Monthly Archives: March 2011


As the month of March comes to an end, the Wende will bid farewell to our GDR State Gifts exhibit and begin the installation of our new exhibition, Cedars Flight Vostock 1: Icons and Artifacts of the Soviet Space Program. … Continue reading

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The Social Realities of Social Realism or The Dual Role of Women in the GDR

An article by Juliane Schremer, former Wende Intern extraordinaire, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2011 On March 8th countries around the world will celebrate International Women’s Day. In many societies, women will be spoiled with flowers, candy … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women at the Wende Vault

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on the 8th of March. Originally started as a Socialist political event, the holiday became incorporated into the culture of many countries, primarily those from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. While the holiday … Continue reading

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