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Events Calendar

Leipzig offers an abundance of cultural attractions and event highlights - all year round. Whether small or large scale, open air or indoors, high culture or off the beaten track ... you can be sure to find something that suits your taste. Plan your stay and search our online events calendar by different categories.

Event Highlights


1st Mar 2016 - 1st Jan 2018 | Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts | Category: Exhibition

Lucas Cranach and the Motifs of the Reformation

Permanent exhibition

Lucas Cranach the Elder, who was born in 1472 in Kronach, Upper Franconia and died in 1553 in Weimar, and his son, Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515–1586), are considered amongst the most important...
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Oath bible of the Leipzig council (Photo: Christoph Sandig)
24th Nov 2016 - 1st Jan 2018 | GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts | Category: Exhibition

God´s Work and Word in front of your Eyes

Art in the Context of the Reformation

2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his theses. To celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation, the museum invites visitors to rediscover and explore the objects displayed...
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German National Library
1st Mar 2017 - 1st Mar 2018 | German National Library – German Museum of Books and Writing | Category: Exhibition

... in the language of the common people: Luther’s Linguistic Genius

Digital exhibition

No one has left a greater mark on the German language than Martin Luther. In his writings he provided the Germans with a common language for the first time – from the North Sea to the Alps....
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Silver Luther Chalice, 1536, Leipzig Museum of City History ( Photo: Helga Schulze-Brinkop)
12th Apr 2017 - 28th Jan 2018 | Leipzig Museum of City History | Category: Exhibition

Luther in Dispute. Leipzig and the Consequences

Special exhibition at the Leipzig Museum of City History

The city of Leipzig is a nationally significant spot in Reformation history. This historical watershed moment is forever anchored in the city's memory and will receive special acknowledgement...
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The Schwabacher – the most common typeface in Reformation printed works (Photo: Museum of Printing Arts, Leipzig)
4th May 2017 - 24th Sep 2017 | Museum of Printing Arts, Leipzig | Category: Exhibition

Luther - Leipzig - Letter Press!

Martin Luther goes to press

A piece of Reformation history can be experienced at the Leipzig Museum of Printing Arts under the slogan “Luther ‒ Leipzig ‒ Letter Press", by means of installations in the permanent exhibition...
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2nd Sep 2017 | 08.00am | Marketplace | Category: Concert

The Supper Table - Decreasing Horror | Increasing Love

Large-scale installation and transmedia concert for 95 artists

A 42-metre long table surrounded by 95 chairs will suddenly fill Leipzig’s market square from 2nd September. This powerful installation forms part of the trimedial artwork “THE SUPPER TABLE...
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6th Sep 2017 - 8th Sep 2017 | Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof | Category: Trade Fair, Conference

The 59th FEIBP congress

The annual congress of the European Brushware Federation

Regular participants of the annual European brushware manufacturers congress appreciate the event as it is a great occasion for meeting your fellow manufacturers, contact your suppliers and receive...
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J. S. Bach, Cantatas BWV 62, 1724 ( Photo: St. Thomas Boys Choir Leipzig / Bach Archive Leipzig)
10th Sep 2017 | Schloss Hartenfels | Category: Exhibition

Staunch. Devout. Able to hold his liquor.

Johann Friedrich the Steadfast – the last Ernestine Elector

In 2017, the Electoral Chambers, the centre of political might during the Reformation period, will once again be opened in Torgau in all their authenticity as part of a permanent exhibition....
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14th Sep 2017 - 16th Sep 2017 | University of Leipzig | Category: Trade Fair, Conference

Congress of the Eating Disorder Research Society

On behalf of the Eating Disorders Research Society (EDRS), we cordially invite you to attend EDRS 2017, the XXIIIrd Annual Meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society. You are welcome to...
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17th Sep 2017 | 06.00pm | Leipzig Opera | Category: Opera, Operetta, Musical, Ballet

Hymn of Praise

A ballet by Mario Schröder, music: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

“So let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the works of light” – this is not only the central message of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Symphony–Cantata Lobgesang , but also...
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