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News from the ACO Group

Finally, NordArt again!

June 2021 - After a year's "forced break" due to Corona, art lovers can visit the NordArt in Büdelsdorf again this year. A comprehensive hygiene concept and the new online ticket system make it possible for the international art exhibition to take place despite the pandemic.

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Digital tours across the NordArt

January 2021 - Due to the Corona pandemic, NordArt 2020, which normally takes place annually on the ACO grounds, had to be postponed. To shorten the waiting time until next summer, the largest exhibition of contemporary art in Europe can now be experienced from home - in the form of "digital tours".

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Postponed NordArt 2020: Greeting from the president of the state parliament

June 2020 - It is already a tradition that the president of the Schleswig-Holstein state parliament, Klaus Schlie, speaks a greeting word at the opening of NordArt every year. So it was especially important to him to address some personal words to the public even in times of pandemic.

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NordArt 2019

June 2019 - For the 21st time, NordArt - one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe - presents images and sculptures, photographs and installations by 200 selected artists from around the world. Every year, it takes place at the ACO headquarters in Büdelsdorf, on the grounds of the former iron foundry Carlshütte. The country focus will be on France this year.

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Award-winning: our trainees are the best!

November 2018 - Denik Dreesen won the award for best trainee in his discipline in Schleswig-Holstein, and Kai-Uwe Caspary came top in his year in the examinations in the IHK Pfalz region.

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SHMF at NordArt: The Big Bernstein

August 2018 - In the historic halls of the Carlshütte two "anniversaries" met this year: NordArt celebrated its 20th season and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, whose concerts are an established part of each NordArt, paid tribute to the 100th birthday of the founder of the SHMF Festival Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein.

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NordArt apes decorate the Landtag in Kiel

July 2018 - Ten ape sculptures of Chinese artist Liu Ruowang have been uncovered in front of the Landtag in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein. The should "take a stand for an open dialogue between politics and art".

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Water protection for us is a personal priority

March 2018 − Spring is herring fishing time: numerous anglers have been fishing on the banks of the Obereider port since March to catch the popular delicacy from the Eider by the bucket full. Insiders know that the bank opposite ACO in Büdelsdorf is a really good location for catching the silvery fish. Fishing directly opposite the industrial site is no problem because when it comes to water protection, we naturally take a very personal interest.

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