Talent - Fate - Life's work: 100 years of company entry Olly Wendt

01.03.2021 - 04.04.2021 , Begin: 10.00 Uhr , End: 17.00 Uhr

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A name is inseparably connected with Wendt & Kühn: Olly Wendt (née Sommer). In 1920, exactly 100 years ago, she started as a designer in the manufactory. Her work became her life's work, marked by unbridled creativity, accompanied by a loving family, but also by hard losses. Numerous figures, drawings and documents, but also photographs and material evidence of everyday life are evidence of her multi-faceted personality as well as her character and offer very private insights into the life of a woman who worked side by side - and also in creative competition - with company founder Grete Wendt.

The special exhibition will be on display until spring 2021. During this time, visitors can embark on a journey every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (including Sundays and public holidays), leading from Riga via Dresden to Grünhainichen. Admission is free of charge.


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Wendt & Kühn KG
Chemnitzer Straße 40
09579 Grünhainichen




Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Taschenberg 2
01067 Dresden
Tel.: +49 (0) 351 49142000
Fax: +49 (0) 351 49142001