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Schafhof - European Center for Art Upper Bavaria

Reopening at 19 May, 2020

Dear guests, art enthusiasts, visitors and friends of the Center for Art! The exhibition spaces and the Café Botanika will reopen at 19 May, we are looking forward to your visit! Please pay attention to the instructions and the measures due to the current situations with the Covid19 virus.

The exhibition Focus Europe I is prolonged until 14 June. We are happy that this great show with art works in a wide range of art gengres can be visited 4 more weeks on spot. Art and culture are basic needs for all of us. in times of uncertainty art and culture could be a tower of strength.

We continue with our online program as well: Please have a look into our Videopool and visit our weekly [OUTPUT] artist talks. Every Thursday at 7 pm via live streaming we talk with an artist from Upper Bavaria who took part in the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria (in German language).


Current exhibition

 Exhibition Focus Europe I - view into the vault


Prolonged until 14 June, 2020 – Reopening on 19 May, 2020! / 22 February - 13 April, 2020: The exhibition presents the works of the 15 artists who participated in the European Art Fellowship artist exchange of the District of Upper Bavaria in 2019. . ... more information


Current AIR-Programs

Schafhof - Europäisches Künstlerhaus Oberbayern - Luftbild

The European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria

The artist-in-residence program in the framework of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria takes place with partner institutions of several European countries. Foreign artists are given the opportunity to live and work for one to three months at the Schafhof. In exchange, Upper Bavarian artists take part in equal residencies in the partner countries.  ... more information


Current and upcoming events

Europakarte Künstleraustausch
14:00 - 19:00
Symposium about the "Significance of Artist Exchange" - Input and presentations with representatives of the partner institutions from different countries ... more information
Autor: Der Systemadministrator 

Opening hours Exhibitions 

Summer (March-Oct)
Tue - Sat 2 - 7 pm
Sun + holidays 10 am - 7 pm
Winter (Nov-Feb)
Tue - Sat 1 - 6 pm
Sun + holidays 10 am - 7 pm

online &  d i g i t a l :

Schafhof - Europäisches Künstlerhaus Oberbayern
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at Videopool

Opening hours Café Botanika

The café is open during the opening hours of the exhibitions. For further opening hours and for up-to-date information please have a look on the website of the café: cafe-botanika.de

Am Schafhof 1
85354 Freising

The exhibition spaces and the café are accessible to the disabled. The entry to the exhibitions is free.

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General information

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