The permanent collection

Museum Schnütgen

The scope of the collection ranges from wooden and stone sculptures, valuable works of the goldsmith’s art and stained glass to rare ivories and textiles.


By Women's Hands. Medieval Manuscripts from Cologne Collections

Exhibition at the Museum Schnütgen – in cooperation with the Erzbischöfliche Diözesan- und Dombibliothek Köln

26.10.2021 – 30.01.2022

In cooperation with the Erzbischöfliche Diözesan- und Dombibliothek Köln (Archiepiscopal Diocesan and Cathedral Library of Cologne), the Museum Schnütgen is showing a selection of manuscripts created by religious women in northern France, Cologne, Lower Saxony and Nuremberg.


Harald Naegeli in Cologne

9 March – 12 June 2022

This exhibition examines the creative and political interactions between the city and Harald Naegeli, who was not only one of the first street artists in Cologne, but also in Europe.


Franka Hörnschemeyer – Plasterboard Fire Protection

Intervention in the exhibition spaces of the Museum Schnütgen

Anticipated: Summer 2022

Three sound stations by Franka Hörnschemeyer in the very different parts of the Museum Schnütgen make it possible to experience the aesthetics of these spaces in a new way.




You will find a chronological retrospective of past exhibitions in the archive.

To the archive