Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Hamburger Kunsthalle - Hamburger Art Gallery

Highlights

  • Important public art collections
  • Works from seven centuries
  • Changing art presentations
  • 700 constantly exhibited works

The three distinctive buildings of the Hamburg Kunsthalle art gallery are home to one of the most important public art collections in Germany, featuring works from seven centuries of art history. Frequently changing exhibitions of the museum's renowned collections show how art has developed from the Middle Ages until the present day. Over 700 works are on permanent display. Most of the more modern pieces are in the Gallery of Contemporary Art.

  • Departure and opening hours

    Tue - Sun 10:00 a.m.  - 6:00 p.m.
    Thu 10:00 a.m.  - 9:00 p.m.
    Before public holidays 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Duration
    4 hours
  • Venue/Meeting point
    Glockengießerwall
  • Price information
    Adults: from 14.00 €
    Children from 0 to 17 years: for free

The Hamburger Kunsthalle ranks among the most important and largest art museums in Germany. Its collection of works refl ecting eight centuries of art is internationally unique, and numerous renowned special exhibitions attract hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world every year. Experience not only the world-famous Wanderer above the sea of fog of Caspar David Friedrich but also a fascinating tour through European art history with masterworks from the Middle Ages to the present. Highlights of the OLD MASTERS include works of northern German medieval painting, with altarpieces by Bertram von Minden and Master Francke, works of the European Renaissance period by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Hans Holbein or Paris Bordone and the Dutch Golden Age of painting of the 17th century, with works by Rembrandt van Rijn, Pieter de Hooch or Anton van Dyck. The collection of 19TH CENTURY ART, with its extensive holdings of works by Caspar David Friedrich, Philipp Otto Runge and Max Liebermann as well as pivotal works by French Realists and Impressionists, count among the most significant of their kind. The collection of MODERN ART lends the eventful history of the first half of the 20th century an impressive face: with outstanding paintings from the Brücke group as well as significant bodies of works by, for example, Edvard Munch, Paul Klee, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Lovis Corinth and Max Beckmann. Our renowned collection of international CONTEMPORARY ART comprises major works by Bruce Nauman, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Holzer, Nan Goldin, Andy Warhol, Richard Serra or Sigmar Polke. They have given the Kunsthalle a weighty voice in today's art world.

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