on Museum Sunday
On the first Sunday of every month | 12.00 – 15.00 hrs.
For people from 8 to 99 years
Drop-in offer, no registration required
156 years ago, on 8 July 1867, Käthe Kollwitz was born. In the Kollwitz house, they knew how to celebrate birthdays, and so we are dedicating ourselves to the birthday rituals of the Kollwitz family on the occasion of the anniversary of our house artist.
On 22 April 1945, Käthe Kollwitz died at the age of 77 in Moritzburg near Dresden. In the “Rüdenhof”, a manor house on the castle pond of Moritzburg, she found refuge from the war and spent the last months before her death there. In the end, her eyesight and physical strength were no longer sufficient…