Education and the mediation of art
are important tasks of the museum.
Education and mediation is a separate department.
Learning something new about art.
An art expert explains works of art.
An art expert
• knows the arts well
• knows a lot about art.
There are also special learning opportunities for children.
The idea came from Karl Ernst Osthaus.
His idea was:
The museum should be a place for conversations.
For conversations about art.
Everyone should be able to understand art.
Karl Ernst Osthaus founded the museum.
That was about 120 years ago.
Today, society has changed.
Today, many different people live in Essen.
People come from different countries.
The museum wants to reach all people.