Colorful Krakow nativity scenes have been on display in a Christmas exhibition in Leipzig since Wednesday. The special exhibition in the Old Town Hall was created in cooperation with the Muzeum Krakowa, as the city administration announced on Wednesd ..
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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 ..
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.
Willi Baumeister was an advocate of abstract painting and is one of the most important artists of the German post-war period. The Gunzenhauser Museum in Chemnitz is now dedicating an extensive exhibition to him.
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 ..
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 ..
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.
The Swiss Abegg Foundation is internationally renowned in the field of textile research. It has restored the former glory of a Renaissance princely robe to the unique Dresden collection.
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.
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 ..
The Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD) is well on the way to returning to its former format in terms of resonance and profitability.
Despite returns and purchases in the past, Saxony's art collections are still missing thousands of works from their holdings. Now three paintings have reappeared.
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 ..
From 2024, the permanent exhibitions of Leipzig's municipal museums are to be free of charge. The possibility of increasing prices for special exhibitions remains.
The Dresden Residence Palace houses the historical collections of the Kunstkammer Gegenwart, a new institution for contemporary art.
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.
A patron of the arts gives his art collection to Saxony. The Free State invests millions in an appropriate domicile - and turns a listed Dresden building from the Baroque period into a modern temple of art.
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 ..
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.
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 ..
Dresden's Green Vault preserves unique treasures once made by masters of the art of treasure. However, some of the items listed in inventories are missing - and now there is a replacement for one of the showpieces.
Once upon a time in the proud land of Saxony, where Fortress Königstein and Sachsenlotto, two pillars of Saxon heritage, formed a magical alliance. At the heart of this alliance was Hendrik Duryn, the famous actor better known as "The Teacher." Duryn, not only an artistic talent but also a loyal son ..
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 ..