Calender of Events 2019

Darmstadt offers a variety of events, be it the big or small traditional festivals, cultural highlights or special exhibitions in the Darmstadt's museums.

Hessian State Museum Darmstadt: Video of the month

01.02.19 - 31.12.19

The Hessian State Museum Darmstadt presents ist new video, works by international artists. The new program will be presented in the Gallery of Art after 1945. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach that has shaped the history of the museum since its inception.

Kammerkonzerte Darmstadt

01.05.19 - 30.11.19

The yearly series of chamber music concerts „Kammerkonzerte Darmstadt“ exists since 1971 and is an inherent part of the musical life in Darmstadt. The interested audience has the opportunity to listen to excellent soloists and ensembles from all over the world, with old and new repertoire.

Artists´House - Masters´House - Master Building. The Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt and the Bauhaus

30.06.19 - 20.10.19

As part of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, the Institut Mathildenhöhe is presenting an Artists’ Colony Exhibition. 1901an exhibition at the Museum Künstlerkolonie. The exhibition shows the construction of the Bauhaus and post-war architecture. Especially the presentation of the Artists’ Colony on the Mathildenhöhe in the year 1901 formed the world-wide first international building exhibition permanently and affected to today numerous exhibitions and urban development projects.

Kunsthalle Darmstadt: Bauhaus and Photography. On New Visions in Contemporary Art

29.09.19 - 05.01.20

The guest-curated exhibition is part of the centennial program 100 Years of Bauhaus and deals with the question how the Bauhaus’ innovations still contribute to the development of photography’s visual language today. Furthermore, parts of the Werkbund exhibition “Film and Photo,” which was on view in 1929/30, are being reconstructed physically and virtually.


25.10.19 - 02.11.19

Directed at young pianists, these masterclasses, first held in 1972, address multiple aspects of pianistic technique and interpretation with free choice of programme. A maximum of 12 pianists will actively take part. The teaching sessions are open to the public and entry for visitors is free!

Christmas Market in Darmstadt

25.11.19 - 23.12.19

The smell of ginger bread and mulled wine, handicraft and an festive atmosphere put you in the mood for Christmas when strolling around Darmstadt's Christmas Market. Tuesdays and Wednesdays offer special programmme for children with music and interactive quiz. The school choir "Schulspatzen" traditionally performs on Tuesdays. Special about Darmstadt's Christmas Market are the stalls of Darmstadt's many twin cities. Handicraft e.g from Liepaja (Latvia) or culinary specialities like Hungarian Lángos or wine and cheese from Swiss Saanen are awaited eagerly by Darmstädter and visitors every year.

„Fire & Ice“– Late-Night-Shopping

18:00 - 22:00

Late-Night-Shopping "Fire & Ice" in Darmstadt's city centre. Enjoy open shops until 10 pm and lots of walking acts and fire shows. The Christmas Market is open until 11 pm.

Highlights 2019

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Events in the Rhine-Main region

On the page of Frankfurt Ticket RheinMain you find tickets for events in the Rhine-Main region.