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This pages shows you our most recent releases on our exhibitions, offers and projects at Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan.

Am Freitag, 1. Juli 2022 um 18:00 Uhr eröffnet die Studioausstellung von Keramikerin Angelika Krauß im Porzellanikon Hohenberg. Die Eröffnung ist öffentlich – alle Interessierten sind herzlich willkommen.2021 hat die Porzellankünstlerin aus Velden (bei Pegnitz) beim ersten Porzellanmarkt in Hohenberg den Preis der Jury erhalten und zeigt nun in einer Studioausstellung ausgewählte Porzellanstücke ihres vielfältigen Repertoires. Filigranes aus Porzellan wie Vasen, Schalen und Kunstobjekte zeigt die Designerin ebenso wie hauchdünne Beleuchtungsgegenstände aus unglasiertem Porzellan. Dazu kommen teilweise ungewöhnliche Wandinstallationen.Angelika Krauß dreht ihre Objekte ohne Form auf der...read more …

Hohenberg, 27.06.2022

Zum 40-jährigen Jubiläum des Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, sind unterschiedliche Veranstaltungen geplant. Ein Highlight bildet eine Vortragsreihe zur Entstehung und Geschichte des Porzellanikon, zur Entwicklung der Porzellanindustrie in Oberfranken sowie zu bedeutenden Persönlichkeiten der Porzellanindustrie der Region. Den Auftakt macht Wilhelm Siemen, Gründungsdirektor des Porzellanikon am Donnerstag, den 30. Juni 2022, um 19:00 Uhr, im Porzellanikon in Hohenberg a.d. Eger. Wilhelm Siemen wird einen Blick hinter die Kulissen des Museumsaufbaus gewähren. Der langjährige Direktor wird die Zuhörerinnen und Zuhörer auf eine Zeitreise mitnehmen und über die schrittweise...read more …

Hohenberg, 27.06.2022

Wer gemeinsam mit der Familie etwas unternehmen möchte, ist im Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb, gut aufgehoben! Am Sonntag, den 19. Juni 2022, um 14:30 Uhr findet ein Familiennachmittag unter dem Motto „Scherbenbasteln“ statt. Bei dieser Veranstaltungen können sich die kleinen und großen Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer künstlerisch betätigen und aus kaputtem Porzellan fantasievolle Gestalten basteln. Bastelutensilien und Malfarben stehen zur Verfügung, um den kreativen Exponaten einen schönen bunten und ganz besonderen Ausdruck zu verleihen. Genügend Porzellanscherben werden vom Museum zur Verfügung gestellt. Wer will, kann aber auch gerne zerbrochenes Porzellan von...read more …

Selb, 15.06.2022

Unter dem Motto „Selbling-City“ bietet das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb für Schulkinder ab 6 Jahren ein kreatives Ferienprogramm an.  Am Dienstag, den 7. Juni 2022 können sich die Schülerinnen und Schüler von 10:00 bis 12:30 Uhr als Baumeister betätigen und den Maskottchen des Porzellanikon, den Selblingen, eine neue Heimatstadt aus Lego-Steinen bauen. Anregungen zur Stadtplanung finden die Ferienkinder bei einem Rundgang durch die Sonderausstellung „More than Bricks! Tradition und Zukunft der Architekturkeramik“, die bis zum 3. Oktober 2022 im Museum in Selb zu sehen ist. Eine spannende Aufgabe für alle, die Spaß am Bauen haben oder in denen vielleicht schon...read more …

Selb, 02.06.2022

Es ist wieder soweit! Am Pfingstsonntag und –Montag, öffnet das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb von 11:00 bis 18:00 Uhr  zum fünften Mal seine Tore für die inzwischen überregional bekannte und beliebte Großveranstaltung „HANDGEMACHT - ein Treffpunkt für Design, Kunst und Kulinarik“. „Endlich können wir wieder unter freiem Himmel zusammenkommen, schlemmen, feiern und das Pfingstwochenende im Porzellanikon genießen!“, freut sich Anna Willeke, Leiterin Veranstaltungen und Tourismus. Zum Entspannen und Verweilen bieten auf dem Festplatz des Museums 18 Food Trucks kulinarische Highlights: Auf dem Speiseplan stehen Hawaiianisches Superfood á la Island-Style,...read more …

Selb, 31.05.2022

It is the 45th anniversary of International Museum Day! Under the motto "Discover museums with joy", museums around the world will celebrate this special day on Sunday, 15 May 2022. Of course, Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan will also be taking part and offering a varied programme at both locations. At Porzellanikon Selb, guided tours of the current special exhibition "More than bricks! Tradition and Future of Architectural Ceramics" (until 03.10.2022) and through the permanent exhibition on porcelain production. Creativity and fun experimenting are in demand at the various hands-on activities in the KREATIV factory at Porzellanikon. The former...read more …

Selb, Hohenberg, 10.05.2022

Porcelain enthusiasts and porcelain collectors can look forward to the popular Expert Day at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger, on Thursday, 12 May 2022. Visitors from near and far can bring up to three porcelain objects to the expert day and have them examined from 10:00 to 17:00 for provenance, edition size, technical elaboration or year of origin. To shorten possible waiting times, a tour of the new special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010", which can be seen until 8 January 2023. The next expert day will take place on 4 August 2022. The expert day costs 3.00 euros per person (museum admission). Registration is...read more …

Hohenberg, 04.05.2022

On Thursday, 24 February 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan held its annual press conference at the Selb site. Museum director Anna Dziwetzki and the heads of department and curators presented projects, events and programmes for 2022: NEW SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS "MORE THAN BRICKS! Tradition and Future of Architectural Ceramics" from 20 March to 3 October 2022, Selb. Anna Dziwetzki first announced the date of the press conference for the special exhibition on 17 March 2022, 11:00 a.m., at Porzellanikon Selb, and informed the audience that representatives of the press would be invited in writing in due course. She gave a brief...read more …

Selb, Hohenberg, 03.03.2022

Das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan hat am Faschingsdienstag, den 1. März 2022 an beiden Standorten in Selb und Hohenberg a.d. Eger geschlossen. Ab Mittwoch, den 2. März 2022 sind beide Museen wieder in gewohnter Weise von 10:00 bis 17:00 Uhr für Besucherinnen und Besucher geöffnet. Es gilt die 3G-Regelung. Kinder als auch Schüler, diese jedoch unter Vorlage eines Schülerausweises, bis zum vollendeten 18. Lebensjahr gelten als getestet. Corona-Schnelltests sind an der Museumskasse gegen eine Gebühr von 4,50 Euro möglich.   Informationen unter www.porzellanikon.org.read more …

Selb, Hohenberg, 28.02.2022

Am Freitag, den 18. Februar 2022, um 10:00 Uhr, kamen Keramiker:Innen im Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb, zusammen. Es war das dritte Keramikertreffen im Rahmen des EU-Projektes CerDee (Creative entrepreneurship in ceramic regions - developing, educating, encouraging). Ziel des Treffens war es, sich fortzubilden und fachlich auszutauschen. Dazu wurden zwei Workshops in den Räumen der Kreativ-Fabrik des Museums angeboten. Christoph Uhlig, Technikvermittler des Porzellanikon referierte über den 3D-Druck. In einer kurzen Zusammenfassung informierte er über verschiedene Druckverfahren und die Funktionsweise des hauseigenen 3D-Druckers. Im Anschluss konnten die...read more …

Selb, 28.02.2022

On Wednesday, 16 February 2022, an afternoon for senior citizens entitled "Colourful Drinking Culture" will take place at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger. It starts at 2 p.m.: Curator Thomas Miltschus will take participants on a tour of the permanent exhibition, during which they will learn interesting facts about the development of the drinking culture of tea, coffee and chocolate since the 18th century. Why do cups and pots for the respective drinks look different and how can you tell which drink belongs to which tableware? The tour is followed by a creative programme. Paints and brushes are available and everyone can paint a piece of porcelain of...read more …

Hohenberg, 10.02.2022

"Full steam ahead! Experimenting with steam" - that's the title of this year's first Researchers' Afternoon, which will take place on Sunday, 30 January 2022. From 2:30 p.m., there will be a lot of hissing and noise behind the old factory walls of Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, at the Selb site, as people experiment with steam power. What is behind the hissing steam, the pounding pistons and the turning wheels? These and other interesting questions can be answered by young and old researchers on this afternoon. To illustrate the connections, the museum team will fire up the well-maintained factory steam engine and demonstrate to the curious participants how heat...read more …

Selb, 25.01.2022

Porcelain enthusiasts and collectors can look forward to the first expert day in the new year on Thursday, 27 January 2022, when Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan in Hohenberg a.d. Eger opens its doors. Visitors from near and far can bring up to three porcelain objects each to the expert day. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., chief curator Petra Werner and curator Thomas Miltschus, Porzellanikon's porcelain experts, will be on hand to share their expertise on porcelain from Germany and all the renowned European manufactories. In an entertaining way, they will tell you everything there is to say about the heirlooms or favourite pieces, curiosities or collectors' items that you have...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 24.01.2022

On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, at 2 p.m., the popular Kulturkaffee will once again take place at the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger. This time the focus will be on artistic animal objects. Whether individually, in a group or in connection with people, animals have played an important role in European porcelain history for 300 years. It appears not only as a porcelain figure, i.e. properly formed, but just as often in the form of a painted or printed decoration. On a knowledge-packed safari with curator Thomas Miltschus, participants will discover many a native but also exotic animal in and on porcelain and learn about the multifaceted artistic interpretations...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 24.01.2022

In 2022, people will finally get married! Many couples have had to postpone their celebrations and can hardly wait to plan and celebrate their dream wedding. Those who want to choose the right event helpers for the most beautiful day in their lives should not miss the wedding fair on Sunday, 23 January 2022, at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Selb. The fair offers a large number of attractive exhibitors from the region who will be on hand to offer advice and assistance and make the wedding day the day that wedding couples will never forget. From 1pm to 5pm, couples looking to get married can be inspired by decoration and floristry designs, gateway arts, wedding jewellery, bridal...read more …

Selb, 19.01.2022

On Wednesday, 19 January 2022, there will be an afternoon for senior citizens at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger, from 14:00 to 16:00. The focus is on porcelain animal figures, which were already very popular with porcelain lovers in the 18th century. Curator Thomas Miltschus will take the participants on a search for clues under the motto "Fantastic Beasts" to trace the development of animal figures over time, whose design has changed again and again since the 18th century. Afterwards, the participants can give free rein to their imagination and creativity in a joint workshop and model their own animal figure. Whether a real animal or a...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 13.01.2022

Am Sonntag, den 16. Januar 2022, findet um 14:30 Uhr im Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb, ein Familiennachmittag unter dem Motto „Top in Form“ statt. Kleine und große BesucherInnen können gemeinsam die Entscheidungen eines Gestalters treffen! Den TeilnehmerInnen ist nur eine noch ungebrannte Vase als Grundform vorgegeben. Mit ausgefallenen Hilfsmitteln wie Zahnrädern, Besteck, Schnüren, Stempel oder Perlen erhalten die Oberflächen feine Details. Zuvor wird mit Skizzen und Tests auf Knete ein Muster gestaltet, das dann auf die Vase geprägt wird. Jedes Objekt wird so ein unverwechselbares Erinnerungsstück. Im Programm ist auch ein Erlebnis-Rundgang durch die...read more …

Selb, 12.01.2022

If you want to do something special with your family, friends or relatives over the holidays, you will find plenty of variety at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Selb and Hohenberg a.d. Eger. For its visitors, the museum is open daily from 10:00 to 17:00 on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Both museums are closed on 24 December and 31 December 2021. The Porzellanikon is currently operating the 2G-Plus scheme. You can take a quick test at our museum ticket offices for a fee of €4.50.read more …

Selb, Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 15.12.2021

On Wednesday, 15 December 2021, at 2 p.m., there will once again be an afternoon for senior citizens at the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger. The focus is on porcelain animal figures, which were already very popular with porcelain lovers in the 18th century. Curator Thomas Miltschus will take the participants on a search for clues under the motto "Fantastic Beasts" to trace the development of animal figures over time, whose design has changed again and again since the 18th century. Afterwards, the participants can give free rein to their imagination and creativity in a joint workshop and model their own animal figure. Whether a real animal or a...read more …

Hohenberg, 08.12.2021

The Christmas factory at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Selb, is in full swing. On Sunday, 5 December 2021, all those interested can already plan their Christmas tree decorations under the title "Tree decorations". Different porcelain pieces such as angels, snowmen, bells and many other motifs can be selected and decorated with bright colours. Great fun for the whole family. On Sunday, 12 December 2021, things will get really exciting! The Whites from Tomorrowland are on their way and what have they not experienced? The mascots of the Porzellanikon, the Selblings, have fought their way through snow and ice, have been on summer holiday and have had many other...read more …

Selb, 02.12.2021

On Wednesday, 17 November 2021, Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger will host an afternoon for senior citizens entitled "Bunte Trinkkultur" (Colourful Drinking Culture). It starts at 2 p.m.: Curator Thomas Miltschus will take participants on a tour of the permanent exhibition, during which they will learn interesting facts about the development of the drinking culture of tea, coffee and chocolate since the 18th century. Why do cups and pots for the respective drinks look different and how can you tell which drink belongs to which tableware? The tour is followed by a creative programme. Paints and brushes are available and everyone can paint a...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 10.11.2021

Attention porcelain enthusiasts and porcelain collectors: On Thursday, November 11, 2021, the legendary expert day will take place for the last time this year at Porzellanikon - State Museum for Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger! Visitors from near and far can bring up to three porcelain objects each to the expert day. From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., chief curator Petra Werner and curator Thomas Miltschus, Porzellanikon's porcelain experts, will be on hand to share their expertise on porcelain from Germany and all the renowned European manufactories. In an entertaining way, they tell everything there is to say about the heirlooms or favourite pieces, curiosities or collectors' items that have...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 03.11.2021

Bric-a-brac or art in porcelain? Very often porcelain figures are dismissed somewhat disdainfully as kitschy - sometimes rightly so. But there is a great deal of artistic power in most figures - be they people, animals or a combination of both. Moreover, the figures tell about their time, are mirrors of everyday culture and art history. Those interested have the opportunity to take part in a curator's tour on Wednesday, 3 November 2021, at 2:00 pm, at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger. Together with curator Thomas Miltschus, visitors can explore the special features and appeal of selected porcelain figures and their backgrounds during a guided tour of the...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 28.10.2021

Soon it's that time again: Halloween is just around the corner - the festival of ghosts and ghouls! What would a Halloween party be without the right spooky decorations? Pretty boring! So if you still need fancy accessories for a successful party, you can create them at the creative programme "Scary Sunday" on October 24, 2021, from 2:30 to 5:00 pm at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Selb. With the support of the museum team, chattering teeth, nasty pumpkin faces, scary skulls and much more will be created. But that's not all! Finally, it's off to the porcelain ghost's lair - in the darkest, farthest corner of the museum, where a very special moonlight falls. Not for the...read more …

Selb, 21.10.2021