The bicycle exhibition showing in the Museum is the first of a series presenting everyday objects, the hidden heroes of our life. In these exhibitions we will be tracing the course of their development, examining cross-sections of technology and material, and aspects of practicality, functionality, and of course reviewing the place of these objects from cultural perspectives.
The bicycle exhibition at Design Museum Holon traces an object that is familiar to each and every one of us, an object that is used daily by millions of people all over the world. It is and has been the simplest and most efficient individual mode of transportation throughout history, whose characteristic structure has remained virtually unchanged on the one hand, while on the other it challenges the limits of innovative thinking in designers, inventors, cyclists, and industrialists all over the world. This exhibition presents four chapters in the life of the bicycle:
By means of two wheels, a chain, and a handlebar, we invite you to embark on a two-wheeled journey of design at its best.
Back to the exhibition page >>
ICM (Israel Cycling Manufacture), 1961 | photo: Mula Eshet