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10. May 2021

Live stream: Inauguration Arthur Weiner Square and opening Tu BiShvat – Festival of Trees

On Saturday, 5/15/21, 7:30 p.m., the square at the gable end of the Chemnitz Art Collections will be dedicated as Arthur Weiner Square in memory of Arthur Weiner, a Jewish Chemnitz lawyer and notary Arthur Weiner, by Mayor Sven Schulze and Board Chair Dr. Ruth Röcher. Weiner was not only a respected member of Chemnitz society, an art collector and active in the Israelite community, but he was insidiously kidnapped, mistreated and murdered by the ...

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4. May 2021

Online Lecture by Prof. Dr. Robert Fleck: Pierre Soulages as a Contemporary Artist

Pierre Soulages, Soulages-Peinture 102 × 165 cm 19 novembre 1990, 1990, Neue Galerie, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel , Foto: Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021

With his work of the 2010s, Pierre Soulages, the last main representative of the great abstract painting of the post-war period, is at the same time a highly innovative painter of the present day, perceived by the younger generation of artists. Based on the themes of his earlier work, such as rhythm, light and time, in the paintings of recent years he faces the challenge of seeing in our era.

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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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5. February 2021

Job vacancy: project management ar app for Henry van de Velde’s Villa Esche »Parallel Realities: virtual van de Velde«

Henry van de Velde und Herbert Esche mit Sohn Hans-Herbert vor der Villa Esche, um 1904, Fotografie, 12 x 16,8 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz/Archiv

The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz invites tenders for a work contract (duration approx. 10 months) for project management from 15.3.2021 in order to break new ground in digital and pandemic-oriented art and culture mediation. Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation as part of the Neustart program dive in, the Villa Esche built by Henry van de Velde and the Henry van de Velde Museum belonging to the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz are to be experienced as a unique ...

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26. January 2021

Job vacancy: marketing and communication

The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz has a vacancy for a half-time position in the area of marketing and communication, initially limited to two years! You can expect a friendly and open team in one of the large municipal museums in Germany with a focus on modern and contemporary art, but also the van de Velde Museum, Textiles and Crafts, Carlfriedrich Claus Archi, Museum Gunzenhauser and Schloßbergmuseum. An exciting and challenging task, especially since Chemnitz will be the ...

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18. January 2021

Katalog zur Ausstellung »… Lorenzetti, Perugino, Botticelli …«


Zur Ausstellung »… Lorenzetti, Perugino, Botticelli … Italienische Meister aus dem Lindenau-Museum Altenburg« ist begleitend eine Publikation erschienen. Herausgegeben wurde sie von Frédéric Bußmann und Roland Mönig und enthält Beiträge von Stefan Heinlein, Roland Krischke und Thomas Marin (128 Seiten) zum Preis von 19.95 Euro. Bestellen können Sie den Katalog unter: service.kunstsammlungen@stadt-chemnitz.de