Pax & Pecunia
Art, commerce and merchant virtue in the Augsburg ceiling painting

at Schaezlerpalais

Numerous Augsburg town houses still impress with Baroque ceiling paintings. The festive frescoes in the Schaezlerpalais and the Maximilian Museum are well known, many a jewel has been preserved in secret, but much has also been destroyed. When the city of Augsburg commissioned the painter Karl Nicolai to copy Baroque ceiling paintings from 1936 onwards, this was already...

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European Trails
European women photo artists of the present

at H2 – Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast

EUROPEAN TRAILS presents European woman photographers as well as woman artists working with photography. Essentially, the exhibition is concerned with questions of origin, memory and identity. The own personal history and its transfer and artistic transcending into current social...

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Focus Ukraine
Alexander Chekmenev, Sergey Melnitchenko, Viktoria Sorochinski

at Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus

In cooperation with the foundation 'Peace for Art', Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus presents three positions of current artistic photography from Ukraine. With a clear, undisguised view and in great atmospheric density, the works of all three participants appear documentary and artistically brilliant at the same time. The existential threat to the country ...

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Exhibits and installations on childhood and adolescence, life course and works


Bert Brecht's birthplace in Augsburg's Lechviertel has been a memorial site since 1985. Here you can immerse yourself in the life and work of the poet and playwright. The craftsman's house "Auf dem Rain 7" is sandwiched between two Lech canals. Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht was born on February 10, 1898 on the upper floor of the...

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Mozart up close


In Leopold Mozart's birthplace on Frauentorstraße, visitors of all ages can actively get to know Mozart's father and his world. The permanent exhibition invites you to experience it directly and sensually: in eleven themed rooms you will find, among other things, a historical stone grand piano, a walk-in coach, a baroque room theater and....

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Splendid souvenir
Silver from the legacy of Kurt F. Viermetz

at Maximilianmuseum

On April 27, 2022, Augsburg's honorary citizen and patron of the Maximilianmuseum, Kurt F. Viermetz, would have turned 83. To mark this occasion, the Maximilianmuseum is presenting a studio exhibition with objects from the important silver collection that Mr. Viermetz generously...

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