“Mom, Dad? How do I become a hero?”
Enlarge image Grimm exhibit (© Germany.info/chicago) To answer this question the right place to go to is to the Brother’s Grimm Fairy Tale Worlds Exhibition at the DANK-Haus. This interactive exhibit is full of surprises and teaches children, but also adults, about the virtues of their favorite fairy tale characters.
The fairy tale forest features trees and treasure chests with different thematical stations, such as “Heroines/ Heroes in Fairy Tales” or “Scary Tales” and encourages visitors to actively get involved.
Enlarge image Task clock by the exhibit (© Germany.info/chicago) So, prepare to be asked: What defines a hero? An unusual approach to find this answer is to master the different disciplines in the fairy tale forest. Spin a clock - a hero can be keep silent for three minutes – can you? What might sound easy to most of us might be a tricky challenge for the little (and also some big) ones, and who will be really proud after completing the tasks.
Celebrate the 200th year anniversary of the famous fairy tale collection by the Brothers Grimm and experience the magic at the DANK-Haus. The exhibition will be open to the public until April 21, 2012.