Toyota's first museum outside Japan has opened in Cologne, Germany. Many of the exhibits come from the collection of the late Peter Pichert. He was a Toyota dealer in Passau and built one of the world's largest private collections of Toyotas.
15 years ago, right-wing extremists set off a nail bomb in Cologne's Keupstrasse, injuring 22 people. Now, an artist's plan to commemorate the victims is hitting roadblocks. What's stopping it?
Europe wouldn't exist without migration, says the director of a German virtual migration museum. From "guest-worker" recruitment signs to audio cassettes from Turkey, the museum's archive is a treasure trove of stories.
"Exile Is a Hard Job" is a spot-on title for the retrospective of Turkish artist Nil Yalter's oeuvre at Museum Ludwig in Cologne. For over 40 years, she has been exploring the situation of migrant workers.
The museum, which will be known as MiQua, will focus on Cologne's Jewish history from the Middle Ages through the present day. German politicians at the ceremony discussed German anti-Semitism of the past and present.
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