With this work " Weihnachtssterne (in einer Vase)" by Christan Rohlfs, purchased by the Folkwang-Museumsverein in 1935, we say goodbye for the winter holidays. We wish our members happy and reflective holidays as well as a good and healthy start into the new decade!read more
The Folkwang-Museumsverein has acquired the painting Tänzer by Max Pechstein (1881-1955) for the collection of the Museum Folkwang at the auction of Ketterer Kunst Munich on December 6th. The Museum Folkwang is thus expanding its collection of Expressionists with an important work. From February 2020, the Museum Folkwang will make the new acquisition accessible to the public in its collection presentation. Our members will have the opportunity to admire the painting in advance in an exclusive preview. Details will be communicated at a later date.read more
The holiday season is just around the corner and perhaps you are already thinking about a proper Christmas present for friends and relatives. We would like to remind you of our free six-month trial membership as a beautiful gift idea for people interested in art.read more
The Folkwang Museumsverein has acquired Max Beckmann's "Jahrmarkt" portfolio from 1921 for the Folkwang Museum's Graphic Collection.read more
On 21 June 2019, the Museum Folkwang will be celebrating the new presentation of the collection over 24 hours with a major summer festival.
The FMV will also be part of the summer festival and present itself on site. All members are cordially invited to support us: We are happy to welcome all volunteers who would like to arouse the interest of the visitors for the museum association.read more
Around 300 players from business, politics and administration gathered at the Museum Folkwang on May 20th following the invitation of the Essener Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft (EWG). The speakers were Thomas Kufen (Lord Mayor of the City of Essen), Andre Boschem (EWG Managing Director) and Peter Gorschlüter (Director Museum Folkwang).
In addition, the freshly printed image brochure was distributed to interested parties for the first time and several new members were successfully acquired.read more
In the first quarter of 2019, the FMV already offered its members a wide range of activities with eight different events. The new program formats, which were introduced in parallel with the relaunch of the homepage, met with lively interest and a pleasing response.read more
Mit großer Trauer hat der Folkwang-Museumsverein auf die Nachricht vom Tod Okwui Enwezors reagiert.read more
Are you already a member of the Folkwang-Museumsverein and looking for a suitable gift for friends or relatives? Or do you simply want to make art lovers around you happy? How about an FMV trial membership?read more