Special exhibitions and events

The permanent exhibitions are accompanied by a versatile programme of special exhibitions. It is dedicated to all areas of designs and ranges from historical topics to current designt to photography and architecture.

The GRASSIMESSE, our trade fair for art an design, represents an annual recurrent highlight. Established as early 1920s, it entered the history of design as one of the first performance show of its kind and as a "meeting point for modern art".

Special exhibitions 2020/21 (PDF)

 

 

29.04.–27.09.2020

6UL

Desire in art and design

Lust, passion and eroticism - the exhibition  illustrates the exiting diversity of erotic and sexual subjects with works from the last 20 years.

Details

23.10.–25.10.2020

GRASSIMESSE

International trade fair

International sales exhibition for applied arts and design.  Around 100 international artisans, designers, artist communities, students and galleries sell one-of-a-kind pieces, prototypes and small series.

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26.11.2020–09.05.2021

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Seduction in sheet metal

The late 19th century brought a new medium to the public: Colourful enamelled signs. Supplemented by original advertising items we show early messengers of modern marketing strategies.

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07.11.2020–15.08.2021

MURANO

Colour Light Fire

The exhibition will showcase Italian glass design from Murano. Precious glass in all its facets – fine net patterns, solid vessel objects with polished surfaces.