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  • Egidio Marzona gives Dresden his archive of avant-garde works

    One of the most internationally well-known collectors of contemporary art, Egidio Marzona, has donated his archive of 20th-century avant-garde works to Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. With one and a half million items, it is the world's largest archive of avant-garde items from that time ...more

  • Starting 5 July at the Albertinum: Tino Sehgal's "These Associations"

    Tino Sehgal's works only come to light through the presence of the viewer, as they always require an encounter; a social interaction. This function is taken on by performers. Seghal’s performers shape the space through discussion, song or movement, drawing visitors into the work and making them part of it. Thus the artwork is constituted in the immediate moment of participation ...more

New exhibitions at the Albertinum

By means of works from the private collection of the Weigang family the exhibition "The Rudolf Weigang collection in Dresden" currently presents a documentation about provenance research at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden ...more

A large part of the Gercken collection will be given to a foundation that is based at the SKD. On this occasion the exhibition "Sehgründe" presents a selection of artworks, including works by Georg Baselitz, Carsten Nicolai and Frank Nitsche ...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

  • Initiative für ein weltoffenes Dresden

    Initiative für ein weltoffenes Dresden

    The Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden are part of the "Initiative weltoffenes Dresden (#WOD)", an alliance between the cultural institutions of Dresden. Together we have been holding special events in order to send out a clear signal advocating an open society, in favour of tolerance and solidarity and against scare-mongering and populism ...more

A trip to the home and studio of Josef Hegenbarth in Dresden-Loschwitz

Artist Josef Hegenbarth lived in Dresden close to the river Elbe and created thousands of drawings and illustrations of the major works of world literature ...more

The exhibition "Network Hegenbarth" presents main works from Josef Hegenbarth's foundation, e.g. by Albert Wigand, Hans Körnig and Helmut Schmidt-Kirstein ...more