In 1955 the first bread museum was born in Ulm as “German Bread Museum”. In 2002,
has been renamed to “Museum of Bread Culture” in order to improve their transformed content. Today, the collection of Museum is about 18,000 pieces from different cultures and many parts of the world. Special interest is the cultural importance of bread from ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean to the rice cultures of Asia…
A special feature of the collection makes the collection of works of visual art. Examples are the outstanding artists such as Ernst Barlach, Max Beckmann, George Grosz, Kathe Kollwitz and Pablo Picasso. Another focus are the paintings of the 17’th Century, with religious and secular works by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Jan Flegel, or Frans Francken. Finally, a significant inventory made of contemporary works, demonstrating the extent to which artists like Man Ray, Salvador Dalí, Joseph Beuys or Mark Lüpertz have dealt with the issue.
Find out more on their website (german only)