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Opening hours

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Daily except Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Regular: 7.00 €
Reduced: 5.00 €
Sundays: 1.00 €
Contact +49 (0)89 23805 2286 Address Theresienstraße 35A
80333 München

Current exhibitions

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Lucy McKenzie – Prime Suspect

Exhibition series "Spot On"

Books from the Brandhorst Collection

Current events

Guided tour

30 Minutes – One Work: Lucy McKenzie

Guided tour

Cy Twombly

Guided tour

The dark side of Pop Art

Guided tour

30 Minutes – One Work: The Brandhorst Collection

Guided tour for children

Art expedition – all aboard, kids!

Museum Brandhorst
Theresienstraße 35A 80333 München
Guided tour

Lucy McKenzie – Prime Suspect

  • LanguageGerman
  • Time of day4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
  • Duration60 minutes
  • RegistrationLimited number of places. Register from 30 before the start at the information desk, subject to availability.
  • PriceIncluded in the admission fee.


In the works of the Scottish artist Lucy McKenzie we encounter almost limitless variety, from gender politics and feminism to architecture and historical styles, to advertising and fashion. With over 80 works from 1997 to the present, the exhibition will fill the entire lower level of Museum Brandhorst, including the media galleries. Examples from all of the artist’s important work groups will be shown.


Join us on an exploratory journey through the artist’s work to date. Discover how she uses the old-fashioned techniques of 19th-century decorative painting to transform source materials and create surprising new constellations. In her works you can experience her spirit of detection, like a modern-day Miss Marple, in connecting different eras and people, pursuing timelines, and discovering how trends and ideas develop over time.


Meeting point: Museum information desk


When planning to visit the museum, please refer to our information on protective measures. Wearing a face covering (covering both mouth and nose) is mandatory.

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Tuesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Guided tour

The dark side of Pop Art

The Pop Art artists, especially Andy Warhol, glorified the icons of pop culture and were the first to show consumer goods and the products of the mass media in art. Yet their works also addressed the downside of capitalism and consumer culture, such as the obsession with superficialities. This tour shows how Pop Art could become, at one and the same time, a phenomenon of both mass culture and subc

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Thursday 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Guided tour

30 Minutes – One Work: The Brandhorst Collection

Let your lunch break be an inspiring one. These short themed tours will introduce you to our museums' special works and offer an exciting alternative for your time away from the desk. The following works are presented: 08.10.2020 | Cy Twombly, Untitled (Roses), 200815.10.2020 | Alexandra Bircken, New Model Army, 201622.10.2020 | Andy Warhol, Camouflage, 198629.10.

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Saturday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Guided tour

The Brandhorst Collection – Lawler, Twombly, Warhol

This tour focuses on our permanent exhibition “Lawler, Twombly, Warhol”. We show highlights from our collection, which not only houses Europe’s largest collection of works by Andy Warhol and a collection of Cy Twombly’s work that unique worldwide, but which also spans an arc from the early 1960s to the present, containing numerous important artistic positions and works. In addition to work

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Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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After Work: Let's talk about Art – vor der Kunst und an der Bar

Artworks attract us in many different ways. They agitate us or give us pause for thought, and sometimes their humor makes us laugh. Some artworks have such a strong effect that we can remember our encounter with them many years later. Each month, a different person chooses a work from our collection and shares with us not only art historical facts and background knowledge, but also their personal

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Saturday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The eternal now – Lucy McKenzie: Inspiration. Appropriation. Illusion.

Dialog with Dr. Polina Gedova & Dr. Michael Press Lucy McKenzie, born in Glasgow in 1977, uses the materials of painting, design, installation and writing in her work. She takes objects and motifs from the history of architecture and design, from literature, music and film, as well as from fashion, politics and sport, and alters these source materials using the te

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