26/03/2019 – 27/09/2019
Wildlife in the Centre of Conflict broaches the issue that the politics in the Middle East conflict is failing, but creates an unexpectedly 'positive' dimension for the local wildlife. Discussions about diverging artistic positions, like those in East Coast West Coast or the fight against stereotypical images in Mass of Images however, fail entirely.
Museum für Neue Kunst
For a new edition of the series Freundschaftsspiel | Friendly Game, diverse works ranging from classical modernism to the present day will engage in a dialogue with one another. Two collections supply the players: Martin Kippenberger, Isa Genzken or Mark Dion – from the heart of the Black Forest, the Grässlin family provides contemporary art of international standing. The Museum für Neue Kunst has positioned its own squad ranging from Max Pechstein to Amelie von Wulffen via Günter Fruhtrunk.
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.
4 May - 1 September 2019
Local scenes during the 19th century by Johann Martin Morat. Johann Martin Morat captured impressions of his Baden homeland in delicate yet radiantly clear colours: He travelled between the Black Forest, Breisgau and Markgräflerland via the Upper Rhine area but also visited the regions of Lake Constance and the bordering areas of Switzerland.
June 8th until February 2nd 2020
Sunshine, palm-fringed beaches and azure-blue sea: the travel reports of famous explorers and the portraits of artists still convey the image of the South Sea as a paradise on earth. The reality, however, is different: the people are experiencing the ripple effects of colonialism as well as the consequences of global climate change. With objects from its ethnological and natural science collection, the Museum Natur und Mensch is presenting a complex portrait of the region, its inhabitants and its history.