Starting 4 May 2020 the Kunstgewerbemuseum is open regularly from 10 to 18 (except Mondays).

Intro text Kunstgewerbemuseum

The idyllic location in Pillnitz draws visitors to the ensemble – conceived as a summer residence – from May to October. In addition to presenting their holdings, the museum also shows special exhibitions in Pillnitz as well as in other locations.

Special exhibition

Common Knowledge – Design in Times of the Information Crisis

BIO26 │ Biennial of Design, Ljubljana, at the Kunstgewerbemuseum

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Wasserpalais von außen, breite Treppe führt vom Palais zum Elbufer
© SKD, Foto: Klaus-Dieter Weber
Permanent exhibition

The collection of the Kunstgewerbemuseum

The collection of the Kunstgewerbemuseum holds over 60,000 objects, ranging from pieces of furniture, textiles to musical instruments and vessels to clocks and clock-faces.

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The new exhibition site at the Royal Palace Dresden

The Royal State Apartments of August the Strong and the Porcelain Cabinet at the Residenzschloss Dresden

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Audienzgemach der Paraderäume
Special exhibition

Beauty of Form: The Designer Christa Petroff-Bohne

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[Translate to English:] Archiv


Past exhibitions of the Kunstgewerbemuseum



Weitere Ausstellungen

Further Exhibitions


im Residenzschloss

Portrait eines Mannes mit Hut und Vollbart


im Jägerhof

Marionette, die auf einer Kiste sitzt
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