Ger­hard Richter: New Paint­ings

Fe­bruary 9 – May 1, 2017

Since the late 1970s, ab­s­tract pic­tures have dom­i­nat­ed Ger­hard Richter’s wide-rang­ing oeu­vre. This ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures new ab­s­tract paint­in­gs cre­at­ed in 2016 along­side works from the col­lec­tion of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig. more


Ot­to Fre­undlich: Cos­mic Com­mu­nism

Fe­bruary 18 – May 14, 2017

He is one of the most orig­i­nal ab­s­tract artists of the twen­ti­eth cen­tu­ry. The Mu­se­um Lud­wig is show­ing the work of Ot­to Fre­undlich (1878–1943) in a big ret­ro­spec­tive. more


Wolf­gang-Hahn-Preis 2017: Tr­isha Don­nel­ly

25. April – 30. Juli 2017

Die Ge­sellschaft für Mod­­erne Kunst am Mu­se­um Lud­wig ver­lei­ht den Wolf­­gang-Hahn-Preis 2017 an Tr­isha Don­nel­­ly. Mit dem seit 23 Jahren jähr­lich verge­be­­nen Preis ehrt der Förderverein das außergewöh­n­liche Oeu­vre der 1974 in San Fran­­cis­­co, Kal­i­­fornien, ge­­bore­­nen und heute in New York leben­­den Kün­st­­lerin. mehr


Pho­tog­ra­phy Room Pre­sen­ta­tion

Start­ing March 24, parts of the Pho­to­graph­ic Col­lec­tion will be show­cased in a spe­cial Pho­tog­ra­phy Room within the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of the Lud­wig Mu­se­um in an ef­fort to gra­d­u­al­ly pre­sent the col­lec­tion. Hen­ri Car­ti­er-Bres­son and Heinz Held: Peo­ple with Pic­tures is the ti­tle of the first pre­sen­ta­tion. more

Vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion

Spe­cial Open­ing Hours

We are open from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. from April 25 through May 1.

Late Night Thurs­day

On the first Thurs­­day of ev­ery month un­til 10 p.m.

There are days that are just dif­fer­­ent from others: more in­­ter­est­ing, more en­joy­able, more ex­c­it­ing. En­joy live con­certs, cabaret, artist talks, tours, kunst:dialoge, the­ater, read­­ings, dance, film, and per­­for­­mances.