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The art scene in Hamburg offers everything from exhibitions in the historic rooms of the Hamburger Kunsthalle or the Deichtorhallen to modern art galleries. But that's not all: fairs, happenings, architecture, art to participate in and touch - Hamburg also positions itself with many small exhibitions and galleries in the top league of the art scene worldwide!

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Ausstellung AMERIKA! DISNEY, ROCKWELL, POLLOCK, WARHOL

  • 19.10.2019
  • 11:00
  • Bucerius Kunst Forum
Musuem am Rothenbaum - Kulturen und Künste der Welt (MARKK)
© MARKK

Ausgezeichnet: Künstlerinnen des Inventars

  • 10.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum am Rothenbaum - Kulturen und Künste der Welt (MARKK)
Auf einer Blühwiese wachsen zahlreiche Nutz-und Zierpflanzen
© Freilichtmuseum am Kiekeberg

Pferde statt Motoren

  • 02.07.2019
  • 09:00
  • Freilichtmuseum am Kiekeberg
Heuernte Südliches Fünen
© Hansen / Hamburger Kunsthalle

Im Licht des Nordens - Dänische Malerei der Sammlung Ordrupgaard

  • 22.08.2019
  • 10:00
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle
YogaZentrum Travemünde_ Oktober 2014
© YogaZentrum Travemünde

Biodanza Workshop - Tanz des Lebens

  • 26.07.2019
  • 19:00
  • YogaZentrum Travemünde
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© Sammlung Italiaander

Sexus - Kult - Form

  • 19.05.2019
  • 10:00
  • Schloss Reinbek
Seebrücke Lamezia Terme Catanzaro
© Alterazioni Video

INCOMPIUTO: La nascita di uno Stile – Geburt eines Stils

  • 14.06.2019
  • 19:00
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
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© Brigitta Garcia López

ALLES KNETEN. Metamorphose eines Materials

  • 15.08.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG)
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© Andreas Spiess, SOLARKIOSK AG

68. Pop und Protest

  • 15.08.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG)
Ciudad Satelite Naucalpan de Juarez
© Hamburger Architekturarchiv

Die "Neue Heimat" (1950-1982). Eine sozialdemokratische Utopie und ihre Bauten

  • 16.08.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
Keramik-Sammlung
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Keramik-Sammlung

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Altonaer Museum
Kinderolymp
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Kinderolymp

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Altonaer Museum
Juden in Hamburg
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Juden in Hamburg

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
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© Ullstein Bild

Sonderausstellung "Flucht übers Meer!"

  • 20.08.2019
  • 09:00
  • Internationales Maritimes Museum
Galerie Borchardt

BAU KUNST!

  • 22.05.2019
  • 19:00
  • Galerie Borchardt
KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme (ÖA)

Traces of History

  • 05.04.2018
  • 09:30
  • KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme
ABC der Arbeit - Vielfalt, Leben, Innovation
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

ABC der Arbeit - Vielfalt, Leben, Innovation

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum der Arbeit
Dioramen aus der Sammlung Jürgen Glanz
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Dioramen aus der Sammlung Jürgen Glanz

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Altonaer Museum
Entstehung einer Stadt aus Speichern
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Entstehung einer Stadt aus Speichern

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Speicherstadtmuseum
Fashion, Music, Art and Theatre
© Stiftung Historische Museen Hamburg

Fashion, Music, Art and Theatre

  • 16.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte
Elbphilharmonie aus der Luft
© Dirk Laubner

Fotoausstellung "Hamburg aus der Luft" von Dirk Laubner

  • 13.09.2019
  • 10:00
  • Museumsschiff Rickmer Rickmers

HIGHLIGHTS Diverse exhibitions & colourful art in Hamburg

From antique to timeless, from abstract to modern, Hamburg not only lives art history, but also permanently hosts international exhibitions. Throughout the year, there is plenty to discover for every taste at numerous events such as the Long Night of the Museums, the Minerals of Hamburg or the Affordable Art Fair.

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Affordable Art Fair

Art for all! As the name suggests, the Affordable Art Fair in Hamburg offers works of many contemporary artists at affordable prices.

Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair

Messeplatz 1
20357 Hamburg

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arabesques

German and French artists will meet in and around Hamburg for five weeks from 22 January at the eighth Franco-German Cultural Festival arabesques. With the theme Si j'avais des ailes... - If I had wings ... they will go in over 30 events - from New Music, Film, Debates to Dance, Chanson and Art.

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blickfang

The international design fair blickfang takes place annually in Hamburg. The latest fashion, jewellery and furniture trends will be on show and for sale.

blickfang

Blickfang internationale Designmesse Hamburg

Dammtorstraße 1
20095 Hamburg

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eat&STYLE - Germany's largest food festival

At the eat&STYLE food festival in Hamburg's Schuppen 52, visitors will be pampered for two days with a colourful programme dedicated to all aspects of food.

eat&STYLE - Germany's largest food festival

Schuppen 52

Australiastraße 52
20457 Hamburg

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© Hamburg Messe und Congress/Stephan Wallocha

Hamburg Motor Classics

For the third time trade fair Hamburg Motor Classics will take place in the exhibition halls and awaits visitors with a large selection of elegant classic cars, well-kept youngtimers as well as accessories, spare parts and accessories.

Hamburg Motor Classics

HAMBURG MOTOR CLASSICS

Messeplatz 1
20357 Hamburg

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Hamburg zeigt Kunst - Hamburg presents Art

On the 8th of September 2019 starting at 10 a.m., Hamburg sucht Kunst will host its sixth creative festival in HafenCity, when Überseeboulevard will be transformed into an almost 10,000 square metre gallery.

Hamburg zeigt Kunst - Hamburg presents Art

Hamburg zeigt Kunst - Das kreative Festival

Van-der-Smissen-Straße 5
22767 Hamburg

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Artistic-Must do

Hamburger Kunsthalle
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Kunsthalle - Entrance

  • Important public art collections
  • Works from seven centuries
  • Changing art presentations
  • 700 constantly exhibited works
Kunsthalle - Entrance
To offer
From 14.00
Hamburger Kunsthalle
© ThisIsJulia Photography

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.

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Artistic-Must do

Teaser 3 Tage Kunstmeile
© Kunstmeile

3-Day Art Mile Pass

  • Historical and modern Art
  • Perfect location between Alster & Elbe
  • Everything reachable by foot
  • Five renowned art institutions
3-Day Art Mile Pass
To offer
From 25.00
© Fred Dott

The Kunstmeile Hamburg are the five renowned art institutions in the center of Hamburg. The Bucerius Kunst Forum, the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle, the Kunstverein in Hamburg and the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe are all within walking distance of each other along the art mile. Their excellent location near Alster and Elbe is an invitation to visitors to take a stroll of discovery. Together they exhibit an up-to-date, vibrant selection of contemporary and historical art.#

Note: The 3-day pass entitles you to unlimited admission for three consecutive days to all five homes. To enter the booking, the selection of a date is required. This is not relevant to the validity of the ticket. This begins with the first exhibition visit, to which it must be presented in print.

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Bucerius Kunstforum
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Bucerius Art Forum - Entrance

  • Always changing exhibitions
  • Works from antiquity to the present
  • All aspects of the fine arts
Bucerius Art Forum - Entrance
To offer
From 9.00
Bucerius
© ThisIsJulia Photography

Bucerius Kunst Forum

is located right in the centre of Hamburg, close to the town hall, the Bucerius Kunst Forum art gallery presents different exhibitions throughout the year featuring works on subjects from antiquity to the present day. This is a place of exchanges and encounters for all aspects of the fine arts.

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12-Monats-Kunstmeilenpass
© Michael Schunck

12-Month Art Mile Pass

  • Must-Have for every art lover
  • Historical and modern Art
  • Perfect location between Alster & Elbe
  • Five renowned art institutions
12-Month Art Mile Pass
To offer
From 36.00
Kunstmeilenpass 12 Monate
© Fred Dott

The Kunstmeile Hamburg are the five renowned art institutions in the center of Hamburg. The Bucerius Kunst Forum, the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle, the Kunstverein in Hamburg and the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe are all within walking distance of each other along the art mile. Their excellent location near Alster and Elbe is an invitation to visitors to take a stroll of discovery. Together they exhibit an up-to-date, vibrant selection of contemporary and historical art.

Note: The 12-month Kunstmeilenpass entitles you to a one-time visit to all five institutions, including special exhibitions, and is valid for 12 months. To enter the booking, the selection of a date is required. This is not relevant to the validity of the ticket. This begins with the first exhibition visit, to which it must be presented in print.

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Internationales Maritimes Museum
© Thomas Hampel

International Maritimes Museum Hamburg - Entrance

  • 3000 years of seafaring history
  • Over 40,000 miniature models
  • Queen Mary 2 out of a million Legos
  • Real ship simulator
International Maritimes Museum Hamburg - Entrance
To offer
From 13.00
Internationales Maritimes Museum
© Thomas Hampel

Discover the world of seafaring: located in Hamburg's oldest surviving warehouse, the Maritime Museum presents 3,000 years of seafaring history with priceless exhibits from around the world. Welcome aboard: wind and waves, explorers and pirates. Over 40,000 miniature models, a treasure chamber with ships made of gold, silver and amber, the Queen Mary 2 built out of a million Lego bricks and a real ice wall you can touch.

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Family-Highlight

Ballinstadt
© ThisIsJulia Photography

BallinStadt Emigrant Museum - Entrance

  • Exciting im- & emigration history
  • 4 epochs interesting presented
  • Free Family Research Area
  • Interactive game »Simmigrant«

BallinStadt Emigrant Museum - Entrance
To offer
Ballinstadt
© ThisIsJulia Photography

On an area of 2,500 square meters, experience the fascinating migration history of over four eras at the Emigration Museum BallinStadt Hamburg. Follow the footsteps of people striving to fulfill their hopes and dreams on their journey to a new homeland while visiting our exhibition. Learn more about Albert Ballin, the founder of the former emigrations halls in Hamburg. In our in-house research center with four computer terminals, you have access to the digitized version of the unique Hamburg passenger lists as well as to the world’s largest genealogical database. It includes further information, such as U.S. censuses and address books (in total 18 billion historical documents and images worldwide).

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