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Current special exhibitions

  • Freiherr von Münchhausen und seine Gefährten Johann und Berthold, Handstockpuppen von Matthias Hänsel. Puppentheater Dresden, 2009. Schenkung Theater Junge Generation, Copyright: SKD, Foto: Frank Höhler
    Jägerhofuntil 23.04.2017

    Bücherhelden auf der Puppenbühne

    The exhibition covers a wide area with many figures from popular books. The hero of the play can be “tailored” to its role model, as is possible only in puppet theatre ...more

  • Leipziguntil 05.03.2017

    Grassi invites #3: Masken!

    In the series Grassi invites #3: Masken! the GRASSI Museum of Ethnology invites theater producers to reactivate and re-examine the many masks of the museum ...more

  • Japanisches Palaisuntil 31.10.2017

    Prolog # 1-10

    Prolog in the Japanisches Palais: Stories and secrets of people, things and places from all over the world. 10 stations, 10 perspectives, 10 months ...more

  • Marienallee 12until 03.02.2017

    Schaudepot # 8

    The exhibition is the eighth in the series of “Display Storeroom” (Schaudepot) exhibitions since 2007. Visitors are given access to rooms that are not normally open to the public ...more

  • Herrnhutuntil 26.02.2017

    Jewelry and Sculpture from Africa

    Masks and sculptures from West and Central Africa, glass-bead figures from South Africa and handicraft products from several regions of Africa are on display ...more

  • Jägerhofuntil 29.01.2017

    Christmas in the Jägerhof

    A visit to the seasonally decorated Jägerhof is sure to be included in the run-up to Christmas. This year's accompanying exhibition takes a look at a familiar tradition: Christmas Eve ...more


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