+++ November 2019: The State Office makes the new edition of the comprehensive information brochure "Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura" availabe as pdf +++
+++ December 2017: A new promotional film is online. It was presented at the official ceremony for the handover of the World Heritage certificate. +++
+++ November 2017: Official ceremony on Nov. 29th 2017 in the administrative district office of the Alb-Donau district in Ulm: Minister of State Böhmer from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs passes World Heritage certificate of the "Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura" on to Minister-President Kretschmann and Minister for Economic Affairs Hoffmeister-Kraut. +++
+++ September 2017: The State Office for Cultural Heritage publishes the brochure "Experiencing Caves and Ice Age Art" (in German) with teaching materials, comprehensive background information and suggestions for excursions to be used in school lessons of classes 3 to 6. +++
Orders for print versions of the teaching materials can be placed via www.denkmalpflege-bw.de soon.
+++ July 2017: The UNESCO World Heritage Committee decided during its 41st session in Krakow (Poland) on July 9th 2017 to inscribe the "Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura" on the World Heritage list. +++
+++ June 2017: In expectation of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's decision on the World Heritage nomination, the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing publishes an online media library for ice age art. +++
+++ June 2017: 3D models of ivory figurines are now freely available in an Online-Viewer. +++