What is Home? - a joint exhibition by National Geographic and the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 08:00 CEST

Photography Exhibition About Youth and Identity Created by the Nobel Peace Center in Cooperation with National Geographic. Opens on May 3 at the Peace Wall in Oslo City Hall Square.

Survivors re-experience their stories

News   •   Dec 10, 2017 10:15 CET

A woman found her own story in the exhibition, and a man found a photograph that he carries in his wallet as a memory of the day his life changed forever. The day when the atomic bomb went off over Hiroshima.

The Peace Prize Exhibition is "home"

News   •   Sep 29, 2017 14:35 CEST

One week before the name of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate is announced in Oslo, Norway, the 2016 prize is being celebrated in Bogotá, Colombia. The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, Hope over Fear, about President Santos and the Colombian people, opened at the National Museum of Colombia yesterday.

Roger Waters at the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2018 15:27 CEST

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend Roger Waters, is visiting the Nobel Peace Center to participate in a special event on Monday 13. August at 19.00. The event is open for accredited press only - apply by Friday 10 August at 14.00.

Kick-off for new exhibition

News   •   Jun 20, 2018 08:48 CEST

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres kicked off Nobel Peace Center’s new exhibition about UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

To the Editors: UN Secretary-General visits the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2018 15:50 CEST

On Tuesday 19 June, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will visit the Nobel Peace Center together with Prime Minister Erna Solberg. They will kick start a new exhibition about the Sustainable Development Goals, showing in the entrance hall of the Center this summer.

The exhibition Take the Ball – Hit the Goals features the UN Sustainability Goals, and will be opened by UN Secretary-General 19 June at 14:00. The visit is private, and press who want to follow the visit must apply for accreditation here by 13:00 on Thursday 14 June.

PM Erna Solberg will arrive at the Nobel Peace Center at 13:50, and together with Director Liv Tørres she will welcome the Secretary-General at 13:55. The two guests will have a short visit in the exhibition and together, they will sign a SDG Soccer ball which will be on display in the exhibition. The ball is playing an important role in the SDG Advocacy work. It is also used for the matches at Norway Cup, a big, international youth football tournament held in Oslo every year. As a part of the exhibition, the audience will be invited to “take the ball” and try to hit the goal.

The exhibition Take the Ball – Hit the will be showing in the entrance hall of the Nobel Peace Center from 19 June until 20 August.

For more information about the visit of the Secretary-General to Norway, see this press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

For more information about the exhibition and the visit to the Nobel Peace Center, contact: Ingvill Bryn Rambøl, ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org, tel +47 924 52 944. 

Facts about the Nobel Peace Center

  • one of Norway's most visited museums with app 250 000 vistors per year 
  • presents the Nobel Peace Prize laureates and their work, in addition to telling the story of Alfred Nobel
  • is an arena for debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution
  • is internationally recognized for its emphasis on documentary photography and interactive technology
  • presents changing exhibitions, engaging digital solutions, films, seminars and events 
  • is an independent foundation, with the Norwegian Nobel Committee appointing the board
  • Olav Njølstad is the leader of the board, Liv Tørres is the Executive Director
  • is financed by a combination of public and private funds
  • the main sponsors and collaborating partners are Hydro, Telenor Group and ABB  

On Tuesday 19 June, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will visit the Nobel Peace Center together with Prime Minister Erna Solberg. They will kick start a new exhibition about the Sustainable Development Goals, showing in the entrance hall of the Center this summer.

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Summer at the Nobel Peace Center

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2018 12:31 CEST

It’s the season for new and interesting experiences, and the Nobel Peace Center is showcasing world renowned exhibitions this summer.

Nobel Peace Center and Øya Festival present ‘Songs that Changed the World’

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2018 08:10 CEST

Music can change the world! Together with the Øya Festival and Asbjørn Slettemark, the Nobel Peace Center is inviting young artists to perform and discuss songs that have had a major impact on society.

Women’s Rights Advocates from the Middle East gather in Oslo

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2018 13:56 CET

On Thursday 22 March at 18:00 Women’s Rights Advocates from Syria, Yemen, Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Libya will gather at the Nobel Peace Center. Women in Charge: a new perspective on the Middle East through the lens of women’s rights leaders is the first annual event of the newly established Oslo Women’s Rights Initiative. The event is open for the public and media.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the personal belongings of victims

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 11:40 CET

As part of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, Ban the Bomb, the Nobel Peace Center presents five personal artefacts left by victims of the 1945 nuclear bombs, showing for the first time in Northern Europe. These artefacts bear silent witness to the devastating impact of the nuclear bomb on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the lives that were lost and forever changed.

Contacts 3 contacts

  • Press Contact
  • Head of Information
  • Press Contact, web editor
  • ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org
  • +47 92 45 29 44
  • +47 48 30 10 00

About Nobel Peace Center

Nobel Peace Center

The Nobel Peace Center presents the Nobel Peace Prize laureates and their work, in addition to telling the story of Alfred Nobel. It is an arena for debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution.

The Nobel Peace Center works where politics and culture intersect, and the Center is internationally recognized for its emphasis on documentary photography and interactive technology. Changing exhibitions, engaging digital solutions, films, seminars and events make for a varied and exciting experience.

The Nobel Peace Center is an independent foundation, with the Norwegian Nobel Committee appointing the board. Olav Njølstad is the leader of the board, Liv Tørres is the Executive Director. The Nobel Peace Center is financed by a combination of public and private funds. Main sponsors are Hydro, Telenor Group and ABB.

Address

  • Nobel Peace Center
  • Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1
  • 0250 Oslo