Special Exhibition | 14.10.2018 – 27.01.2019
With the exhibition, the Draiflessen Collection is dedicating itself to the qualities of maps as surfaces for projecting the world. The exhibition puts maps from various epochs in relation to artworks by international artists that examine the cartographic depiction of space or the influence of maps on our view of the world.
Showcase Exhibition | 15.11.2018 – 17.02.2019
The cabinet exhibition puts Nicolas de Nicolay’s (1517–1583) travel report in dialogue with selected books and Ottoman textiles of the early modern period and consequently shows the great significance of this travel report for the European idea of people living in the Ottoman Empire. PLEASE NOTICE: showcase exhibitions always by prior appointment!
Special Exhibition | 19.05.2019 – 18.08.2019
Part 1 of the exhibition trilogy 'Faith, Love, Hope'
The exhibition brings together a concise selection of artworks from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries that in various ways explore the concepts of faith and doubt and address existential questions about what it is to be human.
Showcase Exhibition | 28.03.2019 – 04.08.2019
His orchestration of light and dark and the powerful interactions of his figures, whose facial expressions and gestures convey great presence, are what makes Rembrandt's images oscillate, to this day, between strange and familiar. PLEASE NOTICE: showcase exhibitions always by prior appointment!
Showcase Exhibition | 06.09.2019 – 19.01.2020
Frisian artist Jan van der Kooi’s (*1957) more than 150 sketchbooks will be on view for the first time in this exhibition and will be shown alongside a selection of Rembrandt’s landscape etchings. PLEASE NOTICE: showcase exhibitions always by prior appointment!
Special Exhibition | 13.10.2019 – 26.01.2020
Part 2 of the exhibition trilogy 'Faith, Love, Hope'
The exhibition takes a look at the concept of love, portraying love as a form of (special) social relationship and commitment. The focus is not on love as ephemeral emotion or passionate feeling, but rather on love as a sign of quality in interpersonal relations.