Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
23. Feb 2020 – 17. May 2020

Schloßbergmuseum
16. Feb 2020 – 1. Jun 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
14. Mar 2020 – 7. Jun 2020

Schloßbergmuseum
15. Mar 2020 – 24. May 2020

Öffentlicher Raum Stadt Chemnitz
28. Jun 2020 – 27. Sep 2020

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
30. May 2020 – 6. Sep 2020

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
2. Feb 2020 – 3. May 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
15. Feb 2020 – 25. Oct 2020

Museum Gunzenhauser
15. Feb 2020 – 21. Jun 2020

Schloßbergmuseum
6. Dec 2020 – 31. Jan 2021

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1. April 2020

Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz: 100 years as a municipal institution

Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881–1919), Büste der Knienden, 1912–1914, Steinguss, 50,5 x 46,7 x 28,5 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz , Foto: bpk/Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/PUNCTUM/Bertram Kober

Today, on 1 April 2020, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz as a municipal institution. Founded in 1920 – »in the morning light of the German Republic«, as Friedrich Schreiber-Weigand, the museum’s first director, put it in 1950 –, the Kunstsammlungen are not just the fruit of civic involvement on the part of the citizens of Chemnitz, but also a child of the Weimar Republic, with a democratic agenda that is ...

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25. March 2020

Informationen zur Unterstützung von Künstler:innen und Kreativen

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Künstler:innen, Kulturschaffende, Kulturbetriebe und die Kreativwirtschaft sind von den wirtschaftlichen Folgen der Corona-Pandemie ganz besonders betroffen. Hier einige wichtige Links zu Informationen darüber, wo aktuell Soforthilfe und Förderleistungen beantragt werden können.

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16. March 2020

Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz closed through 13 April 2020

The museums of the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz will be closed from 14 March through 13 April 2020.

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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.

Aktuelle Informationen:

Die Museen der Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz bleiben ab dem 14. März bis zunächst 13. April 2020 geschlossen.

Aus Sorge um die Gesundheit ihrer Besucher:innen und Mitarbeiter:innen und zur Eindämmung der Verbreitung des Corona-Virus SARS-CoV-2 schließen die Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz auf Grundlage der Allgemeinverfügung der Stadt Chemnitz vom 13. März 2020 alle zugehörigen Museen vom 14. März bis zunächst 13. April 2020:

  • Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
  • Museum Gunzenhauser
  • Schloßbergmuseum
  • Henry van de Velde Museum
  • Burg Rabenstein

Aus diesem Grund finden auch keinerlei museumspädagogische Programme und Veranstaltungen in den Museen der Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz statt.

Wir bitten um Ihr Verständnis und halten Sie über die weiteren Entwicklungen auf dem Laufenden.