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On view is: Detail of the brooch; gold, cloisonné enamel, rock crystals, amethysts (bleached), pearls, glass
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kunstgewerbemuseum / Photo: Wolfgang Fuhrmannek, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

The Mainz Treasure: An Art Mystery from the Time of the Kingdom of Germany

26.10.2017

On view is: Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode Museum, exhibition view
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Modifications for "Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode-Museum": The Bode-Museum will close on 26th October 2017 at 5 pm

25.10.2017

On view are: Mariana Jung, exhibition curator, and Friederike Seyfried, director of the Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, greet the 250,000th visitor to the exhibition: Lotte Sommerwerck from the city of Essen, accompanied by her friend Ruth Dahlhoff
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

250,000 people have already seen ‘China and Egypt: Cradles of the World’ at the Neues Museum

24.10.2017

Agnieszka Polska, winner of the Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, and Sandra Wollner, winner of the Förderpreis für Filmkunst 2017
© Photo: offenblen.de

Agnieszka Polska wins the Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, Sandra Wollner wins the Förderpreis für Filmkunst 2017

23.10.2017

On view is: „Director’s Choice: Gemäldegalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin“, Titel der deutschen Ausgabe, mit Gerard David, Christus am Kreuz (Ausschnitt)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Jörg P. Anders, ISBN 978-1-785510977, Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd.

Director’s Choice: Michael Eissenhauer’s personal highlights from the collection of the Gemäldegalerie

18.10.2017

Yvette Deseyve, seit 2. Oktober 2017 wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin für den Bereich Skulptur und Plastik an der Alten Nationalgalerie.
© Staatliche Museen Berlin / Andres Kilger

Yvette Deseyve joins curatorial team at the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

16.10.2017

On view is a red photo wall in the exhibition "Faces of China"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Faces of China – Photo Contest

11.10.2017

On view is: Inscription on skull S 2552. The Polish explorer Jan Czekanowski accompanied the German Central Africa Expedition – led by Adolf Friedrich, Duke of Mecklenburg – into the former colony of German East Africa in 1907–1908. He was tasked by Felix von Luschan with collecting the skulls that made up the so-called S-Sammlung of the Museum für Völkerkunde. The inscription ‘Busira’ references a burial site.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte

Investigation begins into the origin of the historical, anthropological collection of skulls

10.10.2017

In the gallery of C.T. Loo, New York, Photographies by Nina Leen (1950) in LIFE Magazin
© Time, Inc.

Workshop in Provenance Research on East Asian Art on 13–14 October 2017

05.10.2017

Reliquienensemble: Behälter mit Figuren (Byeri), Fang, Ngumba (Kamerun), 19. Jh.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Ethnologisches Museum / Foto: Martin Franken

MUSEUM – The Staatliche Museen’s second programme booklet is here!

02.10.2017