Picasso Graphics Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Changes Name


MUNSTER.- The Pablo Picasso Graphics Museum, Münster celebrated its 10 anniversary on 7 September 2010. The Museum celebrated its first major anniversary with the special exhibition “Pablo Picasso–In the Artist’s Studio”, a Museum party on 11 September 2010 and a new name. “This is a day for stock-taking, and I find that this museum has exceeded all hopes and expectations”, said Dr. Rolf Gerlach, President of the Sparkassenverband Westfalen-Lippe and chairman of the board of trustees of the museum. He noted that the Sparkassenstiftung Graphikmuseum, the body responsible for the museum, had achieved one of its primary goals. “We wanted to make the Westfalen-Lippe region more attractive culturally, and the number of visitors shows that we have succeeded. Gerlach summarized the achievements of the past 10 years: