City Guide


A vibrant art scene led by the art academy

Along with Cologne, Düsseldorf remains the top Rhineland art metropolis. For a long time now, its very well-equipped museums and institutions have enjoyed the benefits of the close proximity of the famed Academy, its professors and former graduates. A real coup for the Düsseldorf art scene is Julia Stoschek's young and innovative collection, everybody who is anybody on the international stage is represented here.

Düsseldorf classics - K20 – NRW art collection

Art of the 20th century: Works by Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko are to be found in this important collection of classical modern art and post-War American art < more >

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Düsseldorf classics - K21 – NRW art collection

International art since 1980: Mainly objects and installations are on show in this converted former State Parliament building. Another focal area is current photography < more >

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Düsseldorf classics - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf/Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen

Two important addresses for contemporary art: Both aspiring artists and famous Düsseldorf artists are presented at the Kunsthalle and the Kunstverein < more >

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Düsseldorf classics - Museum Kunstpalast

19th century painting: The collection comprises paintings, sculptures and applied art from the Middle Ages up to the present day. One of the focuses is on the works by the Düsseldorf School of Painting < more >

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Düsseldorf classics - NRW-Forum

Popular changing exhibitions: Its mixture of art, fashion, design, advertising and lifestyle are all part of the concept behind the Forum. Particular importance is attached to photography < more >

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Inside tip: Düsseldorf  - Julia Stoschek Collection

The Who’s Who of contemporary art: This collection with its focus on video art has been on show in a renovated industrial building since 2007. There are changing exhibitions every year < more >

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Inside tip: Düsseldorf  - Galerienhaus Poststraße 2/3

Galleries in what used to be a picture frame factory: The five galleries that share the building in the Carlstadt district show different programs < more >

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Inside tip Düsseldorf - Parkhaus im Malkasten

Experimental art: Mainly young positions are presented in the building on the grounds of Künstlerverein Malkasten. Film evenings and discussions complement the program < more >

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K20 NRW art collection (1), K21 NRW art collection (2), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf / Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen (3), Museum Kunstpalast (4), NRW-Forum (5), Julia Stoschek Collection (6), Galeriehaus Poststraße 2/3 (7), Parkhaus im Malkasten (8)