Framework programs

Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

It awakens emotions, remains in memory and makes your event an unforgettable experience: the supporting programme.

Our congress office will be happy to support you in putting your event into the limelight. When selecting attractions, we are happy to adapt to your individual needs and wishes and develop a rounded, harmonious concept. Whether culinary, cultural or touristy - the range of program items and variations is large.

We are sure to find the right setting for your event.

In the footsteps of Henry Van de Veldes

Station of the European Van de Velde Route: Villa Esche

Henry van de Velde designed an Art Nouveau villa for the Chemnitz stocking manufacturer Herbert Eugen Esche in 1902/03. It is considered a masterpiece of modernism and houses the first Henry van de Velde Museum. The villa is currently used as a conference venue, event podium and event location. In the restaurant "Villa Esche" you can indulge in culinary delights.

A journey through the history of industrial architecture

Guided tour through the schönherr.fabrik

Today, the schönherr.fabrik is a multifunctional area of tissue. The former mill later developed into a spinning mill and eventually became a centre of mechanical engineering. Louis Ferdinand Schönherr started the industrial series production of looms here from 1851. Today, our marketwoman Caroline invites you on an exciting tour through 200-year-old buildings and the traditional industrial history of the city.

Dinner at the Café ankh

It has the charm of a cozy reading café and conveys the conviviality of a pub next door. A large variety of Mediterranean delicacies and tasty drinks from all over the world leave nothing to be desired. A visit to the ankh is always worthwhile!

The Chemnitz Opera in the course of time

Visit of the “Oper of the Year 2010”: Theatre Chemnitz – Opera House

In 1909 the Chemnitz Opera House was solemnly inaugurated. After its destruction in the Second World War, it was reopened in 1951 and extensively reconstructed from 1988 to 1992. Since then, the Chemnitz Opera has been one of the most modern stages in Germany, which has secured a permanent place in the hearts of many Chemnitzers and foreign guests. Let yourself be seduced by the opera world and experience an unforgettable evening.

Coffee at the Opera Restaurant

The Restaurant & Lounge "Opera" offers a stylish, bright and modern ambience with a view of the most beautiful square in Chemnitz, the Theaterplatz. Here you can indulge in culinary delights and enjoy the first-class service of the 4-star superior Hotel Chemnitzer Hof.

Walk at the cradle of Chemnitz: Schlossteich and Schloßberg

Nowhere else does the history of Chemnitz become more transparent than on the Schloßberg. In addition to an extensive monastery complex, energetic monks also created a magnificent Gothic hall church, whose art treasures are Europe-wide rarities. In the Schloßbergmuseum, the Middle Ages and modern times, history and current affairs are united under one roof. Traces of the industrial past can be followed very closely, from the villa district on the Salzstraße to the extensive Schönherr area.

Chemnitz – City of Modernity

City tour "City of Modernity"

Chemnitz is a city with many facets. Modernity and modernity are reflected in each individual - as an aesthetic principle, in thought and in action. With inventiveness, energy and a sense of beauty, the citizens of Chemnitz have always determined the fate of their city. Anyone who embarks on a foray through Chemnitz will discover a city that is bursting with vitality and is constantly changing, but always remains aware of its roots.

Lunch at the Café & Restaurant Michaelis

The beginnings of the "Michaelis" café can be traced back to 1907. With the opening of the new "Michaelis" the already lost Chemnitz tradition could be revived. " Michaelis" Coffeehouse & Restaurant - Highest enjoyment at the Düsseldorfer Platz.

Guided tour of the smac - State Museum of Archaeology Chemnitz

The Museum of Archaeology was reopened in May 2014. The building, which opened in 1930 as the Schocken department store, was an architectural gem of the time. Today, the 3000 sqm exhibition area provides a comprehensive insight into the archaeological and cultural-historical development of Saxony. A special feature of the museum is the interactive, three-dimensional Saxony model.

Discover industrial culture up close

Even become active in the Saxon Industrial Museum – History in Action

The Chemnitz foundry was founded at the beginning of the 20th century. It was built in the 19th century and later became the headquarters of Chemnitzer Auto Union AG. After extensive restoration, the complex was reopened in June 2015 and now houses the Saxon Industrial Museum. Over 1,200 exhibits on 4,000 square metres of exhibition space testify to more than 200 years of Saxon industrial history. Through interactive offers for children and adults, you can experience history live here.

Lunch in reused industrial architecture: Restaurant Janssen

On the banks of the Chemnitz and near the castle pond, the former garter William Janssen from 1894 now shines in new splendour. Away from the noise and yet in a central location, you can be carried away into the world of Euro-Asian cuisine at Restaurant Janssen.

City tour & Wasserschloss Klaffenbach

A castle in the middle of the city: the renaissance water castle Klaffenbach is a very special example of the contemporary use of an industrial monument in Chemnitz. Various studios on the castle area invite you to stroll, look and enjoy in addition to nice restaurants and shops. During a city tour you can also admire the monastery and castle complexes located on the Schlossberg.