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Thanks to Letizia Ragaglia

The opening of artist Sonia Leimer’s “Space Junk” exhibition at Museion on Friday, the ninth of October, was also an opportunity to bid a special thank […]

Delayed opening of Museion on Sunday 27 September

On Sunday 27 September Museion will open at 2p.m. and not, as usual, at 10 a.m. due to the defusing of a WW2 bomb found in […]

Restoration School is back!

Events open to the public with the “ABC” of art: Thursday 24th September at 6pm (in German) Thursday 1st October at 6pm (in English)  Reservation required […]

Restoration School is back, as students from the Advanced Training School based in Rome and Matera return to Museion

Museion is currently hosting a group of students from the Advanced Training School based in Rome and Matera for the entire month of September in order […]

Corona Collage: the artist Karin Sander invites the public to take part in her virtual exhibition

Which images helped you survive lockdown? What photographs did you take in these long months of quarantine – at home or in the few times you […]

The new director Bart van der Heide has begun working at Museion

On Monday the first of June, Bart van der Heide began work as the new Museion Director “In recent years, museums have undergone an extraordinary transformation. […]

Museion reopens on Friday May 29th 2020 with two new exhibitions

On Friday May 29th Museion opens its doors to the public again with two new exhibitions: the artist Karin Sander’s solo exhibition, “Skulptur/Sculpture/Scultura” and, in the […]

#TeleMuseion #MuseionCalling: Interview with Alessandra Ferrini

The artist Alessandra Ferrini has responded to TeleMuseion’s call from London. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of […]

#TeleMusieon #MuseionPodcast: Mercedes Azpilicueta

The new Museion podcast is now available with the tintroduction to the “Bestiario de Lengüitas” exhibition by the curator Virginie Bobin!   In French, the word […]

#TeleMuseion #MuseionCalling: Interview with Anna Oberto

In our third MuseionCalling event, artist Anna Oberto (b. Ajaccio, 1934), one of the main exponents of Italian visual poetry, answers our questions. Her work is […]

#TeleMuseion #MuseionCalling: Tomaso Binga responds with “Sogno o Segno”

With “#MuseionCalling” the artists exhibiting at Museion make their voices “heard” during the current lockdown. The artist Tomaso Binga answered Museion’s call with a hitherto unpublished […]

#TeleMuseion #TheShowsGoOn: Intermedia. Archivio di Nuova Scrittura

A voyage through word and image, sound and poetry; we invite you to take a virtual tour through the Exhibition, “Intermedia. Archivio di Nuova Scrittura”: this […]

#TeleMuseion #TheShowsGoOn: Mercedes Azpilicueta, Bestiario de Lengüitas

Grotesque characters, fantastical figures, designs, costumes, sculptures, videos and sound pieces… check them out in this virtual tour of the exhibition! You will discover that, in […]

#TeleMuseion #MuseionCalling: Interview with Mercedes Azpilicueta

“…we are not alone, it’s time to become aware of our empathetic potential” Mercedes Azipilicueta #MuseionCalling is underway: a series of short interviews that brings the voice […]

#TeleMuseion #MuseionCalling: Interview with Ugo La Pietra

“Balconies have now found their own role. A fundamental role for survival that allows us to be outside, to get out of the house and feel […]

#TeleMuseion, video message from the director Letizia Ragaglia

Stay at home, stay with us, follow #TeleMuseion! Mercedes Azpilicueta – We feel intoxicated I feel intoxicated we feel intoxicated our bodies feel intoxicated our parisian […]


“Never more than now has art invited us to embrace our fellow citizens, the unknown and solidarity. Culture, in all its forms, in moments such as […]

Museion will remain closed

Museion will remain closed until 03.04.2020, in line with the latest government instructions regarding the current risk from Coronavirus (Covid-19). Latest update 08.03.2020  

Exhibition programme 2020

Museion presents its 2020 programme, which includes an exhibition of the famous explorer Erling Kagge’s collection that is one of the highlights of 2020. It also […]

Family Tours – Temporarily unavailable

Get to know the works on show! Free kits for families are available at the front desk, containing games and puzzles: a fun , enjoyable way […]

Appointment with Eugen Gomringer cancelled

The appointment scheduled for Thursday 30 January with Eugen Gomringer (Cachuela Esperanza, Bolivia, 1925) has been cancelled. The poet and critic, considered the “father” of concrete […]

Conversations in Light

Works by contemporary artists from the Museion collection and other private collections interact on the theme of light with works from different public collections in the […]

Erling Kagge is the 2020 guest curator at Museion

Erling Kagge is the guest curator at Museion for 2020. Kagge (b. Oslo, 1963) is an explorer, lawyer, art collector, entrepreneur, politician, author and publisher. Described […]

Thun Ceramic Residency @Museion

NOI – DESHAYES, FOLLY, STURLA Fifth edition of the Thun Ceramic Residency. Each year, over the period of two months, the Thun Ceramic Residency brings together three contemporary artists […]

The Grassi/Re Collection on loan at Museion

A selection of works on exhibition at Palazzo Widmann in the office of the President of the Provincial Council Arno Kompatscher Museion has been loaned a […]

Bart van der Heide appointed Director at Museion, Bolzano

Bart van der Heide appointed Director  The Governing Board of Bolzano’s Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art, Museion, has appointed Bart van der Heide as Director. […]

Farewell Nanni Balestrini (1935-2019)

Museion expresses its deepest condolences for the loss of Nanni Balestrini (1935-2019). A poet, artist and writer, Nanni Balestrini is one of the figures who has […]

The sky in a room VELUX in front of Museion from 17 May until 7 June 2019

A cube painted completely black on the outside, yet surprisingly bright within, thanks to the magic created by VELUX as it transforms zenithal light into a […]

MUSEION is #10YearsOn

MUSEION is #10YearsOn The programme of the 10th anniversary is online This year Museion celebrates its tenth anniversary in its venue designed by the KSV architecture […]

Veit Loers is to be guest curator for 2018

He’s curating for Museion the show Maria Lassnig Martin Kippenberger. Body Check

Lili Reynaud-Dewar closes earlier

The exhibition, TEETH GUMS MACHINES FUTURE SOCIETY by Lili Reynaud-Dewar will close for technical reasons on Friday 5th May, two days earlier than planned. If planning […]

Verena Dengler and Invernomuto are the joint winners of the Museion Prize 1

Verena Dengler (Vienna, 1981) and Invernomuto (Simone Bertuzzi, Piacenza 1983 and Simone Trabucchi, Piacenza, 1982) are the joint winners of the first edition of the Museion […]

Our opening-hours at Christmas

The museum is closed on 25th december 2016 and 1st january 2017. On saturday, 24th december and saturday, 31st december, the museum closes at 3pm. On […]

Nicolò Degiorgis announced as guest curator for 2017

Nicolò Degiorgis is to follow in the footsteps of Rein Wolfs, Carol Yinghua Lu with Liu Ding, Pierre Bal-Blanc and Francesco Vezzoli as the next guest curator at […]

Nanjing International Art Festival – partecipating artists announced

315 artists have now been selected for the Nanjing International Art Festival in China. Museion will be presenting 25 works from its collection. This year the […]

Museion in Nanjing, China

From 12 November 2016 to 12 February 2017, Museion will be taking part in “The Nanjing International Art Festival (NJIAF)”, the annual art event in the […]

Museion Prize, the finalists have been selected

Verena Dengler (Vienna, 1981), Sonia Kacem (Basel, 1985), Invernomuto (Simone Bertuzzi, Piacenza, 1983 and Simone Trabucchi, Piacenza, 1982) and Julia Frank (Silandro, Bolzano, 1988) are the […]

Art meets Jazz

Once again this year great jazz returns to Museion, with a series of concerts in the Korakrit Arunanondchai exhibition, in Museion Passage and on the lawns […]

Displaced Positions – 12 artists about migration

“Displaced Positions”, a new initiative staged by the Dr. Friedrich Teßmann Provincial Library in Bolzano in collaboration with Museion, the Integration and Coordination Service of the […]

Francesco Vezzoli guest curator at Museion

Francesco Vezzoli is Museion’s guest curator for 2016. The artist opens the new season on 29th January with a double event: as guest curator, presenting an […]

A piece of South Tyrol at EXPO 2015

“Come, See, Discover – Venite, Vedete, Scoprite – Komm, Schau, Erlebe” This is the motto for South Tyrol’s stand at EXPO 2015 in Milan, which invites […]

Hats off to Martino Gamper!

His installation for the Valextra boutique in Milan’s via Manzoni was a great hit with the Fuorisalone crowd at the city’s famous Furniture Fair. His “corners”, […]

Women in Art, from the Biennale to Bolzano

The countdown is well under way: on 9 May the 56th Venice Biennale opens its doors, and on 18 June it’s time for Art Basel. Two […]

Intermezzo – Media Façade 2015

28/05 – 24/09/2015, 10.00 – 11.30pm Curated by Frida Carazzato The 2015 programme for Museion’s media facade explores different forms of writing, presented on the glass […]

Kunstschnee / Neve artificiale

Alberto Tomba

On the occasion of Innovation Festival Bolzano/Bozen, Museion is proud to guest the former world ski champion Alberto Tomba!

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klara Lidén at Museion

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klara Lidén at Museion  

Culture managers from Austria visiting the Museion

 Culture managers from Austria visiting the Museion  


Presentation of the „TRANSART-MUSEION-SKB PRIZE” winner, as recognition of  contemporary artistic creativity.  

Finissage “Embassy Goes Contemporary”
with the performance “Returning from places I’ve never been”
of Michael Fliri

Finissage “Embassy Goes Contemporary” with the performance “Returning from places I’ve never been” of Michael Fliri

“Art exchange”

From Bolzano to Innsbruck: It is possible to participate until May 26th in Hannes Egger’s “art exchange” project, which can be seen currently, following its success […]

Success for Massimiliano Gioni at Museion

Success for Massimiliano Gioni, who was giving a conference in the context of artiparlando.

Bolzano Filmdays & Museion

Visit an exhibition and go to the cinema. Link: Bolzano Filmdays      

Look who came to the exhibition opening “La Gara della Bellezza” by Marcello Jori!

The exhibition opening “La Gara della Bellezza” by Marcello Jori.An opportunity to find lots of friends! In the picture: The artists Hermann Nitsch, Emilio Isgrò and Marcello Jori. […]

Who are you calling old?

Workshops at Museion are all but “ just kid’s stuff”. In addition to its well-established children’s activities, Museion also offers workshops for a somewhat more elderly […]

Pawel Althamer receive the KAIROS Prize 2013

The KAIROS-Prize 2013 was awarded to the polish artist Pawel Althamer for his oeuvre. “Paweł Althamer answers socio-political questions about participation, justice and individual scope for […]

The Minister for Employment Elsa Fornero was the surprise guest at the Museion

On the occasion of the exhibition opening “Flagrant Delight” with works by Rosemarie Trockel the Minister for Employment Elsa Fornero and the Governor of the Province of […]

Danh Vo at Villa Medici

From 11 January to 10 February 2013 Danh Vo presents his solo exhibition “Chung ga opla” at Villa Medici in Rome. At the Museion the artist […]

Teresa Margolles awarded the “Artes Mundi 5” Prize

Teresa Margolles has been named the winner of the Artes Mundi 5 prize, from a shortlist of seven artists. Awarded by a panel of international curators […]

Embassy Goes contemporary – Opening in Berlin

The exhibition “Embassy Goes Contemporary” opened on 11 December in the Italian Embassy in Berlin.

Night of Bolzano Museums

Il 30 novembre Museion è rimasto sveglio per la Lunga notte dei musei di Bolzano e ha raggiunto la cifra record di 6.555 visitatori. Grande successo […]

New perspectives for 2013

Museion has officially presented Carol Yinghua Lu and Liu Ding as guest curators 2013. Their show, “Little Movements: Self-practice in Contemporary Art”, will open at Museion […]

Alberto Garutti – Retrospective in Milan

16/11/12 – 03/02/13 The PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea in Milan presents Alberto Garutti Didascalia (Caption), the largest show to date dedicated to one of the most […]

Pawel Althammer at the Trevi Centre

“Nel cerchio dell’arte” offre la possibilità di compiere inconsuete esplorazioni della storia dell’arte, attraverso modalità coinvolgenti e interattive. Nella sala interrata del Centro Trevi a Bolzano, […]

“Objekt Mensch”

For a whole year, visitors and volunteers at the „Rendezvous“ for mentally ill people in Schlanders, Vinschgau Valley, have been working on their sculpture “Object Man/Objekt […]

Guggenheim Circle

On September 15th Museion welcomed members of the Guggenheim Circle from Venice, who visited the exhibitions “The New Public” and “The Collection in Action”.


Chiamata per l’arteRoma, sabato 29 settembre 2012 Data la situazione critica, più volte denunciata da AMACI negli ultimi mesi, in cui versano i musei d’arte contemporanea […]

Tutti pazzi per Pawel

Walter Pichler

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Competition for young artists!
Also you do with!

Transart, Museion and Südtiroler Künstlerbund write back competition for young artists out! Also you do with! Transart, Museion e Südtiroler Künstlerbund indicono anche quest’anno il concorso […]

Don’t miss Panorama 4!

Da metà giugno a fine settembre 2012 la mostra collettiva Panorama 4 offrirà uno sguardo d’insieme sulla produzione artistica contemporanea in Alto Adige. Allestita dai tre […]