Current

Presentation | 11.11.2020 – 20.06.2021

„Das Meer ruft!“

A Venture into Sound Film

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.

Showcase Exhibition | 05.11.2020 – 09.05.2021

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.

Upcoming

Showcase Exhibition | 24.11.2021 – 24.04.2022

Passion Art

The cabinet exhibition in the Liberna study room will present Lucas van Leyden’s fourteen-part series of copperplate engravings depicting the Passion of Christ.

Showcase Exhibition | 10.06.2021 – 31.10.2021

Stay Healthy

With the advent of letterpress printing in the fifteenth century, a multitude of everyday vernacular “health guides” were produced.

Special Exhibition | 24.10.2021 – 31.01.2022

TOUCH *** postponed to autumn 2022!

The Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde (b. 1979) develops projects that unite technology and art, and equally unite art with the viewer.

Presentation | 18.07.2021 – 31.10.2021

Haute Couture

4 designers – 4 costumes – 4 teams of students

The Draiflessen Collection’s fashion collection includes creations by famous designers such as Madeleine Vionnet, Christian Dior, Madame Grès, and Cristóbal Balenciaga.

Presentation | 24.11.2021 – 30.04.2022

Graduation Rituals

The role previously played by cap and sash has today been taken over by T-shirts and baseball caps with graduation logos. How have the forms of expression chosen by graduating classes changed over the course of the last century?

Special Exhibition | 02.05.2021 – 25.07.2021

MADE REALITIES

Photographs by Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Andreas Gursky and Jeff Wall

Both in analogue and digital form, these artists create unconventional perspectives on reality.

Past

online: Fashion Imagery 13.05.2020 – 25.10.2020
Hope 22.03.2020 – 21.06.2020
On the third Day ... 04.03.2020 – 11.10.2020
Personal Favorites 04.03.2020 – 25.10.2020
Love 13.10.2019 – 26.01.2020
Faith 19.05.2019 – 18.08.2019
strange and familiar 28.03.2019 – 04.08.2019
TRAVEL.PICTURES 15.11.2018 – 17.02.2019
across boundaries 14.10.2018 – 27.01.2019
The Fall of the Stars 18.03.2018 – 26.08.2018
Highlights of the Liberna Collection 31.01.2018 – 12.10.2018
Face-to-Face with Images 22.10.2017 – 28.01.2018
1517. A Legacy 13.04.2017 – 05.11.2017
Served! 28.09.2016 – 12.03.2017
Family Businesses as a Phenomenon 11.07.2016 – 29.01.2017
Miracle – Everyday Life – Family 25.05.2016 – 28.08.2016
The Master and his Student 14.12.2015 – 03.04.2016
The Art of Preservation 19.10.2015 – 31.01.2016
HIDDEN SKILLS 07.04.2015 – 12.07.2015
Saint Anne 19.10.2014 – 15.03.2015
Art Defies Dementia 19.10.2014 – 12.12.2014
Frömmigkeit oder Statussymbol 18.07.2014 – 28.09.2014
On the Charm of a Country Idyll 14.03.2014 – 15.06.2014
„Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen …“ 15.11.2013 – 02.02.2014
macht heimat! 26.10.2013 – 31.05.2014
Marks and Monograms 24.05.2013 – 03.11.2013
The Chanel Legend 06.04.2013 – 07.07.2013
The Beauty of Precision 13.10.2012 – 13.01.2013
Inspired by 100 Years of C&A 23.04.2012 – 24.06.2012
C&A zieht an! 11.05.2011 – 08.01.2012
Credo 06.10.2010 – 09.01.2011
Clemens & August 24.04.2010 – 25.07.2010