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Art Forum East German Gallery ("Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie")
The Art Forum East German Gallery (KOG) is an art museum with an outstanding collection ranging from Romanticism to Modernism and a unique focus on art creation in Eastern Europe. Here you can discover paintings, sculptures and graphic art by German artists who lived and worked in the region...
Art on the Stream
“Art on the Stream” brings together a range of artistic positions, artists and curators from the Danube area. The project, organized by the Cultural Advisor for the Danube Region, aims to present a variety of artistic expressions from the countries along the Danube, which will be presented in a...
Collection of the East Prussian State museum with a Baltic German Department
The East Prussian State Museum (OL) is the central collection point for cultural heritage objects from East Prussia and the Baltic States, but its library also houses over 15,000 relevant titles relating to the area.
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Collections and holdings of the Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie
With its collection and in-house art library, including an artists’ archive, the Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie (KOG) pursues a unique mission within Germany: to preserve, communicate and research the artistic heritage of the formerly German-influenced areas in Central, Eastern and Southeastern...
Forgotten, but not lost
The seizure of power by the National Socialists in 1933 led to a major wave of migration out of Germany. Over 500,000 people left the Third Reich, among them numerous artists and cultural professionals. The exhibition presents works by artists in exile who came from former West Prussia and other...
Lovis Corinth Prize
Every two years, the KOG awards the Lovis Corinth Prize, worth € 10,000, to visual artists. The basis for this award is an internationally significant body of work that has been created in affiliation with or as a reflection of contemporary art in Eastern Europe.
Permanent exhibition of the East Prussian state museum
East Prussia: Formerly the easternmost German province, today it covers parts of Poland, Russia and Lithuania. With its family-friendly presentation style and high-quality, informative exhibits, the East Prussian state museum conveys as complete a picture as possible of the history, art, culture and...
The Pomeranian State Museum is an important destination for anyone interested in the culture, history and art of Pomerania. The museum is located in Greifswald and includes numerous collections spanning several centuries.
Portraits of artists bearing witness to their times
The exhibition "Borders in Art. Three generations of Czech art" (21 May–15 August 2021) delved into how visible the visual arts make "borders". Its focus was on the Czech art scene from the 1920s up to the present. Three remarkable artistic standpoints – supplied by Toyen, Magdalena Jetelová,...