Numerous artists and cultural practitioners from the region also applied for funding in 2023 through the Regional Culture Programme NRW with exciting concepts from the visual arts, film, literature, music, socio-culture and theatre. The Münsterland Cultural Council met in autumn 2022 and recommended 22 project applications for funding. Below you will find an overview of the selected art and cultural projects that will be implemented in Münsterland in 2023 as part of the RKP. In addition to the 22 new formats, we present seven other projects that already received a recommendation in 2021 and will be implemented or continued this year.
Bach inspires to this day. As a programme module for the 98th Bach Festival (BACH INSPIRIERT. Bachfest 2024 Münster), BASSO CONTINUO offers original music by the world-famous composer as well as programmes inspired by him. The concerts range from old to new formats and through a wide variety of musical genres - from classical to hip-hop. Renowned international as well as regional ensembles are involved.
Wind makes energy: Actors from the visual arts, action art, music and literature are exploring traditional and modern aspects of wind at the Mühlenhof in Münster and at the cultural and learning venue Schloss Senden. On Global Wind Day, visitors can experience the results interactively.
The mobile writing and printing workshop is aimed at children aged 6-8 years. From copywriting and design to printing and bookbinding - here they get the opportunity to create their own book under guidance.
This year, the graphics project brings together regional and Finnish artists. Works from a residency phase in spring are presented in two exhibitions as part of the Münsterland Festival. Various event formats such as an "open studio" accompany the project. prINT is a cooperation project of the Druckvereinigung Bentlage, the Kloster Bentlage and the FARB Forum Altes Rathaus Borken.
The seventh international woodwind festival is planned for 2024. In many concerts of different instrumentations, the audience will explore the great world of woodwind instruments in special locations. The elaborate preparations for the festival, which will last several weeks, begin this year.
Welcome to Hell" - the "new normal" between pandemic, war in Europe and renewed global bloc formation. David Kono, Helmut Buntjer and Anja Kreysing explore the question of how to better deal with the threats to our world through art. Impulse workshops offer interested laypeople the opportunity to find artistic forms of expression for their thoughts and feelings.
Please note: The project list has been compiled on the basis of the timely application for funding to the Münster District Government and is subject to approval.