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Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

The Breakfast Show // General // By Mark // Oct. 29, 2020

Geneva’s influence around the world stretches back hundreds of years. A new exhibition called ‘Calvin in America’ at the Reformation Geneva shows how the reformers strong opinion travelled to the new world on the Mayflower and later formed a major part of American culture. With items borrowed from US museums and libraries, a fully immersive virtual reality tour of the Mayflower and examples of famous films– the exhibition highlights how Calvin lives on in America. Hanna Woodhead from the Reformation Museum in Geneva spoke to Mark Butcher who asked, why is Calvin and his philosophy so important in the United States – to this day?

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