Cannes’ Best Actor Award winner, Shahab Hosseini, a figure adored by the public visited Tehran’s Musuem of Peace this week. During his 2-hour visit, Hosseini keenly listened to the museum’s tour guides in an attempt to enrich his knowledge about peaceful means and the museum’s objectives. A major part of the tour was as always dedicated to understanding the criminality and fatality of chemical weapons and the way they affected the Iranian population and veterans of war.
Online painting gallery for the youth, entitled "Peace Means...", commemorating the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with Visual Arts Press holds the “Peace Means” online exhibition. This exhibition aims to enrich teenagers’ knowledge and celebrates valuable notions such as respecting human rights, non-violenceو rejecting discrimination, embracing individualism, diversity, mutual understanding and tolerance.
On Tuesday 25 May 2016, Tehran Peace Museum organized an event named "Weapons of mass destruction; world's common distress" in collaboration with Iranian affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) (PSR-Iran). The participants including youths and medical students discussed the issue of weapons of mass destruction and a world free of their harms.
“The educational efforts of the TPM are remarkable” said the president of the ICOM in his visit of the TPM
On May 14th, 2016, Professor Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Hinz, the president of the International Council of Museums and his wife visited the Tehran Peace Museum. In this visit, he was accompanied by the officials from the Iranian ICOM.
“My face For Peace” Exhibition was opened in the TPM’s Art for Peace Gallery on May 9th, 2016. Distinguished Iranian and Non-Iranian officials were among the participants. This exhibition is a selection of the photographs, collected by Iranian-German artist, Mr. Saeed Dastmalchian and his wife, Cordula and displays 23 photos and their peaceful messages.
Two Iranian children have been honored by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum for their entries in the museum’s 30th Children’s Peace Drawing Competition.
Fifteen year old Seyede Saba Mostafavifrom Karaj won the excellence prize in the overseas category and eleven year old Tahereh Mohammad Hosseinifrom Chalouswon the Award of Honor.
The 14th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) Newsletter (March 2016) is published and is now available on the following link.
In this issue of the newsletter, you can find reports and news from the peace museums around the world as well as useful information about the new peace related publications and exhibitions.
28th of March 1988 started as an ordinary day for Halabja, but the events of this day, changed its history for ever.
On 28th of March 1988, around noon time, Saddam Hussein targeted the Kurdish city of Halabja with chemical weapons.
In this attack a cocktail of nerve agents and mustard gas was used and almost 5000 people were killed immediately as a result.
On Wednesday 9th March 2016 the Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Bulgarian Embassy, and Hadis Educational Centre for Children, help the opening of their joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Bulgarian and Iranian children’s art works in the Art for Peace Gallery of the Tehran Peace Museum.