Upcoming Special Exhibitions
Nazi Olympics: Berlin, 1936
February 21 – August 28, 2016
Main Special Exhibition Gallery
Would you let issues of ethics impact your participation in sports?
During the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Hitler exploited the Games to promote Nazi ideals of racial supremacy on a world stage. Nazi Olympics features athletes who were barred because of their ethnic heritage, or who, like Jesse Owens, competed and won, challenging Hitler’s “master race” dogma.