Commemorative Year
1914. Awakening. World breakup (1914. Aufbruch. Weltbruch)

from: 01.01.2014 to: 31.12.2014
Kulturforum

The year 2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of the First World War's outbreak. On this occasion, the five branches of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation - the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, the Geheimes Staatsarchiv, the Ibero-Amerikanische Institut, and the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung - are presenting numerous exhibitions and events on the "original catastrophe" of the 20th century and the preceding years of artistic and technological change that heralded the modern era.


Programme for the commemorative year "1914. Awakening. World Breakup":

30/31 January 2014, conference
Unlocking Sources. The First World War Online and Europeana
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

30 January to 7 February 2014, exhibition
Unlocking Sources 1914-1918 - The Making Of
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

7 March to 22 June 2014, exhibition
Arcadias - Paradise on Paper. Landscape and Myth in Italy
Kupferstichkabinett - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

21 March to 18 May 2014, exhibition
Klosterstraße 36. Collecting, Exhibiting, Patenting. The Dawn of Prussia as an Industrial State
Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

21 March 2014 to 28 February 2015, exhibition
I Gave Gold for Iron. The Great War in Coins and Medals
Bode-Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museumsinsel Berlin, Monbijoubrücke, 10117 Berlin

31 March to 5 April 2014, exhibition
Literature in the Foyer: The First World War in Children's Books
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

3 April 2014, lecture
The First World War in Children's Books
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

5 April to 29 June 2014, exhibition
Marsden Hartley - Die deutschen Bilder / The German Paintings 1913-1915
Neue Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Potsdamer Straße 50, 10785 Berlin

6/13/20/27 May and 3 June 2014, lecture series
The First World War from the Latin-American Perspective
Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

6 June to 12 October 2014, exhibition
AVANT-GARDE!
Sonderausstellungshallen, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

14/15 June 2014
The Commemorative Festival at the Kulturforum
Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

14 June to 12 July 2014, exhibition
Futurism: Poetry and Texts by the Avant-garde in Latin America
Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

4 June to 19 September 2014, exhibition
Latin America and the First World War
Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

27 June 2014 to 28 June 2015, exhibition
Feeling War
Museum Europäischer Kulturen - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museen Dahlem, Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25, 14195 Berlin

2 July to 8 October 2014, lecture series
Avant-garde!? Music History 1914
Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Ben-Gurion-Straße, 10785 Berlin and
Sonderausstellungshallen, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

1 August 2014 to 2018, display
"The World is Full of Murder" - Archives Reflect a Catastrophe
Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Archivstraße 12-14 , 14195 Berlin

4 September 2014 to 29 March 2015, exhibition
The Van Eyck Brothers' Ghent Altarpiece in Berlin
Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

18/19 September 2014, conference
Mars and Museum
Bode-Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museumsinsel Berlin, Monbijoubrücke, 10117 Berlin

25 September 2014 to 18 January 2015, exhibition
War and Clothing - Fashion Illustrations during the First World War
Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

10 October 2014 to 26 April 2015, exhibition
Phonographed Sounds - Photographed Moments. Audio and Visual Documents from German POW Camps in the First World War
Museum Europäischer Kulturen - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museen Dahlem, Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25, 14195 Berlin

7 November 2014 to 22 February 2015, exhibition
Photography in the First World War
Museum für Fotografie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin

20 November 2014 to 5 April 2015, exhibition
Heading towards the Idyll - The Foundation of the Bückeburg Royal Institute for Musicology
Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Ben-Gurion-Straße, 10785 Berlin

Visitor entrance

Matthäikirchplatz
10785 Berlin


Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon closed
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00

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Opening press conference for commemorative year 2014

16.12.2013

Announcement for the Special Exhibitions at the Museum Europäischer Kulturen in the Annual Theme: Outbreak / Worldbreak 1914

20.03.2014