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Category: Germany

Schwalenberg

Impressionist artists flocked to Schwalenberg because of the harmony of the medieval town, surrounded by quiet hilly landscapes and invested with beautiful light. Painters from…

Kevelaer

As the largest Catholic pilgrimage town of north western Europe, Kevelaer attracts more than a million pilgrims a year. In the 19th century, artist Friedrich…

Ferch

Fishermen’s village Ferch is a tiny town on the southwestern end of Lake Schwielowsee, which kept its cute rural character into the late 20th century.…

Usedom

The artist’s colony of Usedom was founded a bit later than many of the colonies of the time, but was no less popular. Nearly 30…

Hiddensee

Together with Ahrenshoop and Schwaan, Hiddensee counts as one of the North German artists‘ colonies. On a small and intimate island like this, wide blue…

Ahrenshoop

Whether it’s sculptures, literature, film, music, theatre or paintings you’re looking for, Ahrenshoop will always be inviting. Right near the wild edges and cliffs of…

Schwaan

As quite the old town with roots in slavic culture and a good position between rivers Warnow and Beke, Schwaan was set to be a…

Dangast

Imagine taking your pencils, your brushes and your easel and setting up your studio near the beach for the summer. To the painters of “Die…

Grötzingen

Who lived & worked here?Friedrich Kallmorgen, Margarethe Hormuth-Kallmorgen, Gustav Kampmann, Otto Fikentscher, Karl Biese, Franz Hein, Jenny Fikentscher, Franz and Susanne Dewald, Helmut Lingg, Waltraud…

Dötlingen

What a wonderful and incredibly beautiful setting, the countryside outside of Bremen. Dötlingen is influenced by the river Hunte and is home to a thousand…

Dachau

We know Dachau for its dark past as the host of Bavaria’s first concentration camp during World War 2. That’s not Dachau’s only story; the…

Worpswede

Fascinated by the beauty of the sky and the landscape of the Teufelsmoor, young painters started to settle in the artist’s colony of Worpswede. What…