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Overview of all events and exhibition in the Schafhof - European Center for Art Upper Bavaria since April 2016 

(Without guarantee of completeness)

16:00 - 17:00
Guided tour of the exhibition Fragmented World Focus > Europe IV with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
16:00 - 20:00
artist talk in the framework of the exhibition Fragmented World | Fokus > Europe IV ... more information
19:00 - 21:00
Opening of the exhibition Fragmented World | Focus Europe IV with participants of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria (Bezirk Oberbayern) ... more information
Rebekka Bauer: Die Aufstellung
10.12.2022 - 05.02.2023
The installation DIE AUFSTELLUNG (THE COMPILATION) with 550 metal objects and photographs from the family archive addresses the transmission of traumas of World War 2. ... more information
Forced Screenings - Cover image
10.07.2022 - 05.02.2023
Video Footage from Ukraine 2014 - 2022 | Found footage films and video performances by artists from Ukraine ... more information
The Thin Line - Cover - Kateryna Moskalyuk
13.12.2022 - 05.02.2023
Pop-up exhibition - Ukrainian photographers document life in their country ... more information
16:00 - 17:00
Guided tour of the exhibition DIE AUFSTELLUNG (THE COMPILATION) with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
16:00 - 18:00
Artist Talk with Rebkka Bauer and guests in the framework of the exhibition Focus Freising 2 | Rebekka Bauer: Die Aufstellung (The Compilation) ... more information
18:00 - 21:00
Presentation and talk with three artists from Ukraine in the barrel vault ... more information
Advent concert 3Klang
16:00 - 18:00
Atmospheric music for the pre-Christmas season. ... more information
Advent concert 3Klang
19:00 - 21:00
Advent music for strings, blowers and piano. ... more information
Focus Freising 2: Opening
19:00 - 21:00
Opening of the exhibition DIE AUFSTELLUNG (THE COMPILATION) with artist Rebekka Bauer. ... more information
03.12.2022 - 04.12.2022
10:00 - 18:00
Artisan market in the Schafhof - quality and inspiration ... more information
Advent concert 3Klang
17:00 - 18:00
with the Alphorntrio of Freising and guests in the sculpture garden at Schafhof. ... more information
Rafaelov Cover 2
16:00 - 17:00
Guided Tour of the exhibition WOLF AND LAMB with the artist Zipora Rafaelov. ... more information
Rafaelov Cover 2
01.10.2022 - 27.11.2022
Exhibition with large-format cutouts and an expansive light installation ... more information
Thats what your heart needs IV
18.11.2022 - 19.11.2022
21:00 - 02:00
Vinyl only - new, outrageous and danceable! ... more information
17:00 - 19:00
An evening with the 3Klang chamber orchestra "Trisono" in the barrel vault of the Schafhof. ... more information
Zipora Rafaelov_ Meetup+art_guided_tour
17:00 - 18:00
Guided tour of the exhibition WOLF AND LAMB with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
Zipora Rafaelov:Kunst#Tag087_EN
16:00 - 18:00
Artist Talk with Zipora Rafaelov in the framework of her new exhibition WOLF AND LAMB. ... more information
Zipora Rafaelov_Opening
18:00 - 20:00
Opening of the exhibition WOLF AND LAMB with artist Zipora Rafaelov. ... more information
Remix 3 Cover Adam Szabo Lauf der Zeit Detail
09.07.2022 - 25.09.2022
Exhibition with works by Barbara Nagy and Ádám Szabó from Hungary in the framework of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria | Focus > Budapest ... more information
Bonfire - Singer- Songwriter-Festival
14:00 - 23:00
5th Singer-Songwriter Festival - a festival around a cozy campfire, invited by Apollon's Smile. ... more information
Europakarte Künstleraustausch
16.07.2022 - 17.07.2022
Symposium about the "Significance of Artist Exchange" - Input and presentations with representatives of the partner institutions from different countries ... more information
Remix 3 Exhibition Opening
19:00 - 21:00
Opening of the exhibition REMIX 3: Light & Shadow with Barbara Nagy and Ádám Szabó ... more information
Forced screenings - Vernissage
18:00 - 20:00
Opening of the exhibition FORCED SCREENINGS: Video footage from Ukraine 2014 - 2022 ... more information
Pavel Mrkus: Another Place, Ausstellung 2022
30.04.2022 - 03.07.2022
In a space-filling video installation, the dynamic light composition by renowned Czech artist Pavel Mrkus merges the real and the virtual space. ... more information
Exhibition Night Vision, 2022 - Image Dirk Player
30.04.2022 - 03.07.2022
The juxtaposition of painting and photography in the context of the year's theme enables a comparison of the artistic media in their search for the representation of light. ... more information
meetup+art Visitor Service Another Place Nachtsicht
14:00 - 17:00
In the exhibitions ANOTHER PLACE and NACHTSICHT Alexandra M. Hoffmann is available to visitors individually with explanations and interpretations. ... more information
Musik im Museum - Jumble
20:00 - 21:30
JU[MB]LE-Project 2022: We, the Grandchildren, Youth Ensemble for New Music Bavaria / Verein Tonkünstler München e.V. ... more information
Music [in the] Museum - Auxig
19:00 - 21:00
Audio-visual concert of the group Auxig - international artists based in Usti nad Labem ... more information
KUNST#TAG 085 Artist talk Another Place
16:00 - 18:00
Artist talk with Pavel Mrkus in the framework of his exhibition "Another Place" in the barrel vault ... more information
Musik im Museum MiM 2022 3klang
19:30 - 21:00
3klang Klassik in the Schafhof: Concert as part of the series "Music [in the] Museum" of the European Center for Art Upper Bavaria in the exhibition "Another Place" by Czech artist Pavel Mrkus. ... more information
Ausstellung 2022 Fokus Europa 2+3
26.02.2022 - 18.04.2022
The exhibition presents the works of the 18 artists who participated in the European Art Fellowship artist exchange of the District of Upper Bavaria in 2020 and 2021. ... more information
meetup+art Focus Europe II+III
17:00 - 18:00
Guided tour of the exhibition FOCUS EUROPE II+III with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
KUNST#TAG 084 Fokus Europa II+III
Artist talk in the framework of the exhibition FOCUS EUROPE II+III ... more information
Ausstellung Ute und Werner Mahler: An den Strömen
11.12.2021 - 13.02.2022
Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler's photo project "By the Rivers" offers a poetic view of Europe along the continent's great rivers. ... more information
Kunsttag 083 By the Rivers
16:00 - 18:00
Lecture and artist talk in the framework of the exhibition "BY the Rivers" by Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler ... more information
treffpunkt kunst An den Strömen
16:00 - 17:00
Guided tour of the exhibition BY THE RIVERS with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
Licht | Kunst | Advent - Lightning Karschalls
04.12.2021 - 10.01.2022
Traditionally on the 2nd Saturday of Advent there is again something special at and in the Schafhof: This time the festive lighting in the sculpture garden in the outdoor area until 6 January! ... more information
Exhibition 2021 Dachau - Oswiecim
03.10.2021 - 28.11.2021
Connected by living art scene - an exhibition with artists from Dachau andOświęcim ... more information
Music in the Museum 211120 - Baroque chamber music
20:00 - 21:30
Soiree with baroque chamber music - works by Bach, Händel, Vivaldi, Couperin, and others. BarockBand Freising under the direction of Lorenz Eiglhuber ... more information
Musik im Museum Mozart 3klang
16:00 - 20:00
Where would a ballad opera about a shepherdess by W. A. Mozart be more fitting than in the Schafhof? An event of the 3klang e.V. ... more information
Ausstellung 2021 Art and Healing - Alfed Ullrich Patterns
24.07.2021 - 26.09.2021
Artists with Sinti and Roma heritage question concepts of time, space, nature and community. ... more information
KUNST#TAG 081 andererseits Karl-Heinz Einberger
15:00 - 17:00
Inauguration of the art installation "otherwise" by Karl-Heinz Einberger at the northern hillside of the Weihenstephan mountain ... more information
KUNST#TAG 080 - Art und Healing 2021
16:00 - 17:30
Sinti and Roma, 600 Years of European Heritage - Lecture by Prof. Klaus-Michael Bogdal ... more information
meetup+art Art and Healing
17:00 - 18:00
Guided tour of the exhibition Art and Healing - A Roma Contribution for Europe with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
Bonfire Singer- Songwriter Festival
17:00 - 22:00
4. Singer- and Songwriter Festival ‒ a Festival around a cosy campfire with singers and songrwriters from Freising and the rest of the world, invited by Apollon's Smile ... more information
INPUT AIR 004 2021
Presentation and artist talk with Andrea Juneková (Slovakia) who lives and works in the Schafhof in July and August, 2021. ... more information
Exhibition Art and Healing - Exhibition Opening
14:00 - 16:00
Opening of the exhibition Art and Healing - A Roma Contribution for Europe in the gallery on the ground floor ... more information
Eastern Sugar Oberbayern
24.04.2021 - 18.07.2021
Eastern Sugar is an international, interdisciplinary, contemporary visual art project with strong focus on artistic research. In Upper Bavaria it includes the participatory installation "Sugarloaf Manufacture and Archive" by Ilona Németh and the exhibition "Crossing Borders". ... more information
2103 Eastern Sugar
24.04.2021 - 18.07.2021
The exhibition by Ilona Németh is part of the international art project "Eastern Sugar" about the changes in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. ... more information
Crossing Borders - Wermke/Leinkauf: Überwindungsubungen, VG Bild/Kunst
24.04.2021 - 18.07.2021
The exhibition shows three artistic positions as part of the international art project "Eastern Sugar" about the changes in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. ... more information
16:00 - 18:00
Symposium on the international art project "Eastern Sugar" with lecture, artist talk and meeting of the partner organizations. ... more information
Fokus Europa II LIVE
11.02.2021 - 13.05.2021
Presentation and talks with seven participants of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria in 2020 as well as a greeting by the president of the District Council and an introduction. ... more information
12.12.2020 - 18.04.2021
The exhibition shows a series of large painterly works on nature and natural history concerning the formation of families, species and individual objects. ... more information
Ausstellung Andreas Kuhnlein: Das Narrenschiff, Schafhof 2020
03.10.2020 - 11.04.2021
In his series The Ship of Fools, comprising over 100 works, artist Andreas Kuhnlein thematizes protagonists of all manner of historical events, people, ourselves. ... more information
Forensic Architecture: Die Zerstörung des Jesidischen Kulturerbes
05.09.2020 - 29.11.2020
Destruction of Yazidi Cultural Heritage ... more information
kuhnlein vernissage EN
17:30 - 20:00
Opening of the exhibition 'The Ship of Fools' by Andreas Kuhnlein in the vault on the 1st floor ... more information
Ausstellung Neuaufbruch 2020
27.06.2020 - 30.08.2020
200 Years of the Schafhof | 15 Years of the European Center for Art - a cooperation with the City Museum of Freising ... more information
Atelierausstellung Almozayyen Hajas
13.06.2020 - 21.06.2020
Katinka Hajas and Rima Almozayyen are artists-in-residence at Schafhof in the framework of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria since March 2020. ... more information
Ausstellung Fokus Europa I Blick Tonnengewölbe
21.02.2020 - 14.06.2020
The exhibition FOCUS EUROPE I presents the works of 15 artists who participated in the European Art Fellowship artist exchange of the District of Upper Bavaria in 2019. ... more information
14.12.2019 - 16.02.2020
The exhibition examines the artistic and scientific freedoms that we enjoy in our time inspired by the 70th anniversary of the German constitution. ... more information
200209 Kunsttag 071
15:00 - 18:30
Symposium: Freedom for Art and Science! with presentations by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Prof. Dr. Bazon Brock, afterwards artist talk ... more information
200209 meetup+art
16:00 - 17:00
Guided tour through the exhibition "Research COMMUNITY | PEOPLE # To Vote" with Alexandra M. Hoffmann ... more information
Research NATURE | LIFE
05.10.2019 - 01.12.2019
An exhibition focusing on the representation of nature and life, a presentation of the innovative interdisciplinary field of "biological art" around the intersection between art and science. ... more information
Timothy Maxymenko Performance
16:30 - 17:30
Participatory performance with the artist Timothy Maxymenko at a lamp post in Freising. ... more information
Studio of Erika Miklosova in the Schafhof
16:00 - 18:00
Presentation, artist talk and visit of the studios with the guest artists from Italy, the Ukraine and Slovakia. ... more information
Lob der Musik - Kunstwerk Dirnaichner
19:00 - 20:30
New compositions by Biagio Putignano, guest artist at Schafhof from Bari/Italy in the Framework of the European Artist Exchange of the Bezirk Oberbayern ... more information
19:00 - 21:00
Presentation and Artist talk with the guest artists from the Ukraine, Slovakia and Italy currently working at Schafhof. ... more information
The second waiting for Eurydike
19:30 - 21:00
Chamber opera in three Scenes for sopran and piano. Composer: Biagio Putignano > Transfer > Bari ... more information
Input AIR 002
19:00 - 21:00
Presentation and talk with artists participating in the artist exchange program 2019. ... more information
Symposium LIFE contemporary
16:00 - 18:30
KUNST#TAG 069 - Symposium with the artists Oron Catts and Erich Berger as well as Prof. Michael J. Gorman, director of the museum BIOTOPIA in Munich ... more information
Research NATURE | LIFE Exhibition Opening
19:00 - 21:00
Opening of the Exhibition Research NATURE | LIFE ... more information
Kammerensemble der HfKM Regensburg
17:30 - 19:00
»From the classical to the modern« - festival program of the "Sacred Nights" in Bari 2019 ... more information
KUNSTTAG 068 Offene Ateliers
16:00 - 17:30
Presentation and Artist talk with the guest artists from the Ukraine and Italy currently working at Schafhof. ... more information
Schafhof - Research Technology
12.07.2019 - 29.09.2019
Three artistic positions will be presented in the exhibition which deal in different ways with technology and the topic of urbanization as well as the connection of real and virtual spaces. ... more information
06.04.2019 - 23.06.2019
With very different artistic strategies, the two artists deal with social concepts and contexts. Elsa Gomis brings together traces of current and historical events related to migration. Rudolf Pacsika presents the manipulability of media images and conspiracy theories in an ironic way. ... more information
06.04.2019 - 09.06.2019
14:00 - 20:00
Mischa Kuball's installation "five suns / after Galileo" alludes to both the conflict and common ground between science and art. His use of light is consistently linked to a reflecting on social, political and (natural) scientific concerns. ... more information
16.02.2019 - 31.03.2019
13:00 - 19:00
The exhibition introduces the works of the Polish, Hungarian and Upper-Bavarian artists who took part in the artist-in-residence-program in 2018. A central topic are the connections between people, thoughts, places, times and objects. ... more information
Europakarte Künstleraustausch
13:30 - 18:30
Symposium about the theme "European artist exchanges" with keynote speech by Gitte Zschoch (director of EUNIC Global) and round table discussion with artists and representatives of the partner institutions from different countries ... more information
Ich liebe dich, ich hasse dich
15.12.2018 - 10.02.2019
The Munich-based artist Stefanie Unruh works in the fields of drawing, installations, video and photography. In her works, she makes everyday reality unfamiliar, creating surreal situations. ... more information
20.10.2018 - 02.12.2018
Artists from the field of the fine arts explore the possibilities and limitations of glass and use a fragile material to extend it through innovative approaches and concepts. ... more information
KUNST#TAG 063 Atmosphere contemporary - Photo: Karl-Heinz Einberger
15:00 - 18:00
Symposium in the framework of the theme of the year 2018 at Schafhof - Emotion ... more information
01.09.2018 - 07.10.2018
The title has been borrowed from the novel by Emily Brontë, which describes feelings as inescapable forces of nature. The exhibition juxtaposes current works from the fields of painting and electronic images on the theme of emotion ... more information
Andriy Hir: Superstition / We have one such man who can send on others those worms from the ground,
30.06.2018 - 26.08.2018
The subject of these large-format paintings and bizarre figures is the myths and superstitions of the Carpathian region. This reflection of mysticism, magic and the underlying fears of an ancient cultural region displays an important spectrum of this year's theme, emotion. ... more information
Philipp Geist: InBetween - Schafhof 1
14.04.2018 - 03.06.2018
Philipp Geist displays two room-sized installations. The barrel vault becomes a walk-in light art installation, while on the ground floor, underwater photographs of rivers from all over the world offer unfamiliar perspectives. ... more information
Transfer Rom - Gasmaro: Baggages
24.02.2018 - 02.04.2018
Memory and emotion - These works by artists from three countries revolve around structures for preserving cultural memories in objects, images and media. ... more information
Resonanzen, Schafhof 2017
16.12.2017 - 04.02.2018
The exhibition on the ground floor of Schafhof presents photographies by Georg Küttinger along with a sound installation by Hans Wesker. The two works are independent, however, related to each other due similar structural elements. ... more information
Via Lewandowski, Schafhof 2017
21.10.2017 - 03.12.2017
Via Lewandowsky developed a new artwork for the exhibition in the European House of Art.. Sound elements are playing an important role in his sculptural-installative objects. ... more information
Steven Tevels, Schafhof 2017
26.08.2017 - 15.10.2017
Steven Tevels transforms biophysical and electrochemical processes in sound effects. ... more information
Codact, Schafhof 2017
26.08.2017 - 03.10.2017
Cycloïd-E is a spectacular sound sculpture more than 10 m in diameter with a hypnotic effect. ... more information
Ausstellung: Wo das Wort ist
01.07.2017 - 20.08.2017
The »word«, the language as basis of the civilization, in the most varied forms of artistic - as a sign, symbol, sound, sign language and much more. ... more information
Wechselspiel Ausstellung 2017 Bild AnnaSiekierska
29.04.2017 - 18.06.2017
Exhibition with works by the artists of the artists' exchange "Transfer" > Oronsko. Topic is the interplay between art and its observers. ... more information
Kunsttag 050 Ikon
15:00 - 18:00
Presentation of the artist exchange between Oświęcim and Dachau during the last three decades by artists und organizers of both cities. ... more information
Anne Pfeiffer, Schafhof 2017
25.02.2017 - 23.04.2017
Objects that come alive by knocking. The rhythm confers the objects a heartbeat. They seem to communicate with each other, to advise something. ... more information
Ausstellung 2017 Auftakt: Rhythm Section
20.02.2017 - 17.04.2017
The artist group Rhythm Section is comprised of contemporary artists from different fields of art, who specifically and intentionally deal with «rhythm» in their work. ... more information
Szenische Konstellationen
17.12.2016 - 12.02.2017
The exhibition is a cooperation between the Diözesanmuseums Freising and Schafhof - European House of Art Upper Bavaria. It presents Christian devotional images from various centuries together with modern abstract painting, exploring how these images emotionally move the viewer. ... more information
Tatjana Utz: Showtime 14
26.08.2016 - 09.10.2016
Tatjana Utz provides an inside-view into the world of travesty stars throughout her paintings and installations. She broaches the issue of gender roles and their social acceptability. ... more information
Schafhof Eszter Szabo: Bed
26.08.2016 - 09.10.2016
Eszter Szabó's works deal with ordinary details of everyday situations that are so familiar that they almost become invisible. Vulnerability, inertia, weariness, as well as unattainable desires to be perfect is a general theme that returns in her animated paintings. ... more information
Roland Fischer: Los Angeles Portraits L30 / Ausschnitt
24.06.2016 - 21.08.2016
Roland Fischer is an internationally renowned artist who is based in Munich. His pictures tackle not only the issue of the identity represented in the portrait but also the individual's relationship with the social group to which he or she belongs. From 1980 onwards, Fischer became the first of the young German photographers to experiment with large-format portrait shots and developed his famous collective portraits, among other things. ... more information
Roland Fischer Buchpräsentation
19:00 - 21:00
To document the Israeli collective portrait, a large photographic composition with more than 1000 individual portraits of Israeli students, a book has been published by Hirmer Verlag and will be presented during the exhibition. ... more information
Richard Thieler: Lichtblick Kino
09.04.2016 - 12.06.2016
Richard Thieler has been photographing cinemas everywhere where he happens to be since 2009--exclusively from the exterior. His is not only fascinated by the architecture of the movie theater but by all facets of this phenomenon. In the exhibition we thus do not encounter a systematic documentation of an architectural shell but instead buildings that are part of our everyday lives, whether open or closed, decrepit or remodeled, reused or empty. ... more information
Vollrad Kutscher: Leuchtende Vorbilder / Filmstars
09.04.2016 - 05.06.2016
Vollrad Kutscher is a German pioneer of media art. For the exhibition at Schafhof, Kutscher has develop a new series on the subject of the cinema with ten portraits of film stars that are being shown here for the first time. ... more information


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

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For opening hours, information and events please have a look on the website of the café: cafe-botanika.de


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85354 Freising

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