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5,000 Years of Sculpture and “Splendid White”

In November, the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung offers a varied programme on site and online on the collection of 5,000 years of sculpture and the collection presentation “Splendid White”.

On Thursday, 10 November at 6 p.m., the guided tour of the masterpieces from the Liebieghaus will be devoted to the Mother of God (c. 1520) by Tilmann Riemenschneider.

Children from the age of 6 are invited to the studio course “Layer by Layer” on Saturday, 12 November from 2.00 to 5.00 pm. On a discovery tour through the Liebieghaus, they will first track down translucent ivory pieces. Afterwards, they will create their own works from transparent paper in the studio. At the same time, adults can get to know Reiner Winkler’s complete ivory collection at the Liebieghaus during an overview tour of the “Splendid White” exhibition.

In the reopened collection area of the Middle Ages, the head of the department
of the department, Dr. Stefan Roller, will provide exclusive insights into the new acquisitions of the collection on Thursday, 24 November at 7 pm. High-calibre and exciting new acquisitions will be presented to the public for the first time.

In the family tour “Chubby cheeks and googly eyes” on Saturday, 26 November at 3 p.m. for families with children aged 4 and over, various children’s portraits made of stone, wood and ivory can be discovered in the sculpture collection.
sculpture collection.

You can view the full programme of events for November 2022 here.

This is an automated translation of the German press release.
Source: Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung press release, 11 October 2022.
Cover photo: Exterior view Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Photo: Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung

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