© Oscar Tuazon, Photo: Michael van den Boogard


Os­car Tu­a­zon. Alone In An Emp­ty Room

Fe­bruary 15–Ju­ly 13, 2014

At the Mu­se­um Lud­wig, Os­car Tu­a­zon has re­al­ized unique piece on the wide open spaces of the stair­case. His ob­jects range be­tween sculp­ture and ar­chi­tec­ture: ar­chi­tec­tu­ral com­po­nents of a pri­vate re­si­dence have been placed in­side the mu­se­um more


Pierre Huyghe

April 11–Ju­ly 13, 2014

A fe­male fig­ure skater who traces ab­s­tract shapes on the black ice of a skat­ing rink, a white dog with a pink-col­ored leg that wan­ders through the gal­leries, an aquar­i­um in­habit­ed by a her­mit crab who has made a Bran­cusi head his home: Pierre Huyghe cre­ates live si­t­u­a­tions that take place within the ex­hi­bi­tion. The ex­hi­bi­tion at the Mu­se­um Lud­wig is the first ma­jor sur­vey in Ger­many bring­ing to­gether works from the last twen­ty years more

Ex­tend­ed Thurs­day

Ex­tend­ed 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.

Vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion

Smart­phone Guide

all In­for­ma­tion at one click

Take a tour through our ex­hi­bi­tions with our free me­dia guide for smart­phones. Au­dio-guides for se­lect­ed works, an overview of the gal­leries, and fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on the pro­gram ac­com­pany­ing the ex­hi­bi­tions at one glimpse more



Video, Au­dio, Slideshows

Watch trail­ers of our ex­hi­bi­tions and pro­grams, doc­u­men­ta­tion of past events, and slideshows about all ar­eas of the Mu­se­um Lud­wig in our Me­diathek more


Are there an­i­mals in heav­en?

Bar­bara Kruger has de­signed a bus for Cologne

The Mu­se­um Lud­wig and the KVB, Cologne's public tran­s­port com­pany, have in­vit­ed Bar­bara Kruger to de­sign a bus that will tour the ci­ty from De­cem­ber 5th on more