8/12/2018 – 17/03/2019
The expressive style of Edvard Munch is known throughout the world. He explores existential topics with drama and passion: death, fear and illness, love and sexuality – representing the things that occupy his inner world with virtuoso aplomb. The Haus der Graphischen Sammlung is showing a selection of his print graphic works: images in which he peers into the abyss of the modern soul with an artist’s eye.
09/10/2018 – 24/03/2019
Three films that deal with the uncanny, the ghostly and the creepy in different ways: entitled uncanny encounters, the Museum für Neue Kunst is screening a number of perplexing and provocative art films that reacquaint us with scariness.
8/12/2018 – 17/3/2019
27/10/2018 - 24/03/2019
The occult experiences something of a boom during times of crisis and is thus present in all media at the moment. For what appears inexplicable tends to fascinate and unnerve us in equal measure. The Museum für Neue Kunst is also taking a look at the topic. However, were the ghosts that need to be caught actually created by artists? Or are they figments of our imagination? Reality starts out in our brains. A figurine is transformed into a mystical being through our imagination. What was a broom a minute ago can suddenly turn into a creepy, ghostly object. This show plays on expectations, but also our secret fears and nebulous intuitions. Although we cannot see it, is there nevertheless something there we can only feel? How do we go about proving what we perceive?
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.
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.