Museum Giersch, Frankfurt

Museum Giersch, Frankfurt

The artistic landscape of the Rhine-Main region is preserved at this museum of art located at the Schaumainkai Museumsufer in Frankfurt. The gallery is the repository of an eclectic collection of works by local artists with a focus on 19th and 20th-century art.

The Museum Giersch is housed in a neoclassical villa built in the early 1900s for the Holzmann family of entrepreneurs. The building is one of the few neoclassical structures that survived the ravages of war on the banks of the river Main. In 1994 a foundation was established by Frankfurt businessman Carlo Giersch and his wife Karin. The foundation converted the structure into a museum to showcase works of Rhine-Main artists. The foundation runs the museum today.

The art and cultural history of the Rhine-Main region is portrayed through permanent and changing exhibits at the museum. The gallery features artwork loaned from large private collections. Exhibits include paintings, sculpture, photography, graphic art, architecture and applied art. The ground floor houses permanent exhibits and the upper floors feature changing themed or other exhibitions. The first floor is rented for lectures, banquets or receptions.

Tip:
The entrance fee is very low, the architecture is nice, but how much you enjoy it will ultimately depend on what's on display at the time, so check online.
Be aware that there's not a single word in English, which makes the place somewhat difficult to navigate / fully appreciate for non-German speakers.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Thu: 12–7pm; Fri: 12–5pm, Sat, Sun: 11am–5pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Museum Giersch
Sight Location: Frankfurt, Germany (See walking tours in Frankfurt)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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