History and tradition
The Museum Ulm is a unique universal museum of art and cultural history. The focus of medieval art is the outstanding collection of late Gothic painting and sculpture. With the Kurt Fried Collection Foundation, it presents the most important artistic trends of the USA and Europe of the 20th century. The highlight of the Archaeological Collection is the "Lion Man" from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Stadel Cave, one of the oldest figurative carvings in the world.
Drawings and Oil Pastels on Wood
In a cabinet exhibition to mark his 70th birthday, the Museum Ulm is presenting new graphic works by the artist Paco Knöller, who comes from Obermarchtal and is today one of the most important contemporary German painters and draughtsmen of his generation. Already during his studies at the...
Black on White
The Mystery of the Stone-Age Discs from the Blau Valley
Since 2011, they have been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Prehistoric Lake Dwellings around the Alps", the ruins of a 6,000-year-old village from the Neolithic period in the Blau valley at Ehrenstein near Ulm. Among the numerous recovered objects made of stone, bones, antlers and pottery,...
A Woodstock of Ideas
Joseph Beuys, Achberg and the German South
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Joseph Beuys' birth in 2021, the Museum Ulm is dedicating an exhibition project to the artist of the century that focuses in particular on his special connection to the south of Germany. Joseph Beuys obtained the felt for his objects in Giengen an der...
With the publication last summer of his illustrated book "Ischgl", Lois Hechenblaikner (*1958) caused quite a stir in the international media. Since the mid-1990s, the photographer from Alpbachtal in Tyrol has been observing the effects of mass tourism on his homeland. For him, Ischgl in particular,...