Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
25. Jul 2020 – 25. Oct 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
19. May 2020 – 2. Aug 2020

Schloßbergmuseum
16. Feb 2020 – 30. Aug 2020

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
2. Feb 2020 – 5. Jul 2020

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
23. Feb 2020 – 21. Jun 2020

Schloßbergmuseum
19. May 2020 – 4. Oct 2020

Öffentlicher Raum Stadt Chemnitz
16. Aug 2020 – 18. Oct 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
Presentation of the Collection

Museum Gunzenhauser
15. Feb 2020 – 25. Oct 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
15. Feb 2020 – 23. Aug 2020

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20. May 2020

Ab 24. Mai wieder Führungen und Familienangebote in den Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

Kinder- und Jugendgalerie, Ausstellung »Blickwinkel«, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/Archiv

Am Sonntag, 24. Mai 2020, findet eine öffentliche Führung mit dem Schwerpunkt: Klassische Moderne in den Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz um 14:30 Uhr statt.

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15. May 2020

Wiedereröffnung Museum Gunzenhauser und Schloßbergmuseum ab dem 19. Mai 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/PUNCTUM/Bertram Kober

Die Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz öffnen das Museum Gunzenhauser am Falkeplatz und das Schloßbergmuseum wieder ab dem 19. Mai 2020 für ihre Besucher:innen. Das Henry van de Velde Museum und die Burg Rabenstein bleiben bis auf weiteres geschlossen.

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14. May 2020

Neue Videos: Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt spricht über die Ausstellung »Karl Schmidt-Rottluff«

Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, Kuratorin der Sammlung Malerei und Plastik der Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz, gibt eine Einführung zur Ausstellung »Karl Schmidt-Rottluff«. In kurzen Videos stellt Beate Düber, freie Mitarbeiterin Bildung und Vermittlung, einzelne Werke der Ausstellung vor.

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The Institutions of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz house one of the largest and most important communal art collections in Germany. The institution developed out of various civic groups, such as the art association Kunsthütte zu Chemnitz, founded in 1860. In 1909 these were gathered under the roof of the King Albert Museum, and as of 1920 were administered as a municipal museum. Today, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz comprise a complex of different museums and institutions: the Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz, with the Carlfriedrich Claus Archive, the Museum Gunzenhauser, the Schloßbergmuseum, with Rabenstein Castle, and the Henry van de Velde Museum.

The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz have gained high regional, national, and international renown thanks to their much-respected exhibition activities, with a particular emphasis on international modernism, their important theme-related as well as solo presentations, and also because of important work groups in their holdings. In addition to the great respect garnered by the exhibition projects, the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz have also received numerous awards for their special efforts in the field of museum education, for example with the Konrad the Art Bus project for schools. Among those awards are an inclusion in the Blue Book of nationally significant cultural institutions in 2001 and a membership in the Conference of National Cultural Institutions, the 2003 foundation award for the »best concept for lively museums and modern cultural institutions« presented by the Stiftung Lebendige Stadt Hamburg, or the 2010 Museum of the Year award by the German Section of the International Critics Association.

Visitors’ Information

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
Carlfriedrich Claus Archive
Theaterplatz 1, Chemnitz
Getting there from Chemnitz Main Station: approx. 5 minutes walk

Museum Gunzenhauser
Stollberger Straße 2, Chemnitz
Getting there from Chemnitz Main Station: tram no. 4 (direction Hutholz) to the Falkeplatz/Museum Gunzenhauser stop

Schloßbergmuseum
Schloßberg 12, Chemnitz
Getting there from Chemnitz Main Station: bus no. 23 (direction Heinersdorf) to the Nordstraße stop, then walk approx. 500 meters along Müllerstraße and turn right up the Schloßberg hill

Henry van de Velde Museum
Parkstraße 58, Chemnitz
Getting there from Chemnitz Main Station: tram no. 4 (direction Hutholz) to the Haydnstraße stop, then walk approx. 7 minutes

Burg Rabenstein
Oberfrohnaer Straße 149, Chemnitz
Getting there from Chemnitz Main Station: bus no. 23 to the final stop Rottluff, change there to bus no. 38 (direction Am Flughafen/Bernsdorf) to the Riedstraße stop, then walk approx. 5 minutes

  • Opening Hours

    Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    Museum Gunzenhauser
    Schloßbergmuseum

    Tu, Th–Su, holidays 11–18 h
    We 14–21 h
    24.12. & 31.12. closed

    Henry van de Velde Museum
    Th–Su 10–18 h
    24.12. & 31.12. closed

    Carlfriedrich Claus Archive
    Tu, We 10–12 h & 13–18 h
    on appointment

    Burg Rabenstein
    1.5. to 31.10. open
    Tu–Su 10–17 h

  • Admission

    Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
    Museum Gunzenhauser

    General admission 8 Euros, reduced admission 5 Euros

    Schloßbergmuseum
    General admission 6 Euros, reduced admission 4 Euros

    Henry van de Velde Museum
    General admission 5 Euros, reduced admission 3 Euros

    Burg Rabenstein
    General admission 3 Euros, reduced admission 2 Euros

    On the first Friday of every month, admission to the museums of the City of Chemnitz is free of charge.
    For children and adolescents through age 17, as well as for students of the Technical University Chemnitz, holders of Chemnitzpass, and chaperones to severely handicapped persons, admission is always free.

  • Guided Tours

    All public guided tours are free of charge – you need only pay admission to the museum.

    Groups consisting of ten or more people must pre-book special guided tours, as it is not possible for them to join the public guided tours due to the restricted number of people permitted on such tours (max. 25).

    You can book special guided tours under +49 (0)371 488 4501 or
    info.kunstsammlungen@stadt-chemnitz.de.
    Price: € 60; reduced rate € 35 per tour booked

  • Accessibility

    For information, please go to Inclusion and Barrier-free Accessibility.