley Park.

Tower of London poppies - first UK display venues announced

31 July 2015

The Tower of London poppy sculptures will begin a First World War Centenary tour of the UK in northern England in autumn 2015.

First World War 'sound mirrors' restored on White Cliffs of Dover

30 July 2015

Two First World War sound mirrors can now be seen on Engand's Kent coast as part of a newly-opened National Trust site exploring Second World War tunnels.

£4.89 million awarded to RAF Museum for Royal Air Force Centenary

26 July 2015

Britain's RAF Museum has been awarded a lottery grant of almost £5million to take forward the next phase of its centenary programme, “The First 100 Years”. 

Budapest exhibition opens for Great War Centenary

13 July 2015

Hungary's role in the First World War is explored in a Centenary exhibition which has opened in Budapest.

Auckland War Memorial Museum creates community lead online cenotaph

15 June 2015

Auckland War Memorial Museum is leading a community driven online cenotaph to commemorate those from the New Zealand province who served in the First World War.

Lusitania Centenary: Historic disaster photos on show in Cobh, Ireland

30 April 2015

More than 60 photographs capturing the aftermath of the Lusitania disaster are displayed in the Irish port of Cobh, as it prepares for commemorations next week marking the centenary of the British liner's sinking by a German submarine.

WW1 flight pioneer's office 'reopens' at RAF Museum

28 April 2015

The office of British aviation pioneer Claude Grahame-White has been meticulously recreated by the Royal Air Force Museum, using a sole surviving photo from 1915.

'Gallipoli: from the Depths to the Trenches' - exhibition in Istanbul

27 April 2015

An exhibition marking the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, curated by Turkish documentary maker Savaş Karakaş, runs at the Isbank Museum, Istanbul, until August 15th 2015.

Royal Navy submarine exhibition explores submarine warfare of WW1

13 April 2015

'First In, Last Out' will run from April 2015 until January 1916 at The Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, England.

Namibia explores impact of colonial South-West Africa campaign

11 April 2015

Museums in Namibia are developing an education project with UK funding to highlight how the First World War shaped the country's history.

Mons remembers wartime occupation with new museum

06 April 2015

A former waterworks in Mons has been transformed into a new museum dedicated to remembering the wartime occupations of the Belgian city, and its historic role at the start and finish of Britain's First World War campaign.

Major Lusitania exhibition opens at Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

27 March 2015

'Lusitania: Life, Loss and Legacy' opens at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, today (March 27th 2015) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the liner, Lusitania, by a German U-boat.

Ministry of Munitions exhibition opens in Manchester

27 March 2015

An exhibition exploring the First World War role of Britain's Ministry of Munitions, and the contribution of industry in Manchester, opens at the city's Museum of Science and Industry on March 28th 2015.

'Dying for Trento': new exhibition remembers the Italian Front

24 March 2015

A new Italian exhibition explores the lengthy campaign between Italian and Austro-Hungarian forces in the Alps.

Exhibition opening: Dogs of the First World War photographic collection

23 March 2015

New exhibition explores vital role dogs played during the war years.

'The Home Front, 1917' - Exhibition recalls pride and protest in First World War Canada

02 March 2015

A new exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa focuses on the domestic demands of the First World War, culminating in a political crisis over conscription.

Italy: Photo display captures sites of the Alpine war

26 February 2015

An exhibition of photos focussing on landmarks of the Alpine war between Italy and Austria-Hungary can be seen at the Italian War History Museum in Rovereto until April 19th 2015.

First World War heavy guns displayed at the Australian War Memorial

23 February 2015

Two rare surviving examples of First World War artillery have gone on display outside the Australian War Memorial to mark the Centenary.

UK Navy Museum launches first 'crowdfunding' appeal for Gallipoli survivor

19 February 2015

Crowdfunding has been adopted by the UK's National Museum of the Royal Navy for the first time to help complete the task of conserving the Gallipoli warship, HMS M.33. 

'Earth and Steel' - Display of Great War archaeology coming up in Arras

14 February 2015

The French city of Arras is to host an exhibition of First World War archaeology, starting on April 9th 2015, the 98th anniversary of the Battle of Arras.

New exhibition in Melbourne celebrating cinema during the First World War

02 February 2015

To mark the Centenary, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), in association with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, will present 'War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918'.

Parliament of New South Wales presents new exhibition

02 February 2015

The Parliament of New South Wales is marking the Centenary with a free public exhibition titled 'Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs', exploring the political aspects of the Great War. 

Exhibition at the Museum of Ireland: 'Recovered Voices- Stories of the Irish at War 1914 - 1915'

29 January 2015

An exhibition has opened at the Collins Barracks branch of the National Museum of Ireland as part of the Decade of Centenaries programme, commemorating the involvement of Irish men and women in the First World War.

The Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, exhibits photography documenting legacy of the First World War

29 January 2015

An exhibition of photographs in Miami by the Italian artist Luca Artioli, showing the remains of trenches on the Alpine Front, is on display until April 5th 2015.  

Trunk discovery reveals British First World War soldier's story

27 January 2015

A trunk containing the belongings of a British First World War soldier has been found at a school in the UK town of Letchworth, after lying forgotten for decades.

Sounds of the First World War play on at museum in the Somme

26 January 2015

An exhibition devoted to the music and sounds of 1914-18 has been extended at the Museum of the Great War in Péronne, close to the Somme battlefields of northern France.

Women of Empire exhibition launches for 2015

22 January 2015

An exhibition which celebrates the contribution of women from Australia and New Zealand who served in the First World War will be launched in Geelong, Victoria on February 20th 2015.

Delhi exhibition to pay tribute to Indian soldiers of World War I

21 January 2015

The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts has opened 'India and the First World War - Commemorating 100 years of the Great War 1914-1918', a photographic exhibition about Indian soldiers who fought for Britain in WWI

'Propaganda and War' - First World War Centenary exhibition in Istanbul

09 January 2015

The Centenary is being marked in Turkey with an exhibition of First World War Ottoman documents and memorabilia at Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations in Istanbul.

Christmas truce: British general wrote of 'extraordinary state of affairs' at the front

05 December 2014

A rare account of the Christmas truce has come to light in a newly discovered letter written by General Sir Walter Congreve on Christmas Day 1914.

Australian War Memorial opens refurbished First World War Galleries

05 December 2014

The Australian War Memorial's redeveloped First World War Galleries have opened to the public, featuring a permanent exhibition, Australia in the Great War.  

Duke of Edinburgh opens 'First World War in the Air' at the RAF Museum, London

03 December 2014

A new exhibition exploring the rapid growth of air power during the First World War was officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh today (December 2nd 2014) at the Royal Air Force Museum in London.

New exhibitions at Manchester Art Gallery: 'The Sensory War' and 'Heaven in a Hell of War'

03 December 2014

Two new exhibitions have been launched at Manchester Art Gallery to mark the First World War Centenary: 'The Sensory War 1914-2014' and 'Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War'. 

First World War Exhibition opens at National Library of Ireland

27 November 2014

An exhibition has opened at the National Library of Ireland, in Dublin, running from November 2014 until the end of centenary events in 2018, which reveals the impact of the First World War in Ireland.

'Lusitania: The War at the Mouth of the Mersey' Audio Installation

12 November 2014

Working in association with Merseyside Maritime Museum and the Theatre in the Rough Festival, a group of writers in the Merseyside region of England have researched stories about the Lusitania, and created a series of audio dramas which are currently touring in a bespoke sound installation.

Tower of London poppies - some will stay throughout November 2014

08 November 2014

Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, announces today that some of the ceramic poppies at the Tower of London will stay on view until the end of November 2014, before starting a First World War Centenary tour.

Stonehenge & the First World War - English Heritage Centenary exhibition

07 November 2014

English Heritage opened a special exhibition at Stonehenge on November 5th 2014, telling the story of how soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth trained for the First World War near this prehistoric site.

'Barcelona, neutral zone (1914-1918)' Exhibition at the Joan Miró Foundation

05 November 2014

The Joan Miró Foundation of Barcelona presents 'Barcelona, neutral zone (1914-1918),' an exhibition that aims to represent the visual Barcelona during the period of the First World War.

'Catch 2039': a campaign to reform historic copyright

05 November 2014

UK cultural institutions are displaying blank paper in their exhibitions to protest restrictive copyright protection laws. The campaign is calling on the UK Government to reduce the term of copyright protection in certain unpublished works. 

'Vu du Front' - Major Centenary exhibition at the Army Museum, Paris

03 November 2014

A major exhibition in Paris, looking at the portrayal of the First World War by those who went to the Front, runs at the Army Museum in Les Invalides until January 25th 2014.

£11.5m UK lottery grant awarded to transform Battle of Jutland veteran HMS Caroline

21 October 2014

The UK Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £11.5 million to the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to conserve and restore HMS Caroline, the only survivor of the 1916 Battle of Jutland.

Menin Gate Lions arrive at Canadian War Museum for 'Fighting in Flanders' exhibition

19 October 2014

Australia's Menin Gate Lions have been unveiled at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, where they will feature in a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014.

Sopwith Camel goes aloft for 'First World War in the Air' at RAF Museum in London

04 October 2014

A Sopwith Camel fighter plane has been hoisted into place for the start of the RAF Museum's 'First World War in the Air' exhibition in December 2014.

L'Adieu aux Armes - Roubaix remembers First World War with 4-year art show

03 October 2014

The French city of Roubaix has launched a four-year programme of art exhibitions commemorating the First World War Centenary in a gallery which used to be an art deco swimming pool.

'The Orient in Bohemia?' Prague exhibition remembering First World War Jewish refugees

30 September 2014

The Jewish Museum in Prague focuses on Jewish refugees who fled the Eastern Front with an exhibition running until February 1st 2015.

'Screaming Steel' - Exhibition in UK city of Newcastle captures horrors of the War

24 September 2014

An exhibition examining artistic and literary responses to the horrors suffered by First World War soldiers can be seen at the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, until December 13th 2014.

Centenary update: London 'Battle Bus' at the Last Post in Ypres

23 September 2014

London Transport Museum's 1914 'Battle Bus' took part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, Ypres, on September 20th 2014 as part of its Centenary tour.

Australian War Memorial's 'Menin Gate Lions' go on loan for Centenary

22 September 2014

A pair of stone lions from the Australian War Memorial in Canberra will be lent to Canada for a First World War Centenary exhibition.

London 'Battle Bus' leaves for Centenary Western Front tour

18 September 2014

London Transport Museum's restored First World War bus has set off on a tour of the former battlefields of Flanders and France.

The Great War as recorded in the arts: an exhibition at London's Morley Gallery

17 September 2014

The Great War, as seen through both the fine and popular arts, is the theme of a Centenary exhibition which runs at the Morley Gallery in London until October 2nd 2014.

Imperial War Museum announces Centenary global touring exhibition

15 September 2014

The Imperial War Museum is embarking on a new venture to display its First World War collection to a world audience.

Touring exhibition pays tribute to the First World War role of Britain's railways

12 August 2014

The story of the vital role played by Britain’s railways in moving troops to the Front at the start of the First World is being told in an exhibition which will tour major UK stations.

US state of Ohio marks Centennial with First World War poster display

29 July 2014

The American state of Ohio is marking the First World War Centennial with an exhibition of US recruitment posters at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

France thanks First World War allies with Champs Elysées photo exhibition

26 July 2014

Paris will pay tribute to soldiers from home and abroad who fell fighting for the freedom of France in the First World War with an exhibition of 100 photos on the Champs Elysées.

Centenary exhibition highlights Indian Army Sikhs who fought for Britain in the First World War.

25 July 2014

The UK Punjab Heritage Association is holding an exhibition commemorating 'the remarkable but largely forgotten contribution and experiences of Sikh soldiers' in the First World War.

Historic Vauxhall staff car on show for the First World War Centenary

21 July 2014

A veteran military staff car has been made ready for display by Vauxhall during the UK's First World War Centenary commemorations.

Prince William and David Cameron open Imperial War Museum's new First World War Galleries

18 July 2014

Prince William and the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, have officially opened the new First World War Galleries at the Imperial War Museum in London.

Planes moved across England for RAF Museum's new 'First World War in the Air' exhibition

16 July 2014

Three iconic aircraft have been moved to the Royal Air Force Museum's Cosford site for a new exhibition about the use of air power in the First World War. 

National Maritime Museum: 'Forgotten Fighters: The First World War at Sea'

11 July 2014

The National Maritime Museum in London is marking the Centenary of the First World War with a new exhibition which highlights the war at sea.

Serbian Defence Secretary opens Centenary exhibition in Belgrade

11 July 2014

The Serbian Secretary of State for Defence, Zoran Djordjevic, has opened a new exhibition in Belgrade to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

British Library exhibition: 'Enduring War: Grief, Grit and Humour'

03 July 2014

The British Library has developed an exhibition which explores how people in Britain coped with life during the First World War.

Pistol used by one of Archduke's assassins on display at Museum of Military History in Vienna

25 June 2014

One of the pistols used by the group of assassins involved in the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie has returned to the Museum of Military History in Vienna, Austria.

America's National World War I Museum to mark Archduke's assassination

24 June 2014

The National World War I Museum in Kansas City, USA, is holding a ceremony and programme of events on the 28th June to mark the Centenary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination.

Facing the Front: New Zealand's Enduring First World War

19 June 2014

The New Zealand Portrait Gallery has opened a new exhibition featuring objects and paintings relating to the First World War.

Australia and Canada to mark First World War Centenary

17 June 2014

Australia's Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has announced that his country and Canada will co-operate to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Serbian President opens First World War Literature exhibition in Belgrade

15 June 2014

Serbia's President, Tomislav Nikolić, has opened an exhibition focussing on Serbian First World War literature at Belgrade City Library.

Centenary project results in new list of First World War dead in Sligo, Republic of Ireland

09 June 2014

Sligo County Council and the Sligo Peace & Reconciliation Partnership Committee are developing a peace themed project to mark the Centenary of the First World War entitled News from the Past.

Tank Museum marks the Centenary with a new exhibition and events

29 May 2014

The Tank Museum in Dorset, England, has opened its new First World War exhibition: Warhorse to Horsepower. It is also planning to commemorate the Centenary with cavalry, tank and air displays on the 4th August 2014.

'Twin Portraits' of First World War soldier reunited at Jerwood Gallery

14 May 2014

Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, England, has been lent a second portrait of the First World War soldier Norman Kohnstamm, reuniting the portraits after almost one hundred years.

Gallipoli Centenary Education Project receives £100,000 Heritage Lottery Fund support

08 May 2014

A research project which will bring together young people from Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, and Turkey to commemorate the Gallipoli Campaign has received £100,000 funding support.

Exhibition: 'Over By Christmas: August-December 1914' at the National World War I Museum, USA

06 May 2014

A new exhibition at the National World War One Museum in Kansas City examines how the romantic notions of war clashed with the harsh realities of conflict during the first five months of the First World War.

First World War trench will be visitor highlight at Imperial War Museum's new galleries in London

29 April 2014

A recreated First World War trench, complete with the sights and sounds of battle, will be one of the highlights of permanent new galleries being opened at the Imperial War Museum in London.

 

French Museum recaptures the music and sounds of the First World War

20 April 2014

A special exhibition devoted to the sounds of the First World War is taking place at the Historial Museum of the Great War in Péronne, close to the Somme battlefields in Northern France.

Cross-Channel art project explores the First World War

12 April 2014

Four institutions from England and France are producing a series of interconnected exhibitions exploring how contemporary artists view the First World War and war in general.

Canadian War Museum opens new exhibitions to mark First World War Centenary

11 April 2014

The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa has launched its programme to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War, with two new exhibitions which explore the conflict through art.

From Street To Trench: IWM North explores impact of the First World War on North West England.

08 April 2014

An exhibition exploring the lives of people from the North West of England during the First World War has opened at IWM North in Manchester

Three presidents visit the Austrian National Library's First World War exhibition

26 March 2014

The presidents of Austria, Croatia and Slovenia visited the new First World War exhibition at the Austrian National Library this month.

Exhibition: 'World War I in Vienna - City Life in Photography and Graphic Art'

24 March 2014

A new exhibition at the Wien Museum (Vienna Museum) in Austria will explore the impact of the First World War on the Home Front.

Jewish experiences of the First World War explored at new London exhibition

20 March 2014

The Jewish Museum London and the Jewish Military Museum have opened a new exhibition exploring the Jewish experience of the First World War.

Tower of London to mark First World War Centenary with more than 800,000 ceramic poppies

14 March 2014

The Tower of London has announced that it will mark the Centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with an art installation and programme of events.

Archives of Ontario exhibits First World War love letters

13 March 2014

The Archives of Ontario, Canada, has developed the first in a series of exhibitions which will explore the impact of the First World War on the state's people.

Dunham Massey country house reconverted into First World War military hospital

10 March 2014

Dunham Massey country house in Cheshire, England, has been reconverted to reflect its role as Stamford Military Hospital during the First World War.

Women's roles in the First World War to be remembered in the UK

10 March 2014

The role women played in the First World War is being remembered in a series of exhibitions, debates, lectures and conferences as the Centenary gets under way.

Archive of Serbia opens new exhibition to mark First World War Centenary

09 March 2014

The Archive of Serbia - the country's national archive - has opened a new exhibition to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

National World War I Museum: 'On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World'

04 March 2014

The National World War I Museum in Kansas City, USA, is holding a special exhibition which will explore how the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in June 1914 left the world "on the brink" of war.

Major First World War Centenary exhibition opens in Belgium

27 February 2014

The Royal Museum of the Army and Military History in Brussels has opened a major exhibition to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

'The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography', National Gallery of Canada

25 February 2014

The National Gallery of Canada will be marking the Centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with an exhibition exploring the role of photography during the conflict.

Australian War Memorial announces First World War Centenary programme

20 February 2014

The Australian War Memorial has announced a series of events and exhibitions to mark the Centenary of the First World War, which will include the names of Australia's First World War dead being projected onto the Memorial.

Letters written by students from First World War battlefields to their professor go on show

18 February 2014

Four letters written by students from the battlefields of the First World War to their history professor are to be seen in public for the first time in England.

Exhibition: Total war and Austria-Hungary, Vienna

10 February 2014

An exhibition at Vienna Technical Museum (Technisches Museum Wien), entitled Under the watchwords of war and technology, will explore the impact of total war on the battlefront to the home front on Austria-Hungary.

Major exhibition of American First World War art

08 February 2014

A major exhibition devoted to exploring how American artists reacted to the First World War is being prepared at a leading arts academy.

Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation announces Centenary plans

07 February 2014

The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation has announced a series of events and exhibitions to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

International conference and photographic exhibition: 'War and Colonies 1914-1918'

30 January 2014

A conference exploring the impact of the First World War on colonial peoples will be held in Dhaka to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Exhibition: 'Doomsday - Jewish Life and Death in World War I', Vienna

28 January 2014

The Jewish Museum in Vienna will explore the "grave consequences" for the Jews which came with the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in a new exhibition this spring.

Exhibition in European Cultural Capital - Riga, Latvia - to explore the First World War

18 January 2014

An exhibition about the First World War has opened in Riga, Latvia, as part of the city’s programme to mark its status as European Capital of Culture 2014.

Emilia-Romagna region of Italy prepares to commemorate First World War Centenary

03 January 2014

A bill submitted at the end of 2013 seeks to “raise awareness & disseminate information about the events, people & places of memory associated with the First World War” in the Emilia-Romagna region.

'The Avant-Gardes At War' exhibition, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

30 December 2013

The Bundeskunsthalle in Germany is holding an exhibition about modern art in the context of the First World War.

'Remembering the Great War' exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2014

15 December 2013

The National Galleries of Scotland has announced that it will hold a "thought-provoking and poignant" exhibition to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

International exhibition: 'Forgotten Heroes: North Africans and the Great War, 1914-1919'

15 December 2013

An international exhibition exploring the role North Africans played in the First World War is being organised to mark the Centenary of the conflict.

Archive of Serbia and National Assembly plan to tackle “100 times repeated lie” of Serbia’s First World War guilt with 2014 exhibitions

03 December 2013

The Archive of Serbia & National Assembly of Serbia launched the first in a series of exhibitions on First World War documents in November.

French and German towns to share Centenary exhibition

01 December 2013

La Voix du Nord reports that the towns of Douai in France and Recklinghausen in Germany are planning a joint Centenary exhibition.

France's "Great Collection" to mark First World War Centenary

27 November 2013

More than one hundred collection points across France were visited by people in November 2013 as part of a project to collect material related to the First World War.

Australian War Memorial to open 'ANZAC Voices' exhibition

25 November 2013

The Australian War Memorial's new First World War exhibition - Anzac Voices - opens on the 29th November 2013.

'Heaven in a Hell of War' masterpieces by British war artist, Sir Stanley Spencer, on show in London

18 November 2013

Paintings by British war artist, Sir Stanley Spencer, are being displayed at a special exhibition in London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. 

Exhibition marks centenary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's visit to Nottinghamshire

16 November 2013

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's name is forever linked with the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, but until now it's been almost totally forgotten that he came to England just months before his assassination.

State Library of New South Wales will "tell our stories and listen to your stories" with Centenary diary project

14 November 2013

The State Library of New South Wales, Australia, will take its collection of First World War diaries on tour, and help people to see if the Library holds one of their ancestor's diaries.

Exhibition to explore the role of the Jesuits in Lebanon during the First World War

28 October 2013

L'Orient Le Jour reports that an exhibition based on the archives of the Society of Jesus in Lebanon during the First World War is being prepared to mark the Centenary of the conflict.

'The Great War in Portraits' exhibition, The National Portrait Gallery, London

26 October 2013

The National Portrait Gallery in London will be holding an exhibition - The Great War in Portraits - in early 2014.

Government of Canada to provide funding for Centenary exhibition at the Army Museum, Halifax Citadel

10 October 2013

The Canadian Government has announced that it will provide funding to the Army Museum, Halifax Citadel, for a First World War Centenary exhibition.

'Fields of Battle 1914-1918, Lands of Peace 2014-2018' street gallery exhibition

17 September 2013

Fields of Battle 1914-1918, Lands of Peace 2014-2018,  has developed a touring street gallery exhibition "based not on the horrors of war, but on how over time, nature has healed the battlefields".

Canada opens exhibit on First World War internment of "enemy aliens"

16 September 2013

The Province reports on the opening of an exhibit at Banff National Park, Canada, about the internment of "enemy aliens" during the First World War.

International conference in Armenia: 'The Caucasian Frontline of the First World War'

04 September 2013

The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute of the National Academy of Sciences will host a conference entitled 'The Caucasusian Frontline of the First World War: Genocide, Refugees & Humanitarian Assistance'.

Exhibition explores female poets of the First World War

03 September 2013

An exhibition in Fleetwood, England, will explore the lives and works of female poets of the First World War in Autumn 2013.

Villages in the Reims area to co-ordinate plans to mark First World War Centenary

15 August 2013

The French villages of Berméricourt, Brimont, Courcy and Loivre are making preparations to mark the First World War Centenary.

Heritage Lottery Fund announces support for Centenary projects across the UK

04 August 2013

The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced today Centenary projects at local, regional and national levels which have been awarded financial support.

Heritage Lottery Fund provides £1.1 million to York Castle Museum for '1914: When the World Changed Forever'

09 July 2013

The BBC reports that Heritage Lottery Fund has provided York Castle Museum, England, with a £1.1 million grant for an exhibtion about the outbreak of the First World War.

International Peace Bureau 'Making Peace' photographic exhibition to mark Centenary of the First World War

07 July 2013

The International Peace Bureau has announced that it will be marking the Centenary with showings of its Making Peace photographic exhibition.

Northumberland Fusiliers Museum receives £300,000 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund for Centenary

03 July 2013

Heritage Lottery Fund has granted the Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, England, £300,000 to help it mark the Centenary of the First World War.

World War I Voices Project will create an "Auditory Cenotaph" using recordings of First World War Commonwealth PoW voices

03 July 2013

South West Artwork is to create a sound archive which will allow people to hear the voices of British & Commonwealth PoWs.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's blood stained shirt to go on display in Vienna

21 June 2013

The shirt Archduke Franz Ferdinand was wearing on the day he was assassinated on June 28th 1914, will go on display at the Austrian Military Museum in Vienna.

Director of the Australian War Memorial urges Australians to utilise Centenary exhibitions in Canberra

09 June 2013

The Canberra Times reports that the Director of the Australian War Memorial, Brendan Nelson, has called on Australians to utilise the Centenary exhibitions which will be on display in Canberra.

Australian War Memorial Centenary digitisation project 'ANZAC Connections' underway

20 May 2013

The Australian War Memorial is currently undertaking a digitisation project "to create a comprehensive digital archive of the ANZACs and their deeds, and of the wider Australian experience of war".

British Heritage Lottery Fund launches 'First World War: then and now' grants programme

15 May 2013

The Heritage Lottery Fund is launching a £6 million small grants fund to help communities mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Biscuit based art exhibition by Kingsley Baird, Museum of the Great War, France

21 March 2013

A new temporary art exhibition by Kingsley Baird, entitled 'Tomb', will see a tomb in honour of those who fell at the Battle of the Somme made of biscuits, at the Museum of the Great War, France.

Centenary events at the Museum of the Great War, France

19 March 2013

The Museum of the Great War in France will hold annual temporary exhibitions during 2014-2018 to commemorate the Centenary.

In Flanders Fields Museum exhibition: 'Remembering Herbert Hoover & the Commission for Relief in Belgium'

17 March 2013

In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres, Belgium, has recently opened a new exhibition entitled: 'Remembering Herbert Hoover & the Commission for Relief in Belgium'.

Welsh experiences of the First World War roadshow

17 March 2013

The Welsh experience of World War I is half way through a roadshow which encourages people to share objects, documents or items of interest from the First World War.

The Tank Museum, England, prepares for ‘War Horse to Horse Power’ exhibition

11 March 2013

The Tank Museum, Dorset, England, is launching its ‘War Horse to Horse Power’ exhibition, which will open in time for the Centenary of the First World War.

In Flanders Fields Museum exhibition: 'War & Trauma - Medical Care In WWI'

08 March 2013

Two museums in Belgium, part of the In Flanders Fields Museum group, will host exhibitions relating to medical care during the First World War.

Country houses in Yorkshire, England, to organise exhibitions to mark the Centenary of the First World War

27 February 2013

The Yorkshire Country House Partnership announces that nine houses will work together to organise a series of exhibitions exploring conflict affecting the houses, including the First World War.

First World War collection under threat in Northern Ireland

13 February 2013

News Letter reports that original First World War equipment and artefacts are under threat of being sent overseas due to funding issues.

Articles & Blogs

'War in the Sunshine: The British in Italy 1917-18'

18 January 2017

An exhibition at the Estorick Collection in London offers a rare glimpse of Britain's First World War Italian campaign, writes CN Editor Peter Alhadeff.

Painting the Somme - Centenary exhibition in London

29 June 2016

Artist Hughie O'Donoghue talks to Patrick Gregory about  'Seven Halts on the Somme' - a special display of his paintings at Leighton House Museum, London.

America prepares to remember - US views of WW1 Centennial

10 June 2016

As the US National World War I Museum announces major expansion plans, Patrick Gregory asks if the approaching Centenary will raise American interest in the First World War.

Centenary News focus on US First World War volunteers

14 April 2016

Patrick Gregory discusses how America's voluntary effort took shape in WW1, as a new exhibition opens at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri

'Remnants' - Review of South African artist's Somme exhibition in Boston

08 March 2016

Susan Werbe reviews 'Remnants', artist Paul Emmanuel's installation remembering the missing soldiers of the Somme, at Boston University's 808 Gallery in the United States.

'Rearranging History' - US exhibition pieces together story of giant WW1 painting

23 December 2015

Missing fragments from a Great War masterpiece are back on view for the first time in decades at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, as CN contributor Patrick Gregory discovers.

Ernest Hemingway: new exhibition in New York shows writer's World War 1 connections

01 October 2015

An exhibition about the work of Ernest Hemingway has opened in New York - at the Morgan Library and Museum in Manhattan. Centenary News writer Jillian Davidson visited the exhibition, and describes how the First World war had a major impact on the writer.

Centenary News visits the new Mons Memorial Museum in Belgium

07 April 2015

A former waterworks in Mons has been transformed into a new museum remembering the city's historic role in the First World War. CN Deputy Editor Peter Alhadeff reports from Mons.

Franco-German exhibition explores First World War in the Upper Rhine

17 March 2015

A travelling exhibition looks at life in the border region of Baden, Germany and Alsace, France during the First World War. Katherine Quinlan-Flatter reports from Baden-Baden.

'World War I: War of Images, Images of War' exhibition showing at the Getty Center

08 February 2015

CN writer, Jillian Davidson, visited the Getty Center in Los Angeles and gives an account of its centenary exhibition, 'World War I: War of Images, Images of War.' 

Propaganda wares - Centenary News visits a Great War porcelain exhibition in Germany

03 February 2015

A ceramics museum in Germany is holding an exhibition of First World War porcelain. CN writer, Katherine Quinlan-Flatter, was given a tour of the Keramikmuseum in Staufen, near Freiburg.

Reflections on three Boston World War One exhibitions

14 January 2015

Susan Werbe has written a piece for Centenary News reflecting on three WWI exhibitions currently on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Boston Athenaeum; and the Massachusetts Historical Society. 

An article about the International Speaker Series with the Canadian War Museum

02 December 2014

Centenary News writer, Christopher Harvie, spoke with Dr Andrew Burtch, Acting Director of Research for the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa to discuss the museum's International Speaker Series, an initiative giving different perspectives to the history of the First World War.  

'Fighting in Flanders' - Canadian War Museum explores 'Gas. Mud. Memory'

14 November 2014

Centenary News writer, Christopher Harvie, discusses the Canadian War Museum’s special exhibition 'Fighting in Flanders – Gas. Mud. Memory,' dedicated to Canada's experience on the Western Front.

New French museum remembers Australian & British war dead at Fromelles

28 October 2014

Centenary News visits the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, which tells the story of how the remains of 250 soldiers were recovered, almost a century after they fell in France.

'Menin Gate at Midnight' - a personal view by Christopher J. Harvie

19 October 2014

CN writer Christopher J. Harvie, discusses 'Menin Gate at Midnight', the William Longstaff painting on loan to the Canadian War Museum for 'Fighting in Flanders-Gas. Mud. Memory,' a Centenary exhibition starting in November 2014. 

New York Historical Society marks Centenary of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

06 July 2014

Dr. Jillian Davidson writes about the impact of the First World War on the Jews and expresses her opinions on the work of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

Giant photographs of pebble reflect "traumatised" landscape of war

16 June 2014

Mike Swain visits Orford Ness nature reserve on the British Suffolk coast to see an exhibition of unusual photographs by installation artist Anya Gallaccio of a pebble picked from a bombing range.

Pilot's diaries reveal a bond between First World War enemies

14 June 2014

Heather Payton writes for Centenary News about an extraordinary example of First World War cooperation between British and German troops, uncovered by research in Wales.

Popular cartoons give a different insight into attitudes towards First World War

13 June 2014

Mike Swain reports on an exhibition of popular First World War cartoons in London which reveals a different insight into the attitudes of people to the war on the battlefield and at home.

RAF Museum creates new exhibition to tell the 'often overlooked' story of air power in the First World War

15 May 2014

The Royal Air Force Museum is developing a new exhibition to explore the growth of air power in the First World War, from early reconnaissance flights to the coordinated use of aircraft and artillery.

The New York Society Library holds the City’s first exhibition to commemorate the Centenary

15 May 2014

Dr. Jillian Davidson writes for Centenary News about a new exhibition which has opened in New York to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

Letters written by students from First World War battlefields to their professor exhibited

18 February 2014

Mike Swain reports on a new exhibition of letters - written by students to their professor during the First World War - which is being held at the University of Manchester's John Rylands Library.

'War and Colonies 1914-1918' conference & exhibition organiser interview

27 January 2014

The organiser of an international conference about colonies and the First World War, Olivier Litvine, speaks to Centenary News about the project.

First World War exhibitions in London during summer 2013

16 September 2013

Dr. Jillian Davidson writes for Centenary News about three London museums which are holding exhibitions related to the First World War.

1914-1918: The Palatinate in the First World War and its Centenary plans

30 August 2013

Dr. Ludger Tekampe of the Historical Museum of the Palatinate writes for Centenary News about the impact of the First World War in the Palatinate.

Resources

'War and Colonies 1914-1918' photographic exhibition

28 January 2014

A phtographic exhibition focusing on colonial troops during the First World War has been made available online.

Events

'The Price of a Mile' - Anaesthesia during the Battle of the Somme

13 October 2016

The Price of a Mile, an exhibition honouring doctors who gave anaesthesia and pain relief to wounded soldiers on the Somme, opened at the Anaesthesia Heritage Centre in London with a lecture by military medical historian Dr Emily Mayhew.  

'The Danger Tree' - Digital art exhibition remembering the Somme

04 July 2016

The Danger Tree, an interactive art exhibition commemorating the Battle of the Somme, opened at a 'pop-up' venue in Greenwich, London, on July 1st 2016.

'Sand and Snow: Global War 1915' exhibition opens in United States

18 May 2015

"The special exhibition Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 examines the vast reach of this worldwide conflict, and runs from May 2015 - April 2016 at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri."

Rupert Brooke exhibition opens in Skyros, Greece

23 April 2015

'Rupert Brooke on Skyros: and Aegean corner of a foreign field' has opened on the Greek island of Skyros to commemorate the anniversary of the poet's death in 1915. 

UK Navy Museum exhibition challenges 'Myth and Memory of Gallipoli'

01 April 2015

A new exhibition, described as 'challenging the historical perceptions' of the Gallipoli campaign, runs at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, from March 28th 2015 - January 31st 2016.

ACMI exhibition, War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918

10 March 2015

To commemorate the Centenary of the First World War, The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), in association with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, will present 'War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918'.

New exhibition: 'Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs'

07 January 2015

The Parliament of New South Wales will mark the Centenary with a free public exhibition titled 'Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs', exploring the political aspects of the Great War.

Videos

Opening of the Tank Museum's 'Warhorse to Horsepower' exhibition

29 May 2014

The Tank Museum in Dorset, England, has opened its new First World War exhibition to mark the Centenary of the conflict: Warhorse to Horsepower.

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