Marion Ackermann
General Director Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Prof. Dr. Marion Ackermann (* 1965) has been director general of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden since November 2016.The main topic of her doctoral dissertation (1995) was the autobiographical and theoretical texts of Wassily Kandinsky. From 1995 to 2003 she was employed at the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich. From 2003 to 2009 she was director of the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, which reopened in 2005. From 2009 to 2016 she served as director of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf. Alongside curating exhibitions such as Joseph Beuys: Parallelprozesse, Kandinsky Malevich Mondrian – The Infinite White Abyss and Uecker, she set up numerous projects with young artists. Since 2019, Marion Ackermann has served as vice-chair of the Bizot Group.