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The sun shines on the Panorama Museum, which is to be renovated ahead of the 500th anniversary of the Peasants' Wars in 2025. / Photo: Michael Reichel/dpa

Panorama Museum Bad Frankenhausen before partial renovation

The Panorama Museum Bad Frankenhausen with its oversized painting of the Peasants' War by Leipzig painter Werner Tübke is to be partially renovated. Work on the outer concrete wall of the circular building, which opened in 1989, is to begin next year, as a spokeswoman for the Thuringian Ministry of ..

Saxony's Minister of Culture Barbara Klepsch speaks during a press conference / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa/Archivbild

Saxon Museum Prize 2023 goes to Dippoldiswalde

The Saxon Museum Prize 2023, endowed with 20,000 euros, goes to Dippoldiswalde (Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains district). The award was presented to the Lohgerber Museum & Gallery in Dresden on Monday, as announced by the Ministry of Culture.

Saxony's Minister of Culture Barbara Klepsch (CDU) / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa/Archivbild

Renaming works: Klepsch defends artistic freedom

In the discussion about the renaming of works of art at the Dresden State Art Collections (SKD), Culture Minister Barbara Klepsch has defended artistic freedom. "We do not interfere politically with the freedom of art," emphasized the CDU politician in the state parliament on Thursday. It is therefo ..

"Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz" is written on the entrance door to the museum on Theaterplatz in Chemnitz / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

New museum director wants to tighten the network in the surrounding area

The future head of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Florence Thurmes, wants to strengthen democratic work and tighten networks in the surrounding area. Her aim is to break down barriers to the museum and appeal to younger generations, said the 42-year-old in Chemnitz on Monday. In terms of a democratic ..

Evening view of the illuminated Semper Opera House on Theaterplatz / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Archivbild

Minister Klepsch optimistic: Culture on the upswing

Thanks to financial support, Saxony's culture has come through the Corona pandemic well, despite severe restrictions and losses. Museums and theaters, festivals and events are in demand - and the response is sometimes surprising.

View of the facades of residential buildings. / Photo: Nicolas Armer/dpa/iconic image

Living in the museum: exhibition shows archaeology of living

From the well to the bathtub, from the storage pit to the refrigerator: How people live has changed over time. A new exhibition in Chemnitz is therefore dedicated to the home as an important place to live. Exhibits from prominent previous owners are also on display.

Florence Thurmes stands in front of the building of the Chemnitz Art Collections / Photo: Marie-Sophie Roß/Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/dpa

Art Collections Chemnitz get new general director

Art historian Florence Thurmes will be the new general director of the Chemnitz Art Collections. According to city hall, the 42-year-old was elected by the city council on Wednesday and, as things stand, will take up her new post at the beginning of 2024. She has been head of Dortmund's municipal mu ..

Orhan Pamuk, Turkish winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa

The Consolation of Things - Art by Orhan Pamuk in Dresden

Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk is spending half a year as a guest artist among Dresden's Old Masters. For the exhibition "The Consolation of Things," he has recreated 41 of the 78 so-called cabinets of his famous Istanbul "Museum of Innocence" and created entirely new ones in occupation with holding ..

The former Chemnitzer Verkehrs-AG (CVAG) depot on Zwickauer Strasse in the Kappel district / Photo: Sebastian Willnow/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Archivbild

To nap in concert: hammocks on garage campus

Jacket or pajamas, evening dress or nightgown? This is the question facing concertgoers in Chemnitz this weekend. The future garage campus of the European Capital of Culture 2025 is hosting a sleep concert.

Hetty Berg (l-r), director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, stands before the opening of the exhibition "Another Country. Jewish in the GDR" at the Jewish Museum next to the curators of the exhibition Theresia Ziehe, Tamar Lewinsky and Martina Lüdicke. / Photo: Sebastian Christoph Gollnow/dpa

Jewish Museum Berlin shows GDR as "Another Country

Life in the eight Jewish communities of the GDR is the focus of the exhibition "Another Country. Jewish in the GDR" at the Jewish Museum Berlin. Starting Friday and running through Jan. 14, the exhibition will feature personal objects from contemporary witnesses and their descendants about Jewish ex ..

Part of the German Space Exhibition is dedicated to the first German cosmonaut Sigmund Jähn / Photo: Bodo Schackow/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Archivbild

Space exhibition in Vogtland gets extension building

Sigmund Jähn, the first German in space, came from the Vogtland region. In his homeland, an exhibition on space travel attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year. Now the museum is being expanded at a cost of millions.

Daniel Marzona, son of art collector and benefactor Egidio Marzona, stands in front of the blockhouse in Dresden. / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Dresden blockhouse converted for Archive of the Avant-Garde

After almost four years of construction, the baroque Dresden Blockhaus has been completely renovated and converted into the home of a private art archive. It will be ceremoniously handed over to the Dresden State Art Collections on September 7, becoming the "Archive of the Avant-Garde - Egidio Marzo ..

The Chemnitz Industrial Museum / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/zb/dpa/Archivbild

Creative economy presents itself with work show in Chemnitz

From furniture to jewelry and fashion to toys, Saxony's creative scene is demonstrating its diversity with a new show of works at the Chemnitz Industrial Museum. On display are works by 130 cultural and artistic creators, the museum and the state association of cultural and creative industries annou ..