Art museums in Leipzig
Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts
Where art meets architecture...
The museum has over 7000 m² of exhibition space and is one of the oldest and most extensive public collections in Germany.
Emphasis is placed on the art of the "New Leipzig School" with works by artists such as Neo Rauch, Matthias Weischer and Christiane Baumgartner.
Special exhibitions take place regularly. Customised group tours can be booked on request.
GfZK, Contemporary Art Gallery
The works on display range from paintings, graphics, photographs, collages and sculptures to installations as well as video and media art. Many temporary exhibitions and other interdisciplinary projects deal, among other things, with the social role of art and aesthetics, the legacy of the GDR, and art from Eastern and South Eastern Europe in an international context.
Spinnerei Art Centre
From Cotton to Culture...
Formerly the largest cotton spinning mill in continental Europe, the area is now one of the most interesting locations for the production and exhibition of contemporary art and culture.
Group tours of the Spinnerei site are available from Tuesday to Saturday. Customised group tours are available on request.
The in-depth tour lasts approx. 2 hours The tour provides a glimpse into the history and development concept of the cotton spinning mill. You can also visit the archive, 4-6 of the 14 galleries, exhibition areas and two workshops (no artists' studios).
Walking through the listed halls and cellars today, you can feel their history with your hands. The foundations of the boilers have been preserved, as well as a coal funnel, a dust filter, steam distributors, conveyor belts, the control centre and much more - not post-industrial charm, but authentic memories.
Individual guided tours through the IMMERSIVE ART multimedia shows and installations or behind the scenes can be arranged.
A special tour that takes you from yesterday to today: "I always wanted to play with fire"
industrial history with a heart: Wolfgang Knospe, the last shift supervisor at the former combined heat and power plant, talks about the industrial prehistory of today's Kunstkraftwerk.