“Traveling exhibition in January 2011 makes history on-site experience to the 750th anniversary of the birth of associations the regional direction of Chemnitz presents the exhibition on broad shoulders 750 years associations in their rooms”. It vividly shows the changeful history of the oldest social security system in the world. With this exhibition we want to make accessible an important chapter of German history of the public in Saxony”, so Thorsten Zofeld, Director of the Regional Directorate of Chemnitz which for the free State. The exhibition consists of 17 large-size panels with images and documents on the history of the associations, which divided trace the development of associations in eight periods of the medieval fraternity to a modern service company. The exhibition is part of the scarce scientific anniversary activities and for three weeks to see in Chemnitz. “The associations celebrates its 750th anniversary with a series of activities: with festivals, a festive divine service at the place of birth” in Goslar, with the stamp of the Deutsche Post, the special exhibition in the German Mining Museum Bochum as well as numerous publications on the history of the associations and social security. “Traveling exhibition on the broad shoulders of 750 years associations” by the 11 February: where? In hunting schanke str. 50, of associations Regional Directorate for Chemnitz, 09117 Chemnitz. Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday 8 to 15:30, Thursdays from 8 to 17 o’clock and Friday from 8 to 14 h. The admission is free. Learn more about 750 years associations under