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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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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From Sunday 1st May 2016 the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site is presenting a large-scale solo exhibition of one of the world’s best photographers. The exhibition "Steve McCurry. Buddhism – Photography 1985 to 2013" exhibits a very special facet of the famous American magnum photographer Steve...

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From Saturday 25th July 2015, the World Cultural Heritage Site at the Völklingen Ironworks is showing the new exhibition “The Skull - Icon. Myth. Cult.”. The exhibition features 250 skulls and heads from all cultural areas from the Stone Age, the period of Ancient Egypt and up to the present day....

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On Sunday, 29th March 2015, the “UrbanArt Biennale® 2015” will start; it is now the third exhibition of the art which developed from graffiti. Every two years the European Centre of Art and Industry Culture displays the most important positions and contemporary developments of this young art of the...

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