Open daily, the free exhibition is located in the Andrews Gallery and includes 123 photographs and illustrations and tells the story of Titanic Belfast from its inception and design to the structure being installed and built in the iconic building that is instantly known today by millions of people. around the world.
The human element of Titanic Belfast also comes to life in the exhibition with photos of the people who created it, including the architect, the late Eric Kuhne, who can be seen sketching and sketching hand ideas for the design in his office for the builders who laid the foundation and built it from scratch.
The People Who Built Titanic Belfast is dedicated to the workers of Belfast, past and present, who helped create both the RMS Titanic and Titanic Belfast, the permanent abode of her memory.
As part of the milestone celebrations, Titanic Belfast is hosting a birthday party with an exciting program of activities from Thursday 31st March to Sunday 3rd April. makeup and a candlelight display on Titanic Slipways.
There will also be a series of Titanic Talks covering a variety of topics ranging from the architectural design of Titanic Belfast’s spectacular building to real-life stories of Titanic’s descendants.
Kerrie Sweeney, CEO of Maritime Belfast Trust, said: “To mark the 10th anniversary of Titanic Belfast, we invite people to join in the celebrations with a Titanic Birthday Bash. We have also launched The People Who Built Titanic Belfast, a free exhibition which gives visitors the chance to take a walk down memory lane to learn more about its creation and the lasting impact it had for Northern Ireland, and even for the world.
John Doherty, Creative Director of Titanic Belfast Group and curator of the photography exhibition, added: “Titanic Belfast is more than a building. It is a world famous tourist attraction which was built by the people of Belfast and Northern Ireland. We’ve spent the last few months scouring the archives to curate this unique photographic exhibition, which not only celebrates a decade of Titanic Belfast, but also the many hands that built it. Visitors will have the chance to see never-before-seen photographs, including the faces of the people who built Titanic Belfast and helped give us the legacy of this building that will be celebrated forever.
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