Ausstellung: Bhutan – Heilige Kunst aus dem Himalaya, 20. Februar 2010 bis 24. Mai 2010

Exhibitions

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The printed Image

1 March 2018 to 1 July 2018

The special exhibition opens forty years after the opening of the new building, designed by Kunio Maekawa, on the Aachener Weiher, a building which gave the Museum of East Asian Art a new home after the destruction of its former premises in the Second World War. more

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Netsuke and Sagemono

2nd September to 1st Nobember 2017

The exhibition presents a selection of netsuke and sagemono from museum and private collections. more

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Passions

13 August 2016 to 29 January 2017

What would a life be without passions? In the art of East Asia, human passions play an important part. From love to the arts, the yearning for freedom and a life in the midst of nature, from the pleasures of erotic play to the overcoming of the passions through Buddhism – every aspect is reflected. more

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The Magic of Characters

23 April 2016 to 17 July 2016

The exhibition ‘The Magic of Characters’ presents, for the first time, works of Chinese calligraphic art from the twelfth century BCE until the present, examining the many planes of significance of calligraphy and writing generally more

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All about Girls and Tigers

26 September 2015 to 28 February 2016

The Museum of East Asian Art in Cologne is devoting a major thematic exhibition to the internationally acclaimed artist and winner of numerous prizes, Leiko Ikemura. more

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White Gold

8 May to 13 September 2015

Porcelain was highly appreciated not only in the Middle Kingdom; the "white gold" from China was also much in demand in Europe and the Middle East. In combination with the permanent loans from the Peter und Irene Ludwig Stiftung, the museum is presenting for the first time a selection of the 100 or so most refined, and most unusual, items of porcelain in its collection. more

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BORO

28 March to 2 August 2015

Boro shows some 50 rare articles of clothing and everyday textiles made in Japan between 1850 and 1950. The word boro means ‘patched together’ and here refers to the indigo-dyed patched-together garments of the Japanese rural population. more

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Tradition and Modernism in Dialogue

20 November 2014 to 31 January 2015

Masterpieces by Lee Young-Jae and traditional Korean ceramics. In the Korea Gallery of the Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne. more

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From Japonisme to Zen

18 October 2014 to 1 February 2015

The exhibition, conceived in association with the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern investigates for the first time Klee’s confrontation with East Asian art and culture. Klee was also the cardinal point for subsequent artists in Japan. more

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From Istanbul to Yokohama

17 May to 7 September 2014

350 historical photographs, taken by European and native photographers, bring to life the routes taken by the globetrotters to Asia. more

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Compassion and Meditation

17 May 2014 to 1 February 2015

The exhibition seeks to present the two concepts of compassion and meditation in the teachings of the ‘Great Vehicle’ (Sanskrit: Mahayana). Here, a central role is played by the Bodhisattvas as enlightened beings who nonetheless have pity on humanity, as well as by meditation, which was widely disseminated by the Zen schools (Chinese: Chan; Jap.: Zen). more

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The Glory of the Emperors of China

20 October 2012 to 20 January 2013

The Forbidden City in Beijing is one of the largest museums in the world. For almost 500 years, it was the seat of government of the emprerors of China, and formed the middle of the Middle Kingdom. The face of the Forbidden City was shaped by the last dynasty, the Qing from Manchuria (1644–1911), who left behind a collection of more than 1.8 million art treasures. more

Current and Preview

All under Heaven

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday
11am – 5pm
Every first Thursday in the month
11am – 10pm 
Closed Mondays
Museum is opend on Easter Monday and Whit Monday.
Museum is closed December 24th, Christmas Day (25 Dec), New Year's Eve (31 Dec) and New Year's Day (1 Jan).
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Admission prices

All under Heaven – The Museum of East Asian Art by the Aachener Weiher, 40 Years (November 15, 2018 - June 30, 2019)
€ 9.50 / € 5.50

KölnTag on the first Thursday of the month (except public holidays): free admission to the Permanent Collection and "All under Heaven" for all Cologne residents.
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How to get here

Public transport: Tram routes 1 and 7 and bus route 142, alight at ‘Universitätsstrasse’
There is a car park at the museum
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Barrier-free

The museum is barrier-free. Disabled toilet available.
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Programme

Führung: Alles unter dem Himmel
Sa, 20.07.2019, 14:30 Uhr

Führung: Kulturtransfer in Asien
So, 21.07.2019, 12:00 Uhr

Kurs: Qigong meets Art
Di, 23.07.2019, 11:00 Uhr

Kurs: Sommerfächer – selbst designt
Mi, 24.07.2019, 11:00 Uhr

Führung: Alles unter dem Himmel
Sa, 27.07.2019, 14:30 Uhr

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