Upcoming exhibitions

On view is: Wolfgang Fritz Volbach as curator of the Frühchristlich-Byzantinische Sammlung zu Berlin, 1927/1933, reverse and front of the photo
© Universität Bonn, Evangelisch-Theologisches Seminar, Estate of Wolfgang Fritz Volbach, file 1 / Photographer: unknown

Scholarship and Turbulence
Wolfgang Fritz Volbach, a scholar between the two World Wars

13.10.2017 to 28.01.2018

On view is: The ‘Crown of Kerch’. This diadem of a noble lady was discovered in a Migration-period tomb in Kerch, in the ancient city of Panticapaion, Crimea. It is inlayed with red, garnet gemstones. Late 4th/1st half of 5th Century AD.
© Römisch-Germanisches Museum/Rheinisches Bildarchiv Cologne

Neues Museum
The Crown of Kerch
Treasures from the Dawn of European History

19.10.2017 to 29.09.2019

On view is: The Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r. 1605–27) with his wife on an imperial carpet with a lattice and flower pattern, probably from Kashmir, India or Lahore, present-day Pakistan, early 17th century, opaque watercolour and gold on paper.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Ingrid Geske

Pictures of Comfort and Design: Carpets in Indian Miniature Painting

20.10.2017 to 26.01.2018

Lion Aquamanile, Lower Saxony, ca. 1500, bronze, H: 32.7 cm, acquired in 1951 from Adolf Weinmüller, Munich / Leopard Aquamanile, Kingdom of Benin, 17th century, brass, H: 43.5 cm, acquired in 1900 from Hans Meyer
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Antje Voigt / Ethnologisches Museum, Martin Franken

Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode-Museum

27.10.2017 until further notice

On view is: Auguste Rodin, The Hero (Man and His Genius), detail, around 1896, Bronze, 39.5 x 16.5 x 17.5 cm
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Andres Kilger

Alte Nationalgalerie
Rodin – Rilke – Hofmannsthal
Man and His Genius

17.11.2017 to 18.03.2018

Ricarda Huch. Medaille von M. Friedländer, 1927
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett

Menschenbilder - Wege zum Porträt von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart

24.11.2017 to 07.10.2018