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Ostlesesaal | © BSB/H.-R. Schulz

After you have logged in on the web page of our booking system, you can now view and manage your bookings in a newly designed overview.

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Schulungen | © VIGE.co – fotolia.com

Reader pass at hand and ready to go, but still a little overwhelmed? An old hand and search pro, but not so familiar with searching for music materials? Don’t worry; in our courses we will help you develop search strategies. We will explain our online catalogue and matching databases or give you an overview of our library services.

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Staatsporträt König Ludwigs II. von Bayern nach seiner Thronbesteigung im Jahr 1864. Öl auf Leinwand, Ferdinand Piloty d. J. (1828 – 1895), München, 1865 | © Bayerische Verwaltung der staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen/Schwenk

The cultural portal bavarikon presents the virtual exhibition "König Ludwig II. von Bayern – Leben, Spuren, Mythos" ("King Ludwig II of Bavaria – Life, legacy, legend") including 150 objects from 12 Bavarian cultural institutions. Everybody interested in culture and all Ludwig fans can now walk in the footsteps of the fairytale king – online.

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© Literaturportal Bayern

"Over 40 Bavarian authors and mediators of literature benefited from our programme 'Culture in spite of Corona' during the past year", Minister of the Arts Bernd Sibler recently took stock in Munich. "Culture in spite of Corona" offers to creators of literature a virtual platform for publications, for which they receive remuneration.

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© Stadtarchiv Nürnberg/bavarikon

A time span of around 100 years is the period encompassed by the great collection of historical portraits of the Tucher family from Nuremberg. On the basis of selected examples from this collection, the new virtual exhibition in the cultural portal bavarikon invites you to explore the history of portrait photography and learn more about techniques and formats, such as carte de visite photography. You are also offered an insight into the family history of the former patrician family from Nuremberg in the 19th century.

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