The Julius Exter Art Gallery is part of the Museum in the Augustinian Monastery on Herrenchiemsee and is located in the prelacy tract (north wing), which was built between 1727 and 1730.
The works on display in nine magnificent baroque rooms cover all the creative periods of the artist, from his symbolist period with its dark mystic subjects to his expressionist period, which was characterized by spontaneous, colourful pictures.
Next to a room with self-portraits of the artist is a hall with paintings originating from his summer residence in Übersee-Feldwies. "Nude in the open air" was one of the subjects of the famous painting school of Professor Julius Exter. His pictures on this subject fill a whole hall and lead on to the expressive pictures of the landscape between the Chiemsee and the Alps in the next room.
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Museum in the Augustinian Monastery (with Maler am Chiemsee Gallery and Princes' Tract)
31 March-27 October:
9 am-6 pm
28 October-30 March:
10 am-4.45 pm
Closed on: January 1, Shrove Tuesday, December 24/25/31
Julius Exter Art Gallery
31 March-27 October: 9 am-6 pm
closed 28 October-30 March
No regular guided tours
(boat trip not included)
4 euros regular
3 euros reduced
Up to 17 May and from 4 October:
Combination ticket "Island"
(Herrenchiemsee New Palace with King Ludwig II-Museum / Augustinian Monastery/ boat trip not included)
9 euros regular
8 euros reduced
18 May–3 October:
Combination ticket "Island" including the special exhibition "Königsklasse IV"
(boat trip not included):
11 euros regular
109 euros reduced
Free wi-fi available
Café im Neuen Schloss
"Chiemseebahn" (in summer) or bus (in winter) to "Schiffsanlegestelle Prien/Stock"
Regular boats from Prien/ Stock or Gstadt
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