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Dresden Highlights 2015

More than just "something going on"


Classical music, visual arts, drama, science, industrial history, steam locomotives, district festivals - in 2015, the headline events will be coming thick and fast. Here is a summary.

The Annual Theme for 2015 is
"Dresden - Cosmopolitan City of Creatives".  

photo: Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau e.V./David Pinzer

CYNETart Festival

photo: OSTRALE - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst

OSTRALE - exhibition visitors

Nils Lindner

Head of Event Marketing

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Highlights 2015

Highlights 2015

  • © Asisi Visual Culture GmbH
  • photo: Christoph Münch
  • © Filmfest Dresden
  • © Sächsische Festival Vereinigung e.V./Hauffe
  • © Dresdner Musikfestspiele
  • © Palucca University of Dance
  • photo: Peter Rosenkranz
  • © OSTRALE - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst
  • photo: Michael Hennig
  • © Sächsische Dampfschiffahrts GmbH & Co. Conti Elbschiffahrts KG
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January

through 22th February 2015 Special exhibition "We are family!"

An interactive hands-on-exhibition for children and their families.
Porduced by ALICE - Museum für Kinder im FEZ-Berlin and the Franckesche Stiftungen zu Halle
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygenie-Museum
Date
through 22th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

through 1st March 2015 Christmas and special exhibition "The world on a small scale...

Children's toys across two centuries."
Elke Dröscher Collection, Hamburg (working title)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Local History Museum
Date
through 1st March 2015
Website
To the front page of Local History Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Franz Zadnicek

through 8th February 2015Sarrasani Trocadero Dinner-Variétheater Dresden

A fascinating journey into the world of magic, acrobatics and comedy. And to round off the evening, a sumptuous meal to please the most discerning of palates.

Venue
Wiener Platz square
Date
through 8th February 2015
Website
www.sarrasani.de
Export to your calendar
© Sarrasani GmbH

through 19th April 2015Exhibition “Roll Up, Roll Up!”

Anatomical waxworks around 1900 seen from a modern art perspective.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
through 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

09th until 11th January 20155th symphony concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden

works by Peter Tschaikowsky and Dimitri Shostakovich

Venue
Semperoper
Date
09th until 11th January 2015
Website
To the front page of the Staatskapelle Dresden
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Creutziger/Staatskapelle Dresden

9th until 11th January 2015Künstlermesse Dresden 2015

Exhibition of contemporary art by artists from Dresden and its sister citys

Venue
Messe Dresden
Date
9th until 11th January 2015
Website
To the front page of Messe Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Künstlermesse Dresden

9th until 11th January 2015room+style

The fashion and lifestyle trade fair for interior design and homebuilding

Venue
Messe Dresden
Date
9th until 11th January 2015
Website
To the front page of Messe Dresden
Export to your calendar
© MESSE DRESDEN GmbH

24th January until 31st May 2015360-degree panorama: "DRESDEN 1945 - tragedy and hope...

of a European city"
To mark the 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II, Yadegar Asisi has created a panorama which shows Dresden city centre after the devastating air raids of 1945. It is intended to serve as a symbol for all German and European cities destroyed during World War II and as an example of the efforts that went into reconstruction and of the will to survive.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
24th January until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© Asisi Visual Culture GmbH

24th January until 11th February 2015"Pelléas et Mélisande" by Claude Debussy

Premiere on 24th January 2015
Further performances:
26th January, February 01/05/08/11 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
24th January until 11th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

30 January 2015"Catch Me If You Can" (Musical)

Premiere on 30th January 2015
Further performances:
February 01/07/08/22/24/25, March 28/29, May 27/28, June 13/14 2015

Venue
Dresden State Operetta
Date
30 January 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Operetta
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Operetta

30th January 201510th Semper Opera Ball & Semper Open-air Opera Ball

One of the most extraordinary ballroom events in Europe

Venue
Semperoper & Theaterplatz
Date
30th January 2015
Website
To the front page of the Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich

February

through 22th February 2015 Special exhibition "We are family!"

An interactive hands-on-exhibition for children and their families.
Porduced by ALICE - Museum für Kinder im FEZ-Berlin and the Franckesche Stiftungen zu Halle
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygenie-Museum
Date
through 22th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

through 1st March 2015 Christmas and special exhibition "The world on a small scale...

Children's toys across two centuries."
Elke Dröscher Collection, Hamburg (working title)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Local History Museum
Date
through 1st March 2015
Website
To the front page of Local History Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Franz Zadnicek

through 8th February 2015Sarrasani Trocadero Dinner-Variétheater Dresden

A fascinating journey into the world of magic, acrobatics and comedy. And to round off the evening, a sumptuous meal to please the most discerning of palates.

Venue
Wiener Platz square
Date
through 8th February 2015
Website
www.sarrasani.de
Export to your calendar
© Sarrasani GmbH

through 19th April 2015Exhibition “Roll Up, Roll Up!”

Anatomical waxworks around 1900 seen from a modern art perspective.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
through 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

24th January until 31st May 2015360-degree panorama: "DRESDEN 1945 - tragedy and hope...

of a European city"
To mark the 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II, Yadegar Asisi has created a panorama which shows Dresden city centre after the devastating air raids of 1945. It is intended to serve as a symbol for all German and European cities destroyed during World War II and as an example of the efforts that went into reconstruction and of the will to survive.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
24th January until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© Asisi Visual Culture GmbH

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

5th Februar bis 12th May 2015Exhibition "Slaughterhouse 5. Dresden's destruction...

in literary testimonials"
Closed on Wednesdays

Venue
Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Date
5th Februar bis 12th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

6th until 8th February 2015ISU European short track speed skating championships 2015

Championships in ice speed skating

Venue
EnergieVerbund Arena
Date
6th until 8th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Short Track Events
Export to your calendar

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition: Dahl and Friedrich – Romantic Landscapes

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840) and Johan Christian Dahl (1788 - 1857) are considered the two main exponents of Nordic landscape painting in the Romantic period. Dresden was fertile ground for these two innovators to develop their talent.
The exhibition is a joint project organised by the National Museum of Oslo and the Dresden State Art Collections.

Venue
Albertinum
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Art Collections

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition "EINFACH – VOLLKOMMEN (SIMPLE – COMPLETE)...

Saxony wins an international reputation as a clock manufacturer"
Exhibition on occasion of the bicentenary of Ferdinand Adolph Lange whom turned "Glashütte into a world-renowned brand
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
©  H.C. Krass/Dresden State Art Collections

6th until 8th February 20156th symphony concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden

works by Peter Tschaikowsky and Dimitri Shostakovich

Venue
Semperoper
Date
6th until 8th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatskapelle Dresden
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Creutziger

7th Februar 2015Memorial concert commemorating Dresden's devastation in 1945

Dresden Kreuzchor with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
7th Februar 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich

15th February until 6th July 2015"Tristan+Isolde" by David Dawson (ballet)

Premiere on 15th February 2015
Further performances:
February 17/25/26, 6th July 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
15th February until 6th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

22th February until 7th June 2015Mise en abyme/reflection

Intermezzo by Lucia Ronchetti, UA
Premiere on 22th February 2015
Further performances:
February 25/26, 1st March, June 03/05/07 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
22th February until 7th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

23th until 28th February 2015Erich Kästner Museum Festival

The Erich Kästner Museum organises an annual festival to mark the anniversary of the author’s birth and of the date it was founded

Venue
Erich Kästner Museum
Date
23th until 28th February 2015
Website
To the front page of Erich Kästner Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Ruaíri O'Brien

25th February until 11th July 2015Wie bei Fröhlichs unterm Chaiselongue

Saxon Folk Theatre
Premiere on 25th February 2015
Further performances:
February 27/28, March 13/14, April 24/25, May 15/16, June 19/20, July 10/11 2015

Venue
Centrum theatre
Date
25th February until 11th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Centrum theatre
Export to your calendar
© CT – CENTRUM THEATER GMBH

March

through 1st March 2015 Christmas and special exhibition "The world on a small scale...

Children's toys across two centuries."
Elke Dröscher Collection, Hamburg (working title)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Local History Museum
Date
through 1st March 2015
Website
To the front page of Local History Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Franz Zadnicek

through 19th April 2015Exhibition “Roll Up, Roll Up!”

Anatomical waxworks around 1900 seen from a modern art perspective.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
through 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

24th January until 31st May 2015360-degree panorama: "DRESDEN 1945 - tragedy and hope...

of a European city"
To mark the 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II, Yadegar Asisi has created a panorama which shows Dresden city centre after the devastating air raids of 1945. It is intended to serve as a symbol for all German and European cities destroyed during World War II and as an example of the efforts that went into reconstruction and of the will to survive.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
24th January until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© Asisi Visual Culture GmbH

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

5th Februar bis 12th May 2015Exhibition "Slaughterhouse 5. Dresden's destruction...

in literary testimonials"
Closed on Wednesdays

Venue
Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Date
5th Februar bis 12th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition: Dahl and Friedrich – Romantic Landscapes

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840) and Johan Christian Dahl (1788 - 1857) are considered the two main exponents of Nordic landscape painting in the Romantic period. Dresden was fertile ground for these two innovators to develop their talent.
The exhibition is a joint project organised by the National Museum of Oslo and the Dresden State Art Collections.

Venue
Albertinum
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Art Collections

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition "EINFACH – VOLLKOMMEN (SIMPLE – COMPLETE)...

Saxony wins an international reputation as a clock manufacturer"
Exhibition on occasion of the bicentenary of Ferdinand Adolph Lange whom turned "Glashütte into a world-renowned brand
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
©  H.C. Krass/Dresden State Art Collections

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

13th March until 5th April 2015Situation Rooms

Multi-player videogame by Rimini Protokoll
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Military History Museum of the German Armed Forces
Date
13th March until 5th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Military History Museum of the German Armed Forces
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

13th March 201521st Operettenball

Dresden’s most charming ball, with excellent food and live music performed by the artists of the Dresden State Operetta.

Venue
Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski
Date
13th March 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Operetta
Export to your calendar
photo: Koch/Dresden State Operetta

19th until 22nd March 20151st Dresdner humorous festival

various venues such as Schauburg, Boulevardtheater and Scheune
Special exhibition "Galerie Komische Meister"

Venue
various venues
Date
19th until 22nd March 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresdner humorous festival
Export to your calendar
© Dresdner Humorfestspiele

19th March until 15th June 2015The heritage of Hieronymous Bosch

Exhibition in the Kupferstich-Kabinett
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Closed on Tuesdays

Venue
Royal palace
Date
19th March until 15th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

21st March 20154th Long Night of Dresden Theatre

An event staged at more than 40 venues and culminating in a big party. Watch and listen to the 30-minute snippets of opera, drama and cabaret.
Performances between 6pm and midnight
Tickets including public transport through Dresden

Venue
Various venues
Date
21st March 2015
Website
To the front page of the Long Night of Dresden Theatre
Export to your calendar
photo: Volker Metzler

22nd March 201525th International Karstadt Sports Dresden City Run

More than 3000 sportsmen will subdue the 10km at the national championship
Starts and ends at the Dresden City Hall

Venue
Dresden City Hall
Date
22nd March 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden Citylauf
Export to your calendar
© Laufszene Events GmbH

22nd March until 28th June 2015Special exhibition: The Eye of the Worker

Photography and art of the working class from around 1930
In cooperation with the Zwickau Art Collections and the Käthe Kollwitz Museum of Cologne
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
22nd March until 28th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

29th and 30th March 20158th symphony concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden

Works by Georg Friedrich Händel and Johann Sebastian Bach

Venue
Semperoper
Date
29th and 30th March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatskapelle Dresden
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Creutziger

April

through 19th April 2015Exhibition “Roll Up, Roll Up!”

Anatomical waxworks around 1900 seen from a modern art perspective.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
through 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

24th January until 31st May 2015360-degree panorama: "DRESDEN 1945 - tragedy and hope...

of a European city"
To mark the 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II, Yadegar Asisi has created a panorama which shows Dresden city centre after the devastating air raids of 1945. It is intended to serve as a symbol for all German and European cities destroyed during World War II and as an example of the efforts that went into reconstruction and of the will to survive.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
24th January until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© Asisi Visual Culture GmbH

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

5th Februar bis 12th May 2015Exhibition "Slaughterhouse 5. Dresden's destruction...

in literary testimonials"
Closed on Wednesdays

Venue
Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Date
5th Februar bis 12th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition: Dahl and Friedrich – Romantic Landscapes

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840) and Johan Christian Dahl (1788 - 1857) are considered the two main exponents of Nordic landscape painting in the Romantic period. Dresden was fertile ground for these two innovators to develop their talent.
The exhibition is a joint project organised by the National Museum of Oslo and the Dresden State Art Collections.

Venue
Albertinum
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Art Collections

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition "EINFACH – VOLLKOMMEN (SIMPLE – COMPLETE)...

Saxony wins an international reputation as a clock manufacturer"
Exhibition on occasion of the bicentenary of Ferdinand Adolph Lange whom turned "Glashütte into a world-renowned brand
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
©  H.C. Krass/Dresden State Art Collections

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

13th March until 5th April 2015Situation Rooms

Multi-player videogame by Rimini Protokoll
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Military History Museum of the German Armed Forces
Date
13th March until 5th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Military History Museum of the German Armed Forces
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

19th March until 15th June 2015The heritage of Hieronymous Bosch

Exhibition in the Kupferstich-Kabinett
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Closed on Tuesdays

Venue
Royal palace
Date
19th March until 15th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

22nd March until 28th June 2015Special exhibition: The Eye of the Worker

Photography and art of the working class from around 1930
In cooperation with the Zwickau Art Collections and the Käthe Kollwitz Museum of Cologne
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
22nd March until 28th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

2nd & 3rd April 2015St Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach

Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross and Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
2nd & 3rd April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Krüger

4th April 2015Easter Saturday vespers sung by the Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross

Concert starts at 5pm

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
4th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Krüger

14th until 19th April 201527th International Short Film Festival Dresden

The competition will be screening the 80 finalists from 2,000 feature films and cartoons entered by contestants from more than 20 countries. Short films from all over the world at various venues
The best eight will be awarded a Golden Rider Statuette at the end. The Festival week includes as special programme with a variety of themes and regional issues, retrospectives and children's films.

Venue
various venues
Date
14th until 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the International Short Film Festival Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Filmfest Dresden

17th until 19th April 20137th Dresden Steam Railway Convention

Past, present and future of rail technology in Saxony

Venue
Railway Museum
Date
17th until 19th April 2013
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Steam Railway Convention
Export to your calendar
photo: Marco Tiedemann

18th & 19th April 2015Concert by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Works by Bruno Hartl and Joseph Haydn

Venue
Albertinum
Date
18th & 19th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

19th until 29th April 201524th Dance Festival

Plenty performances during the week organised by the projecttheatre Dresden

Venue
various venues
Date
19th until 29th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dance Festival
Export to your calendar
© Tanzwoche Dresden

22nd April until 3rd May 2015Dresden Festival of Industrial History

Past and present: With more than 40 events and exhibitions relevant to the city’s industrial history such as ship's navigation, mechanical engineering, precision engineering, teaching and research

Venue
Various venues
Date
22nd April until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Festival of Industrial History
Export to your calendar
© Dresdner Tage der Industriekultur

25th April 20155th Fotomarathon Dresden

10 subjects, 5 hours, 1 city
Dresden's biggest live photo competition in the city centre

Venue
Dresden Innercity
Date
25th April 2015
Website
To the front page of Fotomarathon Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Fotomarathon Dresden

26th April 201518th VVO Oberelbe Marathon

starts at Königstein and ends at Dresden Innercity

Venue
from Königstein to Dresden
Date
26th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Oberelbe Marathon
Export to your calendar
© xperience sport & events Veranstaltungsagentur Uwe Sonntag Dresden

26th April 2015Concert by Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

"Missa solemnis"
by Ludwig van Beethoven

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
26th April 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich

May

24th January until 31st May 2015360-degree panorama: "DRESDEN 1945 - tragedy and hope...

of a European city"
To mark the 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II, Yadegar Asisi has created a panorama which shows Dresden city centre after the devastating air raids of 1945. It is intended to serve as a symbol for all German and European cities destroyed during World War II and as an example of the efforts that went into reconstruction and of the will to survive.
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
24th January until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© Asisi Visual Culture GmbH

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

5th Februar bis 12th May 2015Exhibition "Slaughterhouse 5. Dresden's destruction...

in literary testimonials"
Closed on Wednesdays

Venue
Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Date
5th Februar bis 12th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition: Dahl and Friedrich – Romantic Landscapes

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840) and Johan Christian Dahl (1788 - 1857) are considered the two main exponents of Nordic landscape painting in the Romantic period. Dresden was fertile ground for these two innovators to develop their talent.
The exhibition is a joint project organised by the National Museum of Oslo and the Dresden State Art Collections.

Venue
Albertinum
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Art Collections

6th February until 3rd May 2015Exhibition "EINFACH – VOLLKOMMEN (SIMPLE – COMPLETE)...

Saxony wins an international reputation as a clock manufacturer"
Exhibition on occasion of the bicentenary of Ferdinand Adolph Lange whom turned "Glashütte into a world-renowned brand
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
Date
6th February until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
©  H.C. Krass/Dresden State Art Collections

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

19th March until 15th June 2015The heritage of Hieronymous Bosch

Exhibition in the Kupferstich-Kabinett
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Closed on Tuesdays

Venue
Royal palace
Date
19th March until 15th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

22nd March until 28th June 2015Special exhibition: The Eye of the Worker

Photography and art of the working class from around 1930
In cooperation with the Zwickau Art Collections and the Käthe Kollwitz Museum of Cologne
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
22nd March until 28th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

22nd April until 3rd May 2015Dresden Festival of Industrial History

Past and present: With more than 40 events and exhibitions relevant to the city’s industrial history such as ship's navigation, mechanical engineering, precision engineering, teaching and research

Venue
Various venues
Date
22nd April until 3rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Festival of Industrial History
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© Dresdner Tage der Industriekultur

1st May 2015River Parade of the Saxon Steamship Company

The world’s oldest and largest paddle steamer fleet
All nine historical paddle steamers and the two modern cruise boards set their sails for Pillnitz

Venue
Terrassenufer
Date
1st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Saxon Steamship Company
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

1st until 31st May 2015Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz

30th anniversary of the reopening of the Semperoper
Premiere on 1st May 2015
Further performances:
May 03/06/09/11/14/19/26/31 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
1st until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

2nd until 10th May 20155th Johann Strauss Festival

Various performances by Johann Strauss at the Dresden State Operetta
Cagliostro: May 02/06/10 2015
Die Fledermaus: 3rd May 2015
Eine Nacht in Venedig: 5th May 2015

Venue
Dresden State Operetta
Date
2nd until 10th May 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Operetta
Export to your calendar
© Johann Strauss Festival

10th until 17th May 201545th International Dixieland Festival

Europe's longest-running old-time jazz festival comes round for the 45th year in succession. There will be the usual fanzone, Riverboat Shuffle, Dixie ball and the famous Dixieland Parade. Dixie, blues, boogie and swing will be performed at a variety of venues ranging from the airport to Alter Schlachthof.
One of the highlights is the jazz gala at Semperoper for musicians celebrating their anniversaries

Venue
Various venues
Date
10th until 17th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the International Dixieland Festival
Export to your calendar
© Sächsische Festival Vereinigung e.V./Hauffe

13th May until 7th June 201538th Dresden Music Festival

Music festival featuring international stars and Dresden ensembles
The 2015 theme: Fire Ice

Venue
Various venues
Date
13th May until 7th June 2015
Website
To the website of the Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Export to your calendar
© Dresdner Musikfestspiele

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

16th & 17th May 201524th Karl May Festival

Wild west feeling meets Indian atmosphere

Venue
Lößnitzgrund, Radebeul
Date
16th & 17th May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Karl May Festival
Export to your calendar
photo: André Wirsig

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

22th May until 5th July 2015"Impressing the Czar" by William Forsythe (ballet)

Premiere on 22th May 2015
Further performances:
May 25/27/28 2015, June 05/08, 5th July 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
22th May until 5th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

23rd May 2015Pentecost Vespers with the Dresden Kreuzchor

Dresden Choir of the Holy Cross performing on whitsun

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
23rd May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Church of the Holy Cross
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Krüger

24th & 25th May 2015Pentecost Dixieland Excursion

Having a good time with brunch, music and a vineyard hiking

Venue
Schloss Wackerbarth
Date
24th & 25th May 2015
Website
To the front page of Schloss Wackerbarth
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photo: Susann Städter

29th until 31st May 2015Salsa Festival Dresden 2015

Workshops and performances combined with party and international world class dancers

Venue
various venues
Date
29th until 31st May 2015
Website
To the front page of Salsa Festival Dresden
Export to your calendar
© salsa & bailamor

June

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

19th March until 15th June 2015The heritage of Hieronymous Bosch

Exhibition in the Kupferstich-Kabinett
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Closed on Tuesdays

Venue
Royal palace
Date
19th March until 15th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

22nd March until 28th June 2015Special exhibition: The Eye of the Worker

Photography and art of the working class from around 1930
In cooperation with the Zwickau Art Collections and the Käthe Kollwitz Museum of Cologne
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
22nd March until 28th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

13th May until 7th June 201538th Dresden Music Festival

Music festival featuring international stars and Dresden ensembles
The 2015 theme: Fire Ice

Venue
Various venues
Date
13th May until 7th June 2015
Website
To the website of the Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Export to your calendar
© Dresdner Musikfestspiele

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

June 2015Reopening of the Münzkabinett (Coin Cabinet)

Final stage of restoration of Dresden Royal Palace
With one of the largest and oldest coin collections in Germany

Venue
Royal Palace
Date
June 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Art Collection
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

1st until 30th June 2015Festival OFF: DRESDEN

Staging of indepent artists from Dresden

Venue
Societaetstheater
Date
1st until 30th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Societaetstheater
Export to your calendar
photo: Max Messer

3rd June 201518th Campus Party Dresden

Germany's greatest open air event for students

Venue
Auditorium centre of the TU Dresden
Date
3rd June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Campusparty
Export to your calendar
© Campusparty Dresden

3th June 20157th REWE Team Challenge

Saxony's greatest running event for enterpreneurs
Starting at Kulturpalst, along the river and finally ending in the Dresden Stadium

Venue
Inner-city
Date
3th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Team Challenge Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Laufszene Events GmbH

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

13th & 14th of June 2015Concert by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Works by Henri Dutilleux, Aram Chatschaturjan an Maurice Ravel

Venue
Albertinum
Date
13th & 14th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

19th June until 8th July 2015International Dance Festival

Semperoper Ballett | HELLERAU | Palucca University of Dance Dresden:
Swan Lake (26/28 June), Nordic Lights (03/07 July), Impressing the Czar (William Forsythe, 5th July), Tristan+Isolde (6th July), Soirée staged by Palucca University (8th July)

Venue
Semperoper
Date
19th June until 8th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

19th until 21st June 201525th Bunte Republik Neustadt

The district festival in Dresden's alternative quarter celebrates its 25th anniversary. In the early stages BRN startet as micronation with a critical attitude to politics. Nowadays, it's one of the craziest festivals in Dresden and organised by the residents themselves.

Venue
Dresden Neustadt
Date
19th until 21st June 2015
Website
To the front page of Bunte Republik Neustadt
Export to your calendar
© Bunte Rebulik Neustadt

19th until 21st June 20156th International Shostakovich Days in Gohrisch

Classical music, films and lectures by Shostakovich, Arvo Pärt and Vsevolod Zaderatsky

Venue
Gohrisch (Saxon Switzerland)
Date
19th until 21st June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Shostakovich Days
Export to your calendar
© Jens Mattner/Staatskapelle Dresden

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

20th June 2015Summer Night’s Ball 2015

Fantastic ball night with Saxon wine, delicacies and dinner dance
In cooperation with the Landesbühnen Sachsen theatre

Venue
Schloss Wackerbarth (Wackerbarth Castle)
Date
20th June 2015
Website
To the front page of Schloss Wackerbarth
Export to your calendar
photo: Susann Städter

20th June until 4th July 2015Wolfgang A. Mozart: Die Hochzeit des Figaro

Premiere on 20th June 2015
Further performances:
June 23/25, July 2/4 2015

Venue
Semperoper
Date
20th June until 4th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

25th June until 23rd August 201525th Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

Dresden Film Nights take place on the Elbe embankment against the breathtaking backdrop of the Old Town. Surely, this must be the most beautiful open-air cinema and concert festival in Europe.

Venue
Königsufer
Date
25th June until 23rd August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Film Nights on the Elbe embankment
Export to your calendar
© Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

26th June until 1st July 2015Anatevka (musical)

by Joseph Stein and Jerry Bock, staged by Arne Böge
Premiere on 26th June 2015
Further performances:
June 27/28/30, 1st July 2015

Venue
Dresden State Operetta
Date
26th June until 1st July 2015
Website
To the front page of Dresden State Operetta
Export to your calendar
© Dresden State Operetta

26th until 28th June 201525th Dresden Riverside Festival

Large festival along the river
motto of 2015: along the Saxon wine trail from Loschwitz up to Pillnitz

Venue
Dresden Loschwitz
Date
26th until 28th June 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Riverside Festival
Export to your calendar
© Holger Friebel/Elbhangfest e.V.

July

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

19th June until 8th July 2015International Dance Festival

Semperoper Ballett | HELLERAU | Palucca University of Dance Dresden:
Swan Lake (26/28 June), Nordic Lights (03/07 July), Impressing the Czar (William Forsythe, 5th July), Tristan+Isolde (6th July), Soirée staged by Palucca University (8th July)

Venue
Semperoper
Date
19th June until 8th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Semperoper
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

25th June until 23rd August 201525th Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

Dresden Film Nights take place on the Elbe embankment against the breathtaking backdrop of the Old Town. Surely, this must be the most beautiful open-air cinema and concert festival in Europe.

Venue
Königsufer
Date
25th June until 23rd August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Film Nights on the Elbe embankment
Export to your calendar
© Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

3rd July 201513th Long Night of Sciences

Research institutes and universities provide insight into their work

Venue
various venues
Date
3rd July 2015
Website
To the front page of the Long Night of Sciences
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

4th July 20158th Classical Picnic with the Staatskapelle Dresden

Classical open-air in front of the Gläserne Manufaktur

Venue
Gläserne Manufaktur (Transparent Factory) (Transparent Factory)
Date
4th July 2015
Website
To the front page of the Gläserne Manufaktur
Export to your calendar
photo: Sven Döring

10th July until 27th September 2015OSTRALE ´015 - Handle with care

9th International exhibition of Contemporary Arts
united - cosmopolitan - creative
200 artists out of more than 30 nations present their contemporary art in all genres: from painting, photography and sculpture to dance, performance and video art.

Venue
Ostragehege
Date
10th July until 27th September 2015
Website
www.ostrale.de
Export to your calendar
© OSTRALE - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst

10th until 12th July 20155th US Car Convention

Exhibition of U.S. cars out of various years of construction and the American lifestyle

Venue
Ostragehege/Messe Dresden
Date
10th until 12th July 2015
Website
To the front page of the US Car Convention
Export to your calendar
© US Car Convention

10th until 12th July 201512th Symphony Concert by the Staatskapelle Dresden

Works by Paul Hindemith and Robert Schumann

Venue
Semperoper
Date
10th until 12th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatskapelle Dresden
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

11th July 201517th Museum Summer Night Dresden

45 museums providing exclusive guided tours , concerts, public readings and more

Venue
various venues
Date
11th July 2015
Website
To the front page of Museum Summer Night Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Museums-Sommer-Nacht Dresden

18th July 20157th Night of the Dresden Palaces

The three palaces along the banks of the Elbe are transformed into a fascinating cultural landscape

Venue
Elbe palaces
Date
18th July 2015
Website
To the front page of the Night of the Dresden Palaces
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photo: archives First Class Concept

23rd July until 2nd August 201518th Scheune Schaubudensommer

International festival of drama and music

Venue
Scheune
Date
23rd July until 2nd August 2015
Website
To the front page of Schaubudensommer
Export to your calendar
photo: André Wirisig

31st July until 25th October 2015Special exhibition: CONFLICT, TIME, PHOTOGRAPHY

Exhibits by the Tate Modern Museum of London
In cooperation with the Folkwang Museum of Essen and the Dresden State Art Collections
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Albertinum
Date
31st July until 25th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

31st July until 21st September 2015Special exhibition: ROBERT CAPA

Robert Capa influenced the photo journalism sustainably concerning World War II
The exhibition will show 120 photos from 1943 up to 1945
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Date
31st July until 21st September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

August

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

25th June until 23rd August 201525th Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

Dresden Film Nights take place on the Elbe embankment against the breathtaking backdrop of the Old Town. Surely, this must be the most beautiful open-air cinema and concert festival in Europe.

Venue
Königsufer
Date
25th June until 23rd August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Film Nights on the Elbe embankment
Export to your calendar
© Film Nights on the Elbe embankment

10th July until 27th September 2015OSTRALE ´015 - Handle with care

9th International exhibition of Contemporary Arts
united - cosmopolitan - creative
200 artists out of more than 30 nations present their contemporary art in all genres: from painting, photography and sculpture to dance, performance and video art.

Venue
Ostragehege
Date
10th July until 27th September 2015
Website
www.ostrale.de
Export to your calendar
© OSTRALE - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst

23rd July until 2nd August 201518th Scheune Schaubudensommer

International festival of drama and music

Venue
Scheune
Date
23rd July until 2nd August 2015
Website
To the front page of Schaubudensommer
Export to your calendar
photo: André Wirisig

31st July until 25th October 2015Special exhibition: CONFLICT, TIME, PHOTOGRAPHY

Exhibits by the Tate Modern Museum of London
In cooperation with the Folkwang Museum of Essen and the Dresden State Art Collections
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Albertinum
Date
31st July until 25th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

31st July until 21st September 2015Special exhibition: ROBERT CAPA

Robert Capa influenced the photo journalism sustainably concerning World War II
The exhibition will show 120 photos from 1943 up to 1945
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Date
31st July until 21st September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

1st until 23rd August 2015Palais Sommer 2015

Cultural festival in the gardens of the Japanese Palais with arts, international Plen Air and music
Admission free

Venue
Gardens of the Japanese Palais
Date
1st until 23rd August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Palais Sommer
Export to your calendar
photo: Sven Döring

4th until 10th August 2015Lack.Streiche.Kleber – UrbanArt Festival Dresden

Lack.Streiche.Kleber is a joint project of players and initiatives of the Dresden urban art scene. Street art belongs to Dresden and has established itself as an art form in its own right. The festival shows a spectrum of what is happening on our roads. The week will demonstrate the diversity of Dresden's urban art scene. You are invited to join in and contribute, but also to watch and enjoy.

Venue
various venues
Date
4th until 10th August 2015
Website
holeoffame.blogspot.de
Export to your calendar

8th & 9th August 2015ŠKODA Velorace Dresden

Amateur and recreational cycling event, including Sachsentour for Kids

Venue
Theaterplatz square
Date
8th & 9th August 2015
Website
To the front page of the ŠKODA Velorace Dresden
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© Steffen Müßiggang/Internationale Sachsen-Tour des Radrennsports e. V.

14th until 16th August 201517th Dresden CANALETTO City Festival

In thirteen different 'worlds of experience' and on eight seperate stages, more than 1,000 artists perform a diverse programme of music, shows, drama, family fun and sporting activities. The grand finale will be a firework display.

Venue
Dresden city centre
Date
14th until 16th August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden City Festival
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

14th until 16th August 201517th Steamship Festival

With steamer parade and demonstration of historical exhibits
Wander past the many refreshment stalls and impromptu live music performances

Venue
Terrassenufer and other venues
Date
14th until 16th August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Saxon Steamship Company
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

15th until 30th August 201522nd Moritzburg Festival

International Festival of Chamber Music
High-calibre chamber music evenings ranging from family concerts and picnics to gala events

Venue
Schloss Moritzburg and other venues
Date
15th until 30th August 2015
Website
To the front page of the Moritzburg Festival
Export to your calendar
oto: Rene Gäns

29th & 30th August 2015Days of open wine estate in Saxony

Guided tours in vineyards along the Saxon Wine Route form Dresden-Pillnitz to Diesbar-Seußlitz

Venue
various venues
Date
29th & 30th August 2015
Website
To the front page of Sächsisches Elblandes
Export to your calendar
photo: André Wirsig

September

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

10th July until 27th September 2015OSTRALE ´015 - Handle with care

9th International exhibition of Contemporary Arts
united - cosmopolitan - creative
200 artists out of more than 30 nations present their contemporary art in all genres: from painting, photography and sculpture to dance, performance and video art.

Venue
Ostragehege
Date
10th July until 27th September 2015
Website
www.ostrale.de
Export to your calendar
© OSTRALE - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst

31st July until 25th October 2015Special exhibition: CONFLICT, TIME, PHOTOGRAPHY

Exhibits by the Tate Modern Museum of London
In cooperation with the Folkwang Museum of Essen and the Dresden State Art Collections
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Albertinum
Date
31st July until 25th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

31st July until 21st September 2015Special exhibition: ROBERT CAPA

Robert Capa influenced the photo journalism sustainably concerning World War II
The exhibition will show 120 photos from 1943 up to 1945
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Date
31st July until 21st September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Christoph Münch

4th until 6th September 2015120 years of the Alberthafen - Dresden maritime

Within the anniversary of the Albert habour
Towing, harbour festival and ship screening

Venue
Alberthafen
Date
4th until 6th September 2015
Website
To the front page of Alberthafen Dresden
Export to your calendar
photo: Marco Tiedemann

5th & 6th September 201520th Pottery Market

With 65 exhibitors from Germany and neighbouring countries

Venue
Neustädter Market
Date
5th & 6th September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Pottery Market
Export to your calendar
photo: Ramona Eichler

5th & 6th September 2015Federweisser Festival

The beginning of the federweisser season will be celebrated with special guided tours and live music

Venue
Schloss Wackerbarth, Radebeul
Date
5th & 6th September 2015
Website
To the front page of Schloss Wackerbarth
Export to your calendar
photo: Susann Städter

6th until 20th September 2015Moritzburg Stallion Parade

Traditional opening with fanfare marching band and timpanist on horseback, presentation of historic events, and the enormous dressage quadrille with 25 warm-blooded stallions to the final stage coach with 16 horses in front
6/12/20 September 2015

Venue
Moritzburg State Stud
Date
6th until 20th September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Saxon State Stud Administration
Export to your calendar

19th until 27th September 2015Festival OFF EUROPE: Next stop Hrvatska (Croatia)

Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts
Drama, dance, performance, music and films dealing with Croatia

Venue
Societaetstheater
Date
19th until 27th September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Societaetstheater
Export to your calendar
photo: Max Messer

25th until 27th September 2015Wine Harvest Festival in Radebeul

Including International Itinerant Theatre Festival

Venue
Radebeul
Date
25th until 27th September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Wine Harvest Festival
Export to your calendar
© André Wirsig/Weinbauverband Sachsen e.V.

25th until 27th September 2015Wine Harvest Festival in Meissen

With performances on stage, good music and great parade

Venue
Meissen Old Town
Date
25th until 27th September 2015
Website
To the front page of the Wine Harvest Festival
Export to your calendar
© Günter Rühle/Weinbauverband Sachsen e.V.

October

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

18th April until October 2015Special exhibition "Friendship"

An exhibition about the things that connect us
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
18th April until October 2015
Website
To the front page of Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

15th May until 31st October 2015Special Exhibition: Luther and the Princes

The Public Portrayal and Self-Image of Rulers in the Age of Reformation
1st National exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Hartenfels Castle, Torgau
Date
15th May until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
© Jörg Schöner/Dresden State Art Collections

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

31st July until 25th October 2015Special exhibition: CONFLICT, TIME, PHOTOGRAPHY

Exhibits by the Tate Modern Museum of London
In cooperation with the Folkwang Museum of Essen and the Dresden State Art Collections
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Albertinum
Date
31st July until 25th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden State Art Collections
Export to your calendar
photo: Frank Exß

1st until 11th October 201518th Heinrich Schütz Music Festival

Music Festival in honour of the classical composer with 15th-century up to 18th-century works
Theme: ‘Looking through the world’

Venue
various venues
Date
1st until 11th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Heinrich Schütz Music Festival
Export to your calendar
© Heinrich Schütz Music Festival

October 2015 until May 2016Special exhibition: The Weaker Sex

An exhibition dealing with male role models in art
Organised by the Kunstmuseum Bern (Switzerland)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
October 2015 until May 2016
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

October 2015 until Spring 2016Special Exhibition: When Death Learned To Fly

Aerial reconnaissance and World War I
Photo exhibition by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum Ottawa
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Dresden Transport Museum
Date
October 2015 until Spring 2016
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

2nd October 2015European Culture Award

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the German Unity, the European Cultural Awards 2015 will be awarded to various celebrities for their lifetime achievements in times of seperation and reunion of Germany

Venue
Frauenkirche Dresden
Date
2nd October 2015
Website
To the front page of the European Culture Foundation
Export to your calendar
photo: Sven Döring

3rd until 10th October 2015Magnificat: Frauenkirche Bach Festival

The anthem of Maria

Venue
Frauenkirche
Date
3rd until 10th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Frauenkirche Dresden
Export to your calendar
Photo: Susann Städter

15th October until 8th November 2015Jewish Music & Theatre Week Dresden

The festival is dedicated to the language and culture of the the Jews of Eastern Europe and is therefore unique in Germany.

Venue
Societaetstheater
Date
15th October until 8th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the Jewisch Weeks in Dresdendresden.de
Export to your calendar
© Jüdische Musik- und Theaterwoche Dresden e.V.

18th October 201517th Morgenpost Dresden-Marathon

Marathon run through the Old Town, Grosser Garten Park and along the river Elbe

Venue
starts at Ostragehege/Devrienstraße
Date
18th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Morgenpost Dresden-Marathon
Export to your calendar
© Dresden Marathon e.V.

22nd until 31st October 2015Anniversary Festival: Ten Years of the Restored Frauenkirche

The Frauenkirche is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its consecration after reconstruction - a relatively brief period in which this place of encounter and exchange has also become an important venue for music lovers from all over the world. The church is perfect for festive services of workship, concerts featuring world premieres, special tours, organ recitals and much more besides.

Venue
Frauenkirche
Date
22nd until 31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Frauenkirche Dresden
Export to your calendar
Photo: Susann Städter

24th to 31rst October 2015DAVE. Festival for Club Culture

The acronym DAVE stands for DRESDEN AUDIO VISUAL EXPERIENCE and is, in short, a festival for club culture which presents the entire range in Dresden. The main idea is, on the one hand, to strengthen the external impact of the scene in dialogue within Dresden as well as beyond the city limits. On the other hand, the idea is to offer concepts for the promotion of new talents.

Venue
Date
24th to 31rst October 2015
Website
www.dave-dresden.net
Export to your calendar
© Ragin Spirits e.V.

24th & 25th October 2015Fish and Forest Festival

With traditional angling in the Castle Pond, live music, lantern parade and fireworks display

Venue
Moritzburg
Date
24th & 25th October 2015
Website
To the front page of the Fish and Forest Festival Moritzburg
Export to your calendar
© Fish and Forest Festival Moritzburg

29th October until 15th November 201517th Czech-German Culture Days

Theatre, music, exhibitions and many more

Venue
various venues
Date
29th October until 15th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the Czech-German Culture Days
Export to your calendar
© Czech-German Culture Days

31st October 201510th HOPE Gala Dresden

Charity event in aid of HOPE Cape Town

Venue
Dresden State Theatre
Date
31st October 2015
Website
To the front page of the HOPE Gala
Export to your calendar
© Par.X Marketing GmbH

November

February until November 201522nd Festival "Sandstone & Music"

Saxon Switzerland, various locations

Venue
Saxon Switzerland
Date
February until November 2015
Website
To the front page of Sandstein & Musik
Export to your calendar
© Sandstein & Musik

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

October 2015 until May 2016Special exhibition: The Weaker Sex

An exhibition dealing with male role models in art
Organised by the Kunstmuseum Bern (Switzerland)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
October 2015 until May 2016
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

October 2015 until Spring 2016Special Exhibition: When Death Learned To Fly

Aerial reconnaissance and World War I
Photo exhibition by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum Ottawa
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Dresden Transport Museum
Date
October 2015 until Spring 2016
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

15th October until 8th November 2015Jewish Music & Theatre Week Dresden

The festival is dedicated to the language and culture of the the Jews of Eastern Europe and is therefore unique in Germany.

Venue
Societaetstheater
Date
15th October until 8th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the Jewisch Weeks in Dresdendresden.de
Export to your calendar
© Jüdische Musik- und Theaterwoche Dresden e.V.

29th October until 15th November 201517th Czech-German Culture Days

Theatre, music, exhibitions and many more

Venue
various venues
Date
29th October until 15th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the Czech-German Culture Days
Export to your calendar
© Czech-German Culture Days

November 2015 until February 2016Sarrasani Trocadero Variety Dinner Theatre

Magic, acrobatics and dance performances combined with gourmet dining

Venue
Sarrasani Trocadero
Date
November 2015 until February 2016
Website
To the front page of Sarrasani
Export to your calendar
© Sarrasani GmbH

6th until 15th November 201515th Dresden Jazz Festival

International jazz festival dedicated to the very best of jazz in all its various genres and across its full bandwidth

Venue
Various venues
Date
6th until 15th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Jazz Festival
Export to your calendar
© Hans-Joachim Maquet/Grandmontagne Music

7th November 2015UNITY.Dresden.Night 2015

Germany’s largest inner city party

Venue
Inner city
Date
7th November 2015
Website
To the front page of Unity.Dresden.Night
Export to your calendar
© Unity.Dresden.Night

12th until 18th November 2015CYNETart Festival

Large festival for contemporary and computer-based art

Venue
Hellerau Festival Theatre
Date
12th until 18th November 2015
Website
To the front page of the CYNETart Festival
Export to your calendar
© David Pinzer/Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau e.V.

15th November 2015Day of the Open Studios

Demonstrations, presentations, readings and exhibitions in numerous workshops of the city

Venue
City area
Date
15th November 2015
Website
To the front page of Künstlerbund Dresden
Export to your calendar
© Day of the Open Studios

26th November until 24th Dezember 2015'Christmas capital' Dresden Season Opening

Dresden stages the 581st Striezelmarkt and ten other Christmas markets
The Striezelmarkt is Germany’s oldest Christmas market – and still one of its biggest!

Venue
Altmarkt
Date
26th November until 24th Dezember 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Christmas markets
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich/Landeshauptstadt Dresden, Amt für Wirtschaftsförderung

December

starting in March 2015Soldiers

Documental theatre about heroes, sodiers returning from the front and the future of war
In cooperation with the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in March 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting in April 2015Go with the Flow

Project about the River Elbe and the changes wrought by time

Venue
Kleines Haus theatre
Date
starting in April 2015
Website
To the front page of Staatsschauspiel Dresden
Export to your calendar

starting on 21st May 2015Opening of the new permanent exhibition on road transport

Thuringian and Saxon history of automobiles

Venue
Transport Museum
Date
starting on 21st May 2015
Website
To the front page of the Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

starting at 6th of June 2015360° panorama of the glorious Baroque period in Dresden

Reopening of the permanent exhibition
An artistic snapshot focuses on life in the Saxon court as well as the daily lives of citizens, merchants, fishermen, servants and tradesmen from about 1695 to 1760

Venue
Panometer Dresden
Date
starting at 6th of June 2015
Website
To the front page of Yadegar Asisi
Export to your calendar
© asisi GmbH

starting 20th June 2015Hi Lights: New Facts about Light

The special exhibition wants to inspire especially young people for innovative light-based technologies and present to a wide public the enormous potential of the numerous research institutes and industrial companies, working in the field of photonics in Dresden and throughout Saxony.

Venue
Technical Collections Dresden
Date
starting 20th June 2015
Website
www.tsd.de
Export to your calendar
© Technische Sammlungen Dresden

October 2015 until May 2016Special exhibition: The Weaker Sex

An exhibition dealing with male role models in art
Organised by the Kunstmuseum Bern (Switzerland)
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Date
October 2015 until May 2016
Website
To the front page of the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Oliver Killig

October 2015 until Spring 2016Special Exhibition: When Death Learned To Fly

Aerial reconnaissance and World War I
Photo exhibition by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum Ottawa
Closed on Mondays

Venue
Dresden Transport Museum
Date
October 2015 until Spring 2016
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Transport Museum
Export to your calendar
photo: Igor Semechin

November 2015 until February 2016Sarrasani Trocadero Variety Dinner Theatre

Magic, acrobatics and dance performances combined with gourmet dining

Venue
Sarrasani Trocadero
Date
November 2015 until February 2016
Website
To the front page of Sarrasani
Export to your calendar
© Sarrasani GmbH

26th November until 24th Dezember 2015'Christmas capital' Dresden Season Opening

Dresden stages the 581st Striezelmarkt and ten other Christmas markets
The Striezelmarkt is Germany’s oldest Christmas market – and still one of its biggest!

Venue
Altmarkt
Date
26th November until 24th Dezember 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresden Christmas markets
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich/Landeshauptstadt Dresden, Amt für Wirtschaftsförderung

12th until 14th December 2015Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio

Performances by the Choir of the Holy Cross on:
December 12/13/14 2015

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
12th until 14th December 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresdner Kreuzchor
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich

18th December 2015Advent concert of ten thousand voices

Concert at the Dresden Stadium with the Choir of the Holy Cross (Kreuzchor)

Venue
Stadium Dresden
Date
18th December 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresdner Kreuzchor
Export to your calendar
photo: Matthias Krüger

21st December 20154th German DAY OF THE SHORT FILM

Presentation of various short films on the shortest day of the year

Venue
Various venues
Date
21st December 2015
Website
To the front page of the DAY OF THE SHORT FILM
Export to your calendar
© Deutscher KURZFILMTAG

23rd December 201523rd Christmas Vesper at the Frauenkirche

Germany's largest Open-air God service in front of the church

Venue
Frauenkirche
Date
23rd December 2015
Website
To the front page of the Frauenkirche
Export to your calendar
© Jan Weichold/Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Frauenkirche Dresden e. V.

24th & 25th December 2015Christmas vespers by the Dresdner Kreuzchor

The Choir of the Holy Cross is singing the traditional Christmas Vesper by Rudolf Mauersberger

Venue
Church of the Holy Cross
Date
24th & 25th December 2015
Website
To the front page of the Dresdner Kreuzchor
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich

31st December 2015New Year’s Eve on Theaterplatz square

Happy New Year!
New Year’s Eve with the city skyline silhouetted against a breathtaking fireworks display

Venue
Theaterplatz square
Date
31st December 2015
Website
To the website of the Silvester Open Air
Export to your calendar
photo: Sylvio Dittrich
All information subject to change!