10 am – 5 pm
June 10/24 or June 11/25
Italian artist Marina Gasparini invites you to workshops that combine practical work with conversations and relationships. At the end, participants will create relief prints on clay.
Luck and Joy for All
Animal and human figures made of terracotta are among the oldest works of art known from South Asia, with some figures dating back more than 4000 years. Many figures from this period represent gods, goddesses and other auspicious figures. Sacred images, toys and other daily life objects made of terracotta are also used widely today.
With a presentation in the upper foyer, we trace the path of the objects from the Kingdom of Benin to the Linden Museum historically, make milestones of their return to Benin City visible, and present perspectives on their future.
The many stories of a Boddhisattva in Stuttgart: What does he tell us about Tibet and its people, about Buddhism, about cultural exchange in the Western Himalayas and about the histories of collecting?
We actively and self-critically face our past and take the responsibility for the museum's collection holdings very seriously. We are open to requests for restitution from relatives and representatives of the communities of origin.
"Taking Care - Ethnographic and World Cultures Museums as Spaces of Care": The EU cooperation project of 14 European partners including our museum is scheduled for four years.