Dusseldorf State Academy of Arts (Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf), Show all 9 places in Dusseldorf » Dusseldorf9
- Eiskellerstraße 1, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany
- Working hours*:
concessional - 8 EUR
- * - opening and closing times as well as entrance prices, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.
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The State Academy of Arts in Dusseldorf founded in 1773. Today it is one of the most popular and famous universities, from the walls of which many brilliant architects and painters have emerged. Among them, it is worth noting Joseph Beuys (the leader of modern postmodernism), Andreas Gursky, Richter, Thomas Demand, Sigmar Polke and others. In addition to its graduates, the academy is also proud of its famous glass collection.
The Academy of Arts located in a beautiful city park called Hofgarten. Many tourists strive here, but getting inside the academy is not so easy. It is not always open for visits, and every month you need to find out specifically when it will be available. Such information provided to everyone by the Dusseldorf Information Office.
Tourists who get inside the academy are allowed to see the rich interior decoration of the 18th century, as well as admire the masterpieces in the gallery. Here you can see the works of masters from different eras, from the Middle Ages to our days. In addition to the permanent exhibition of glass products, the gallery hosts exhibitions of graphics, various handicraft works.
The Ministry of Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany is very attentive to young talents and offers everyone the opportunity to live in the city of Dusseldorf and work on their style. To get this opportunity, you need to go through a rigorous selection process. The most talented artists, sculptors, photographers, architects live and work in the city with the support of the academy. There are about two thousand of them today. Among them, there are also Russians who received help in passing the competition from the Moscow House of Photography. All in all, the academy has 380 students who study painting, graphics, architecture, cinema history, photography.
The building of the Dusseldorf State Academy itself is no less interesting to see. This a real architectural monument. The facade decorated with the names of famous artists from different countries, including the names of the academy graduates and their teachers.
How to get to the Dusseldorf State Academy of Arts
Metro Tonhalle / Ehrenhof - U70, U74-77
Bus Tonhalle / Ehrenhof - SB50