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BANNER_Friedrichswerder Art & Architecture Tours in Germany 2024

View of the rear facade of the houses at the castle freedom by Eduard Gaertner, 1855

 

ACE Cultural Tours is pleased to be able to share a two part series of articles on the rich and varied art history of Germany. In this series we explore a selection of cultural highlights and monuments of German art history from the medieval to the modern.

 

To read both parts of this article series click the links below:

 

Read the first article

  

Read the second article

 

Below, we have put together the full selection of tours to Germany next year exploring a range of topics along the art history timeline. Highlights include vast porcelain collections of the Dresden Zwinger and the pioneering works of the Bauhaus School. In addition, 2024 marks the anniversary of the birth of Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich who will be honoured in a special anniversary exhibition in the Hanseatic city of Greifswald, where he was born. Tour Director Tom Abbott will lead a tour to experience this special exhibition alongside tracing the life and works of the dramatic painter from Greifswald to Dresden, his final resting place.

  

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Art Treasures of Dresden:

Porcelain & Paintings

18 - 23 March, 2024

With Lars Tharp

Visit the city described as the 'jewel box' of Germany, discovering a wealth of cultural riches, including magnificent collections of porcelain. Enjoy excursions from a base in Dresden to Meissen, birthplace of European porcelain production.

 

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Art in Berlin

 

8 - 14 April, 2024

With Tom Abbott

Visit Berlin, rightly famed for the wealth of its art collections. Ranging from the Alte Nationalgalerie’s memorable array of 19th century German painting and sculpture, to the Gemäldegalerie’s absorbing assembly of 13th to 18th century paintings.

 

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Bavarian Baroque

16 - 23 April, 2024

With Alex Koller

 

Explore the fine array of Baroque art and architecture found in the southern German region. Following a route from the Alpine territories of Upper Bavaria towards Munich, we continue into Lower Bavaria, Regensburg and its environs.

 

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Bauhaus: German Modern Art & Design

18 - 23 June, 2024

With Alan Powers

 

Study the art, architecture and design of the Bauhaus School and related artists, including creations by Walter Gropius, Henry van de Velde and Erich Mendelsohn. Discover the impact the movement had on the globally divisive modernist style.

 

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The Hanseatic League

 

17 - 25 July, 2024

With Tom Abbott

 

Discover the history of the Hanseatic League from the three major merchant centres of Hamburg, Bremen and Lübeck, and review their artistic heritage. Explore monuments of the regional Brick Gothic architecture style like the grandiose St Mary's of Lübeck.

 

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Caspar David Friedrich at 250:

The Age of Romanticism

7 - 13 September, 2024

With Tom Abbott

 

2024 marks the anniversary of the birth of Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich who will be honoured in a special anniversary exhibition in Greifswald, where he was born. This tour will visit the exhibition and trace Friedrich's legacy from Greifswald to Dresden.

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Image credits:

View of the rear facade of the houses at the castle freedom | Public domain via Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Charlottenburg collection | © SPSG Charlottenburg Palace, H Ch Krass
Niederaltaich fresco | Image by Wolfgang Sauber on Wikimedia Commons via CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

The hiker above sea fog | public domain via Wikimedia Commons

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