Custodian and Exhibitions

Im Animalienschrank der Wunderkammer sind allerlei Tiere in konserviert, auch Hörner, Panzer und Krallen.

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.

 

Tom Gärtig

Project »Annual exhibition 2024«

House 1 - Historic Orphanage

+49(0)345 2127 461

Maria Junker

Scientific Trainee

MJ

House 1 - Historic Orphanage

+49(0)345 2127 463

Torsten Krüger

in-House Technician

TK

House 1 - Historic Orphanage

+49(0)345 2127 462

Current exhibitions

The Power of Emotions

Annual Exhibition for young people

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An interactive course on emotions in our everyday lives that opens up surprising spaces for play and thought.

19. March 2022 - 05. February 2023
Historic Orphanage

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.

21. April - 06. November 2022
House 22 - Historische Bibliothek

Francke in Transition

Join us in designing the new exhibition on the founder of the foundation!

View into one room of the new exhibition

We invite you to think along, think ahead and reflect on a new permanent exhibition in the Francke Residence.

11. September 2022 - 10. September 2024
House 28