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Current Projects
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Build the Museum of the Future Together
New digital platform

What should the museum of the future look like? Supported by the Federal Cultural Foundation’s Digital Fund, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf and the Museum Ulm are launching a movement for more democracy in the art world: is a digital platform where curators, artists, institutions, visitors and all those interested can now play an active role in conceiving exhibitions and developing experimental approaches.

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An Exhibition of Düsseldorf Designers


Summer, vacation, lightness and togetherness: we are really missing life by the pool right now. With thirty-two works by young Düsseldorf designers, the exhibition FREIBAD (OUTDOOR POOL) brings this atmosphere to the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf.

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Coming Up
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NRW-Forum to Host the First AR Biennale

Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the most exciting presentation formats for contemporary art today. From August 22, 2021, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf will host the world’s first AR Biennale. Twenty international artists are currently developing site-specific works that will occupy the surrounding Ehrenhof and Hofgarten.

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Paola Pinna: Rat Cage, 2018, 3D Animation, Courtesey of the Artist © Paola Pinna

Willkommen im Paradies (Welcome to Paradise)

27/08/2021 - 09/01/2022

The world is changing: between global catastrophes and rapid technological progress, humankind is creating new digital spaces for dreams and utopias. What does it mean to be human in this new world, and what if this dream landscape becomes a nightmare? The exhibition Willkommen im Paradies (Welcome to Paradise) is an immersive, interactive project that transports visitors into fictional worlds between utopia and dystopia.

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The Art of Helping
25 Years of fiftyfifty: A Charity Exhibition


The street magazine fiftyfifty is turning 25 years old and presents on the occasion of the anniversary a charity exhibition with works by artists such as Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer, and Gerhard Richter at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf. The works donated by the artists are being sold to purchase homes for homeless people.

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