Museums in the region

Aachen
Ludwig ForumNoemi Weber/ Nobuyuki Osaki
Noemi Weber/ Nobuyuki Osaki22.10.17–25.02.18
Research project “The Invention of the Neue Wilde”
22.10.17-25.02.18

Digital Games
Art and Computer Games
09.11.17 - 15.04.18

Kunst x Kuba
Contemporary Perspectives since 1989
08.09.17 - 18.02.18

LuForm
Design Department -
Update 3
10.03.17 until further notice
Tue - Sun 10 - 5 pm
Thu 10 - 8 pm
Mo closed
Suermondt-Ludwig-MuseumEin Poet der Landschaft –
50 Jahre Städte-partnerschaft Aachen – Reims 07.10.17 - 30.12.17

Blicke, die bleiben
Fotografische Porträts aus der Sammlung Fricke
21.10.17 - 14.01.18
Tue - Sun 10 - 5 pm

NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein
Open Thoughts
Emma Talbot
22.10.17- 03.12.17
Tue - Sun 2 - 6 pm
Mo closed
Bielefeld

Kunsthalle Bielefeld
Der böse Expressionismus.
Trauma und Tabu.
11.11.17 - 11.03.18
Tue-Fr 11 - 6 pm
Wed 11 - 9 pm
Sat 10 - 6 pm
Sun and feiertags 11 - 18Uhr
Mo closed
Bochum

Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität der BochumAufbruch nach 1945
Albert Schulze Vellinghausen und die Künstlergruppe »junger westen«
extended until the end of November
Tue - Sun and
on holidays an 11 - 5 pm
Mo closed

Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Situation Kunst für Max Imdahl
Campusmuseum. Sammlung Moderne.Umbrüche
Industrie – Landschaft – Wandel
07.09.17 – 25.03.18
Wed – Fri 2 - 6 pm
Sat, Sun, holidays 12 - 6 pm
Mo and Tue closed
Mo, Di geschlossen

Kunstmuseum Bochum
Auf Augenhöhe
/ Eye to Eye
30.09.17 - 03.12.17
Tue, Thu, Fri,
Sat and Sun 10 - 5 pm Wed 10 - 8 pm
Bottrop

Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Bottrop
Josef Albers. Die SammlungAxel Hütte. Frühwerk
24.09.17 - 07.01.18
Tue - Sat 11 - 5 pm
Sun and on holidays 10 - 5 pm Mo closed
Dortmund

Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U
Today I want to show You…
14.11.2017 - 04.03.2018

Fast wie im echten Leben
14.11.17 - 31.03.18
Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun 11 - 6 pm
Thu, Fri 11 – 8 pm
Mo closed

Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte
GEGENÜBER. KulturQuartier
Hörde trifft auf Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte
15.09.17 - 02.12.17

Aimé Mpane -
„What is peace“
29.10.17 - 04.03.18

Wenn Pyramiden fliegen lernen - Eine Weihnachtsausstellung
11.11.17 - 07.01.18
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun 10 - 5 pm
Thu 10 - 8pm Sat 12 - 5pm
Mo closed
Duisburg

Lehmbruck-Museum
SCHLÜSSELWERKE WILHELM LEHMBRUCKS
präsentiert im Lehmbruck-Flügel

NEUAUFGESTELLT!
Präsentation der Sammlung im Erweiterungsbau

Tue - Fri 12 - 5 pm
Sat, Sun 11 - 5 pm

MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst
BERND KOBERLING.
WERKE 1963 -2017
17.11.17 - 28.01.18
Wed 2 - 6 pm
Thu - Sun 11 - 6 pm
On holidays 11 - 6 pm
Mo, Tue closed
Dusseldorf

Akademie-Galerie
CHRISTIAN MEGERT
Professor für den Lehrstuhl Integration Bildende Kunst und Architektur an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf von 1976 - 2001
 21.10.17 - 14.01.18
Tue - Sun, 12 - 6 pm

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
ACADEMY [WORKING TITLE]
21.10.17 - 07.02.18
Tue - Sun and on holidays
11 - 6 pm


Kunstraum Düsseldorf
4 X 3 2017
Ausstellungsreihe mit 4 Gastkuratoren

BöhmKobayashi (Katja Stuke, Oliver Sieber)
Vincent Delbrouck, Anne Schwalbe
17.10.17 - 03.12.17
Thu, Fri 3 - 8 pm
Sat, Sun 2 - 6 pm

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen
CLASS LANGUAGES
Exhibition, Magazine, Debate
11.11.17 - 28.01.18
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm

Museum Kunst Palast
Permanent Exhibition
Five collections in one
Magical Nature
Carl Wilhelm Kolbe d. Ä., Franz Gertsch, Simone Nieweg, Natascha Borowsky
20.10.2017 - 07.01.2018

Axel Hütte. Night and Day
23.09.2017 - 14.01.2018

Jan Fišar – The Frauke Thole Collection 10.11.17 - 04.03.18

SPOT ON: 1937. The "degenerate art" in Düsseldorf 14.07.2017 until Summer 2018

Raging Thirst – Enameled Glass from the Schicker Collection 16.06.17 - 26.11.17

"Beauty is a rare thing"
Art in Balance from Buchheister to Serra
14.04.17 – 07.01.18

A feast for the eyes with Abraham Mignon - 17th to 20th century still lifes from the collection
17.02.17 - 2018
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm,
Thu 11 - 9 pm,
Mo closed

NRW FORUM
Rebuilding phase from
16.11. - 19.11.17
Mo - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Fri, Sat 11 - 8 pm

Julia Stoschek Collection
Generation Loss 10 Years Julia Stoschek Collection Düsseldorf 10.06.17 - 10.07.18Sat, Sun 11 - 6 pm
and by appointment

KAI 10
Affect Me
Social Media Images in Art
11.11.17 - 03.03.18
Tue - Sat 12 - 5 pm Closed on Mo, Sun and on on holidays

KIT - Kunst im Tunnel
AKADEMIE
21.10.17 - 07.02.18
Tue - Sun and
on holidays 11 - 6pm

Kunstsammlung NRW K20 Grabbeplatz
Carmen Herrera
Lines of Sight
02.12.17 - 08.04.18


»Open for Construction«
The Renegotiation of an Art Collection
January 2017 – August 2018
Tue - Fri 10 - 6pm
Sat, Sun, holidays 11 - 6pm
Mo closed

Kunstsammlung NRW K21
"in orbit" at the K21: installation closed until 21 NovemberAgainst Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation
18.11.17 – 25.02.18

K21 Artist's Rooms
01.04.17 -31.03.18
Tue - Fri 10 - 6pm
Sat, Sun, holidays 11 - 6pm
Mo closed

Kunstsammlung NRW F3 Schmela Haus
Futur 3 – Approaching an Unknown Future. Dialogue, debate, and discussion. Every Thu starting at 7pm
Entry and Opening of the bar at 6:30 pm

Sammlung Philara
On Display II - New presentation of the permanent collection. Since 1st September 2017... of the compulsory urge, for the completeness of your statements.
Jorge Castillo & Thomas Musehold
10.11.17 - 14.01.18
Mo - Wed closed
Thu 4 - 8 pm
Fri – Sun two guided tours daily

The collection is accessible without guided tours on Thursdays.
Essen

Kunsthaus Essen
Jubiläumprogramm "XL - 40 Jahre Kunsthaus Essen"
Chronisten der Darstellung
Claudia Piepenbrock
12.11. - 17.12.17

Kabinettstücke
12.11.17 - 17.12.17
Open during exhibitions:
Thu - Sun 3 - 6 pm

Museum Folkwang
Painting, Sculpture, Media Art. The collection.
Museum Folkwang contains an internationally significant collection of 19th-century German and French painting and sculpture.
6 ½ Weeks
Jianping He - Grids
26.10.17 – 10.12.17

Balthasar Burkhard
20.10.17 - 14.01.18

Niklaus Troxler
Jazz’n’more - Posters
29.09.17 - 14.01.18

Catharina van Eetvelde
Ilk
29.09.17 - 14.01.18

Alexander Kluge
Pluriverse
15.09.17 - 07.01.18
Tue, Wed 10 - 6 pm
Thu, Fri 10 - 8 pm
Sat, Sun 10 - 6 pm
Holidays 10 -6 pm
Mo closed

Red Dot Design Museum
Daueraustellung mit rund 2.000 Exponaten aus etwa 45 NationenTue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
last entrance at 5 pm
Mo closed

Ruhr Museum
Sammlung über die faszinierende Geschichte einer der größten Industrieregionen der Welt.Erdgeschichten.
Geologie im Ruhr Museum 02.10.17 - 02.09.18
daily Mo - Sun 10 - 6 pm
Gelsenkirchen

Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen
Sammlung: Werke vom 19. Jahrhundert - hin zu ganz aktuellen TendenzenPaul Hindemith - Einblick
in das zeichnerische Werk 22.10.17 - 03.12.17
Frisch restauriert 12.09.17 - 10.01.18
Mo closed
Tue - Sun 11 - 6pm
Gladbeck

Neue Galerie Gladbeck
Dieter Krieg - Johannes Brus 10.11.17 - 05.01.18Wed - Sun 3 - 8 pm
Hagen

Emil Schumacher Museum
The collection of the Emil Schumacher Museum originates from a foundation called into life by the artist´s son, Dr. Ulrich Schumacher. The collection encompasses 88 oil paintings from 1936 until 1999, 200 gouaches, graphic art, 25 ceramics, 50 paintings on porcelain and 10 paintings on slate, in total over 500 works. One hundred works in the collection belong to the city of Hagen. Emil Schumacher -
Pastorale Bukolische Szenen
until 14.01.18
Peter Brüning -
Das Potential des Informel until 28.01.18
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Mo closed

Osthaus Museum
The entirely renovated and expanded Osthaus Museum presents its collection in the former Folkwang building, designed by the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Henry van de Velde, at the museum plaza in the center of Hagen.

This collection includes Modern Classics, especially German Expressionism and Christian Rohlfs, a painter who has been working in Hagen.
ANDRÉS GARCÍA IBÁŇEZ
Poesie des Realen
17.09.17 - 03.12.17

„ABOUT THE ARTIST“ - From Urban Heroes Festival to Osthaus Museum
MARTIN BENDER, LARS BREUER, LINDA NADJI, JENS WESTIP
23.09.17 - 26.11.17

Osthaus-Preisträger:
HEIKE KATI BARATH
MAL
01.12.17 - 19.11.17

Ausstellung im „Jungen Museum“
KLASSE BARATH
HAGEN SIE SO ETWAS SCHON GESEHEN?
01.10.17 - 19.11.17

BIRGITTA WEIMER
Daseinsformen
06.10.17 - 07.01.18
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Mo closed
Hamm

Gustav Lübcke Museum
Horst Rellecke
als „Künstler im Fokus“
bis 21.01.18
Tue - Sat 10 - 5 pm
Sun 10 - 6 pm
Mo closed
Herford

Marta Herford
Revolution in Rotgelbblau
Gerrit Rietveld und die zeitgenössische Kunst
14.10.17 - 04.02.18

Radikaler Modernist
Das Mysterium Mart Stam
05.11.17 – 07.01.18
Tue - Sun and on
holidays 11 - 6 pm
Herne

Emschertal Museum
Schloss Strünkrede, Städtische Galerie, Heimatmuseum unser FritzTue - Fri 10 - 1 pm
and from 2 - 5 pm
Sat 2 - 5 pm Sun and on holidays from 11 - 5pm

On November,16 the all of the 3 institutions of the Emschertal-Museum are closed.
Cologne

Käthe Kollwitz Museum
KOLLWITZ NEU DENKEN
Käthe-Kollwitz-Preisträger der Akademie der Künste, Berlin
29.09.17 - 10.12.17
Tue - Fri 10 - 6 pm Sat,
Sun 11 - 6 pm
Mo closed

Kölnischer Kunstverein
Cameron Jamie
Bodies, Faces, Heads
21.10.17 - 10.12.17
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Closed on Mo and on holidays.

Kolumba Art museum of the
Archdiocese of Cologne
Pas de deux
Romano-Germanic Kolumba
15.09.17 - 20.08.18
Open daily 12 - 5 pm
Tue closed

Makk Museum für angewandte Kunst
IM SPIELRAUSCH: Von Königinnen, Pixelmonstern und Drachentötern
19.08.17- 4.02.18

Kölner Design Preis
27.10.17 - 19.11.17
Tue - Sun 11 - 5 pm
Mo closed

Museum Ludwig
The Mu­se­um Lud­wig’s per­ma­nent col­lec­tion rep­re­sents the most im­por­tant mod­ern trends from the be­gin­n­ing of the twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry to the pre­sent.Werner Mantz
Architectures and People
14.10.17 - 21.01.18
James Rosenquist:
Painting as Immersion
18.11.17 - 04.03.18
Tue - Sun and
on holidays 10 - 6 pm
Mo closed

Photographische
Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur
Il deserto rosso now –
Photographic reactions to Antonionis classic film
01.09.17 - 28.01.18

A Look at the Collection:
Francesco Neri – Trophy and Treasure
01.09.17 - 17.10.17 and
09.11.17 – 28.01.18
During exhibitions opened daily from 2 - 7 pm
Wed closed

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
Mittelalter, Barock, 1_9. Jahrhundert, Graphische SammlungTINTORETTO – A STAR WAS BORN
06.10.17 - 28.01.18

A REVOLUTION IN PRINTMAKING
THE ITALIAN CHIAROSCURO WOODCUT OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
22.09.17 - 14.01.18


SUNNY WITH CLOUDY INTERVALS
NATURAL SPECTACLES IN NETHERLANDISH PAINTING
01.06.17 - 04.02.18

Tue - Sun 10 - 6 pm On holidays 10 - 6 pm Mo closed
Krefeld

Museum Abteiberg
Museum Haus Lange:
EXAT 51 EXPERIMENTAL ATELIER SYNTHESIS OF THE ARTS IN POST-WAR YUGOSLAVIA
01.10.17 - 14.01.18


Museum Haus Esters:
JASMINA CIBIC - THE SPIRIT OF OUR NEEDS
01.10.17 - 14.01.18

Kaiser Wilhelm Museum:
THE INSATIABLE EYE
THE TRAVELS OF THE LANDSCAPE PAINTER
ADOLF HÖNINGHAUS
20.10.17 - 08.04.18
Tue - Sun 11 - 5 pm,
Mo closed
Leverkusen
Museum MorsbroichCollection Museum MorsbroichMiroslaw Balka - Die Spuren
24.09.17 – 07.01.18
Thurs 11 am - 9 pm (except holidays: 11 am - 5 pm)
Tue, Wed, Fri - Sun 11 am - 5 pm

Open guided tour every Sun 3 pm
Marl

Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten
Sculptures of classical modernism. At the center of the collection of the Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten are sculptures of classical modernism and contemporary art. There are also three-dimensional works such as objects and installations.Tue - Fri 11 - 5 pm
Sa, Su 11 - 6 pm
Monchengladbach

Museum Abteiberg
Outstanding new purchases in the Seventies and Eighties included work complexes by Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke and Ulrich Rückriem, followed in the Nineties by Mike Kelley, Franz West, Martin Kippenberger, Dieter Roth and Jonathan Meese.DIE ZUKUNFT DER ZEICHNUNG: KONSTRUKTION Das Neue in der Sammlung Etzold - Folge1
09.07.17 - 10.12.17

VON DA AN (FROM THEN ON)
Temporary re-opening of the Städtisches Museum in Mönchengladbach SPACES, WORKS, VISUALIZATIONS FROM THE ANTI-MUSEUM 1967 – 1978
Exhibition project at Museum Abteiberg and the historical Städtisches Museum, Bismarckstraße 97
13.09.17 - 10.12.17
Tue - Fri 11 - 5 pm
Sat, Sun 11 - 6 pm

Sculpture Garden
May - September: 10 - 8 pm
October - April: 10 - 6 pm
Neuss

Museum Kunstraum Neuss
Jutta Dunkel, Elisabeth Luchesi: „Über die Rheinbrücken von außen nach innen von innen nach außen"
19.11.17 - 03.12.17
daily (except Mo & Tue)
5 - 7 pm and by appointment

Stiftung Insel Hombroich
Fotografische Inkunabeln aus der Sammlung Kahmen II
Siza Pavillon, Raketenstation Hombroich
09.09.17 – 19.11.17
The Museum Insel Hombroich is opened daily.

April - September: 10 - 7 pm
October - March: 10 - 5 pm
Oberhausen

Ludwiggalerie Schloss Oberhausen
Mordillo
The very optimistic pessimist
24.09.17 – 07.01.18

The collection O.
Old and new treasures from art owned by the city of Oberhausen
08.10.17 - 21.01.18
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Mo closed
Recklinghausen

Kunsthalle Recklinghausen
Rosemarie Koczÿ
27.08.17 - 19.11.17
Tue - Sun and on holidays
11 - 6 pm Mo closed
Siegen

Siegerlandmuseum
WELTKRIEG – KRIEGSWELT(EN)
starting from 12.11.17
Tue - Sun 10 - 5 pm
Mo closed

Veränderte Öffnungszeiten während Sonderausstellungen möglich!
Unna

Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst
Permanent exhibition with installations from Christian Boltanski, Olafur Eliasson, Rebecca Horn und Joseph Kosuth.¡BRIGHT!
25.11.17 - 08.04.18
Tours on weekdays
Tue - Fri 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm

Sat, Sun, holidays every hour between 12 and 5pm
Wuppertal

Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle / Von der Heydt Museum

Edouard Manet 24.10.17 - 25.2.18Von der Heydt-Museum
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Thu 11 - 8 pm
Mo closed

Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle
Tue - Sun 11 - 6 pm
Mo closed

Besides visiting this year´s first edition of Art Dusseldorf you would like to go see an exhibition around town?
Then this listing of museums in the region might be heplful to an initial overview of current permanent and/or special exhibitions. The purpose of this listing is to provide you with general information without laying any claim to correctness and completeness. For detailed information please visit the respective museumwebsite.