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Via Dolomiti 16B
39030 Sesto (BZ)
Italy

+39 349 7169126

info@museumrudolfstolz.eu

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Museum Rudolf Stolz in Sesto

The Rudolf Stolz Museum in Sesto exhibits sketches and designs for frescoes as well as studies, watercolours and graphic works by the famous South Tyrolean artist Rudolf Stolz (* 1874 in Bolzano; † 1960 in Sesto) as well paintings of his brother Albert Stolz (* 1875 in Bolzano; † 1947 in Bolzano) and proposes yearly temporary exhibitions of artists predominantly from Tyrolean area.

Museum

The museum Rudolf Stolz was established in 1969. In 2005 the museum was redesigned and expanded. The museum is located in the heart of the village and contains works of Rudolf and Albert Stolz. A Board of Trustees manages the permanent exhibition and regularly curates theme-based and solo exhibitions. To do so the museum is in continuous contact with collectors and gallerists at home and abroad.

Rudolf Stolz

Rudolf Stolz is considered the most important Tyrolian fresco painter of the early twentieth century. In 1924, Rudolf created the Dance of Death at the cemetery of Sesto. Aside from his fresco work Rudolf Stolz created an extensive oeuvre of watercolors and drawings. In 1943 Rudolf Stolz and his family fled the chaos of war and found refuge in Sesto where he led a secluded life until his death in 1960.

Special Exhibition

“The blue of the earth. Manfred Bockelmann in dialogue”: This is the title of the themed exhibition 2023 in the Rudolf Stolz Museum.
Visiting this year’s special exhibition (25.06. – 01.10.2023) is possible during the museum’s regular opening hours or on request (Tel. +39 349 7169126).
Entry to the museum is free.