A passion for contemporary and modern art, dedicated patronage of Museum Ludwig, curiosity about the latest developments on the art scene - that's what motivates the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst am Museum Ludwig, which was founded in 1985 and now has over 600.
The Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst is committed to:
As a member you will receive a specially tailored Programme, giving rich insights into modern and contemporary art. Our younger members also meet for additional activities.
Museums need friends. Under this motto, the Freunde des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums und des Museums Ludwig e.V. has appealed over the years to the local citizens and won them over for the museums.
With over 4,600 members, the Freunde is the oldest and largest museum association in Cologne. Its members span the generations and come from all walks of life and social spheres, and all live in Cologne and the vicinity. The Freunde promote new initiatives and projects, and offer a wide range of events relating to the collections and special exhibitions at the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Museum Ludwig. Our goal over the last 150 years has been to both experience and promote art.
The main purpose of the Freunde is to give active support to the two museums.
The main purpose of the Freunde is to give active support to the two museums in terms of content, organisation and finances, as for instance:
Our members likewise profit from all this, as well as from free membership to the exhibitions at the two museums and events staged by the Freunde. Why not become a member of the Freunde!