Museum Giersch Frankfurt – Building in Hesse

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Museum Giersch : Architecture

Modern Building in Hesse, mid Germany, located in a neoclassical villa on the Schaumainkai.

Museum Giersch Frankfurt

Location: south of the river, central Frankfurt-am-Main

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Museum Giersch
photo © Adrian Welch

The Museum Giersch is an art gallery on the Main River in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in the Museumsufer area.

This museum opened in 2000. It hosts a changing series of exhibitions displaying the art and cultural history of the Rhine-Main area, with the aim of promoting the regions’s cultural identity. The building displays works on loan from public and private collections. The range of exhibits covers all areas of painting, photography, sculpture and graphic art, as well as architecture and applied art.

The gallery is situated in a neoclassical villa on the Schaumainkai, built around 1910 for the Philipp Holzmann company and now one of the few surviving riverside villas in Sachsenhausen. The renovation of the villa and its conversion into an exhibition venue were carried out by the Giersch Foundation (Stiftung Giersch), which was founded in 1994 and is the museum’s sole operator.

Frankfurt Architecture images by adrian welch available upon request:
photos 1280×1024 pixels, 72dpi

Building close to the Museum Giersch:
Liebieghaus Museum
photo © Adrian Welch
Liebieghaus Museum


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