Gardens & Galleries in Frankfurt

Contemporary art and palatial gardens are among the things that you don't want to miss in Frankfurt.

by Eileen Bernardi

The Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

InstallationsansichtHelgaSchmidhuber2016HolgerSchmidhuberundNassauischerKunstvereinWiesbadenInstallation by Helga Schmidhuber 2016 © at Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

This contemporary art association and exhibition space has been open since 1847. Tapping into the latest trends and ideas in contemporary art, the NKV shows artists from all over the world, specialising in supporting young and emerging artists. They also host a variety of events – from lectures to exhibition tours and artist talks – throughout the year. Expect shows that feature controversial issues, commentary on contemporary art, and a wide variety of new and international perspectives.

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Palmengarten HistorischesEingangsschauhaus

This palace garden of Herzog Adolf von Nassau opened to the public in 1871 and is one of Frankfurt’s two botanical gardens. Visitors will find beautiful displays from a variety of climates and origins, including the Palm House itself, the Rose Garden and the Subantarctic House.

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Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

 Photo Norbert Miguletz

This world-class art museum features exhibitions from a variety of artists, movements, and periods – historical and contemporary. Expect beautiful exhibition design, thought-provoking curation and publications, and a packed calendar of public events in the centre of the city.

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