Special Exhibitions
Overview


December 8, 2017 – February 4, 2018

FORUM 044: Jenny Schäfer – List: New Water

FORUM 044, the Münchner Stadtmuseum’s contemporary photography exhibition, presents “List: New Water” by Jenny Schäfer – an artistic exploration of the ambivalence of the element of water. How is water perceived? How is water marketed? What kinds of associations are triggered by this element?


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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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October 6, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Adolphe Braun. A European Photography Business and the 19th-Century Visual Arts

The Münchner Stadtmuseum is holding the first-ever retrospective of French photographer Adolphe Braun (1812-1877) to be hosted by a German-speaking country. The exhibition draws on the Museum’s own extensive collection complemented by loans from around the world, and presents some 400 original Braun photographs, along with some 20 paintings by a number of international artists.


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May 12 – extended until January 14, 2018

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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