Glanz der Kaiser von China: Kunst und Leben in der Verbotenen Stadt, 2012, © Foto: Malinka
Goldene Impressionen: Japanische Malerei 1400-1900, 2011, © Foto: Malinka
Nobuyoshi Araki & Shirô Tsujimura – Work in Progress, 2011, © Foto: Malinka
Goldene Impressionen: Japanische Malerei 1400–1900, 2011, © Foto: Malinka

Exhibitions

Current shows and preview

Exhibition | Current

Drunk on Sobriety

November 13, 2019 - August 16, 2020

This showcase exhibition presents ceramics, lacquerware, paintings and calligraphy that bear witness to the great esteem in which tea drinking is held in China. Since the late Neolithic period, wine made from fermented grain has been a further highly popular tipple. Contrasting with wine’s intoxicating effect, savouring multiple bowls of tea made users „drunk on sobriety“. more

Exhibition | Current

Fascinating Discoveries from the Depot

The museum holds a diverse collection of about one thousand paintings and calligraphic works from the countries of East Asia. Occasionally, unexpected treasures come to light in storage, as parts of the collection are still in need of research. more

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One Hundred Aspects of the Moon

February 26, 2020 - June 27, 2021

From February 2021 the Museum of East Asian Art Cologne shows 100 Aspects of the Moon by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839–1892). Yoshitoshi was the last great woodblock print master of the Ukiyo-e tradition, and 100 Aspects of the Moon is regarded as his greatest achievement. The series brings to life the history and mythology of ancient Japan. more

Archive

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday
11am – 5pm
Every first Thursday in the month
11am – 10pm 
Closed Mondays

Museum is closed on December 24th, Christmas Day (25 Dec), New Year's Eve (31 Dec) and New Year's Day (1 Jan). Museum is opend on Easter Monday and Whit Monday.
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Admission prices

Permament Collection + Drunk on Sobriety: € 7 / € 4

KölnTag on the first Thursday of the month (except public holidays): free admission to the Permanent Collection 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

Kurs: Sommerfächer – selbst designt
Do, 23.07.2020, 11:00 Uhr

Gespräch: Entdeckungen
So, 02.08.2020, 12:00 Uhr

Gespräch: Entdeckungen
Do, 06.08.2020, 16:00 Uhr

Führung: Entdeckungsreise durch Ostasien
So, 09.08.2020, 11:00 Uhr

Gespräch: Entdeckungen
So, 09.08.2020, 12:00 Uhr

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