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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 26.02.2017

    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

  • Günter Schwoboda, Reisezeit, Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst, Copyright: SKD
    Jägerhofbis 16.10.2016

    Galerie (ur)alter Meister

    Wer sagt, dass Kreative immer jung sein müssen? Die Ausstellung lenkt das Augenmerk auf sechs wahre Altmeister der Volkskunst ...more

  • Leipziguntil 16.10.2016

    GRASSI invites #2

    Being in between: Together with actors and artists, the exhibition presents a kaleidoscope of experiences between here and there, different values, languages and times ...more

  • Erst Ferdinand Oehme, Dresden 1797–1855, Villa d’Este in Tivoli, 1833. Öl auf Leinwand, 57 x 85,5, Galerie Neue Meister, Copyright: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Foto: Hoffmann
    Bad Muskauuntil 21.08.2016

    Italian Landscape of the Romantic Era

    Tivoli and the Roman Campagna, Capri and the Bay of Naples: “il bel paese” – the “beautiful country” as seen by writers and artists, is at the focus of this exhibition ...more

  • Emmanuel Frémiet (1824-1910), Gorille enlevant une femme (Gorilla, eine Frau raubend), 1887,  Skulpturensammlung, Copyright: SKD
    Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbauuntil 07.08.2016

    Surveying the Non-Human

    This exhibition deals with the relationship between scientific attempts to trace back the races and common racist notions ...more

  • RESIDENZSCHLOSSuntil 12.09.2016

    World views on paper

    The Nova Reperta is an extraordinary series of engravings by the Flemish artist Jan van der Straet. In these works he represents 19 inventions of the early modern period ...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