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Tue-Sat 2-5 pm, Sun + holidays 11 am–5 pm
In Itzehoe a new museum was established in 1995. It presents the work of the painter, architect, interior designer and designer Wenzel Hablik (1881-1934). The artist, who was born in Bohemia, is regarded as one of the most important representatives of the German architectural Expressionism. In more than twenty years of work Hablik developed an extensive concept for a visionary and utopian architecture, which he recorded in paintings and drawings. Thanks to a broad education and versatile approach, he also worked in fine and graphic arts and in all fields of applied art. He designed furniture, wallpaper patterns, cutlery, jewellery as well as complete interior furnishings for several private and company buildings. Hablik also became known as a designer of textiles.Library and archive on the architecture of Expressionism. Special exhibitions on the artist and associated fields, especially architecture and design.
Adults 4,- €, reduced 2,- €
Free admission for school classes and children under 14 years
Groups: 40,- € (plus admission), 10 up to 20 pers.
Guided tours by appointment, regular educational events for children (please call the museum for the dates), Special exhibitions on the artist and associated fields, especially art and architecture of the 20th century as well as contemporary art
You can order inventory catalogues and monographs on Wenzel Hablik as well as numerous exhibition catalogues on art, architecture and design of the 20th century via the above given address of the museum (a list of the museum publications is available)
Responsible body of the museum is the ‘Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung’ (Wenzel Hablik Foundation), which was founded in 1985. Membership fee for the ‚Verein zur Förderung der Wenzel-Hablik-Stiftung’ (association for the support of the Wenzel Hablik Foundation) € 26,-.
Arriving by car
By car: motorway A 23, exit Itzehoe-Süd, in the direction of the town centre or on several federal roads, situated in the centre of Itzehoe, five minutes from the station, next to the town hall, Parking facilities directly at the museum or behind the town hall