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SCHIRN Art Gallery, Frankfurt

SCHIRN Art Gallery, Frankfurt (must see)

One of the world’s most famous venues for exhibiting artwork, the SCHIRN Kunsthalle in Frankfurt opened its doors in 1986. The exhibition space lies next to the Frankfurt Cathedral and the Romerberg Plaza and has constantly changing shows of contemporary art.

"Schirn" in German means an open-air stall. The venue had stalls selling a range of products until the 19th century. The area suffered damage in WWII and remained undeveloped until the opening of the SCHIRN Kunsthalle. The hall overlooks a carefully preserved Roman ruin that has a unique ancient central heating system called Hypocaust. The building was designed and constructed by the architectural firm Bangert, Jansen, Scholz and Schultes. The gallery has over 2000 square meters of exhibition space.

Since 1986, the art gallery has hosted over 180 exhibitions. Some well-known programs were Viennese Art Nouveau exhibitions, Expressionism, Dadaism, Surrealism, the History of Photography, the Art of the Stalin Era and New Romanticism. Works featured at the hall include those of great masters like Frida Kahlo, Vassily Kandinsky, Bill Viola, and Arnold Schonberg.

Guided tours are available beginning at the foyer of SCHIRN, including special children’s tours and foreign language tours. The exhibition hall also has an award-winning cafe serving dishes made of organic local produce.

Why You Should Visit:
Housed in a dedicated modernist museum, this art gallery is always a joy to visit.
The calendar of events & shows is always exciting and becomes very busy in the summer.
There are usually two shows on at any one time and "installations" in the rotunda outside.
The children's gallery is very popular and staff will occupy the youth while you visit the exhibitions.

Tip:
Check out current/upcoming exhibitions!

Opening Hours:
Tue, Fri-Sun: 10am-7pm; Wed, Thu: 10am-10pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: SCHIRN Art Gallery
Sight Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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