Hoheward The Landscape Park
is a public reclamation project in the northern Ruhr area, which is around 7.5 km2 former industrial areas and heaps made of coal mining on the outskirts of the cities Herten and Recklinghausen new to a recreation park landscape.The planning began in 2001, 2004, the structural realization, the completion was targeted for 2010.Since early 2011, the park is in the route of industrial culture under the panoramas.
Icon Museum Recklinghausen
was founded in 1953.The collection is the largest in the Western Hemisphere.It is closed for renovations in 2011 and due to reopen in early 2012.The museum is located in the so-called Tower School in Recklinghausen, directly opposite the Parish Church of St. Peter at the Church Square. The building was built in 1795/98 in place of a demolished timber-framed building and was until 1895 a primary school for boys.1927 - 1935 is the regional history museum Vestische was housed until 1945 the Nazi Party moved their headquarters there.Shortly after the war, the publishing house Aurel Bongers moved into the building.Since 1956, the Icon Museum is located there.Since 1983, the house is a listed building.The collection of the Icon Museum in Recklinghausen is the largest in the Western Hemisphere.Over 1000 icons, embroideries, miniatures and wood and metal work can be seen in the museum.Countries of origin are Russia, Greece, Ethiopia and the Balkans.Worth mentioning is also the Coptic collection documenting the transition from late antiquity to early Christianity, pagan.It documents the diversity of art in Egypt, beginning in the first Century to the early Middle Ages.
is one of the oldest and one of the largest and most prestigious theater festivals in Europe.The festival is a cultural event of the Ruhr, that has its origins in the postwar period and since then in Recklinghausen takes place.The Ruhr Festival is organized annually by the Ruhr Festival, Recklinghausen GmbH.The Company will each hold 50% of the city of Recklinghausen and the German Federation of Trade Unions supported that contribute each year about 1.1 million €. The Ruhr Festival, have no fixed ensemble.Performances of the Festival are co-productions with well-known European artists and demonstrations by guest groups.The stated goal is to be achieved by a merge different art forms, languages and cultures.The main venue is the Ruhrfestspielhaus.
is a 1950 in a former bunker opposite the main railway station decorated Art Museum in Recklinghausen.Founding motive was an addition to the Ruhr Festival with exhibitions of fine art.To date, the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen shows during the annual Ruhrfestspiele accompanying these exhibitions.During the rest of the year usually find thematic exhibitions with art instead since 1945.Even the winners of the city of Recklinghausen biennially awarded Young West Art Prize will be shown at an exhibition in the Kunsthalle.The city's art collection includes works by major post-war German artists such as Emil Schumacher and KO Gotz, is shown at the Kunsthalle, however infrequently.
is a listed transformer station of RWE (formerly VEW ) in Recklinghausen -South.The plant is now the headquarters of RWE's Museum of Technology "Power and Life".The substation is part of Recklinghausen Route of Industrial Heritage.As part of a modernization of the substations are free spaces were in the building, which offered along with a new addition to the current museum space and the company archive.The museum has the history of electricity from its beginnings (the discovery of galvanic electricity by the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta tour) to this daily use in households and industry.The museum's collection includes, among others, a large number of exhibits and promotional materials for the electricity usage from the early 20th Century. Another feature, the museum contains facade parts of the plant community in Hattingen.The decommissioned by 1990 coal-fired power plant was on the facade of the portraits of the then Board of VEW.The museum houses the corporate archives of RWE Westfalen-Weser-Ems AG.
Founded in 1983 as a song-and street theater group, which others with her music and theatrical revues in the union spectrum in the Ruhr area has made a name.Since the mid-90s independent theater group with the repertoire of contemporary focus politically charged pieces that are in the repertoires of the city theater is not a consideration.In the spring of 2009 at the Ruhr Festival Hall Recklinghausen Horatii had the premiere of Heiner Muller, Brecht in the spring of 2010, the revue is over all the tops of balance, at the Local Heroes Week of RUHR.2010 premiered.Support was the theater productions of back pressure from numerous institutions including the National Association of Socio-Cultural centers funded by the Prime Minister of North Rhine Westphalia.Theater back pressure is a member of the International Society Peter Weiss.
is one of the major theaters of war.The under the auspices of architect Werner Ruhnau building was erected on 15 December 1959 and has since opened venue of many operas and musicals.Since 1997, the MiR is under monument protection.Besides the so-called "Big House" also houses a second, the "Little House".In up to 1008 places offered "big house" held annually about 200 performances.In "Little House" at 325 locations in approximately 120 events are presented.The auditorium is in contrast to the more edgy acting outside elegantly curved and allows a good view from all seats.The musical theater in the district was also filming location for parts of the movie The Miracle of Malachy (1961) by Bernhard Wicki.