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The collection of the Kunstpalast offers much scope for research, presentations and educational work. Paralleled by few other museums, the Kunstpalast unites virtually all artistic genres and a variety of eras under one roof.

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Art Prizes

Ehrenhof Prize

Ehrenhof Prize

Since 2016, the Ehrenhof Prize worth 20,000 Euro has been awarded by the Kunstpalast jointly with the Düsseldorf entrepreneur Dr. Georg Landsberg on the occasion of the Rundgang.

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Jutta Cuny-Franz Award

Jutta Cuny-Franz Award

Every two years, the Jutta-Cuny-Franz Memorial Award is granted to artists who make significant of glass in their work.

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Research
AFORK

AFORK

The archive of artistic photography of the Rhine (AFORK) was founded in 2003.

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Angelika Kauffmann Research Project (AKRP)

Angelika Kauffmann Research Project (AKRP)

AKRP ist ein langjähriges internationales Forschungsprojekt unter der Konzeption und Leitung von Bettina Baumgärtel.

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Cranach Digital Archive

Cranach Digital Archive

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553) was one of the most significant painters and engravers of the German Renaissance. 

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Hoehme Foundation

Hoehme Foundation

Gerhard Hoehme's (1920-1989) work, particularly in the 1950s, made a major contribution towards German Art Informel.

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Researching Provenance

Researching Provenance

In the course of the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets which was held at Washington, D. C. on 3 December, 1998, eleven principles (the ‘Washington Principles’) were endorsed regarding works of art confiscated by the National Socialists.

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ZERO-Foundation

ZERO-Foundation

The ZERO foundation was established jointly by Düsseldorf ZERO artists Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker and the Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast Foundation with financial support from Düsseldorf City Council in December, 2008.

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The Düsseldorf School of Painting

The Düsseldorf School of Painting

The Düsseldorf School of Painting encompasses more than 4,000 artists who worked at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf or in its environment in the period between 1819 to 1918, from the re-constitution of the Royal-Prussian Academy of Art in Düsseldorf until the end of the Prussian rule in the Rhineland.

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