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In the town of emperors and artists

With its support for culture, Volkswagen helps to give millions of people access to art and culture. In the town of Goslar, on the northern end of the Harz mountains, the company backs an unusual project.

In the town of emperors and artists
Bettina Ruhrberg, director of the Mönchehaus Museum, in front of Goslar’s Imperial Palace. The Imperial Ring is presented there every year in a formal council assembly.
The Imperial Ring – a new one is made every year by a goldsmith from Worpswede, near Bremen.
Works by the current Imperial Ring winner Wolfgang Tillmans can be seen at the Mönchehaus Museum until January 27. Bettina Ruhrberg gives a guided tour of his exhibition.
Goslar’s mayor Oliver Junk (left) presents the Imperial Ring to Wolfgang Tillmans.
Volkswagen is sponsoring the solo exhibition of the photographic artist Andreas Mühe at the Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing – one example of the company’s worldwide engagement.
Wolfgang Tillmans, „Deer Hirsch“ 1995, Photo: © Wolfgang Tillmans, Courtesy Galerie Buchholz Berlin, Cologne