Director Friederike Seyfried with Gabriele Hoffmann, 500,000th visitor, and her son, Matteo
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin/ Wiebke Heffter

'In the Light of Amarna': half a million visitors and counting


Photo which shows Markus Hilgert during his speech at the opening of 'Uruk - 5000 Years of the Megacity'
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

Markus Hilgert to take over as new director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum from February 2014


Photo of the laying of the cornerstone for the Humboldt-Forum on 12.6.2013.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Cornerstone for the Humboldt-Forum laid


Image showing a work by Hans-Eberhard Ernst.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kunstbibliothek

Kunstbibliothek Foyer Show of Works by Hans-Eberhard Ernst