International Museums Day

International Museums Day │May 21, 2017 │ 10:00 - 17:00

On May 21 it´s the International Museums Day! In line with the slogan “Searching for traces. Courage to take responsibility!” museums all over Germany celebrate the campaign day and offer a diverse program.

10:30 - 11:00 │Short guided tour and Image contribution
Signs on cemeteries and the garden of butterflies

Some traces on cemeteries have pleasing names: they are called Garden of butterflies or River of time for instance. By adapting theses new grave forms cemeteries courageously take responsibility. An artwork by K. and D. Bräg from Munich (2000) already anticipated this development.

Dagmar Kuhle, landscape and open space designer

11:45 – 12:15 │Short guided tour
From Transi to Skeleton to Thanatos

Following the tracks of historical death images and their unlimited plea for
a responsible life.

Ulrike Neurath, Custodian

The entry and the guided tours are free!

Museumscafe, Museum für Sepulkralkultur