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Foto: Max Ernst arbeitet an einem Wandgemälde für die Corso-Bar Foto: Aussenansicht des Max Ernst Museums Brühl des LVR Foto: Eine Kinderführung durch die Schausammlung im Wechsel Foto: Eine Ansicht der Schausammlung im Wechsel Foto: Foyer des Max Ernst Museums Foto: Ein Kind schaut sich in der Schausammlung im Wechsel Bilder von Max Ernst an Foto: Eine Aussenansicht des Fantasie Labors des Museums Foto: Ein Besucher in der Schausammlung im Wechsel vor einer Plastik von Max Ernst Foto: Hinweis zur Buchungsmöglichkeit Online Tickets Man sieht das Key Visual der Ausstellung mit einer leuchtend violetten Pixelstruktur und einer digitalen Landschaft von David Alabo im Hintergrund.


Saturday, 26.8.2023 | 8 pm

Live Music Performance
Il Rondò Della Fenice

Anne Henk-Hollstein | Chairwoman of the Landschaftsversammlung Rheinland
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wilhelm | Chairman of the Foundation Max Ernst
Ina Brandes | Minister for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Introduction to the exhibition
Patrick Blümel | Curator of SURREAL FUTURES
The event will be chaired and moderated by
Madeleine Frey | Director of Max Ernst Museum Brühl of the LVR

Further evening programme
ca. 10.30 pm | Performance SpaceTime Helix by Michela Pelusio (in cooperation with Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Colonia)
11 pm | DJ-Set by Alisa Berger
Food & Drinks
Free admission


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All guided tours take place in German language

Friday, 6.10.2023 | 4–6 pm
Curator's tour: Tearing the veil of reality
Patrick Blümel, Curator
5 €, discounted 3 € (excl. admission)

Friday, 3.11.2023 | 4.30–5.30 pm
Director's tour: SURREAL FUTURES
Madeleine Frey, Director of the museum
5 €, discounted 3 € (excl. admission)


Saturdays (from 2.9.2023)
3–4 pm in the temporary exhibition hall
4–5 pm in the collection

Sundays (from 27.8.2023)
11.30 am–12.30 pm and 4–5 pm in the temporary exhibition hall
3–4 pm in the collection

Adults 5 €, discounted 3 € (excl. admission)


Sunday, 24.9., 22.10., 19.11., 17.12.2023 | 2.30–3 pm
Adults 2,50 €, discounted 1,50 €
excl. admission


All Events take place in German language

Saturday, 9.9.2023 | 3–6 pm
Communication on an equal footing: SURREAL FUTURES
15 € (incl. admission and material)

Friday, 15.9.2023 | 11 am–12.30 pm
Babykunstpause through the exhibition SURREAL FUTURES
12 € per parent (incl. admission)

Wednesday, 20.9.2023 | 3.30–4.30 pm
Süßer Kunstgenuss through the exhibition SURREAL FUTURES
18 € (incl. admission, coffee and cake)

Friday, 22.9.2023 | 5–8 pm
Art & Action: surreal and digital
15 € (incl. admission and material)

Saturday, 23.9.2023 | 3–5 pm
Family workshop Young & Old: Light-Painting
For children from 4 years accompanied by an adult
Adults 12 €, children 6 € (incl. admission and materials)

Saturday, 30.9.2023 | 11 am–5 pm
Excursion to the Rhenish mining area with Fluid Circulations (Nina Paszkowski and Nada Rosa Schroer) Vanishing Waters. On the future of diminishing waters
Searching for traces along the water in the landscape. The focus is on an experience that goes beyond cognition and an engagement - for example through drawing, writing, meditation and movement - with the consequences of open-cast mining on water bodies.
Free admission, registration required

Tuesday, 14.11.2023 | 7–9 pm
Talk and Filmscreening: Afrofuturismus
Afrofuturismus – mehr als Science-Fiction Hawa Mansaray, Nando Nkrumah, David Zabel und Joanna Peprah. Followed by a film screening: Afronauts, USA 2014, Regie: Nuotama Frances Bodomo, 14 Min., engl. OV.
An event in cooperation with Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland e.V; Local Group Cologne; Africa Film Festivals Cologne
Free of charge ( excl. admission), registration required

Saturday, 25.11. and Sunday, 26.11. | in each case 3–5.45 pm
NEW PERSPECTIVES: The Day I became a Cloud
The German premiere of the performance The Day I became a Cloud by Emanuele Soavi incompany will open up new perspectives on the collection of the Max Ernst Museum. The performance in Brühl is based on the world premiere on 16/17 September 2023 at the Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris.
Free of charge ( excl. admission)

Sunday, 14.1.2024 | 2–6 pm
The interactive sound installation/performance for ping-pong tables and orchestra appeals equally to families with children and lovers of experimental music. A production by Rochus Aust / 1st German Electricity Orchestra.
Free of charge ( excl. admission)