Museum Mile Festival 2022: the best of culture, art and science

Bonn (red). After a two-year hiatus caused by a pandemic, the Bonn Museum Mile once again presents the best of art, history and science. On the first weekend of June 4 and 5 June 2022, the five Bonn Museum Mile houses offer a colorful program and free admission to the joint festival.

Alexander Koenig Museum

The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change, Museum Koenig Bonn, presents three special exhibitions with the highlight “URPFERD 2.0 – Icon from Messel”. The original skeleton of an ancient stallion 40 million years ago has revealed many secrets. How did a smaller relative of today’s horses move through the forest? And how did such a “little” become great wild and thoroughbred horses? In addition, visitors can discover the two photo exhibitions “Water Dreams” and “Seasons”. The park is also open on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. Promotions, information and lots of fun are waiting for guests with free entry!

House of History

Everything about the current exhibition “Heimat. Search “is the main topic of the program at the House of History. On Saturday 4 May 2022, Ozan Akhan and Tunç Denizer, members of the Cologne Stunksession and Bonn Pink, Punk, Pantheon, will approach immigration with humor, telling stories, singing, dancing and philosophizing. .

On Sunday 5 May 2022, the focus will be on the local dialect: Rhine Reading for Advanced Learners with Jörg Manhold, “Bönnsch füe Pänz” workshops with Joe Tillmann and the Bönnsche Pänz Project Choir. Finally, the Weltkultur Bühne Köln choir conducted by Erdal Sahin takes them on a journey to Anatolia, thus bridging the gap between tradition and modernity. The House of History offers “Studio Otwarte” and short sessions for children and families on a daily basis. All offers and visits to the museum are free.

Bonn Art Museum

At this year’s Museum Miles Festival, visitors to the Kunstmuseum Bonn can look forward to a varied program with exciting exhibitions, guided tours and creative workshops for the whole family. The crowd favorite, the StandART circus theater, will reappear on Sunday and will delight you with breathtaking stunts, humorous tricks and hands-on activities.

During the artistic workshop with Patrica Thoma, children and young people have the opportunity, together with the artist, to create costumes from newspapers and thus change. Special exhibitions The world is in abeyance. Air as artistic material, Dorothea von Stetten Art Prize 2022. Young art from Poland, a hit. Children’s Room with Patricia Thoma’s lectures and presentations of the Room collection for fanciful activities and the dawn of modernity. August Macke and the Rhine Expressionists invite you to discover them with free admission.

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00 Admission free.

Federal Hall of the Arts

The Bundeskunsthalle is celebrating its 30th anniversary with this year’s Museum Mile Festival and invites everyone to the grand anniversary celebrations on 4 and 5 June 2022 in the building and at the Museumsplatz.

A colorful program is proposed for the whole family, for young and old, with live music for 30 years and interviews on stage, guided tours of the staff around exhibitions and behind the scenes, workshops, games and much more. The highlight of the festival weekend is a huge party night on Saturday from 10 p.m. to open time with a DJ line-up and spectacular light artwork by Finnish lighting designer Kari Kola, who will adequately present the “Jubilarin Bundeskunsthalle” during a night in Bonn sky visible from afar .

Entry is free. The exhibitions are open on Saturday from 10:00 to 21:00 and on Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00. Creative classes are held on Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 to 17.00, stage program Saturday from 13.00 to 22.00 and Sunday from 13.00 to 17.30. The Kari Kola light sculpture will be shown on Saturday and Sunday from approx. 10.00 pm to midnight, the great jubilee party will start on Saturday at 10.00 pm (open).

German Museum of Bonn

In AI: Worlds! On both days of the Museum Mile festival, visitors both small and large can discover the “new” Deutsches Museum Bonn with free admission. Museotainers constantly guide museum visitors on dialogue tours of the new world of artificial intelligence (AI). Many offers and promotions also offer kids to enter the AI ​​jungle on both days and introduce them to coding, for example. With their magical moments, cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence, Jean Olivier and his sorcerer apprentice “Robopolitan” take the audience into the future with their Sunday cutscenes.

A free shuttle bus runs regularly between the Deutsches Museum Bonn and Museum Koenig.

The museum is open on Saturday from 12:00 to 17:00 and on Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00. The program runs continuously.

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