Joseph Beuys Prize for Research

The Museum Schloss Moyland Foundation, together with the Circle of Friends of the Museum Schloss Moyland e. V. and Volksbank Kleverland eG, has been awarding the Joseph Beuys Prize for Research. 

The interdisciplinary Joseph Beuys Prize is aimed at graduates of universities, colleges or academies with their bachelor's, master's, diploma or doctoral theses in all disciplines on aspects and influence of Joseph Beuys. Academic essays, exhibition or art mediation projects based on and incorporating their own research findings can also be submitted. These should demonstrably contain new findings about Beuys, for example his environment, his ideals or his influence.

The application phase runs from 10 July 2024 to 10 January 2025. 

The award ceremony will take place in August 2025 at Museum Schloss Moyland.

Application form Joseph Beuys Prize for Research [PDF]

Award winners
2022 Dr. Marta Ryczkowska (POL) / Dr. Daniel Spaulding (USA)
2019 Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiß, Berlin 
2014 Dr. Marianne Wagner, Bern / Dr. Ulf Jensen, Berlin / Ole Valler, Kleve (Spezialpreis der Jury) 
2011 Dr. Barbara Gronau, Berlin


Oliver Kretschmann 
Assistant to the Artistic Direction 
Phone +49 2824 9510-10