***new*** a nice walk alongside the Isar in springtime

***new*** a nice walk alongside the Isar in springtime

Spring is approaching – and thus the desire for a nice walk in the springtime emerges. There are beautiful routes alongside the Isar. We start directly downtown at the Friedensengel which was ceremoniously inaugurated in 1899 and reminds us of the 25 peaceful years that passed since the German-French war in 1870 / 1871. We [...]

Munich has a new, unique museum: the NS Documentation Center

Munich has a new, unique museum: the NS Documentation Center

Discover Munich’s newest museum on a guided tour with artattendance. On April 30,2015, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Munich by the Americans the NS Documentation Center was opened. The museum is a historical and political site of remembrance and learning on the history and the consequences of the NS dictatorship. One important aspect of the exhibition is Munich’s [...]

A bird’s eye view by helicopter of castle Neuschwanstein

A bird’s eye view by helicopter of castle Neuschwanstein

The castle of the fairy-tale king Ludwig II arouses enthusiasm from travelers from all over the world. Till now the view from above has not been possible for visitors. But artattendance now enables this unique experience with a helicopter flight from Munich to Neuschwanstein. The castle is surrounded by mountain landscapes, revealing Bavaria from its [...]

Gerhard Richter in Munich

Gerhard Richter in Munich

Gerhard Richter is counted among the most successful painters in contemporary art and is sometimes referred to as „Picasso of the 21st century“. The Munich Lenbachhaus is now showing an exhibition of his work. The title „Atlas Micromega“ alludes to Richter’s engagement with the relative size of reality. The Munich exhibition features thousands of photographies, [...]

Christmas markets

Christmas markets

Soon the wonderful Christmas markets in southern Germany will open their doors. One of the oldest and most famous Christmas markets is the Nuremberg Christmas market, where you can try the world-famous Nuremberg Lebkuchen. Munich, however, offers many Christmas markets as well. The largest and most famous one is the Christmas market at Marienplatz where about 150 market stands attract around [...]

TV Clip about a guided tour through Oktoberfest by artattendance

TV Clip about a guided tour through Oktoberfest by artattendance

Munich Oktoberfest has been taking place for 203 years. It all began back on October 17, 1810 when a horse race was held at the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig, who later became King Ludwig I, and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildenburghausen. With artattendance you can learn about these and other exciting background facts about the world’s biggest folk festival. The Deutsche [...]

Guided tour through the Oktoberfest

Guided tour through the Oktoberfest

Visit the world’s largest public festival with us! This year it takes place from September 21 till October 6. Stroll around the Theresienwiese and experience Bavarian tradition and traditional costume, cotton candy and gingerbread hearts, high-tech rides like the Olympia Fiver Looping or Freefall and historic fairground activities such as Schichtl and the flea circus. Then enjoy the unique atmosphere in one of [...]

Lenbachhaus – Resplendent re-opening

Lenbachhaus – Resplendent re-opening

Newsflash: The house of Franz von Lenbach, Grand Master of painting, is finally showing its world-famous art again! After four years of renovations, the Lenbachhaus will be re-opened at the beginning of May 2013. Both the picturesque villa with its Italian air, as well as the new building with its luminous golden façade designed by [...]

Guided tour through the Oktoberfest in Munich – September 22 till October 7

Guided tour through the Oktoberfest in Munich – September 22 till October 7

Visit the world’s largest public festival with us! Stroll around the Theresienwiese and experience Bavarian tradition and traditional costume, cotton candy and gingerbread hearts, high-tech rides like the Olympia Fiver Looping or Freefall and historic fairground activities such as Schichtl and the flea circus. Then enjoy the unique atmosphere in one of the huge tents [...]

Bike Tour Through Englischer Garten – On Its 220th Birthday

Bike Tour Through Englischer Garten – On Its 220th Birthday

The Englischer Garten is said to be one of the first European parks, which was opened to the public in 1792. With an area of 3.75 km² it is one of the largest urban parks in the world, it is even larger than New York’s Central Park. What could be more appropriate in the bike capital Munich than to [...]

Art and Sailing Tour on Lake Starnberg

Art and Sailing Tour on Lake Starnberg

Enjoy the wonderful panoramic view of the Bavarian Alps while relaxing in the afternoon on a sailing tour on Lake Starnberg. The new sailing yacht, the Sun Odyssey33i, has every comfort you could wish for on board. You will visit the cross of the fairy-tale King Ludwig II which was erected on the spot in the lake where Ludwig [...]

Dürer “Most Famous Painter in Germany”. An Exhibition Highlight 2012

Dürer “Most Famous Painter in Germany”. An Exhibition Highlight 2012

The largest Albrecht Dürer exhibition in Germany in 40 years takes you back to the roots of artistry of the famous Renaissance master north of the Alps. Albrecht Dürer was the first German artist who already during his lifetime enjoyed wide recognition all over Europe. Things you did not know about Albrecht Dürer How did [...]

Munich 72

Munich 72

The Olympic compound in Munich was the venue of the XX. Olympic summer games in 1972. At a guided tour through the world-famous ensemble which was designed by the architect’s office Behnisch & Partner you will visit the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Hall with its 185 m high Olympic Tower and the Olympic Park with [...]

Women – Picasso, Beckmann, De Kooning. Pinakothek der Moderne

Women – Picasso, Beckmann, De Kooning. Pinakothek der Moderne

The exhibition in the Pinakothek der Moderne is completely dedicated to the female gender – or at least the depictions of women. Works of three great artists of 20th century art are on display: Pablo Picasso, Max Beckmann and Willem de Kooning. The artist are not voyeurs or reproducers, but creators of their own pictorial [...]

Marcel Duchamp in Munich, Lenbachhaus, Kunstbau

Marcel Duchamp in Munich, Lenbachhaus, Kunstbau

“My stay in Munich was the scene of my complete liberation”, the French artist Marcel Duchamp wrote about his time at the Isar. Duchamp became famous through his so-called readymades, industrially produced objects which he defined as works of art. The Frenchman who thereby revolutionized the art term visited Munich in 1912, thus exactly 100 [...]

Andy Warhol – An Exhibition in the Museum Brandhorst

Andy Warhol – An Exhibition in the Museum Brandhorst

From February 2012 the Museum Brandhorst will display a selection of works by Andy Warhol that have never or rarely been shown before. Warhol, who belongs to one of the most outstanding pop artists of the 20th century and who is regarded as the main representative of the collection Brandhorst with his well over 100 works, produced [...]

Georgia O’Keeffe In The Kunsthalle Of The Hypo Cultural Foundation

Georgia O’Keeffe In The Kunsthalle Of The Hypo Cultural Foundation

The Kunsthalle of the Hypo Cultural Foundation is presenting the first comprehensive exhibition in Germany by the American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986). After the first station in Rome in the Fondazione Roma, following Munich the exhibition will also be presented in Helsinki’s City Art Museum. Barbara Buhler Lynes, curator of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in [...]

Dance of the Market Women at Viktualienmarkt

Dance of the Market Women at Viktualienmarkt

The dance of the market women is the highlight of the carnival revelry in Munich. It takes place once a year at Viktualienmarkt on Shrove Tuesday at 11 a.m. Today it belongs to the established tradition of Munich’s city history. Already at the beginning of the 20th century the market women dressed up and danced in [...]

Bavarian National Museum

Bavarian National Museum

Standing a little in the shadow of the Munich Pinakotheken, which are internationally renowned, the Bavarian National Museum is situated in Prinzregentenstraße. The term of the name National Museum, however, does not refer to the German but to the Bavarian nation. The museum was founded by King Maximilian II of Bavaria in 1855 to serve [...]

Thomas Ruff, Haus der Kunst

Thomas Ruff, Haus der Kunst

The exhibition in the Haus der Kunst is the first comprehensive presentation of the works of the German photographer Thomas Ruff in over ten years. Ruff, who comes from the famous Bernd and Hilla Becher School, lives and works in Düsseldorf. The exhibition shows groups of work from the 1980s, from which the artist achieved [...]

Naples and the South – an exhibition in the Neue Pinakothek, Munich

Naples and the South – an exhibition in the Neue Pinakothek, Munich

  When you hear the word Naples, you immediately picture the “dolce far niente”, the enjoyment of good food, the love for life or the cliché of the sunny south. The exhibition in the Neue Pinakothek offers the opportunity to get to know Naples and southern Italy in photographs from famous photographers of the 19th century. [...]