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Here you can experience something!

EXPERIENCES are created in neanderland capitalized. A few samples: “Night at the Museum” – that’s not just a film title, but also what it offers neanderland MUSEUM NIGHT, which night owls can experience in over 30 establishments. If you have dedicated yourself to the visual arts, you will neanderland ART or the open studios as part of the neanderland CRIME TAKES inspire. The district-wide theater festival is extremely lively and surprising neanderland BIENNALE too. Not to forget them neanderland HIKING WEEK around the neanderland RISE. But that's not all. The best thing is to experience it yourself.

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Events calendar

All dates in the overview

You would like to find current events in your area or events in neanderland report? Then you can go directly to our event calendar here and find an overview of all dates. New event information can be entered here. 

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Regular events in neanderland

neanderland HIKING WEEK

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The neanderland HIKING WEEK is a week-long hiking event that takes place every two years around the neanderland STEIG takes place. In addition to tours for ambitious hikers, walks for older people and families with children are also offered. 

The next neanderland HIKING WEEK takes place from May 25th to June 2nd, 2024 instead of. A varied tour program awaits all hiking fans. Be there!

Contact Us

Mettmann district | Tourism subject area | Paula Lange | Tel.: 02104-992079 | paula.lange(at)kreis-mettmann.de

neanderland ART

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neanderland ART 2024

The neanderland ART is a juried group exhibition in which visual artists from the Mettmann district present their latest works of art. The neanderland Every two years, ART offers space for a wide range of art genres and stylistic diversity. 

The 10. neanderland ART will take place from April 26th to July 14th, 2024 at the Ratingen Museum. The exhibition will show a current cross-section of the fine arts from the Mettmann district: in addition to paintings and drawings, the exhibits also include installations, photo and video works as well as art objects.

On display are works by: Susann Bürger (Mettmann), Susann Bürger & Martina Menzel (Mettmann), Simon Halfmeyer Ratingen), Sandra Hoitz (Erkrath), Andreas Holtkemper (Düsseldorf), Mo Kleinen (Ratingen), Ulrike Korsten (Erkrath) , Gunnar Krabbe (Mettmann), Pauline Kugler (Mettmann), Johannes Lenhart (Ratingen), Anette Lenzing (Heiligenhaus), Vera Lossau (Düsseldorf), Susanne Nahrath (Ratingen), Boris Pahlow (Ratingen), Stefanie Pürschler (Düsseldorf), Erika Maria Riemer-Sartory (Ratingen), Güdny Schneider-Mombaur (Haan), Paul Schwer (Ratingen), Klaus Sievers (Düsseldorf), Traudel Stieve (Ratingen), Pia Stojkovic (Haan), Rainer Storck (Bad Kreuznach), Frank Tappert ( Haan), Angelika J. Trojnarski (Düsseldorf), Helga von Berg-Harder (Ratingen), Anna Nwaada Weber Ratingen), Monika Wellnitz (Velbert) and Katja Wickert (Wülfrath).

This also offers Ratingen Museum some events. You can find the dates and information about the supporting program in the flyer.

Contact Us

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Theresa Naomi Dog | Phone: 02104-992074 | theresa.hund(at)kreis-mettmann.de

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Veronica Weber Phone: 02104-993013 | kulturamt(at)kreis-mettmann.de 

neanderland CRIME SCENE

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Every two years it is said “Access desired” when numerous committed artists from the district take part in the campaign “neanderland TATORTE” opens its studios to an interested audience. From painting and graphics to photography and sculpture to glass art, ceramics and book design, all disciplines are represented. Professional and self-taught artists warmly welcome you to their studios.

The next neanderland CRIME SCENE will take place on August 31.08st. and 01.09. in the northern district and on September 07.09th. and September 08.09.2024th, XNUMX in the southern district.

The registration process for TATORTE 24 has been completed.

Shortly before the summer holidays the studios will open www.neanderland-tatorte.de published, which then says “Access desired!”

Contact Us

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Theresa Naomi Dog | Phone: 02104-992074 | theresa.hund(at)kreis-mettmann.de

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | â € ‹â €‹ â € ‹â €‹ â € ‹â €‹ â € ‹Veronica Weber Phone: 02104-993013 | kulturamt(at)kreis-mettmann.de 

neanderland MUSEUM NIGHT

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For the museum night in neanderland Every two years, over 30 establishments open their doors to night owls. Admission is free.

On the last Friday in September, museums, natural history adventure rooms, art associations and private collections throughout the district take part in the event neanderland MUSEUM NIGHT. In many places a varied program is organized for guests large and small. There is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the cultural diversity of the neanderlandto get to know s.

The last neanderland MUSEUM NIGHT took place on the 29. September 2023 instead of. The new date will be announced here.

Contact Us

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Theresa Naomi Dog | Phone: 02104-992074 | theresa.hund(at)kreis-mettmann.de

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Veronica Weber Phone: 02104-993013 | kulturamt(at)kreis-mettmann.de 

neanderland BIENNALE

The neanderland BIENNALE is a district-wide theater festival with a local connection that takes place every two years as a cooperation between the Mettmann district and the cities of Erkrath, Haan, Heiligenhaus, Hilden, Langenfeld, Mettmann, Monheim am Rhein, Ratingen, Velbert and Wülfrath. The focus is on theater productions in unusual venues as a whole neanderland, often outside. New and popular since the last BIENNALE is the Theater+ side track, which opened up to other cultural sectors: acrobatics, readings, concerts and, for the first time, poetry slam. This concept was also used in the 11th. neanderland BIENNALE maintained. This took place from August 19th to September 09th, 2023 under the motto “SpielRäume”.

During neanderland In BIENNALE 23, top-class performances were shown in parks, pedestrian zones, in the forest and in a cave, among other places: the festival team brought theater to new places and opened up new intellectual ones with socially relevant pieces “PlayRooms”. Fun and a good mood were not neglected: the festival began with the popular citizens' dinner, there were performances for children and young people as well as a concert that invited people to enjoy, theater walks, acrobatics, and at the end the amusing one neanderland SLAM.

neanderland If you would like to review BIENNALE 23 again, you are cordially invited to come through PhotosVideos and Blog to browse.

The next neanderland BIENNALE is expected to take place in summer 2025 instead.

Contact Us

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Theresa Naomi Dog | Phone: 02104-992074 | theresa.hund(at)kreis-mettmann.de

District Mettmann | Subject Culture | Veronica Weber Phone: 02104-993013 | kulturamt(at)kreis-mettmann.de 

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