Auction brings $240,000 and quadruples price since 2001
In every Bond a famous bikini girl Icon Ursula Andress helped the bikini breakthrough
Only the BikiniARTmuseum can do that! The two-generation concept is captivating. Under-30s and over-50s on stage after the show, dancing as if electrified and united. And in the middle of it all, the models of the extravagant and provocative swimwear show: bikini-wearing handsome boys and mannequins with breathtaking swim costumes.
05 July - International Bikini Day Elegant and Provocative JANARA Swimwear Award selects the best swimwear collections 2021/22 A bang for the buck: a men's bikini among the winners
Open - New staging for the restart of the 1st International Museum of Swimwear and Bathing Culture: nailed to the cross in a stone-age fur bikini, according to the provocative publicity photograph by British photographer Terry O`Neill for the 1966 film "One Million Years B.C.", starring US actress Raquel Welch.
In 2016, Lilian Pacce published her bestseller "O biquíni made in brazil", one of the most important books worldwide on the subject of swimwear and swimwear development, thus not only making a groundbreaking contribution to Brazilian cultural history, but also providing worthwhile insights into less researched topics relating to the bikini and providing new insights into fashion history. In autumn 2020, the bestseller was re-released and is now available not only in the Portuguese version but also in the English translation.
Next Saturday, 21.11.2020 at 4.30 a.m. German time, there will be the next press cracker for the BikiniARTmuseum. For half an hour, RBTV will talk about the BikiniARTmuseum in the popular program "Amaury Jr". Top-class interview guests such as the world-famous Helô Pinheiro, the "Girl of Ipanema" and of course the founder of the BikiniARTmuseum Alexander Ruscheinsky are also present
In the best hotel of Rio de Janeiro, with a fantastic view over the Copacabana and to the Sugar Loaf, the BikiniARTmuseum invited the protagonists of the swimwear of Brazil to thank them for the extensive support, for the equipment of the museum.
$500,000 for the James Bond Ursula Andress legend? On November 12, 2020, numerous film costumes of important Hollywood stars will be auctioned in Los Angeles as part of the "Icons and Legends of Hollywood" auction. The highlight is by far the white belted bikini with Ursula Andress as Honey Rider in 1962 in the first James Bond movie ever "007 chases Dr. No".
On July 5, 1946, only a few days after the devastating US nuclear bomb tests in the Bikini Atoll, a "bomb" of a very different kind detonated in the middle of France. For this day the French swimwear designer Louis Réard ...
July 5 - International Bikini Day. The "JANARA Swimwear Award" annually honors the best swimwear labels for their outstanding collections. Women's favourite garments and a booming global market worth billions, bikinis and swimsuits ...
From 5 July, the BikiniARTmuseum in cooperation with the Schuster Collection will be showing an icon of pin-up art: Bunny Yeager - The Queen of Pinup. This first temporary exhibition by BAM, which has already been shown very successfully in California, runs until April 2021.
The Bikini PopUp Museum within the BikiniARTmuseum invites you to shoot unusual photo sets - or as the boys say "to create content for social media. Discover unique surfboard sets, swings at Candyland, four changing rooms extravagantly designed by international artists, also with a photo point from above, as well as the classics ball bath and pink bathtub,
Finally, on the first Sunday in July it is time for "provocative & so feminist". The world's first museum for swimwear and bathing culture in Bad Rappenau lets the curtains go up with three centuries of swimwear and intensive...
Already in the forties Marilyn Monroe in a bikini made the front pages .
A statement of the BikiniARTmuseum on the occasion of the International Museum Day on 17 May 2020 with the focus on "The Museum for All - Museums for Diversity and Inclusion".
The BikiniARTmuseum is filling up constantly. And it must be, because we are pleased to announce that the world's first swimwear museum will open its doors on July 5, 2020. Bit by bit, top-class exhibits, state-of-the-art technology and valuable works of art are moving into the museum. We venture a renewed look behind the scenes.
Corona also does not get before bikinis. The eagerly awaited opening of the BikiniARTmuseum has to be postponed. The completion work is running unchecked. A first look behind the scenes.
The Molitor Paris, today a luxury design hotel, at the best and finest location in Paris, a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower and the Louis Vuitton Musem, was the historical place that gave the birth of the bikini its unique setting and extraordinary flair.
Dear BAM friends, we hope you personally, your family and your loved ones are well. This is a special time - for all of us. Unfortunately we have to postpone the opening of the BikiniARTmuseum because of COVID-19. Please understand that we cannot communicate a new opening date at the moment...
With a spectacular lifting action at the beginning of March, the 10-metre tall, imposing symbolic figure was placed on the roof of the BikiniARTmuseum. JANARA" is now enthroned at a height of a good 20 metres, visible from afar. In the Maria Laach monastery, master blacksmith Edgar Radar and his seven-member team took up the challenge of lifting the figure.
The conference room in the Best Western Hotel right next to the BikiniARTmuseum was packed. Here people drew, painted, glued, discussed, laughed and above all, a lot of art was made under the guidance of Sabine Amelung.
ADJUSTED TO DIFFERENT TIME TO CORONAVIRUS: Invitation to a white sausage breakfast and exclusive short film screening.
We would like to invite you to be part of this unique event for the region: On Wednesday, March 04 in the course of the morning, the almost 10-metre high JANARA is to be hoisted onto the roof of the five-storey BikiniARTmuseum with a hydraulic terrain crane. At a height of a good 20 meters it towers after.
Her women's fashion is made of recycled sea waste - CEO & CO founder of the successful fashion label LANASIA Lisa-Maria Beck comes to the BikiniARTmuseum and talks about Women Power, sustainability, recycling processes and the future potential of Green Future.
Each playing card is a work of art in its own right! The Pikinni XXIV playing card motifs form a cross-section of many themes that can be seen in the BikiniARTmuseum.
Handover of the Marilyn Monroe exhibit on 22 February 2020: a velvet and lace swimsuit by the world's leading swimwear expert Ghislaine Rayer from Paris to the BikiniARTmuseum.
The SWR paid us a visit at the CMT, the biggest holiday fair. See for yourself!
"Women Power" will take place on 22.02.2020, from 10:00 - 18:00.
France 3, the third largest television channel in France, last week broadcast on the PrimeTime TV show "Belle Epoque" 1890-1914 various themes reminiscent of that time, including seaside resorts.
Join in and win 3 x 1 prize packages! One overnight stay each in the DeLuxe-Penthouse "BikiniCUBE" of the BEST WESTERN Hotel Bad Rappenau for 2 persons incl. breakfast and 2 tickets for the newly opening BikiniARTmuseum.
As well as a lecture by Marie Helbing from the Landesmuseum Stuttgart: "Bikini in the Spotlight - How the two-part catwalk conquered".
The marketing community "A6-Boulevard" has formed with nine highly attractive visitor magnets: Hockenheimring, Tripsdrill Adventure Park, Experimenta Heilbronn, Therme & Badewelt Sinsheim, RappSoDie Bad Rappenau, Klima Arena, Bad Friedrichshall Salt Mine and BikiniARTmuseum Bad Rappenau.
In the vote of Radio Ton Janara won with an overwhelming majority in front of "Ante Vitoria". Thus the almost 10m high and widely visible symbolic figure of the world's first swimwear museum has a name. Janara comes from the language of the original inhabitants of Amazon and means "princess of sweet water". Surprisingly the international interest.
Curious and never thematized. At the presentation of the new director of the BikiniARTmuseum, which opens in January, the initiators revealed something in the lively discussion that could only have been experienced in the museum.
The lecture by Dr. Viola Hofmann (Seminar für Kulturanthropologie des Textilien/ TU Dortmund) takes up the discourse around the bikini and shows what we can learn about cultural contexts by questioning seemingly banal everyday things and pleads for the relevance of fashion objects in museum space.
It was the beginning of Nazi rule and the enactment of the Nuremberg Laws, which meant forced sale and emigration for many Jewish entrepreneurs.
On the area of the Best Western Hotel Bad Rappenau, directly in the exit area of the A6, junction Bad Rappenau, the foundation stone was laid for the hotel extension and the construction of the world's first Swimwear Museum called "BikiniARTmuseum".
Provocative & so feminist - it's the birthday of the bikini. Probably the most scandalous garment in history finally gets a home.
We can proudly announce that we are now also represented in Rio de Janeiro and have opened an office there. Rio de Janeiro is very closely related to swimwear and is often called the capital of the bikini. On the legendary beach at the Copacabana several bikini trends have already been established worldwide.
In the heart of Munich, at Marienplatz, an oversized advertising poster is currently causing a sensation.
The museum is closed from 24.12.22 to 03.01.23. From 04.01.23 we will open again regularly. For booked tours we are happy to open during the holidays.
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