Düsseldorf’s Kunstpalast Museum to Reopen its Doors in May After Major Refurbishment

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DUSSELDORF.- With the re-opening on 7 May 2011, the Museum Kunstpalast will be able, after being closed for more than two years for a huge renovation project, to unveil its treasures once more, and put some 450 selected artworks from the Middle Ages to the present day on display. The new presentation will illustrate the variety of the collections in the Museum Kunstpalast, one of the few institutions in the Rhineland to accommodate important collections of paintings, sculpture, graphic works, glass, crafts and new media under one roof. It will better show both the regional references of the Düsseldorf art museum and its huge international importance. Over an area of 5,500 m², the museum will present its permanent collection in a concept developed by the team of curators under General Director Beat Wismer. The high points