Mi, 19.06.2019Everything Saxony: Karl has a hard time
In the 8. Century prohibits Charlemagne pagan customs. His goal: Christianization. The counter-reactions were different: from pagan burials to forced baptisms is this cultural snack.
Who are the Niedersachsen? Descendants of the "old Saxons" who fought against Charlemagne over 1000 years ago? Her name still gives identity - but who were these Saxons? A Germanic tribe who took possession of the country during the Roman emperors and conquered England?
Around 120.000 people visited the Landesmuseum Hannover in the year 2018. This enabled the WeltenMuseum am Maschpark to increase its visitor numbers again and looks back on a successful museum year. 2019 will also be an exciting year for the WeltenMuseum: in addition to numerous events, visitors can look forward to two large special exhibitions and the more than 100-year-old museum building on a new roof.
A retrospective on 150. birthday
The Landesmuseum Hannover owns the world's most important collection of the »Triumvirate of German Impressionism«: Max Liebermann, Lovis Corinth and Max Slevogt. Slevogt was the youngest and most versatile artist in this trio, to whom the WeltenMuseum is dedicating a major exhibition for the first time.
Today, almost exclusively as an open-air painter popular, nature was not Slevogts only inspiration: In graphics and painting, he also often thematized scenes from history, literature and music, which sprang from his imagination alone. On the occasion of the anniversary, the Landesmuseum Hannover presents 150 impressive works, representative of each year. Top-quality loans from national and international museums complement outstanding paintings, drawings and prints from their own collection. The elaborate retrospective draws a complete picture of one of the most important German artists of its time.
The Lower Saxon monasteries preserve a worldwide unique treasure. For 200 years, the Klosterkammer Hannover has been helping them maintain this valuable legacy and secure it for the future. The jubilee show in the Landesmuseum Hannover shows precious works of art from the still alive places of spiritual life.
"Nature as Art", "Magnificent Wilderness" and "Moments in Nature" are only three of ten categories that present the 87 winning pictures of the International Nature Photo Contest "Highlights of Nature Photography 2018". The Landesmuseum Hannover shows the winning photos. Among them are spectacular landscape and animal photos.
The German art of 19. For some time now, the century has seen a great boom - along with new discoveries on the art market, in museums and at universities. The exhibition tells the exciting story of drawing between romance and realism.
With the exhibition »Silberglanz. From the Art of Ages «, the Landesmuseum Hannover devotes itself to an art-historically seldom-lit but socially significant theme. Which ideas are associated with age, show works of art from over three millennia - from ancient Egypt to the present day.