Art from Africa

Until further notice
Ethnologisches Museum

The Ethnological Museum presents its new permanent exhibition of "Art from Africa", starting from 27 August 2005. These masterpieces could previously be seen at the exhibition "Art from Africa" in Brazil in 2003/2004. That exhibition attracted more than a million visitors, and won two awards. The concept, arrangement and presentation of the exhibition emphasises the significance of art as a central component of the different cultures of Africa. It is arranged in four large groups, starting with an introduction to aspects of the African history of art, followed by figures, performance and design.

The new permanent exhibition makes clear that art from Africa has its own art-historical development, which the Western world failed to understand or recognise for a long time. African art was instead regarded as primitive - a stigma based on the ideology of the colonial age. Beyond that the exhibition points out that art from Africa, in addition to its religious significance, had a multiplicity of functions in African societies.

Besuchereingang

Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25
14195 Berlin

eingeschränkt rollstuhlgeeignet

Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon geschlossen
Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00

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Last admission and ticket sales 30 minutes before closing time.

Please notice that the South Seas collection and the collection on the ethnology of North America (Indians/Native Americans) as well as the Junior Museum will be closed from January 11th 2016.

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
8,00 EUR ermäßigt 4,00
Ticket kaufen

Annual ticket Basic permanent exhibitions, certain times
25,00 EUR

Museum Pass Berlin 3 days for permanent exhibitions
29,00 EUR ermäßigt 14,50
Ticket kaufen

Annual ticket Classic temporary exhibitions not included
50,00 EUR ermäßigt 25,00

Annual ticket Classic Plus all exhibitions
100,00 EUR ermäßigt 50,00

Jahreskarte Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Ab 25,00 EUR

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