30th November 2019 to 19th April 2020
Hans Baldung Grien (1484/85–1545) was one of the most outstanding artists of the Renaissance. The high altarpiece of Freiburg Minster is among his main works; the Augustinermuseum houses further important works. The originals will be going on tour in the major regional exhibition “Hans Baldung Grien. Sacred | Profane”: from 30th November to 8th March they can be seen in the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, whilst the Augustinermuseum will be allowing us a glance behind the scenes with a cabinet exhibition that reveals the secrets of the pictures.
14/12/2019 – 04/10/2020
Whether it’s when constructing roads or houses, or renovating existing buildings: fragmentary traces of the past are unearthed wherever digging takes place or walls are encroached upon. For around 200 years, these traces have been professionally examined, safeguarded and analysed. The exhibition in the Museum für Stadtgeschichte reveals the state-of-the art techniques that archaeologists use today and the methods deployed in earlier times.
24/10/2019 – 29/11/2020
For 200 years, Roman legionaries shaped life on the Upper Rhine. Their main task was to safeguard the borders of the Empire. Yet what did the soldiers do in times when there was no war? The young men came from all parts of the Roman Empire that extended in its heyday from Egypt to Britain. With their diverse skills and expertise they brought innovations in technology, education and religion, whose influence has persisted up the present day.
23/11/2019 – 04/10/2020
History holds many puzzles. What do we actually know about Freiburg’s past? Who founded the city and who lived here? What kind of jobs did they have? And what did they do in their free time? Were the famous Bächle always a popular place for children to play? Or what were they originally used for?
28/09/2019 – 15/03/2020
Nudes en plein air, a rugged mountain world, portraits of friends or literary characters, such as Dostoevsky’s famous Raskolnikov: in his all-too brief life, Hermann Scherer (1893–1927) accomplished a great deal and created an impressive oeuvre. Today, the Baden native is considered one of the most important expressionists in Switzerland.
28th November 2020 to 11th April 2021
Crowning achievements of art and milestones of the early sciences: the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Blaise developed into an internationally renowned place of research during its almost thousand year history and built up a superb art collection.
4th April to 6th September 2020
The Museum für Neue Kunst is celebrating a rediscovery: Priska von Martin (1912 - 1982), sculptress and illustrator, left an extensive and extremely modern oeuvre.
21st March to 27th September
These days we are all photographers – with our mobile phone cameras always at the ready. But what was it like in the 19th century? When Gottlieb Theodor Hase (1818 –1888) started working with a camera, the medium was still new and not everyone was impressed with this technical achievement. Nevertheless Hase managed to establish himself as the first professional photographer in Freiburg. Originally from Erfurt, he even managed to become Baden’s official court photographer.
09/03/2019 - 28/04/2019
The public's fluffy favourites are back again: for seven weeks they can be observed as they emerge in the hatchery and then join the other chicks in the enclosure. Interesting facts about eggs and hens together with general information about poultry farming supplement the show. The symbolic significance of eggs is showcased by means of exciting exhibits and stories in the ethnological collection.
28/05/2020 – 11/04/2021
People settled in the region even before the town was founded. The Archäologisches Museum Colombischlössle is dedicated to their stories and the relationship of the city to its surrounding regions.