From Saturday, 19 May 2018, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site will present the exhibition "Legend Queen Elizabeth II. Luciano Pelizzari Collection".  Queen Elizabeth II is a living legend; her life mirrors an entire epoch.  During her reign, she has seen all German Federal Chancellors to...

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Who doesn't know his performances of Karl Marx, Charlemagne, Richard Wagner and Martin Luther? Ottmar Hörl has gained worldwide recognition for his large installations based on his concept of art as a means of communication. His sculptures are exhibited all over the world. Ottmar Hörl has designed...

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25 March - 4 November 2018

Comprising a collection of highly stirring images, the exhibition “Banksy’s Dismaland & Others - Photographs by Barry Cawston” examines the phenomenon that is Banksy – mysterious phantom figure and undisputed star of the international urban art scene at the same time. His...

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During its heyday, the Völklinger Hütte boasted a workforce of 17,000. In 1986, the ironworks was decommissioned, and the last few members of that once impressive workforce clocked off for good. What remained were the site’s buildings and machines, the ironworkers’ workstations, and other traces of...

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May 6 — November 26, 2017

 

The Incas called it “the sun’s beads”, but the Spanish were only interested in its material value. In Incan and pre-Incan cultures, gold was revered for its cultic significance and was therefore reserved for only the highest rulers and priests. The Spanish conquistadors,...

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April 9 to November 5, 2017

From Sunday April 9, 2017, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site will be presenting the 4th “UrbanArt Biennale® 2017”, with 100 artists from 17 countries across four continents exhibiting their works on a parcours of 100,000 square meters. The “UrbanArt Biennale®...

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The culture of the Incas and their ancestors and international urban art will be the exhibition themes at the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site in 2017. As the UrbanArt Biennale® 2017 will focus on South American urban art, this year sees the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site devote special...

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By the time it drew to a close on Sunday, March 5, 2017, many more than 107,000 visitors had visited a major Buddha exhibition at the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site. The exhibition – entitled “Buddha: 2,000 years of Buddhist art in 232 masterpieces – Collectors share their treasures” – was...

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Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site
25 June 2016 – 5 March 2017

Until Sunday 5 March 2017, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site presents its major exhibition “Buddha”. The exhibition has gathered together 232 top quality exhibits dating back over the last 2,000 years to make this most central...

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