Current

Special Exhibition | 22.03.2020 – 21.06.2020

Hope ... temporarily closed!

Part 3 of the exhibition trilogy FAITH, LOVE, HOPE

People have hope, cling to hope, lose hope, regain hope, or hopelessly despair. But what does hope mean?

Showcase Exhibition | 04.03.2020 – 01.06.2020

On the third Day ... temporarily closed!

Resurrection scenes – rendered in vivid colour, some with gold highlights – from books of hours and prayer books from a German private collection will be on display for this showcase exhibition.

Presentation | 04.03.2020 – 03.05.2020

Personal Favorites ... temporarily closed!

Onkel Canterbumm – How an Advertising Character Made It into the Archive

The Draiflessen’s storage facilities contain a vast number of items from the Draiflessen’s collection and archive – items that tell a particular story, fill in gaps, or represent an important discovery.

Upcoming

Draiflessen lichtspiel
Showcase Exhibition | 04.11.2020 – 28.02.2021

Play of Light

It marks the first ever presentation of the Liberna Collection’s Kabinettscheiben (Kabinett = small room; Scheiben = glass panes), often the central panes of leaded windows, from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries

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Showcase Exhibition | 18.06.2020 – 18.10.2020

Seascapes

The bellicose rivalry between the leading maritime powers of England, Spain, and the Netherlands for supremacy in overseas trade was accompanied in the seventeenth century by the emergence of an independent genre of art: the seascape.

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Presentation | 13.05.2020 – 25.10.2020

Fashion Imagery

The 1920s in C&A Advertisements

The fashion and spirit of the 1920s still fascinate, inspire, and capture imaginations today. As forms of mass media, magazines and newspapers disseminated the newest trends in countless articles and advertisements.

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Presentation | 11.11.2020 – 28.02.2021

Das Meer ruft (The Sea calls)

On the Unpredictability of Business Success

At first glance, the clothing trade and the film business do not seem to have much in common. In the 1920s, however, both sectors enjoyed an upswing – and businessman Bernhard Joseph Brenninkmeijer, co-owner of C&A, spotted an investment opportunity.

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Special Exhibition | 11.10.2020 – 07.02.2021

Emil Nolde – a critical approach by Mischa Kuball

The way the Expressionist painter Emil Nolde (1867–1956) is perceived is shaped by past myth-creation and the present-day deconstruction of these myths, making Nolde a good example of just how era-dependent the appraisal of art is.

Past

Liebe
Love 13.10.2019 – 26.01.2020
Glaube
Faith 19.05.2019 – 18.08.2019
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strange and familiar 28.03.2019 – 04.08.2019
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TRAVEL.PICTURES 15.11.2018 – 17.02.2019
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across boundaries 14.10.2018 – 27.01.2019
2018 01 1 plakat dfds quadratisch
The Fall of the Stars 18.03.2018 – 26.08.2018
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Highlights of the Liberna Collection 31.01.2018 – 12.10.2018
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Face-to-Face with Images 22.10.2017 – 28.01.2018
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1517. A Legacy 13.04.2017 – 05.11.2017
07 q l s18 avostade herberg met vijf figuren
Served! 28.09.2016 – 12.03.2017
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Family Businesses as a Phenomenon 11.07.2016 – 29.01.2017
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Miracle – Everyday Life – Family 25.05.2016 – 28.08.2016
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The Master and his Student 14.12.2015 – 03.04.2016
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The Art of Preservation 19.10.2015 – 31.01.2016
Hidden skills
HIDDEN SKILLS 07.04.2015 – 12.07.2015
Kat18 1 libisma stundenbuch isabel la catolica
Saint Anne 19.10.2014 – 15.03.2015
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Art Defies Dementia 19.10.2014 – 12.12.2014
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Frömmigkeit oder Statussymbol 18.07.2014 – 28.09.2014
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On the Charm of a Country Idyll 14.03.2014 – 15.06.2014
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„Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen …“ 15.11.2013 – 02.02.2014
Heimat okt 22 13 2197 201
macht heimat! 26.10.2013 – 31.05.2014
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Marks and Monograms 24.05.2013 – 03.11.2013
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The Chanel Legend 06.04.2013 – 07.07.2013
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The Beauty of Precision 13.10.2012 – 13.01.2013
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Inspired by 100 Years of C&A 23.04.2012 – 24.06.2012
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C&A zieht an! 11.05.2011 – 08.01.2012
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Credo 06.10.2010 – 09.01.2011
Bildschirmfoto 2015 10 22 um 20.34.48
Clemens & August 24.04.2010 – 25.07.2010