Established as a private crafts school in 1832, it then became the School of Arts and Crafts and is today one of the world’s most prestigious art colleges. 

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Annual show

10 July until 12 July 2015
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B3 - Biennial of the Moving Image

7 October until 11 October 2015
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9 days ago

Last edition of »sushi«

In July the last edition of »sushi« will be published. Since 1998, the yearbook has been conceived, designed and produced by a host of different student groups from Academy of Art and Design Offenbach (HfG).

2 months ago

Moving In Time / B3+Beijing

B3 Biennale cooperates with Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA). At meanwhile, »B3 + Beijing« will become a guiding special exhibition (27. May - 22. June) which focus on Chinese moving image art works.

2 months ago

B3 Parcours Kickoff

The first institutional one man show in central Europe by the internationally sought-after artist John Gerrard in the Kunsthalle Darmstadt (April 26 – October 11) promises to be a highlight of the kickoff to the B3 Parcours 2015.

3 months ago

»Gleiche Liebe, falsche Liebe?!?« (Same love, wrong love?!?)

Offenbach’s university start-up PixelPEC has made an eight-minute animation feature for the ARTE-TV documentary »Gleiche Liebe, falsche Liebe?!?« (Same love, wrong love?!?). Co-produced with Hessischer Rundfunk broadcasting station, the documentary will be shown on arte on May...

3 months ago

EDIDA – Elle Deco International Design Awards

The 25 editions of the Elle Decoration international network have chosen Sebastian Herkner (HfG-Alumnus) and his studio as one of the 2015 winners of the prestigious EDIDA (Elle Deco International Design Awards). Voted by the 25 editors-in-chief of Elle...

3 months ago

DeTao Academy

Klaus Hesse, professor for Conceptual Design and Dean of Department Visual Communication at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach has been elected to join the ranks as DeTao Master of Identity, Design and Communication.

3 months ago

It's time for China 2030

Prof. Klaus Hesse, together with Prof. Huang Jun, staged an identity workshop for students at the GXNU School of Design in Guilin for a 2030 World Cup in China.

3 months ago

2015 Ernst & Young Charity Auction

Once again this year the Ernst & Young Charity Auction of works by students of HfG Offenbach and the Städel Academy in Frankfurt, will take place during the Night of the Museums on April 25. The auction will be held in Frankfurt’s Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt.


16 July 2015 until 13 May 2016
16 July Thursday

Parfümiert mit Dynamit

until 20 August Basis e.V., Frankfurt
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23 July Thursday

Neue Offenbacher Schule

until 29 July Ruttkowski 68 Gallery, Köln
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On going

Monumente der Moderne

until 1 August 2015


until 2 August 2015


until 15 August 2015

OFFM public art panels

until 9 July 2015

renewable green imagery

until 4 August 2015

Zwei Überlegungen zu Post Romantik/Post Romance

until 11 July 2015


re-register WiSe 15/16

9 July until 6 August 2015

Entrance examination Visual Comunication

13 July until 16 July 2015

Term finishes

17 July 2015

Semester ends

30 September 2015

Semester starts WiSe 15/16

1 October 2015

Term starts WiSe 15/16

12 October 2015

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main

University of Art and Design

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