Surround yourself with the monumental portraits of the children who harvest the cocoa for the chocolate you like. Let them tell their story while watching them in the eyes. Discover how we are tempted by advertising for a product with a bitter taste: child labor in West Africa is still increasing.
Bitter Chocolate Stories is an exhibition that stimulates all senses. Do not just fly over the cocoa plantations in West Africa but also touch real cocoa beans. Faced with the hard reality of the children working on the plantations. And watch the dreams they have portrayed in their drawings.
Visit this exhibition and discover what you can do to stop child labor.
October 13 - November 22, 2017
Monday - Sunday 10 am - 6 pm
Register open till - 5.15 pm
Adults € 10
Adults + wrapper € 7.50*
Students € 5
Museum card € 5
Children (up and until 16 years) € 2.50
Groups (10 and more) € 7.50
For each ticket sold, € 2.50 will be donated to GRADE-FRB’s shelter in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), where the children portrayed in this exhibition live. The shelter provides a number of services to victims of child labour and other forms of abuse, including counselling and training. By visiting the exhibition, you are contributing to a brighter future for these children.
* The wrapper is the Tony's Chocolonely wrapper that contain photographs of the children used in the exposition. On showing this wrapper, you will receive a 25% discount. The discount will not be given without showing this particular wrapper.