Current Exhibition

Arno Rink

I do paint!

18/04 — 16/09/2018

With around 60 paintings and numerous large-format drawings, the retrospective-style exhibition illustrates the artistic cosmos of Arno Rink (1940– 2017).

Current Exhibition

Paul McCarthy & Christan Lemmerz

Reality Virtual Reality

31/05 — 26/08/2018

Virtual reality has emerged as one of the most exciting trends in the art world. Paul McCarthy (*1945) is known for his provocative sculptures. The work on display is the first time he has created a virtual sculpture.

Current Exhibition

Gil Schlesinger

29/06 — 30/09/2018

With his paintings Gil Schlesinger (*1931) shatters the expectations of the observer, so radical is the manner in which his works reject the traditional aesthetic. With this exhibition the MdbK looks to pay tribute to Schlesinger‘s extensive body of creative work against the background of his biography and trace Schlesinger’s unwavering path to abstraction.

Current Exhibition

Titus Schade


29/06 — 26/08/2018

Titus Schade created a stage set for the Schauspiel Leipzig for Elfriede Jelinek’s “Wolken.Heim”. The exhibition combines the stage set with a selection of canvases by the Leipzig-based painter.

Current Exhibition

Karin Wieckhorst


06/06 — 02/09/2018

Leipzig-based photographer Karin Wieckhorst (*1942) has created a comprehensive body of work. The MdbK is now presenting the central series “Begegnungen in Ateliers” (encounters in the studio) from the 1980s and “Frauenporträts” (portraits of women).

Current Exhibition

MdbK meets G2

05/07 — 25/11/2018

In the exhibition, works from the MdbK inventory are excitingly combined with paintings from the private collection of the Leipzig businessman Steffen Hildebrand. As with CONNECT Leipzig, the exhibition is based on the idea of local networking.

Current Exhibition

Christian Schellenberger

05/07 — 16/09/2018

Christian Schellenberger’s preferred studio situations are cramped train carriages and high speeds. The first museum exhibition of the artist concentrates on 54 pen-and-ink drawings executed between 2014 and 2017 in the course of several train journeys between Berlin and Beijing.

Current Exhibition

Julius Hofmann

Cinematic Cybernetics

05/07 — 14/10/2018

The new film “Ikonen” from Julius Hofmann is now undergoing its premiere at the MdbK. Also on show are extended versions of the two first chapters of his “MoYE – Might of Young Engines” project

Current Exhibition


Gregor Peschko. Entrance

05/07 — 19/08/2018

CONNECT Leipzig sees the MdbK offer space to young artists, giving them the opportunity to gather their first museum experience. An international jury selected ten young applicants from 120 submissions received.

19/08/2018 19/08/2018 11h

Gil Schlesinger

22/08/2018 22/08/2018 18h

MdbK aktuell

22/08/2018 22/08/2018 18h

Zeit ist Frist

23/08/2018 23/08/2018 15h30

Karin Wieckhorst. Begegnungen

24/08/2018 24/08/2018 17h

Titus Schade. Plateau

26/08/2018 26/08/2018 11h


29/08/2018 29/08/2018 17h


29/08/2018 29/08/2018 18h

Entartete Kunst


06/09/2018 06/09/2018 18h

Klaus Hähner-Springmühl

Exhibtion Opening

09/09/2018 09/09/2018 20h

The Art in Music: Tour d’Horizon

feat David Helbock (piano, electronics & percussion), Andreas Broger (saxophones, clarinets & various reed instruments) and Johannes Bär (tuba, trumpet & various brass instruments). Supportedt by ACT and Siggi Loch.

12/09/2018 12/09/2018 18h

August Sander. The Master's Choice


Coming soon