Hear the St. Thomas Boys Choir live

Friday and Saturday in St. Thomas Church


Lucas Cranach and the Motifs of the Reformation

01.03.2016 to 01.01.2018

Lucas Cranach the Elder, who was born in 1472 in Kronach, Upper Franconia and died in 1553 in Weimar, and his son, Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515–1586), are considered amongst the most important... More information

God´s Work and Word in front of your Eyes

24.11.2016 to 01.01.2018

Oath bible of the Leipzig council (Photo: Christoph Sandig)
2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his theses. To celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation, the museum invites visitors to rediscover and explore the objects displayed... More information

Luther in Dispute. Leipzig and the Consequences

12.04.2017 to 28.01.2018

Silver Luther Chalice, 1536, Leipzig Museum of City History ( Photo: Helga Schulze-Brinkop)
The city of Leipzig is a nationally significant spot in Reformation history. This historical watershed moment is forever anchored in the city's memory and will receive special acknowledgement... More information

Bach and Luther

08.09.2017 to 28.01.2018

J. S. Bach, Cantatas BWV 62, 1724 ( Photo: St. Thomas Boys Choir Leipzig / Bach Archive Leipzig)
Luther's writings and the hymns collected in his songbook provided an important basis for the accomplishments of Johann Sebastian Bach. His library contained two multi-volume editions of Luther's... More information

The Spirit of the Monasteries

13.10.2017 to 07.01.2018 - 10:00 to 18:00

Photo: Leipzig University Library, Bibliotheca Albertina
The Reformation has roots reaching far back into the Middle Ages and would be unthinkable without monastic protagonists such as the “errant monk” Martin Luther. A good reason for the University... More information