Sometimes, we see blue—preferably in the town of Schwetzingen. It is the first and only town in Germany that has a museum dedicated entirely to this one colour. The Rhine-Neckar region offers more than 230 exhibition buildings plus 110 big or small theatres and innumerable concerts and festivals. This is a great starting point to get ready for your next after-work activity—using our stories and event tips: What do “new music” concerts in the Heidelberg Tankturm tower sound like, or poems written in Palatine dialect? We take you to the inside of old cinemas and new spaces for culture, or into the local graffiti scene.
The Bettendorff gallery brings Shona Art to Gauangelloch.
The Codex Manesse stored in Heidelberg is one of the most important books in the world.
The Chawwerusch theatre in Herxheim tells stories for and with the local people.
Tracing the Celts near Bad Dürkheim
Jürgen Flügge brings dramatic art to the countryside in his Hof-Theater-Tromm theatre
It’s probably the smallest theatre in Germany and it is located in Freinsheim.
A small place offering great stage art in Neustadt-Hambach
Torsten Rau manages the office of the Magischer Zirkel in Lampertheim.
The writer Augusta Bender is revered in Schefflenz.
Crime novelist Ingrid Noll leads visitors through Wein-heim on an audio guide tour
How the barac project attracts artists to Mannheim
A place for art: The house at the weir footbridge in Heidelberg
The Bensheim Eysoldt-Ring is one of Germany’s most important acting awards
We pay a visit to the OMM Orientalische Musikakademie Mannheim
In Mannheim, Annette Schrimpf runs one of the last bookbinderies in the region.
The Prinzhorn collection in Heidelberg
We go on a journey through time in the Little Museum for Old Shops and Advertisements in Hammelbach
The EinTanzHaus gives Mannheim’s Trinitatiskirche church a new lease of life
A reservoir for fire fighting operations has become a concert stage: Thomas Grommes has reinvented the Ludwigshafen indoor swimming pool.
Muddersprooch in American English
The Carl Bosch Museum Heidelberg is reminiscent of the eventful life of the Nobel laureate
Vivien Räbiger takes photographs of Lost Places in the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region and elsewhere.
Little religious shrines in the Odenwald bear witness to faith and good luck.
How Dannstadt-Schauernheim maintains the Palatine dialect
How pictures began to move is shown in Deidesheim.