Marion Ackermann has been the General Director of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden since 2016. She was awarded a doctorate for her thesis on the autobiographical and theoretical texts of Wassily Kandinsky in 1995. From 1995 to 2003 she worked at the Städtische Galerie in the Lenbachhaus before heading the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart as its director from 2003 to 2009. From 2009 to 2016 she was the Director of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. She has curated numerous exhibitions and projects with contemporary international artists. Furthermore, she is active in the following committees: Presidium of the Goethe Institut; International Advisory Board of the State Hermitage Museum; Academic Council of the National Gallery Prague, Advisory Board of the KBB in Berlin, and the Senate of the Deutsche Nationalstiftung.
As of May 2019
The Whole Life: Archives and Reality – Additional program
2020, Wed, May 20 – 2020, Wed, May 22