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

Scientific Trainee

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

Im Steinbruch der Zeit. Erdgeschichten und die Anfänge der Geologie

Annual Exhibition of the Francke Foundations 2020

Photos by the Canadian Edward Burtynsky, sounds by Dominik Eulberg and more than 250 rarely shown objects from unique collections invite you on an exciting journey through the...

20. September 2020 - 21. March 2021
House 1 - Historic Orphanage

Ahnentafel und Stammbaum. Historisch-genealogische Werke in den Beständen der Franckeschen Stiftungen

Kabinettausstellung in der Historischen Bibliothek

The holdings of the Francke Foundations contain numerous works of early modern genealogy, which, with their sometimes magnificent design and monumental presentation, are the focus...

16. October 2020 - 04. April 2021
Historic Library