The Museum der Kulturen Basel is one of the leading ethnographic museums in Europe. It’s world-renowned collection numbers more than 320,000 objects. In order to regularly display and reposition collection pieces, the Museum organizes, in addition to its two permanent exhibitions, a number of special exhibitions each year with a focus on current as well as more general topics that shed light on the variety and diversity of cultural manifestations across the world. Visitors thus get to see the world with different eyes.
HeK is dedicated to digital culture and the new art forms of the information age. It is a place for creative and critical discourse on the aesthetic, socio-political and economic impact of media technologies. HeK shows contemporary art that explores and configures new technologies; it promotes an aesthetic practice that uses information technology as a medium, makes it vividly accessible and actively intervenes in its processes. HeK thereby addresses the pressing issues of twenty-first-century culture and makes an active contribution to their future evolution. As an interdisciplinary venue, the institution engages with all aspects of the current arts scene and ... Read more
Take a break from the gloomy weather and escape to Ancient Rome or Egypt and magnificent art experiences, delicious lunches and a cup of freshly-made coffee in the shade of the palm trees. At the Glyptotek you can explore outstanding special exhibitions and experience one of the world’s finest collections of ancient sculpture and French Impressionism as well as Egyptian mummies and tomb treasures. The museum architecture is truly peerless – designed by three of the best Danish architects: Vilhelm Dahlerup, Hack Kampmann and Henning Larsen. Art and ale The Glyptotek is founded by the brewing magnate Carl Jacobsen, who ... Read more
EMMA’s collections and exhibitions focus on Finnish and international modernism, contemporary art and design. The WeeGee building’s impressive modern architecture adds to the experience-focused presentation of changing exhibitions and the permanent collections of EMMA, the Saastamoinen Foundation and Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation.
ZINOO curiosity centers offer an interactive exhibition about the laws of physics, enabling visitors to try an array of different technologies and test the laws of nature. Each exhibit is designed to encourage the visitor to observe things from a different point of view.Step into the Crooked Room, where the shortest becomes the tallest, walk through a wall, move objects without touching them, light a bulb by holding it in your hand without an electric cable – these are just some of the many exhibits you can touch and interact with. ZINOO is open to anyone who is interested. Families ... Read more
Istanbul Toy Museum was founded by Turkish poet/author Sunay Akın on 23 April 2005. This attractions houses the most favorite examples of toy history, spanning from 1700’s to today is located in a historical mansion. Istanbul Toy Museum was established with toys- that were purchased from collectors, auctions and antique shops for over 40 countries in 20 years by Sunay Akın-offers the history of world to the visitors with more fun and catchy learning methods. For example; an attempt to reach the moon which is established in space toys section and industrial revolution toys which is established in train toys ... Read more
Located directly beneath the Rhine Promenade in Düsseldorf in a space nestled between two major road tunnels, KIT – Kunst im Tunnel was inaugurated in 2007 as a spectacular meeting place and focal point for contemporary art. KIT is situated on the same latitude as the Ministry for Families and the former State Chancellery in the Horionplatz. The space had already been used experimentally for events following the completion of the Rhine Promenade project in 1995. However, the idea of using the space as a permanent site – promoted chiefly by the art scene – was out of the question ... Read more
The Kunsthalle, a concrete block built in 1967, is one of the most concise buildings in Düsseldorf, a now rare example of raw architecture. Architects Beckmann and Brockes used prefabricated blocks of concrete, developed in the 1950s for purely economic reasons, and thus were faced with more than just a formal challenge. This is the background against which the Kunsthalle’s architecture must be regarded today. Ever since the building on the Grabbeplatz opened, it has housed two independent institutions, the Kunsthalle and the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen. Not merely externally different from all of the other museums in ... Read more
The „Hans Körnig Museum“ in Dresden‘s Baroque Quarter is dedicated to painter and printmaker Hans Koernig (1905-1989). Take a stroll through the historic streets of Neustadt and discover the artist‘s oeuvre in his former work environment on Wallgaesschen Alley close by the Golden Horseman. Hans Koernig‘s studio was situated in the attic of today‘s museum building on Wallgaesschen Alley. The artist‘s self-initiated atelier exhibitions were legendary amongst the Dresden art scene in the 1950s. In the summer of 1961, Koernig was prevented from returning to Dresden after travelling through Western Europe due to the erection of the Berlin Wall. The ... Read more