Stone Art – Ancient Egyptian Vessels of Immortal Beauty

Ancient Egypt is famous for its monumental buildings, colossal sculptures and artistic reliefs. Lesser known, yet no less fascinating, are stone vessels made of particularly valuable materials of outstanding aesthetic quality. This studio exhibition extends the exhibition "Egypt - Land of Immortality" and focuses on the Ancient Egyptian vessel art, whose aesthetics and modern design are still fascinating in this day and age.


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Worlds of Music

Permanent exhibition

The exhibition “Worlds of Music“ introduces music as a human phenomenon. Music instruments from all over the world and different epochs showcase the links between sound and nature, humans, spirits...

Egypt - Land of Immortality

Temporary exhibition at Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen until 11.11.2018

The exhibition “Egypt: Land of Immortality” opens the doors to the fascinating world of advanced civilization on the Nile. The exhibits, which are up to 6,000 years old, are the centrepiece of a show...

Buried History

Permanent exhibition

Visitors embark on a thrilling journey through time that with a display of exceptional original finds takes them from the Stone Age via the Bronze and Iron Age up to the Roman Era and into the early...

On Gun Smoke and Battle Idyll. White Gold from the Frankenthal Manufactory

Temporary exhibition at Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen until 02.12.2018

A coffee and tea service with 43 pieces has rarely been so completely preserved. Christian Heinrich Winterstein, one of the best Frankenthal porcelain artists, painted it around 1766. Fighting on...

Simply Beastly! Fun with Dino, Panda & Co.

Temporary exhibition at Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen until 10.03.2019

A hands-on exhibition for the whole family.

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