Annual exhibition takes a look at the culture of dispute
The castle and the lecture hall were the arenas of contention in the past; today they are more like screens and football stadiums. Has everything else remained the same? With significant disputes in historical and contemporary dispute arenas, we invite reflection on viewpoints and behaviours in our contemporary dispute culture.
Alliance of Early Universal Museums
Professional expertise, provenance research and the development of future scenarios for the presentation and research of the unique Early Universal Museums: join the new platform for experts, museums and collections.
Solidarity with Ukraine
The Francke Foundations are shocked by the news that has reached us from Ukraine. We condemn the military attack on a sovereign state, the violation of international law and the escalation of violence and call for an immediate end to the fighting.
Special guided tour of the exhibition »Controversy. People, Media, Mechanisms«
Curators tour as part of the Handel Festival
On June 9 at 3 p.m., the curators of the annual exhibition, Claudia Weiß and Prof. Holger Zaunstöck, will give a special guided tour.
School Clubs in the Francke Foundations (1843-1936)
Cohesion - Competition - Contest
Sources from the archives and library illustrate the life of associations in the Francke Foundations.
Francke in Transition
Join us in designing the new exhibition on the founder of the foundation!
We invite you to think along, think ahead and reflect on a new permanent exhibition in the Francke Residence.
Streit. Menschen, Medien, Mechanismen im 18. Jahrhundert und heute
Annual Exhibition 2023
There is much and extensive argument about disputes. What are the limits of what can be said - where does constructive discussion end and personal insult and disparagement begin?