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Current special exhibitions

  • Kirche, Meissen, Ausformung und Staffierung 1765-70, Copyright Jagd- und Forstgesellschaft, Foto: J. Schöner
    Residenzschlossuntil 17.08.2015

    The Dutch Village

    For the first time in more than 250 years, Heinrich von Brühl’s pavilions and porcelain figurines are to be staged with contemporary variations as a “dessert de luxe” ...more

  • Willkomm der Hofkellerei Dresden, vermutlich Heinrich Volckert/Glashütte Dresden, um 1716/17, Copyright: Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Hans-Peter Klut
    Lipsiusbauuntil 21.06.2015

    Parts of a Unity

    The Museum of Decorative Arts lists more than 55,000 inventory numbers. The exhibition plays with the relationships between the whole and its constituent parts ...more

  • Horst Martin, Aufstieg zum Nevado del Tolima, Kolumbien, um 1940, Silbergelatinepapier, Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden, Copyright Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
    GRASSI Museumuntil 21.06.2015

    InsideViews

    Three ethnographical museums in Leipzig, Dresden and Herrnhut possess an elaborate collection of photographs from the end of the 19th century until the present ...more

  • Johann Heinrich Seyffert, Taschenuhr No. 93, Dresden 1807, Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto Lange Uhren GmbH
    Zwingeruntil 14.06.2015

    Simple and Perfect

    This exhibition, marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ferdinand Adolph Lange, casts light on the development of precision horology in Saxony ...more

  • Gerhard Richter im Albertinum vor den Gemälden Abstrakte Bilder (937/1-4) Copyright Gerhard Richter Archiv, SKD, Foto: Oliver Killig
    Albertinumuntil 27.09.2015

    Gerhard Richter

    Gerhard Richter is reinstalling the exhibition rooms that have been dedicated to him. At the centre of the new presentation is a series of four large-format 'Abstrakte Bilder (937/1-4)' ...more

  • Nach Hieronymus Bosch, Fantastische Figuren, vor 1570, Kupferstich, Copyright Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Dirk Gedlich
    Residenzschlossuntil 15.06.2015

    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

  • Illustrierter Brief von Franziska Bilek an Josef Hegenbarth,13. Oktober 1949 © Josef-Hegenbarth-Archiv, Kupferstich-Kabinett, SKD
    Josef-Hegenbarth-Archiveuntil 1.11.2015

    "Dear Professor..."

    The Josef-Hegenbarth-Archive keeps a very special treasure with the artist’s estate at the place of its creation ...more

  • Totengeld, Singapur, vor 1936, Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden, Copyright Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Wolfgang Scheppe
    Residenzschlossuntil 14.06.2015

    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 gods ...more

  • Sitzschemel in Vogelgestalt, Holz, bemalt Copyright Sammlung Holger Franke, Foto: Holger Franke
    Herrnhutuntil 23.08.2015

    Waurá – Indians at the Rio Xingú

    The so-called Waurá live at the upper waters of the Rio Xingú in Brazil. The exhibition at the Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut illustrates the current situation of the Indians ...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

  • Sitzschemel in Vogelgestalt, Holz, bemalt Copyright Sammlung Holger Franke, Foto: Holger Franke
    Herrnhutuntil 23.08.2015

    Waurá – Indians at the Rio Xingú

    The so-called Waurá live at the upper waters of the Rio Xingú in Brazil. The exhibition at the Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut illustrates the current situation of the Indians ...more