Tag Archives: Grassi Museum

Advent in the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum

During Advent the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum is holding a range of special talks and tours that set Christmas and the Christmas tradition in a global cultural context. On December 17th Marita Andó, curator for North Asia and North/east Europe … Continue reading

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Metal.Ceramic.Stone: Jewellery Workshop

As part of the fringe programme to the exhibition “Metal.Ceramic.Stone” the GRASSI Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig is hosting a jewellery workshop on Thursday Decemebr 8th. Under the supervision of Ute Thieme the workshops offer participants the chance to design … Continue reading

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Grassimesse Leipzig 2011

The doors are open and Grassimesse Leipzig 2011 is underway! Here a brief selection of some of the exhibits from this years show. Grassimesse Leipzig is open from Friday October 28th until Sunday October 30th from 10 am until 7pm … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing

Grassimesse isn’t just about objects, products and design. Its also about the crafts people who create such. And so as part of our build up to Grassimesse 2011 we will be taking time next week to introduce four of the … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig – Art Nouveau to Present

On March 4th 2012 the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts open the final section of their permanent exhibition – completing an exhibition  journey that begins in the Antiquity and a construction journey that started with of the renovation of the … Continue reading

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Benefit Concert in the Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments: Hark the Echoing Air

On Saturday October the 1st the Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments is hosting a benefit concert for the Little Prinz Kenya e.V – an charity who operate a childrens home and orphanage in Kakamega, West Kenya. Under the title “Hark … Continue reading

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Opening Night: The divine colours of Hell. New painting from Haiti – Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin

Back in 2005 we spent a week in Port-au-Prince. We rode in Tap-Taps. We wandered through the central cemetery. We rode motor bike taxis. We got chased by pigs. We had a great time. We even tried to break into … Continue reading

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BASAR im Grassi & Grassifest 2011

With summer making a welcome return, the three Grassi Museums celebrated their annual Grassifest on Sunday September 4th with a range of activities and a concert programme in the courtyard. Parallel the annual BASAR im Grassi presented over 20 stalls … Continue reading

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The divine colours of Hell. New painting from Haiti: Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin

On September the 8th the Grassi Leipzig Ethnography Museum opens a new exhibition showcasing works by the Haitian artists Préféte Duffaut & Frantz Zéphirin. Born in Jacmel in 1923 Préféte Duffaut initially followed in his fathers footsteps and trained as … Continue reading

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Grassifest 2011 & BASAR im Grassi

It’s that time of year again! On Sunday September 4th the three “Grassi” museums will be staging their annual Grassifest featuring a wide range of events and attractions for young and old In the museum courtyard and foyers visitors will … Continue reading

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