“Strange Days“ – Arno Schmidt and Darmstadt 1955-58
Exhibition from 12 October 2019 to 5 January 2020 at three sites and shops in the inner city of Darmstadt
In the 40th year of Arno Schmidt’s death two departments of the TU Darmstadt, the Department of Arts at Hochschule Darmstadt and the University and State Library commemorate the time the author lived in Darmstadt.
PAUL MEISSNER. Ein Architekt zwischen Tradition und Aufbruch
07.09.2019 – 19.01.2020 Ausstellung im Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt
Die Ausstellung rückt den Darmstädter Hochschullehrer und Erbauer der ehemaligen Landeshypothekenbank erstmals umfassend in den Fokus. Paul Meißner (1868–1939) gehört zu jener Generation von Baukünstlern zwischen Späthistorismus und früher Moderne, die es neu zu entdecken gilt.
Alexander von Humboldt – Of Plants and Books
Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 09 July to 22 September 19
On 14 September will be the 250th anniversary of the famous scientist and traveler Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). While the TU Botanical Garden shows an exhibition about “Scientists, Collectors and Plant Hunters”, it suggests itself to present the original works by Alexander von Humboldt from the ULB’s collection.
& Booklets: Emil Siemeister's Artists' Books
Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 14 May to 30 June 2019
The Artist Emil Siemeister creates his works from various materials, techniques and genres whereby he always starts from a drawing as his elementary basis. Exhibition opening: Monday, 13 May, 6pm
Exhibition „The beautiful prayer“
29 March to 5 May 2019 ULB Stadtmitte
Right at the beginning of spring the ULB opens its treasury for a whole month to present four precious handwritten and painted books of hours from the 15th and early 16th century.
Exhibition „Paths of Life“
People from Poland have significantly contributed to Germany’s past and they still shape Germany’s present. But the second largest group of emigrants in the country is also the most unknown. The exhibition “Paths of Life” traces biographies of people who found their way into the Rhein-Main-area.