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Current special exhibitions

  • Margarete Wendt, Beerenkindern, 1913; die Figur im Hintergrund stammt aus dem aktuellen Sortiment von Wendt & Kühn. © Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst, Staatlische Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Michael Schmidt
    Jägerhofuntil 15.11.2015

    100 years Wendt & Kühn

    To celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary the exhibition shows all the key works from the student years, as well as central works from the early years of the company founder ...more

  • 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

  • Die falsche Blume, Blume „Sebnitzer Flussteufel“, Copyright: Hermann August Weizenegger, 2015
    Schloss Pillnitzuntil 13.09.2015

    The False Flower

    This show by the well-known Berlin product designer is an act of homage to Saxony’s earlier artificial flower tradition ...more

  • Willkomm der Hofkellerei Dresden, vermutlich Heinrich Volckert/Glashütte Dresden, um 1716/17, Copyright: Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Hans-Peter Klut
    Lipsiusbauuntil 16.08.2015

    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

  • 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

  • Frauenbluse (huipil), Baumwolle, Guatemala, Slg. Hans-Jörk Wietfeldt, ca 1970, GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, Copyright Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Bernd Cramer
    GRASSI Museumuntil 13.09.2015

    Woven Time

    A selection of huipiles, other textiles and photographs from Guatemala opening up new perspectives of the societal role of clothing in the Guatemalan Mayan's life from 1900 ...more

  • Torgauuntil 31.10.2015

    Luther and the Princes

    Schloss Hartenfels in Torgau ist the largest fully perserved Renaissance palace in Germany. In authentic historical settings unique art works bring the age of Reformation back to life ...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

  • Matthes Gebel. Johann Friedrich von Sachsen, Silber, 1551, Copyright Münzkabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Kathleen Dittrich
    Residenzschlossuntil 17.01.2016

    Competition in Ore

    The medium medal was still relatively young in Renaissance and rapidly developed into one of the important artistic genres next to painting, printing and sculpture ...more


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


    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