Machine Room of the Gods

03/08/2023 – 01/21/2024 (extended)
Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main

Machine Room of the Gods


The Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung is devoting an exhibition to one of the most exciting connections in the history of mankind – the connection between art and technology. It is a global narrative full of cryptic fables, myths, and visions, fictive and real innovations, and outstanding masterworks. The exhibition “Machine Room of the Gods: How Our Future Was Invented” will shed light on the history of the sciences in antiquity and the Arabic and Asiatic cultures and their influence on the development of art. 

The Frankfurt exhibition will feature 97 prominent objects from international museum collections such as the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Musei Capitolini in Rome, and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, as well as from the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung’s own holdings.

Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung
Schaumainkai 71
60596 Frankfurt am Main

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