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PRESS AREA for the special exhibition "UNIQUE Pieces Tell".

Here you will find the press releases on the special exhibition "UNIQUE Pieces Tell".

With a finissage on Sunday, 8 January 2023, at 2:30 pm, the special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010" will come to an end. For the last time, visitors will have the opportunity to see exceptional and unique porcelain art from Meissen at Porzellanikon Hohenberg a.d. Eger within the framework of this special exhibition. Anna Dziwetzki, director of Porzellanikon is pleased that visitors had the opportunity to get to know Meissen porcelain art of the 2nd half of the 20th century, as it is something very special. "With our exhibition concept, we have tried to reflect the history of the Artistic Development Department as well as the ideas, the...read more …

Hohenberg, 14.12.2022

Sunday, 20 November 2022, 2:30 p.m., Porzellanikon Hohenberg a.d. Eger Those who have not yet had the opportunity to visit the current special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010" can take part in a curator's tour on Sunday, 20 November 2022. Chief curator Petra Werner will guide visitors through the show at 2:30 p.m., where they can marvel at unique, multifaceted and incomparable one-of-a-kind pieces on almost 200 square metres of exhibition space, which are being exhibited in this concentration for the first time in a museum. The unique pieces tell the story of Meissen's artistic development department, which has been producing one-of-a-kind art since the...read more …

Hohenberg, 08.11.2022

Anyone who is not yet familiar with the cosy little cinema in the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain in Hohenberg a.d. Eger should now pay attention: On Sunday, 6 November 2022, Porzellanikon will be presenting a special exhibition from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. entitled "UNIKATE erzählen. Künstleri-sches Meissen 1970 - 2010" a film that will appeal to both young and old cinema fans. "The War of the Buttons" - this is the title of Louis Pergaud's classic book, which was filmed in 2012. In the story, the boys of two rival villages compete against each other. The buttons are cut off the clothes of the defeated as a sign of defeat... Inspired by this story, the porcelain...read more …

Hohenberg, 26.10.2022

Anyone who has always wanted to experience a museum atmosphere at night has the opportunity to take part in an exclusive torch tour at Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger, on Tuesday 25 October 2022. Under the title "Spot on! - Unique Meissen", curator Maren Pilger will take interested visitors on a guided tour of the special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010". During the tour, the unique Meissen pieces in the HGM collection, unique in their kind and scope, will be illuminated and staged with a torch. The unique art that emerged from the 1970s onwards ushered in a new era at the Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen. The...read more …

Hohenberg, 20.10.2022

"Curtain up! - Unique porcelain from Meissen" - this is the title of the senior citizens' afternoon on Wednesday, 19 October 2022 at Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger, where senior citizens can get creative.The event starts at 2 p.m. with an entertaining short guided tour through the special exhibition of the same name "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010". Interested senior citizens will gain insights into the diverse stories behind the extraordinary objects. The focus is on unique pieces on the theme of theatre, masquerade and carnival. Afterwards, everyone can become active themselves and create their own individual masks. An...read more …

Hohenberg, 20.10.2022

[Translate to "EN"] Vase „Kürbis III“, 2003; Form: Andreas Ehret; Dekor: Olaf Fieber; Unikat 119/2003; H. 27 cm; Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH; Porzellanikon Inv.Nr. 30849/19, Sammlung HGM Hamburg

On Sunday, 16 October 2022, Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger will host a matinée with porcelain artists Andreas Ehret and Olaf Fieber from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. Their extraordinary objects enrich the current special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010".Andreas Ehret initially trained as a porcelain turner at the Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen. Due to his talent, he became a master student of the sculptor Peter Strang in the manufactory's own artistic development department. There he also created his first porcelain designs on his own initiative. Later, he studied at the College of Applied Arts in Heiligendamm and...read more …

Hohenberg, 20.10.2022

On Wednesday, 21 September 2022, porcelain-loving senior citizens can spend an interesting and varied afternoon at the Porzellanikon - Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Schirndinger Straße 48, 95691 Hohenberg a.d. Eger. As part of the current special exhibition "UNIKATE erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010", there will be an afternoon for senior citizens: It starts at 2 pm with an entertaining and amusing guided tour of the exhibition, during which participants will learn all kinds of exciting stories about the bizarre, unusual or funny porcelain objects from the Meissen manufactory. After the guided tour, the creative programme begins, where everyone can create their own unique...read more …

Hohenberg, 01.09.2022

Am Sonntag, den 4. September 2022, veranstaltet das Porzellanikon – Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a.d. Eger von 14:30 bis 17:00 Uhr eine Matinée mit der Porzellan-Künstlerin Silvia Klöde. Ihre außergewöhnlichen Objekte bereichern die aktuelle Sonderausstellung „UNIKATE erzählen. Künstlerisches Meissen 1970 – 2010“. Die Diplom-Bildhauerin Silvia Klöde erlernte in der Staatlichen Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen den Beruf der Bossiererin, bevor sie an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Dresden ein Studium absolvierte. Daraufhin kehrte sie an die Manufaktur zurück und wurde Teil der künstlerischen Entwicklungsabteilung. Als erste Frau der Gruppe setzte sie sich erfolgreich gegen...read more …

Hohenberg, 23.08.2022

On Wednesday, 20 July 2022, there will be a senior citizens' afternoon as part of the current special exhibition "Unikate erzählen. Artistic Meissen 1970 - 2010" in the Porzellanikon - State Museum of Porcelain, Hohenberg a.d. Eger. The event starts at 2 p.m. with an entertaining guided tour of the exhibition, during which participants will learn all kinds of exciting stories about the bizarre, unusual or funny objects. After the tour, the creative programme begins, where everyone can create their own unique pieces from various porcelain pieces and shards. An experienced porcelain maker will be on hand to offer advice and assistance. Afterwards, the senior citizens can get...read more …

Hohenberg, 08.08.2022

On 15 July 2022 at 6 pm, a participatory reading will begin at the Porzellanikon in Hohenberg a.d. Eger. Co-organised by the "Junge Luisen-burg", children and young people can actively participate and thus immerse themselves directly in the story. Registration is requested, children up to 18 years of age are free. Fenja Makosch, theatre pedagogue at the Luisenburg Festival, is turning the classic novel "War of the Buttons" by Louis Pergaud, which was last filmed in 2011, into an interactive reading for children and young people. The story is about two groups of young people from rival neighbouring villages. The friction between the two gangs, which begins with pranks à...read more …

Hohenberg, 08.08.2022