Alexander Calder Exhibit in Düsseldorf Announced

The North America office of Düsseldorf Tourism and Düsseldorf Airport has announced more than 70 works of by the American artist Alexander Calder, shown in a new exhibit at Düsseldorf’s K20 museum, highlighting his avant-garde art from the 1930s and 1940s. The city’s tourism office, Düsseldorf Tourism, offers hotel and travel packages.

Calder’s art centers around the movement of objects in space, and his mobile sculptures made him one of the most important artists of the 20th century. The new exhibit called “Alexander Calder – Avantgarde in Motion” is slated from September 9 to January 12, 2014; it features more than 70 of his works, including both stationary and mobile sculptures.

The city’s tourism office’s offerings for many of the city’s art-related events throughout 2013 include “Düsseldorf à la Card”, which may be booked right from the tourism office. Prices are per night per person based on double-occupancy for a two to three-star hotel in the city center. All packages include breakfast, a Düsseldorf Welcome Card (free public transportation within city limits, plus more than 40 free or reduced admissions to city attractions), and a city information package.

Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourism GmbH is the visitors and convention bureau of the city of Düsseldorf. Its responsibilities include tourism and city marketing, as well as conference and meeting marketing, hotel reservation services, fairs and convention services, city event ticket sales and advance ticket reservations.

Düsseldorf International Airport, dubbed as “Germany’s Next Generation Hub”, offers several non-stop flights from US and Canadian cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Ft. Myers, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Toronto), as well as connections to many European cities.