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MUCA Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art

MUCA Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art

Street art as a form of art of the 21st century is rightly considered as a global celebrated phenomenon, nevertheless street art hasn't arrived enough in the art discourse. The newly build Museum of Urban and Contemporary Art (MUCA) wants t o make a change by enrolling street art into art history and by building a bridge between the international art scene, artists and the public. The idea of MUCA is to bring art and its people together to a place of self-reflection, with the main question of what a visionary museum stands for.
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Kreativquartier (creative quartier)

Kreativquartier (creative quartier)

Dieses Gelände steht für Diversität und Heterogenität. Das Stadtbild hier überrascht mit alten Industriebauten, bunten Graffiti, wild wuchernden Gärten und schafft so eine inspirierende Atmosphäre. Artists run their studios and open workshops as well as designers run their studios. Rehearsal and performance stages of the independent performing arts can be found as well as institutions and initiatives of artistic and cultural education. Sociology-ecological start-ups research and test alternative social models. Everywhere you can find performances, exhibitions, workshops or concerts. Their content, themes and aesthetics are rarely on the agenda in traditional Munich culture. This site stands for diversity and heterogeneity. The cityscape surprises with old industrial buildings, colorful graffiti, wild gardens and creates an inspiring atmosphere.
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Tierpark Hellabrunn (Munich's Zoo)

Tierpark Hellabrunn (Munich's Zoo)

Tierpark Hellabrunn is based on the geo zoo concept - hardly surprising as 100 years ago they were the first to display animals by the continent the origiate from and keep them - wherever possible - in their natural communities. So you are able to see the whole world in just one day: from penguins to elephants, kangaroos to sea lions, birds of prey to carnivores. Inspiring Highlights: - Unique animal encounters - Daily feeding times and shows - Individual tours - playgrounds and children's zoo - Exciting classes in the zoo's school
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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Commencing in the second half of September and for 16 days on, Munich’s Theresienwiese transforms into something that might seem like the world’s largest fun fair! The Oktoberfest, or "Wiesn" as the locals call it, is a beer festival above all, but also with lots of sale stands and other events and exciting happenings. In 2010, the Oktoberfest celebrated its 200th anniversary. Starts second last Saturday of September and ends on the first Sunday of October. Don’t miss the Bavaria and the Hall of Fame on the hill above the Theresienwiese. It was built between 1843 and 1853 and was commissioned by Ludwig I of Bavaria to honour prominent Bavarians to whom the country, science and the arts are indebted.
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