Art and architecture significantly contribute to the EPO’s corporate identity by bringing cultural responsibility to life. They express the core values and heritage of our international organisation and underpin the EPO’s commitment to offering a stimulating and inspiring working environment for more than 6000 employees in Europe. By reflecting the dynamic, innovative nature of the EPO, which combines creativity, technical expertise and high-quality products and services, the EPO art collection has become one of the world’s leading corporate art collections.
Let's talk about art
A highly successful Girl's Day at the European Patent Office concluded with a lively tour of the works from the EPO art collection in PschorrHöfe 8
During the Long Night of Museums in Munich on 15 October 2022, the European Patent Office offered guided tours of its art collection.
As part of the Study Visit to the EPO, Kristine Schönert (Cultural affairs officer, EPO) spoke about the EPO art collection.
Art and innovation meet sustainability in a new thought-provoking book that also features several outstanding works from the EPO art collection.
Ever wanted to escape the crowds and discover some of Munich's less travelled but no less impressive cultural pathways?
Presentation of the film “Exploring Art at the European Patent Office” & night tours on art in the public space around the EPO.
In 2020, the European Patent Office acquired works from artists from Albania, China, Croatia, Estonia, Iran, Monaco, Norway and the United Kingdom.
Five up-and-coming artists have been invited to take part in temporary interventions at the EPO Boards of Appeal site in Haar (19.11.- 05.12.2019).
The EPO has been honoured with the Corporate Art Award at an event held on 28 November in the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage.