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View of the Grassi Museum from the grass with the cherry blossoms at Johannisplatz, Applied Art, Ethnology, Musical Instruments, Cultural Facilities, Leipzig for Culture Lovers
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Art museums in Leipzig

Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts

Bach sculpture in front of the main entrance to the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig, cultural venue, exhibition, gallery

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.

Grassi Museum

Foyer of the Grassi Museum of Applied Arts at Johannisplatz, cultural institution, exhibition, gallery
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The Grassimuseum is a series of buildings at Johannisplatz that houses the Leipzig Museum of Ethnography, the Museum of Applied Arts and the Museum for Musical Instruments of the Leipzig University.

GfZK, Contemporary Art Gallery

Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, GfzK, Sign for the Shop, Cultural Facilities in Leipzig, Exhibition, Museum
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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

View of the Hall 14 art space, which is the largest gallery of the Baumwollspinnerei in Leipzig and which exhibits many works of art, cultural institutions, industrial heritage, Hidden Leipzig

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).



Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig

Exhibition entitled "Blick zurück nach vorn" with technical exhibits of the 20th century in the Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, cultural institutions, museum, art spaces
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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.


Facade of the MdbK Museum of Fine Arts which exhibits wonderful collections and galleries, cultural institution

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