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Lives Cut Short / Exhibition Opening Reception

  • Embassy of Austria 3524 International Court Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)
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Exhibition on the "Austrian-Norwegian Anne Frank"

This powerful exhibition titled "Lives Cut Short" is tracing the journey of Ruth Maier (1920-1942), a young diarist who perished in the Holocaust.

Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, April 4, featuring remarks by:

Ambassador Wolfgang Waldner, Embassy of Austria
Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Royal Norwegian Embassy

"Lives Cut Short – Seeking Refuge During the Holocaust: The Fate of Ruth Maier" is jointly presented by the Embassy of Austria and the Royal Norwegian Embassy. It will be on view from April 5 through May 31, 2019, in the Atrium of the Embassy of Austria in Washington, D.C.

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Photo caption: Ruth Maier at twenty in 1940 (c) Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies

Photo identification is required to pass through the Embassy’s security screening at 3524 International Court, NW, Washington D.C. 20008.

Parking on International Court is available after 6 PM (for the duration of the event and only in spaces not specifically assigned to an Embassy) or on 36th Street (access to the Austrian Embassy through the park behind the building).