Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
15. May 2021 – 29. Aug 2021

Museum Gunzenhauser
21. Mar 2021 – 20. Jun 2021

Museum Gunzenhauser
15. Nov 2020 – 25. Apr 2021

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
24. Jul 2021 – 17. Oct 2021

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
5. Dec 2020 – 13. Jun 2021

Schloßbergmuseum
27. Feb 2021 – 27. Jun 2021

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
28. Mar 2021 – 27. Jun 2021

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
3. Apr 2021 – 2. May 2021

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
Presentation of the Collection

Schloßbergmuseum
22. Aug 2021 – 21. Nov 2021

Whatʼs on

2. March 2021

Call for papers bis 30.4.2021!

Gerhard Altenbourg, Berggänge, 1964, Chinesische Tusche, Bleistift, Rötel, Kreide auf Bütten, 50 x 65 cm, Stiftung Gunzenhauser Chemnitz, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz – Museum Gunzenhauser/László Tóth, Chemnitz © © VG BIld-Kunst, Bonn 2021

Die Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz veranstalten vom 9. bis 10. September 2021 anlässlich der Ausstellung »Nähe und Distanz. Carlfriedrich Claus (1930–1998) und Gerhard Altenbourg (1926–1989) im Dialog« eine wissenschaftliche Tagung, die sich der künstlerischenUmbruchssituation um das Jahr 1961 widmet.

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26. February 2021

NEU: 3D-Rundgänge

Olaf Nicolai, Yeux de Paon, Ausstellungsansicht, 2020, Foto: Frank Krüger

This weekend, »Olaf Nicolai. Yeux de Paon«, the second unseen exhibition that was to open last November, also comes to an end. With two 3D tours of the exhibitions »Olaf Nicolai. Yeux de Paon« and »Examination of a case. Pop and Politics in Contemporary Textile Arts«, we now offer the opportunity to get an impression of what could have been seen had one been able to enter the museum by means of a digital walk ...

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13. January 2021

Der Blog zur Ausstellung »Musterung. Pop und Politik in der zeitgenössischen Textilkunst« ist online.

Roland Stratmann, Dead Game Clothing – Hare, 2017, Holz, Draht, Textilien, 103 x 47 x 36 cm, courtesy: the artist, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/Roland Stratmann

In den Pandemiejahren 2020/2021 haben viele kulturelle Projekte und Veranstaltungen keine oder eine neue Öffentlichkeit gefunden. In diesem Blog möchten wir die Ausstellung »Musterung. Pop und Politik in der zeitgenössischen Textilkunst« vorstellen, die wegen des zweiten Lockdowns nicht besucht werden kann.

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Events

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  • Wednesday, 3. March 2021
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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: tram no. 1 to the final stop Schönau, change there to bus no. 42 (direction Rabenstein) to the Weigandstraße stop, then walk approx. 10 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
    A visit to Rabenstein Castle is only possible with a booked guided tour until 31 October 2020. A maximum of nine people can take part in a guided tour. You can book special tours under +49 (0)371 488 7001 or info.kunstsammlungen@stadt-chemnitz.de.
    Price: € 60; reduced rate € 35 per tour booked

  • 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 (up to 31.12.2020), 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.