Nanette Snoep
Artistic Director
Phone: +49-221-221-313-01

Michael Lohaus
Managing Director (temp.)
Phone: +49-221-221-313-01

Dr. Oliver Lueb
Head of scientific Department
Phone: +49-221-221-313-03

Ulrike Akin
Phone: +49-221-221-313-01

Vera Marušić
Assistant of the Directors
Phone: +49-221-221-313-17

Lydia Hauth
Exhibition Manager
Phone: +49-221-221-313-36

Curatorship and Collection

Dr. Clara Himmelheber
Curator for the Africa Collection
Phone: +49-221-221-313-18

Dr. Anne Slenczka
Curator for the Americas Collection
Phone: +49-221-221-313-22

Dr. Annabelle Springer
Curator for the Asia Collection
Phone: +49-221-221-313-34

Curator for the Insular Southeast Asia Collection
Phone: +49-221-221-313-36

Dr. Oliver Lueb
Curator for the Oceania Collection
Phone: +49-221-221-313-03

Lucia Halder 
Curator for the Photography Collection 
Phone: +49-221-221-313-21


Conservation and Restoration

Stephanie Lüerßen
Conservation and Restoration of Painted Objects
 Phone: +49-221-221-313-30

Kristina Hopp
Conservation and Restoration of Wood
Phone: +49-221-221-313-26

Petra Czerwinske
Conservation and Restoration of Textiles
Phone: +49-221-221-313-31


Media technology

Süleyman Atalayin
Media Technologist
Phone: +49-221-221-313-07

Press and PR

Judith Glaser
Head of Press and PR
Phone: +49-221-221-313-19 (available monday to friday: 9-13 h)

In urgent cases, you are also welcome to contact the secretariat:

Laura Englert
Social Media Manager
Phone: +49-221-221-31981

Accompanying program and event management

Iris Kaebelmann
Event Manager
Phone: +49-221-221-313-06


Nicole Becker
Head of Administration
Phone: +49-221-221-313-04

Heike Hermann
Administration and Events Assistant
Phone: +49-221-221-313-37

Gaby Sawer
Phone: +49-221-221-313-05

Research staff

Dr. Stefanie Teufel
Expert Researcher on the Americas

Tensae Wale Desta
Junior Curator
Phone: +49-221-221-313-20

Nathan Ishar
Voluntary postcolonial mediation

Walter Bruno Brix
Research Assistant - Project "Sacred Spaces"

Museum management

Steffen Beyer
Museum Caretaker
Phone: +49-221-221-314-00

Ralf Eidneier
Phone: +49-221-221-314-00

Manfred Littfin
Phone: +49-221-221-314-00


Martin Malewski
Phone: +49-0221-221-313-67


Susanne Kube
Scientific Documentation
Phone: +49-221-221-313-35

Annette Motz
Phone: +49-221-221-313-35

Katja Reuter
Phone: 0221-221-31989

Education Service of the Cologne Museums

Dr. Fabiola Arellano Cruz
Director of education
Phone: +49-221-221-313-73

Rita Böller
Museum school
Phone: +49-221-221-314-02

We are always happy to welcome interns, for instance, in the framework of a compulsory university internship. Please send applications to our office.