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Current special exhibitions

  • Video by Gunter Deller "Contact High"

    Curvature of Events

    “Curvature of Events” is an interpretation and analysis of European art history based on few selected pieces from thousands that have been attracting curators for many years. ...more

  • Katagami Nr. 55, Färbeschablone, 19. Jh (vor 1889) © Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    Logical Rain

    A treasure trove of Japanese craftsmanship has been rediscovered. For 125 years it layed undisturbed in the storage depot of the Kunstgewerbemuseum at Schloss Pillnitz. ...more

  • Deckelvase bemalt von Löwenfinck

    Fantastical Worlds

    To mark 300 years since the birth of Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck this exhibition will be presenting the complete works of this important ceramics painter of the nineteenth century. ...more

  • Maske, Neuirland © GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Christoph Sandig

    Tracking Traces

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

  • Weihnachten im Jägerhof

    In der Adventszeit präsentiert sich das Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst in vorweihnachtlichem Glanz. Dutzende Christbäume zeigen ihren ebenso originellen wie originalen Schmuck aus alter und aus neuer Zeit. ...more

  • William Forsythe, Installationsbild © Julian Gabriel Richter, 2014

    William Forsythe. Black Flags

    Choreographer and artist William Forsythe has installed two industrial robots inside the Lipsiusbau, both waving enormous black flags. Forsythe has programmed their movements as a counterpoint for two dancers ...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