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Current special exhibitions

  • Willkomm der Hofkellerei Dresden, vermutlich Heinrich Volckert/Glashütte Dresden, um 1716/17, Copyright: Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Hans-Peter Klut

    Parts of a Unity

    The Dresden Museum of Decorative Arts lists more than 55,000 inventory numbers. The exhibition draws from the museum’s entire collection resources, the “unity”, and proceeds to show “parts” of it. ...more

  • Gerhard Richter im Albertinum vor den Gemälden Abstrakte Bilder (937/1-4) Copyright Gerhard Richter Archiv, SKD, Foto: Oliver Killig

    Gerhard Richter

    Gerhard Richter is reinstalling the exhibition rooms that have been dedicated to him. At the centre of the presentation is a series of four large-format 'Abstrakten Bildern (937/1-4)' that were created in the last year. ...more

  • Nach Hieronymus Bosch, Fantastische Figuren, vor 1570, Kupferstich, Copyright Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Dirk Gedlich

    Hieronymus Bosch. The Legacy

    This exhibition demonstrates how the work of the painter Hieronymus Bosch lived on in a multiplicity of ways in prints of the early modern period and even into the 18th century. ...more

  • Totengeld, Singapur, vor 1936, Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden, Copyright Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Wolfgang Scheppe

    Supermarket of the Dead

    One of the most ancient forms of Chinese spirituality proves to be a living tradition. Paper replicas of money and goods are ritually burned as offerings to win the favour of ancestors, gods and spirits ...more

  • Preview

    Our preview presents the upcoming special exhibitions in Dresden, Leipzig, Herrnhut and the rest of the world ...more

  • At other locations

    Our artworks are not only on view in Dresden, Leipzig and Herrnhut, but also in Germany and the rest of the world. Read more about the special exhibitions that are presented at other locations ...more