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

Children, parents and grandparents can do something creative together as a family and learn lots of interesting things at the family afternoon on Sunday, 19 September 2021 at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan Selb. It starts at 2:30 p.m. under the motto "We paint the summer (r)aus". It starts with an exciting adventure tour through the permanent exhibition on porcelain production, during which the museum team vividly explains how porcelain tableware is created - from the preparation of the mass to the construction of plaster moulds to white production and decoration. Then it's on to the workshop: Paints and brushes are ready for creative colour explosions, which the...read more …

Selb, 15.09.2021

This year's "Open Monument Day" will take place next Sunday, 12 September 2021. Porzellanikon will also be offering two guided tours behind the scenes at its Selb site - to some of the museum's stations that are not usually accessible to visitors or do not immediately catch the eye of the observer.During the 90-minute tours (starting at 11 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.), participants will descend into the so-called "Maukkeller" (mewing cellar), for example, where the porcelain mass used to be stored in a dark and damp place for maturing. Another station takes the participants very close to the drum mills, which were used to grind quartz and feldspar and can only be admired from a...read more …

Selb, 08.09.2021

Der Selber Porzellandesigner und Porzellankünstler Helmut Drexler (1927-2016) hat sich zeitlebens mit neuen außergewöhnlichen Dekortechniken und Oberflächen für das Material Porzellan beschäftigt, das ihn schon immer faszinierte. Seine Werke zeichnen sich durch eine schillernde Farbenpracht, Goldglanz und ihre gestalterische Einzigartigkeit aus. Das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan zeigt an seinen Standorten Selb und Hohenberg a.d. Eger drei dauerhafte Ausstellungen mit Werken von Helmut Drexler: „Glanzlichter“ und „Weiße Oase“ in Selb und „Leidenschaft für Porzellan“ in Hohenberg a.d. Eger. Die Präsentation seiner Werke reicht nun auch bis nach Weißenstadt in das...read more …

Selb, Weißenstadt, 27.08.2021

Das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan und der Fichtelgebirgsverein e.V. (FGV) verbinden mit gemeinsamen Programmen Kultur und Natur. Bereits seit Oktober 2020 besteht die Kooperation zwischen den beiden Partnern. Am Sonntag, dem 29. August 2021, findet von 9-18 Uhr mit dem Wander- und Museumstag in Hohenberg an der Eger nun die erste Veranstaltung statt. Sie heißt alle willkommen: Wanderfreunde, Kulturbegeisterte und alle, die die Lust am Wandern mit einem Besuch im Museum kombinieren wollen. Museumsdirektorin Anna Dziwetzki sagt über die Verbindung von Kultur und Natur: „Einen besseren Auftakt als die Kombination von Museumsbesuch und Wandern kann es für die Kooperation mit...read more …

Hohenberg a.d. Eger, 20.08.2021

3D printing has become synonymous with high-tech in recent years. Not only plastics and metals, but also ceramics from the 3D printer have found their way into many areas with extreme requirements. The special exhibition "ART MEETS TECHNOLOGY. Ceramics from the 3D Printer" at the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain in Selb, which can be seen until October 3, 2021. Anyone who wants to know how a porcelain object is created in the 3D printer will find out all there is to know about it on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. in the 90-minute workshop "Design in the Fast Lane" and can also get creative themselves. Christoph Uhlig, the museum's technology...read more …

Selb, 09.08.2021

Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan can look back on a successful first porcelain market at the Hohenberg a.d. Eger site, which took place on the weekend of July 31- August 1. The porcelain market was all about modern, young porcelain and extraordinary design. 14 porcelain artists from Germany and the Czech Republic, selected by a jury, presented and sold their current works in the atmospheric ambience of the museum garden and the staged exhibition rooms. The spectrum of the works on offer, all made of porcelain, ranged from noble table services and practical utensils to decorative items and pieces of jewellery. A total of around 1,000 visitors came to Porzellanikon on...read more …

Hohenberg, 03.08.2021

Porcelain enthusiasts and porcelain collectors can rejoice: On Thursday, August 5, 2021, the legendary Expert Day will take place again for the first time this year at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg an der Eger! Visitors can bring up to three porcelain objects 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 they have brought...read more …

Hohenberg, 03.08.2021

A week full of action, love and drama: that's what this year's „Cinema summer“ with Radio Euroherz promises. In cooperation with the radio station, the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain is organising the multi-day cinema event in Selb from August 3 to August 9, 2021. On the fairground in front of the museum in Selb, a colourful mix of blockbusters, film classics and family films will flicker across the XXL screen. The classic "Pretty Woman" will kick things off on Tuesday, followed by "Inception" with Leonardo DiCaprio on Wednesday. "Knives Out" is the name of the game on Thursday. As a fitting start to a relaxed weekend, Elyas M'Barek will elicit a...read more …

Selb, 02.08.2021

The summer holidays are just around the corner and with them free time for fun and games. How about a visit to Porzellanikon? The Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain in Selb has lots to offer schoolchildren during the holidays. The team at the KREATIV-Fabrik has come up with many exciting educational programs that promise to put them in a good mood. Every Tuesday during the holidays there is something special on offer. It starts on August 3, 2021 with the summer program "Selblings on summer holiday". Here the children become filmmakers, because the little mascots of the Porzellanikon, the Selblings, are ready for their summer holiday. An animated film camera is in the...read more …

Selb, 02.08.2021

The Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain is currently developing new offers for the Hohenberg a. d. Eger location especially for senior citizens. The porcelain collection is the cultural memory of this region and offers many opportunities to immerse oneself in past times using creative techniques and to discover one's own creativity. The concept provides for two-and-a-half-hour events with the following components: Short guided tour, group discussion and creative workshop, in between relaxation with coffee and cake. In order to be able to optimally adapt the offers to the wishes and needs of senior citizens, the Porzellanikon is looking for interested people to test the programmes and...read more …

Hohenberg a. d. Eger, 27.07.2021

Tasse von Nela porcelán, Foto N. Havlícková, © N. Havlícková

Am Wochenende von Samstag, 31. Juli bis Sonntag, 1. August 2021 veranstaltet das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan in Hohenberg a. d. Eger zum ersten Mal einen Porzellanmarkt. Er steht ganz im Zeichen von modernem, jungen Porzellan und außergewöhnlichem Design. Schauplatz ist das stimmungsvolle Ambiente des Museumsgartens und der inszenierten Ausstellungsräume. Rund 15 Porzellankünstlerinnen und Porzellankünstler aus Deutschland und Tschechien präsentieren und verkaufen ihre aktuellen Arbeiten. Unter ihnen sind Absolventinnen und Absolventen namhafter, auch internationaler Kunstakademien, Kunsthochschulen und Fachschulen. Das Spektrum der angebotenen Werke, allesamt aus...read more …

Hohenberg a. d. Eger, 22.07.2021

Although the Selber Wiesenfest will not take place this year, Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan at its location in Selb will offer all event-hungry visitors an attractive program of events with short guided tours, demonstrations and participateion programs. Thus, all the people of Selb together with their guests can spend entertaining and amusing hours in the museum on the Wiesenfest weekend on July 10 and 11, 2021 - according to the motto: "Museum instead of Wiesenfest". Short guided tours During guided tours of the "Porzellinerleben" exhibition, visitors will learn how the porcelain workers used to celebrate the renowned Wiesenfest and what their lives...read more …

Selb, 02.07.2021

The Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain is starting up again. After being closed for around five months due to the corona, the museum has been opened again since 12 May 2021 and has been able to offer its full range of events and guided tours since 7 June 2021. At a press conference today, museum director Anna Dziwetzki and the heads of department and curators presented the programme for the coming months and reported in particular on new projects that were launched during the closure. "We have used the period of standstill in our ongoing museum operations to address strategic questions about the orientation of our two locations Selb and Hohenberg a. d. Eger. And we have created...read more …

Hohenberg a. d. Eger, Selb,, 15.06.2021

Jitka Legéne Service Point Museum Cash Desk

The continuing downward trend in incidence values in the district of Wunsiedel i. Fichtelgebirge allows for further relaxation. The Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain with its two locations in Selb and Hohenberg an der Eger also benefits from this. From now on, it is possible to visit the two museums without making an appointment in advance and without a time limit on a visit. It is also not necessary to present a negative test result. Wearing an FFP2 mask on the entire museum premises as well as observing the minimum distance remains mandatory. Opening hours at both locations: Tuesday to Sunday and public holi-days from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., also on the coming Whit Monday.read more …

Hohenberg a. d. Eger, Selb, 21.05.2021

After a long break, the time has finally come again! Porzellanikon - State Muse-um of Porcelain, with its two locations in Selb (Factory & Technology) and Ho-henberg a.d. Eger (Villa & Collection), opens on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, to visitors once again. "We are very pleased that our two locations will be filled with life," explains Anna Dziwetzki, director of Porzellanikon. "Of course, we have used the time to get a lot going behind the scenes at the museum at both locations." For example, major projects were initiated, such as the implementation of accessibility and inclusion at the Hohenberg site. "Everyone has porcelain at home. We want everyone to be...read more …

Hohenberg a. d. Eger, Selb, 11.05.2021