The Custody is in charge of the and exhibitions in the Historic Orphanage. It coordinates the inventory and care of the Cabinet of Artefacts and Curiosities and its objects. The staff members are contact persons for loan requests as well as for collectors, scientists and conservators who have questions about the Kunst- und Naturalienkammer or individual objects. The Custody also conceives and supervises the permanent exhibitions as well as regular special exhibitions in the Historic Orphanage and Francke's Home.
The Power of Emotions
Annual Exhibition for young people
An interactive course on emotions in our everyday lives that opens up surprising spaces for play and thought.
Pious Feelings. Images and Texts in Books of Pietism
Cabinet exhibition in the Historical Library
The cabinet exhibition allows an insight into the emotional forms of expression in the writings of early modern Pietism.
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.