Museums in Munich that have free entry (or almost)

Museums in Munich that have free entry (or almost)

Art should be accessible for everybody, so if you want to visit some of the museums of Munich for free or just for one euro, you only need to know when to go there and let yourself be inspired by amazing works of art. Haus der Kunst. Every first Thursday of the month this Brutalism building offers free entry for all its contemporary art exhibitions from 6 to 10 pm. After enjoying some art you can enjoy a glass of wine or a superb cocktail at its awesome Goldene bar….

Photography: O. Winston Link – Retrospective

Photography: O. Winston Link – Retrospective

The Kunstfoyer VKB offers this retrospective about the photographer and civil engineer O. Winson Link, who documented the life in North America when the steam locomotives were having their last days. The exhibition is full of images of the railway stations and all around them and comprises 120 photographies, sound recordings, and sketches from 1955 to 1960. Some pictures are like paintings, remind to artists like Edward Hopper or Charles Sheeler with a unique vision and capturing a special atmosphere. The exhibition has free admission and will be available until…

Zero Gravity: An outer space exhibition

Zero Gravity: An outer space exhibition

Can you imagine how was life on earth before Neil Amstrong put a foot on the moon? Probably most of the people who were watching the first astronauts landing on the satellite didn’t imagine that they would see something like that. This event changed the perception of the future and as a consequence, films, architecture, music, and other arts were influenced by this situation. Space travels, the moon, other planets, and the universe were everywhere, and artists like Andy Warhol, Sol LeWitt, Annie Leibovitz or Robert Rauschenberg dedicated some of their works of…

Exhibition: Typisch München

Exhibition: Typisch München

It’s always good to know the history and anecdotes of the city where you live and discover some curious facts, personalities, and places. The Münchner Stadtmuseum proposes an exhibition about typical things from Munich, called Typisch München. In the exhibition, you will learn about more than 850 years of history, see how their citizens used to live and how they live today, what belongs to the city and what makes it unique. This is a permanent exhibition you can visit from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm….

Anna Vogel – Enter Shift Delete

Anna Vogel – Enter Shift Delete

The gallery Sperling presents the work of the German artist Anna Vogel. The suggestive title Enter Shift Delete makes us think of going backward, erase, rewind, and starting over. As art has different meanings for every person, just pass by and see what her works of art tell you. The opening will take place on Wednesday 6 of November from 6 to 9 pm, but the exhibition will still go on until the 20 of December. More information in the Sperling gallery website. *Header picture: Work of art by Anna…

Exhibition: Horror Vacui

Exhibition: Horror Vacui

According to the philosopher Aristotle, “horror vacui” refers to the “fear of emptiness”. However, in terms of art history, the expression “horror vacui” describes an exuberant artistic work, present mainly in the works of art from the Baroque and Rococo periods. But how do we perceive emptiness? The artist Ivan Paskalev had developed a multimedia installation with the paradoxical intention of answering this philosophical question and visualizing this non-visible space. The glazed foyer of the Referats für Arbeit und Wirtschaft (department for work and business) serves him not only as…

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Money doesn’t need to be a problem to enjoy culture and art. As somebody said once, all the beautiful things are free. Haus der Kunst opens its doors for free every first Thursday of the month from 18 h to 22 h. A good opportunity to visit all the temporary exhibitions or the museum’s archive. Also, you can have guided tours, some of them in English, for just 3 euros. Some of the exhibitions you can visit on the Thursday 7th of November are Markus Lüpertz. Über die Kunst zum…

Art: Reflex Bauhaus.

Art: Reflex Bauhaus.

Is undeniable that Bauhaus marked a new era in industrial design that still remains so relevant. Its heritage can be seen nowadays in multiple objects that have become ageless. Die Neue Sammlung was one of the first museums to acquire contemporary Bauhaus works, including textiles by Anni Albers and Gunta Stölzl, toys by Alma Buscher and Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack, and works in metal by Otto Rittweger and Wilhelm Wagenfeld. Until date, they have been acquiring more design icons created by Theodor Bogler, Marcel Breuer, Josef Hartwig, Naum Slutzky, and Wilhelm Wagenfeld that will…