Since summer 2007 the museum shows a significant part of its large and rarely exhibited collection of design and everyday culture of the 20th and 21st century in an "Open Storage" presentation.
Permanent Collection - Open Storage
Located in a former workshop-building, the museum is organised as "open storage" in which visitors can investigate the museal setup of the collection on about 500 square meters.
EPHEMERA Advertising Graphics from the Collection of Documents of Everyday Culture
11. April 2015 to 5. July 2015
Globes, fire extinguishers, drills, cooker hoods, fur coats, roast chickens, rugs, television sets, circles, stripes, lines and colours:
The Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge presents a cosmos of pictures of day-to-day life with over 450 graphic advertisements from its collection of documents of everyday culture.
The "Frankfurt Kitchen" is an important document of cultural history for the transfer of industrial, rationalized work processes to the sphere of the private household. This is a central characteristic of modern architecture and everyday culture in the 1920s.