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Welcome Reception: Sunday, June 16

Location: Gürzenich Köln
Martinstraße 29-37, 50667 Köln, Germany
Time: Doors open at 19:00
Tickets: “Full Registration” includes one Welcome Reception ticket.
Purchase of a welcome ticket is required only if you are bringing a guest.

Evening at Museum Ludwig: Monday, June 17

Location: Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne
Time: 18:00 – 22:00
Tickets: FREE Access
While all identified HTAi participants (please bring your delegate badge) will be accepted at the door, we ask that you please assist us with planning and register your attendance to an “Evening at Museum Ludwig” by booking the tour at

Home to the most com­pre­hen­sive Pop Art col­lec­tion out­side of the Unit­ed States, the third-largest Pi­casso Col­lec­tion in the world, one of the most im­por­tant col­lec­tions of Ex­pres­sion­ism and an in­ter­na­tion­al­ly sig­ni­f­i­cant col­lec­tion of pho­tog­ra­phy, the Mu­se­um Lud­wig is one of the most cele­brat­ed mu­seums for art of the twen­ti­eth and twen­ty-first cen­turies world­wide. The museum also houses an impressive and constantly expanding col­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary art—be­cause a collec­tion is nev­er complete.

On behalf of a local partner, we are pleased to invite all HTAi participants and their accompanying persons to an “Evening at Museum Ludwig”. Please ensure you bring your name badge with you in order to gain entrance. The HTAi Annual General Meeting also be held at the museum from 18:30 to 19:30.

The doors open at 18:00 and you can walk through the museum, free of charge, until 22:00. There will be art students available in each area to explain and to discuss the extraordinary art collection.

For more information about the museum, please visit


Gala Dinner River Cruise: Tuesday, June 18

Annual Meeting Gala Dinner:
MS RheinFantasie, River Cruise
Frankenwerft 35, 50667 Köln, Germany

Doors Open: 19:00
River Cruise departure: 20:00
Duration of river cruise approx. 2-3 hours