The virtual museum "Arts in exile" sees itself as a network project that brings together the resources of research institutions, collections and exhibition organisers to present the phenomenon exile on a platform that reaches as wide an audience as possible.
The exhibition themes and exhibits have been compiled from different collections stored at various locations and from the results of research work that has been carried out by various bodies at a wide range of locations.
Deutsches Filminstitut DIF e.V. [German Film Institute]Founded in 1949, the Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF e.V. is a non-profit organisation based in Frankfurt am Main. The DIF is dedicated to the medium of film, showcasing its history and present, its aesthetics and influence in a multitude of ways through exhibitions and screenings in its own cinema. Its collections, archives, scientific projects and library offer visitors an extraordinary place for an intense encounter with motion pictures.
Edition Memoria. Publishing house and collection for exile cultureEdition Memoria is the only publishing house that exclusively publishes the works of exiled artists and authors such as Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Georg Kreisler, Robert Schopflocher, Georg Stefan Troller, Max Osborn, Jo Mihaly, Walther Rode, Rudolf Arnheim and Stephan Lackner.
Else Lasker-Schüler Society and Foundation “Burned and banned writers – in favour of a centre for persecuted arts”www.exil-archiv.de is a communication and information platform on the subjects of censorship, burning and banning of books, persecution and emigration of writers, artists, scientists and others active in the creation of culture.
Felix Nussbaum House / Cultural History Museum of OsnabrückThe Felix Nussbaum House contains the world’s largest collection of the works of artist Felix Nussbaum (1904 Osnabrück – 1944 Auschwitz) and is also a special place combining a memorial and an art museum of international significance.
Foundation Clément MoreauCarl Joseph Meffert (pseudonym Clément Moreau) established the Stiftung Clément Moreau in Zurich in 1984 with his wife Nelly Meffert-Guggenbühl, his daughter Argentina Meffert, his son Claudio Meffert and Margherita Brenner.
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-FoundationSince its formation in 1966, the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau Foundation, a private institution, has been promoting the maintenance and retention of a large proportion of German film recordings.
German Art Archive in the Germanisches NationalmuseumThe German Art Archive is the largest archive of unpublished written material on fine art, by persons living and dead, in the German-speaking world.
German Exile Archive 1933 – 1945 of the German National LibraryThe German Exile Archive 1933 -1945 is a special collection of the German National Library.
German Literature Archive in MarbachThe German Literature Archive in Marbach is one of the most important literary institutions worldwide and one of the most respected research institutions in Germany.
Gesellschaft für Exilforschung e.V. [Society for Exile Research]The Gesellschaft für Exilforschung [Society for Exile Research] was founded in Marburg on 25 April 1984, in the first instance as the German branch of the then Society for Exile Studies, Inc., which was officially founded in the USA one year previously and is now known as the North American Society for Exile Studies.