Special Exhibitions


February 22 – April 28, 2019

Forum 048: Anna Katharina Zeitler – If you can dream it, you can do it

The series of images “If you can dream it, you can do it” is based on the previous ten years of Anna Katharina Zeitler’s life, which were spent constantly on the road. They convey a deep sense of longing to finally get to a destination.


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November 30, 2018 – extended until May 26, 2019

LAND__SCOPE – Photographic Works from Roni Horn to Thomas Ruff

This exhibition is dedicated to landscape photography in contemporary art. The works from the DZ BANK Art Collection offer a broad overview of different themes to show that nature photography is not merely another version of traditional painting but is governed by new representational conventions.


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September 21, 2018 – Dezember 29, 2019

Migration Moves the City – Changing Perspectives

Migration is normal in a growing city and as much a part of Munich as is Marienplatz. Brickmakers from Italy’s Friuli region, who produced the construction materials for many typical Munich buildings, “displaced persons” who helped just as much with re-building the city after World War II as other groups, and “guest workers,” who made key contributions to industrial production and urban development have all left their marks on Munich’s culture and daily life.


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As of November 29, 2017

Project: Archäologie München

More than 250 archaeological digs have been carried out in Munich’s old town alone. What happens to the artifacts once they are excavated? The major excavations in Marienhof Square in 2011/2012 prompted a number of state and municipal actors of to set up the "Archäologie München" working group which operates under the aegis of the Archaeological Collection of the Bavarian State.


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Revolutionary and State Premier – Kurt Eisner (1867-1919)

To mark the 150th birthday of Kurt Eisner, Bavaria’s first State Premier, the Münchner Stadtmuseum has mounted an exhibition that examines his journalistic and political career. His personality divides opinion as much today as it did during his lifetime. While some dismiss him as an idealist and utopian, others celebrate him as progressive and a man of action.


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Since July 13, 2012

SOUNDLAB.1 – The Museum Goes Audible

The Music Collection as a "sound laboratory": In the Soundlab, an array of interactive exhibits encourages visitors to experiment with sound and acoustics: for example, by trying out a slit drum, a "xylonator" or the "stamping tubes."


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