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Due to maintenance the Royal Palace and the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon are temporarily closed from January 19.

  • Mark Dion, Die Akademie der Dinge | The Academy of Things. New Curiosities for the Green Vault, Blood Coral, Courtesy Galerie Nagel/Draxler Berlin © Mark Dion, 2014. Foto: Robert Vanis

    Ending January 25: Mark Dion. The Academy of Things

    For his biggest personal show in Germany, Mark Dion has drawn his inspiration from things hidden away in the collections of the Dresden Art Academy. The broad oeuvre ranges from drawings, videos, photographic essays and installations to full‐blown expeditions. The artistic experiments at the Octagon, the Green Vault and the Albertinum are designed to test new lines of access for handling exhibits in the future. ...more

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    The world’s richest resource of Japanese stencils at the Japanese Palais

    For 125 years a treasure trove of Japanese craftsmanship has been laying undisturbed in the storage depot of the Kunstgewerbemuseum: 92 cases containing more than 15,000 katagami dye stencils for textile printing. A selection of these hand-made, mulberry-tree bark paper sheets, are to be shown to the public with the exhibition "Logical Rain". ...more

Visit the GRASSI at the Ethnographical Museum in Leipzig

How do ethnologists look at objects? The exhibition "Objects of Knowledge. Reflections on Anthropological Ways of Seeing" shows ethnographic objects from around the world in unusual constellations ...more

Subject of the gallery exhibition "Tracking Traces" is the examination of six masks from New Ireland and the curatorial and conservational analysis of two examples ...more

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    Selected masterpieces of the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister on tour

    With the beginning of the renovations of the Semper Building in 2013 the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Picture Gallery) has about 400 of the former 700 paintings on display. 99 paintings of the collection's rich stock were now chosen to be presented in a touring exhibition with stops in Munich, Groningen and Vienna. ...more

  • Visit our museums on 360° panoramic tours

    Whether sitting at the home computer or travelling with a tablet, art lovers around the world can discover the fascinating range of our artistic treasures updated to a high technological level: from Renaissance paintings to contemporary art, from delicate porcelain, magnificent armour, sculptures, precious objects made of gold and gems to instruments used in mathematics and physics. ...more

Experience ART - 365 days a YEAR!

Our annual ticket allows free entry into all our museums (except Historisches Grünes Gewölbe) in Dresden, Leipzig and Herrnhut ...more

Buy your ticket and catalogue for our upcoming special exhibition "Dahl and Friedrich. Romantic Landscapes" (February 6 to May 3, 2015) already today ...more