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Fri, Jul 6, 2018 - Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Exhibition

Yesterday – Today

by Eva Schmidtke (texts) and Andrea Ottenjann (paintings)

Art and literature have always liked going hand-in-hand, inspiring, complementing, illustrating and supporting each other. Loss, pain, memories of a past which could be and also is a present. Who does not know how that feels. This exhibition will contain letters to persons who have passed on. And art in the form of pictures and paintings is taking these letters, which are seeking to communicate with many persons, by the hand, thus helping them achieve their very own significance and presence.

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Sat, Jul 28, 2018 - Sun, Aug 12, 2018

Exhibition

Bettina Dellwig (1959-2016) – a Retrospective

This exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of artist Bettina Dellwig, who died in 2016, aged 57. The painter leaves an extensive and complex oeuvre. Bettina Dellwig’s works depict the female figure as a reduced drawing, usually in segments superimposed on the plain painted background. The eye of the beholder jumps between figure and background – apparently solid, closed forms dissolve into transparent drawing, abstract areas or painted elements abruptly permeate the figure.

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Sun, Aug 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Guided tour

Summer Blooms

On this public tour, your expert guide will showcase the flowers of summer. Come and find inspiration in new varieties and get tips on the loveliest summer-flowering plants.

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden

Sat, Aug 18, 2018 - Sun, Sep 2, 2018

Exhibition

Types of Light – a Dialogue of Photography and Glass Art

Photography by Steffi Herrmann and Chris Tettke, Glass Art by Dr Christine Kucinski

Light and fleeting moments is what connects the works that are presented in this joint exhibition.

Christine Kucinski shows a cross-section of her glasswork. The spectrum of the items exhibited ranges from hand-blown glassware, lights, window hangings and reliefs to abstract sculptures. The photos by Steffi Herrmann and Chris Tettke complement these works through their fragile photographic depictions of dance, transience and aesthetics, captured on camera in the real world and presented after editing as large-format prints on linen or aluminium composite panels.

The vernissage is on Saturday, 18 August, at 11.30.

(Homepage Kunsttraeume)

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - Mon, Oct 8, 2018

Exhibition

Growing, Changing and Being Created...

An exhibition by Sylvia Trau and Sabine Klupsch

...and the changes to living things – these are the topics of the drawings, sculptures and filigree wire objects on display. Thus, the orangery itself becomes a place of creation as the continuous process of coming into existence carries on.

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Sun, Sep 30, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Guided tour

Autumn in the Botanical Garden

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing colour. Enjoy the “Indian Summer” in the Botanical Garden with our expert guide on this public tour.

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden

Wed, Oct 10, 2018 - Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Exhibition

Like a Tree: the Inspiration of Trees of Life

The origin of humans is two-fold, namely of a heavenly and of a terrestrial nature. Trees reflect this reality as they connect heaven and earth. Perhaps that is why we find them so fascinating. But who has learned how to understand this reality as a promise, an experience and a mandate? In a lengthy process, a number of very old and care-dependent persons have thought about the tree as a symbol of their heavenly and earthly origin.

As much as is possible, the elderly artists, the members of staff from their care homes who have assisted in this project and students from the University of Applied Sciences for Social Work in Münster will be present during the exhibition and will be available to talk about the works.

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Sun, Oct 21, 2018 - Sun, Nov 4, 2018

Exhibition

Painting Makes Happy

An exhibition by Monika Schiwy

(Homepage Monika Schiwy)

Location/meeting point: Orangerie

Sun, Oct 21, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Guided tour

The Trees in the Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden impresses with its particularly valuable and interesting woody plants such as katsura, mammoth tree and copper beech. This public tour takes in the most fascinating trees.

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden

Sun, Dec 2, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Guided tour

Mistletoe and Christmas scent

Who doesn't enjoy the scent of vanilla, aniseed and cloves in wintertime? This special botanical tour gives you a new perspective on the Christmas tradition. Registration at fuehrungen.botanischer.garten@wwu.de or 0251-8323829

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden

Sun, Dec 2, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Guided tour

Mistletoe and Christmas scent

Who doesn't enjoy the scent of vanilla, aniseed and cloves in wintertime? This special botanical tour gives you a new perspective on the Christmas tradition. Registration at fuehrungen.botanischer.garten@wwu.de or 0251-8323829

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden

Sun, Dec 9, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Guided tour

Mistletoe and Christmas scent

Who doesn't enjoy the scent of vanilla, aniseed and cloves in wintertime? This special botanical tour gives you a new perspective on the Christmas tradition. Registration at fuehrungen.botanischer.garten@wwu.de or 0251-8323829

Location/meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden


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Opening hours

Open areas and greenhouses
Opened daily (Mon - Sun)
(including all holidays)
Admission free

24.03.2018 - 14.10.2018:
9:00 - 19:00

15.10.2018 - 31.10.2018:
9:00 - 17:00

1.11.2018 - 22.03.2019:
9:00 - 16:00

The closure of the garden will be announced by the ringing of a bell.

We are sorry, but there are no dogs or bicycles allowed inside the botanical garden.



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