Events in Museum Barberini

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Henri-Edmond Cross: Arcadia or Paradise?
Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5 p.m.

Dialogue Between Art and the Church

Henri-Edmond Cross painted his dream of an untroubled life in an idyllic landscape as paradise on earth. The Christian utopia is based on the idea of paradise after death. A painting in the exhibition is used as the inspiration for a discussion on the idea of happiness in this life and in life after death.

Prof. em. Dr. Götz Doyé, Theologist, Potsdam
Dr. Dorothee Entrup, Art Historian, Museum Barberini, Potsdam


€ 8 / reduced € 6, plus admission

In cooperation with Evangelische Stadtkirchenarbeit Potsdam

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Henri-Edmond Cross, At the Fair, 1896, Toledo Museum of Art,
 gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, © Photography, Incorporated, Toledo

Henri-Edmond Cross, At the Fair, 1896, Toledo Museum of Art,
 gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, © Photography, Incorporated, Toledo

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5 p.m.

Dialogue Between Art and the Church

Henri-Edmond Cross painted his dream of an untroubled life in an idyllic landscape as paradise on earth. The Christian utopia is based on the idea of paradise after death. A painting in the exhibition is used as the inspiration for a discussion on the idea of happiness in this life and in life after death.

Prof. em. Dr. Götz Doyé, Theologist, Potsdam
Dr. Dorothee Entrup, Art Historian, Museum Barberini, Potsdam


€ 8 / reduced € 6, plus admission

In cooperation with Evangelische Stadtkirchenarbeit Potsdam

Henri-Edmond Cross, At the Fair, 1896, Toledo Museum of Art,
 gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, © Photography, Incorporated, Toledo

Henri-Edmond Cross, At the Fair, 1896, Toledo Museum of Art,
 gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, © Photography, Incorporated, Toledo

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Conference on the exhibition
Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection
Friday, Januar 25, 2019, 10 a.m.

The exhibition Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection presents masterpieces that will not have had a suitable home until they move into their new permanent location in the renovated Semperbau in the fall of 2019. The conference will be held at the Museum Barberini to mark a new beginning for these works. It will focus on issues related to updating and revitalizing collections of works from classical antiquity. The conference will also recognize the many years that Kordelia Knoll has served as director of the Dresden Collection of Antiquities.

With
Dr. Norbert Eschbach, Gießen
Dr. Stephan Koja, Dresden
Dr. Claudia Kryza-Gersch, Dresden
Dr. Joachim Raeder, Kiel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Scholl, Berlin
Mag. Saskia Wetzig, Dresden


€ 10 / reduced € 8

Free admission for students of Art History

Please register in advance

In cooperation with the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.

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Aphrodite, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Aphrodite, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Friday, Januar 25, 2019, 10 a.m.

The exhibition Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection presents masterpieces that will not have had a suitable home until they move into their new permanent location in the renovated Semperbau in the fall of 2019. The conference will be held at the Museum Barberini to mark a new beginning for these works. It will focus on issues related to updating and revitalizing collections of works from classical antiquity. The conference will also recognize the many years that Kordelia Knoll has served as director of the Dresden Collection of Antiquities.

With
Dr. Norbert Eschbach, Gießen
Dr. Stephan Koja, Dresden
Dr. Claudia Kryza-Gersch, Dresden
Dr. Joachim Raeder, Kiel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Scholl, Berlin
Mag. Saskia Wetzig, Dresden


€ 10 / reduced € 8

Free admission for students of Art History

Please register in advance

In cooperation with the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.

Aphrodite, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Aphrodite, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Programm herunterladen (pdf)

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Public Tour
Public Tour in Simple German
Friday, January 25, 2019, 5 p.m.

This tour is held in simple German. It presents the French painter Cross and explains his paintings.

Foyer
€ 3 plus admission

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Henri-Edmond Cross, Landscape of Provence, 1898, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Cologne

Henri-Edmond Cross, Landscape of Provence, 1898, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Cologne

Friday, January 25, 2019, 5 p.m.

This tour is held in simple German. It presents the French painter Cross and explains his paintings.

Foyer
€ 3 plus admission

Henri-Edmond Cross, Landscape of Provence, 1898, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Cologne

Henri-Edmond Cross, Landscape of Provence, 1898, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud, Cologne

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Public Tour
Nolde, Feininger, Nay: From Expressionism to Art Informel
Friday, January 26, 2019, 2 p.m.

This tour illustrates developments in art from the beginning of the twentieth century through the 1950s using selected works.

€ 3 plus admission

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Wassily Kandinsky, Murnau – Landscape with Green House, 1909, Private Collection.

Wassily Kandinsky, Murnau – Landscape with Green House, 1909, Private Collection.

Friday, January 26, 2019, 2 p.m.

This tour illustrates developments in art from the beginning of the twentieth century through the 1950s using selected works.

€ 3 plus admission

Wassily Kandinsky, Murnau – Landscape with Green House, 1909, Private Collection.

Wassily Kandinsky, Murnau – Landscape with Green House, 1909, Private Collection.

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Barberini Friends Special » Public Tour
From Impressionism to Contemporary Art: Art History in Front of Original Works
Monday, January 28, 2019, 5 p.m.

Barberini Friends are friends of art who want to learn more. In these exclusive tours, Dorothee Entrup will highlight the foundations and developments of painting from the late nineteenth century to the present day. These three consecutive events are based on the ones before, but visitors may also participate in a single tour.

Dr. Dorothee Entrup, Museum Barberini

Monday, December 10, 2018:
From Impressionism to Neo-Impressionism
Monday, January 7, 2019: Expressionism
Monday, January 28, 2019: From Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

€ 3, available only to those with a Barberini Friends annual membership

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Emil Nolde, Irises, 1907, private collection

Emil Nolde, Irises, 1907, private collection

Monday, January 28, 2019, 5 p.m.

Barberini Friends are friends of art who want to learn more. In these exclusive tours, Dorothee Entrup will highlight the foundations and developments of painting from the late nineteenth century to the present day. These three consecutive events are based on the ones before, but visitors may also participate in a single tour.

Dr. Dorothee Entrup, Museum Barberini

Monday, December 10, 2018:
From Impressionism to Neo-Impressionism
Monday, January 7, 2019: Expressionism
Monday, January 28, 2019: From Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

€ 3, available only to those with a Barberini Friends annual membership

Emil Nolde, Irises, 1907, private collection

Emil Nolde, Irises, 1907, private collection

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Tour and Workshop
Key Points
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 2 p.m.

This tour is followed by a studio workshop on the motifs and techniques used in Henri-Edmond Cross’ paintings. For creative spirits of all ages.

€ 10 plus admission

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Henri-Edmond Cross, Toulon, Winter Morning, 1906-07, Private collection © All rights reserved

Henri-Edmond Cross, Toulon, Winter Morning, 1906-07, Private collection © All rights reserved

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 2 p.m.

This tour is followed by a studio workshop on the motifs and techniques used in Henri-Edmond Cross’ paintings. For creative spirits of all ages.

€ 10 plus admission

Henri-Edmond Cross, Toulon, Winter Morning, 1906-07, Private collection © All rights reserved

Henri-Edmond Cross, Toulon, Winter Morning, 1906-07, Private collection © All rights reserved

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Talk
Worlds of Paradise: Cross and Signac at the Côte d’Azur
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7 p.m.

At the beginning of the 1890s, Henri-Edmond Cross and Paul Signac moved to the Mediterranean. In the light of the South they painted their dreams of a free society and discovered the Côte d’Azur for painting. Daniel Zamani, curator of the Cross exhibition at the Museum Barberini, places their luminous depictions of the Riviera in the context of French modernism.

Dr. Daniel Zamani, Museum Barberini, Potsdam

€ 10 / reduced € 8

Ticketholders may visit the exhibition one hour before the event begins.

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Henri-Edmond Cross, The Beach at Saint-Clair, 1896, Private collection

Henri-Edmond Cross, The Beach at Saint-Clair, 1896, Private collection

At the beginning of the 1890s, Henri-Edmond Cross and Paul Signac moved to the Mediterranean. In the light of the South they painted their dreams of a free society and discovered the Côte d’Azur for painting. Daniel Zamani, curator of the Cross exhibition at the Museum Barberini, places their luminous depictions of the Riviera in the context of French modernism.

Dr. Daniel Zamani, Museum Barberini, Potsdam

€ 10 / reduced € 8

Ticketholders may visit the exhibition one hour before the event begins.

Henri-Edmond Cross, The Beach at Saint-Clair, 1896, Private collection

Henri-Edmond Cross, The Beach at Saint-Clair, 1896, Private collection

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Tour and Workshop
Pomegranates, Arrows, and Lyres: Olympian Gods and their Symbols
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Every deity in antiquity was assigned his or her own powers, abilities, and duties which were denoted by symbols in their images. The masterpieces from the Dresden sculpture collection embody myths from classical antiquity. Following the tour of the show Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection,the Museum Barberini will open its studio so you can create your own masterpieces.

€ 10 plus admission

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Zeus, so-called Dresden Zeus, 120-130 CE, © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection. Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Zeus, so-called Dresden Zeus, 120-130 CE, © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection. Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Every deity in antiquity was assigned his or her own powers, abilities, and duties which were denoted by symbols in their images. The masterpieces from the Dresden sculpture collection embody myths from classical antiquity. Following the tour of the show Olympian Gods: From the Dresden Sculpture Collection,the Museum Barberini will open its studio so you can create your own masterpieces.

€ 10 plus admission

Zeus, so-called Dresden Zeus, 120-130 CE, © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection. Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Zeus, so-called Dresden Zeus, 120-130 CE, © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection. Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

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Public Tour
Pomegranates, Arrows, and Lyres: Olympian Gods and their Symbols
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 4 p.m.

Zeus has his thunderbolt, Hestia her ears of grain, Dionysus the ivy wreath: The gods depicted in ancient sculptures can be recognized by their attributes. Many sculptures have only survived as fragments and their symbolic objects are missing. However, archeological research can fill in the blanks by comparing these gods to vase paintings.

€ 3 plus admission

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Dionysos, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Dionysos, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 4 p.m.

Zeus has his thunderbolt, Hestia her ears of grain, Dionysus the ivy wreath: The gods depicted in ancient sculptures can be recognized by their attributes. Many sculptures have only survived as fragments and their symbolic objects are missing. However, archeological research can fill in the blanks by comparing these gods to vase paintings.

€ 3 plus admission

Dionysos, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

Dionysos, Second half 2nd century CE. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Sculpture Collection, Photo: H.-P. Klut / E. Estel

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Sunday at the Museum
Art Breakfast
Sunday, February 10, 2019, 10 a.m.

Tours of the exhibition will begin at 11 a.m. following a French-style breakfast together at 10 a.m.

Café Barberini / foyer
€ 12 plus admission

Breakfast includes 2 croissants, butter, jam, fruit and 1 cup of coffee or tea.

Please register in advance.

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Henri-Edmond Cross, Excursion, 1895, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

Henri-Edmond Cross, Excursion, 1895, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 10 a.m.

Tours of the exhibition will begin at 11 a.m. following a French-style breakfast together at 10 a.m.

Café Barberini / foyer
€ 12 plus admission

Breakfast includes 2 croissants, butter, jam, fruit and 1 cup of coffee or tea.

Please register in advance.

Henri-Edmond Cross, Excursion, 1895, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

Henri-Edmond Cross, Excursion, 1895, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk

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