In Itzehoe a new museum was established in 1995. It presents the work of the painter, architect, interior designer and designer Wenzel Hablik (1881-1934). The artist, who was born in Bohemia, is regarded as one of the most important representatives of the German architectural Expressionism. In more than twenty years of work Hablik developed an extensive concept for a visionary and utopian architecture, which he recorded in paintings and drawings. Thanks to a broad education and versatile approach, he also worked in fine and graphic arts and in all fields of applied art. He designed furniture, wallpaper patterns, cutlery, jewellery as well as complete interior furnishings for several private and company buildings. Hablik also became known as a designer of textiles.Library and archive on the architecture of Expressionism. Special exhibitions on the artist and associated fields, especially architecture and design.