Current exhibitions

Matthias Beckmann: Teezusammenkunft (Tea Get-Together). From the series: Von Tee zu Tee. 2011, Pencil on paper, 29,7 x 21,0 cm

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Matthias Beckmann: From Tea to Tea

The ephemeral art of the Japanese 'Way of Tea' and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst itself lie at...
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August Natterer, Satana, 1911, Bleistift und Deckfarben, gefirnisst, auf Karton, auf kaschierte Holzpappe aufgezogen

Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg
The Miracle in the Shoe Insole:
Works from the Prinzhorn Collection

The Miracle in the Shoe Insole is the largest Berlin presentation of the Prinzhorn Collection in 35...
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Helmut Newton, David Lynch and Isabella Rossellini, Los Angeles, 1983 (detail)

Museum für Fotografie
Helmut Newton: Permanent Loan Selection

When Helmut Newton set up his foundation in Berlin in autumn 2003, he made an endowment of hundreds...
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Wort-Bild-Marke zur Wiedereröffnung des Kunstgewerbemuseums

Kunstgewerbemuseum
A Home for Art, Fashion and Design

On 22nd November, after extensive renovations, the Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts)...
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Nanne Meyer, Einst und jetzt, 2014, Mischtechnik auf Karton, collagiert, 10,5 x 14,8 cm;  Foto: Courtesy Nanne Meyer, Berlin

Kupferstichkabinett
Nanne Meyer. Nothing But The Moment. Drawings

The draftswoman Nanne Meyer (born 1953 in Hamburg) has received the renowned Hannah-Höch-Preis of...
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Julia Oschatz, Ohne Titel (grueBel), 2014, Tusche auf Papier, 30 x 42 cm, Besitz der Künstlerin

Gemäldegalerie
Julia Oschatz - grueBel

On the occasion of her receiving the Hannah-Höch-Förderpreises (Hannah Höch Advancement Award) of...
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Series of exhibitions Seen By 3:  Musquiqui Chihying, The Parking, Digital Photo Print, 2014

Museum für Fotografie
Seen By 3: Place an Image / Place in Image

Since November 2013 the Staatliche Museen's Kunstbibliothek and Berlin's Universität der Künste...
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Gottfried Lindauer, Eruera Maihi Patuone, 1874, Öl auf Leinwand

Alte Nationalgalerie
Gottfried Lindauer. The Māori Portraits

With the exhibition, Gottfried Lindauer. The Māori Portraits, the Nationalgalerie presents,...
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Humboldt Lab Dahlem, Probebühne 5, Project Dahlem Karkhana

Museen Dahlem
Humboldt Lab Dahlem: Probebühne 5

What sound experiences will the listening space provide us with in the future Humboldt-Forum? How...
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Willy Römer, sentry duty at the airfield, 1914-1918

Museum für Fotografie
Photography in World War I

More than almost any other war, World War I brought about an enormous increase in the tempo of...
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The Mannheimer Hochaltar from Johann Paul Egell and Red Mannheim I from Mark Alexander at the Barock-Saal in the Bode-Museum.

Bode-Museum
Mark Alexander. Red and White Mannheim

In his work, the British artist Mark Alexander repeatedly references the masterpieces of European...
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Raoul Dufy, Orientatlischer Patio, um 1927
Diego Giacometti, Bronze-Tisch, 1957

Museum Berggruen
Sideways. Raoul Dufy - Henri Matisse
Small, intimate displays at the Museum Berggruen

Picasso, Klee, and Matisse are the undoubted stars at the Museum Berggruen. The new exhibition...
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Max Ernst, Painting for Young People, 1943, Oil and enamel on canvas, Pietzsch Collection

Neue Nationalgalerie
20 Works for the 20th Century: the Pietzsch Collection

Twenty masterpieces of twentieth-century art, now on show until December 2014, ranging from Max...
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Schirm als Bestandteil von Modenschauen, Siebdruckmotiv, Zirkel für künstlerische Textilgestaltung, Potsdam, 1970

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Textile Diversity: Objects from 60 Years of Artistic Textile Design in Potsdam

Wall hangings, jewellery objects, and collages, made in an array of materials and techniques, are...
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Chancel barrier, Asia minor, 10th/11th c.

Bode-Museum
Theodor Wiegand and Byzantine Art

The small 'cabinet' exhibition Theodor Wiegand and Byzantine Art is devoted to a little-known...
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Adolph Menzel, Morgue at Königinhof - Three Fallen Soldiers in a Barn, 21 July 1866. Watercolour over pencil on paper

Alte Nationalgalerie
Menzel's Soldiers. Images of War

The birth of modern art in the nineteenth century was attended by images of violence, disgust, fear...
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Kriegsgefangenenlager Zossen bei Berlin, 1915: Appell

Museen Dahlem
Phonographed Sounds - Photographed Moments.
Sound and image documents from WWI German prison camps

The Royal Prussian Phonographic Commission was founded in 1915 with the goal of documenting the...
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Jake & Dinos Chapman, Ohne Titel, 2004, Blatt 12 aus My Giant Colouring Book, Polymergravüre und Fotoradierung auf Chine-collé-Papier, Ex. 36/35

Neue Nationalgalerie
Jake & Dinos Chapman: My Giant Colouring Book (2004)

Jake & Dinos Chapman (b. 1966 and 1962 in Cheltenham and London, respectively) were, in the...
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First installation of the Mshatta Facade in the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum (now Bode-Museum) in 1904. Its presentation in a low-ceilinged ground-floor gallery was a compromise. The spectacular new accession sparked the establishment of a 'Persian and Islamic

Pergamonmuseum
Mshatta in focus.
The Jordanian desert palace in historical photographs

The richly decorated façade of the early Islamic desert palace of Mshatta was presented as a gift...
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David Chipperfield, Sticks and Stones, an Intervention, Installation view

Neue Nationalgalerie
David Chipperfield - Sticks and Stones, an Intervention

Using 144 imposing tree trunks, British architect David Chipperfield (born 1953) transforms the...
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Schulterkragen der Amanishakheto, 1. Jh. v. Chr., Sudan, Meroe, Pyramide N6

Neues Museum
Daily Life - Luxury - Protection.
Jewellery in Ancient Egypt

This small exhibition presents selected pieces of jewellery, pectorals, and amulets, as well as...
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Willotte Spieldesign, after: Lucas Cranach the Elder, Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg as Jerome in the Study, 1526

Gemäldegalerie
Popup Cranach. Alice - Museum for Children Visits the Old Masters

In preparation for the 500th anniversary of Lucas Cranach the Younger's birth in 2015, Alice -...
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Kunstbibliothek
War and Clothing. Fashion illustration at the time of the First World War

The political upheavals of the period between 1914 and 1919 that shook the world and changed the...
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Humboldt Lab Dahlem, Probebühne 4, featuring the 'Reisebericht' project, gold extra - 'Totem's Sound'

Museen Dahlem
Humboldt Lab Dahlem: Probebühne 4

Humboldt Lab Dahlem will present the results of its latest projects in 'Probebühne 4' and once...
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Fan Qi, Landscape on the Yangzi, China, 2nd half 17th c., Handscroll, ink and pale washes on silk, 31 x 207 cm

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
The mountains - not so near, yet not so far …
17th century landscape drawings from the Netherlands and China - a comparison

Chinese landscapes in ink-wash, European landscapes in oil: the differences seem enormous. But...
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Gabriele Heidecker: Pidurutalagala, 1979

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
The Landscapes of Sri Lanka - 100 Years Later. Drawings by Gabriele Heidecker

In the next installment of the exhibition 'Landscapes of Sri Lanka' the Museum für Asiatische Kunst...
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Mariana Castillo Deball, Parergon, Installation view Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
Mariana Castillo Deball. Parergon

Since September 2014, the artist Mariana Castillo Deball (*1975 in Mexico City) - who was awarded...
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Moshe Gershuni, Jerusalem Nights, 1985, glass paint, industrial varnish, and various materials on coated paper (detail)

Neue Nationalgalerie
Moshe Gershuni. No Father No Mother

Moshe Gershuni (born in 1936, Tel Aviv) is one of the most significant living Israeli artists. His...
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Axe with silver damascene work executed in the Mammen style, 10th c. CE, iron, silver, Mammen, Middelsom Herred, Denmark

Martin-Gropius-Bau
The Vikings

An exhibition presented by the Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) in...
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Collage of the Ghent Altarpiece, detail

Gemäldegalerie
The Ghent Altarpiece by the Van Eyck brothers in Berlin. 1820-1920

The Ghent Altarpiece, painted by the Van Eyck brothers and completed in 1432, is one of the...
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Wort-Bild-Marke der Dauerausstellung Steinzeit - Bronzezeit - Eisenzeit 
im Museum für Vor und Frühgeschichte im Neuen Museum

Neues Museum
Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age

Nearly five years after the spectacular opening of the Neues Museum, its permanent exhibition is...
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View into the exhibition Feeling War

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Feeling War

There is no war without heightened emotions: love of one's country, hatred of the enemy and...
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God Shiva with His Family, North India, Kangra style, ca. 1800, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 22.7 x 18 cm

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
The Landscapes of India. Miniature Painting from the Mughal Era

The miniatures on display in this exhibition reveal the scope of the landscape tradition in Indian...
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Ludwig Gies, Totentanz, 1917
Vorderseite. Bronze, 121 mm

Bode-Museum
I Gave Gold for Iron - The Great War through the Medium of the Medal

Medals and coins provide a direct, flowing commentary on WWI - the first great German and European...
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Harun Farocki, Ernste Spiele I: Watson ist hin, 2010, Videostill

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
HARUN FAROCKI. SERIOUS GAMES

The Nationalgalerie mourns the death of Harun Farocki (1944-2014), who passed away on 30 July 2014...
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Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
A-Z. The Marzona Collection

The exhibition "A-Z. The Marzona Collection" is a celebration of the conceptual art of the 1960s...
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Lable of the theme year

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

The year 2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of the First World War's outbreak. On this occasion,...
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Heimo Zobernig, AMERIKANER, 1992

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
Official Welcome

"Official Welcome" presents a selection of acquisitions of the Stiftung des Vereins der Freunde der...
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Sarah Morris
1972 [Rings], 2006 / 2013
Edition Schellmann

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
Wall Works

Within the spacious architecture of the Rieckhallen the exhibition WALL WORKS offers an overview of...
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Andreas Gursky, Singapore Stock Exchange
I, 1997, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie,
Schenkung Dr. Erich Marx.

Neue Nationalgalerie
Expansion of the Combat Zone. 1968-2000. The Collection Part 3

After the exhibitions 'Modern Times' (1900-1945) and 'Divided Heaven' (1945-1968), our attention...
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Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin
Die Sammlungen. The Collections. Les Collections

The Hamburger Bahnhof was built in the mid-nineteenth century as a terminal station for the railway...
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Paul Klee, Pflanze und Fenster, Stilleben, 1927, Öl auf Leinwand, Leihgabe der Familie Berggruen (Ausschnitt)

Museum Berggruen
Picasso and his Time

On 16 March 2013, the Museum Berggruen, part of the Nationalgalerie, will reopen its doors to...
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Ethnologisches Museum
Myth of the Golden Triangle. Hill Tribes in South-East Asia

The Golden Triangle - a term that conjures up images of opium, warlords, lawlessness and...
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View of the permanent exhibition Cultural Contacts. Living in Europe, 2011

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Cultural Contacts. Living in Europe

Spread over 700 square metres, the permanent exhibition 'Cultural Contacts. Living in Europe' is...
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The Giant Mechanical Nativity Scene from the Ore Mountains

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
The Giant Mechanical Nativity Scene from the Ore Mountains

One highlight in the permanent exhibition at the Museum of European Cultures is the mechanical...
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Adö with his family at lunch

Ethnologisches Museum
This is What We Eat. We Eat Rice.
Hands-on exhibition for children from 4-8 in the JuniorMuseum

Eating rice, perhaps even for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Unthinkable for most children and adults...
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Flickenmantel eines Derwisches, Iran, Mitte 19. Jh., Sammlung Julius Heinrich Petermann, 1857

Ethnologisches Museum
Muslims' Worlds

From mid November 2011, the Department of the North Africa, Western and Central Asia will unveil...
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Gemäldegalerie
Kinder-Reich: the Gemäldegalerie for Kids. The Painter's Workshop

In the new 'Kinder-Reich' at the Gemäldegalerie, children can find out for themselves how Dutch...
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Altes Museum
Ancient Worlds. Greeks, Etruscans and Romans

Since 24 February 2011, ancient worlds are opened up for people to explore in a completely new...
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Coloured model bust of Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, c 1340 BC; Donation James Simon

Neues Museum
Ancient Egypt

The Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection has a chance to present itself on a scale never shown...
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Neues Museum
Prehistory and early history

The Museum of Prehistory and Early History presents its expansive collection together with objects...
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Pieter Hugo: Steven Amoako, Wild Honey Collector, Techniman District, Ghana 2005

Ethnologisches Museum
Africa in Berlin

Four years after the opening of the internationally well-received 'Art from Africa' exhibition, the...
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Odilon Redon: Hommage à Goya, about 1895

Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg
Surreal Worlds

The Collection Scharf-Gerstenberg is exhibiting excellent works by the Surrealists and their...
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Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Art from South, Southeast and Central Asian Art

The Collection of South, Southeast and Central Asian Art houses one of the most important...
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Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Art from East Asia

The Collection of East Asian Art presents a comprehensive exhibition embracing the broad spectrum...
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Ethnologisches Museum
Art from Africa

The Ethnological Museum presents its new permanent exhibition of "Art from Africa", starting from...
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Museum für Fotografie
Helmut Newton's Private Property

The Helmut Newton Foundation occupies the two lower floors in the building and has for many years...
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Ethnologisches Museum
South Sea. Collection Melanesia and Australia

As from 18 June 2004, after nearly two years of refurbishment, the South Sea exhibition of the...
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Robyn Kahukiwa: Taniwha Wounded but not Dead, 1990 (detail)

Ethnologisches Museum
South Sea. Polynesian and Micronesian Collection and the Gallery of Contemporary Art

The collections of artefacts from Polynesia are among the oldest at the Ethnological Museum. The...
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Pergamonmuseum
Architecture of Antiquity

With an annual figure of 1.000.000 visitors the Pergamon Museum ranks among the most popular...
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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: Amor als Sieger, 1602

Gemäldegalerie
Paintings from the 13th to 18th century

The Gemäldegalerie possesses one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 13th to...
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Schloss Köpenick
RoomArt, furniture and decorative art from the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo

At Köpenick Palace, reopened in May 2004 after basic restoration works, a new museum concept is...
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Pergamonmuseum
Art of Islamic Cultures

The Museum of Islamic Art is situated in the south wing of the Pergamonmuseum. Its permanent...
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Alte Nationalgalerie
Art of the 19th Century

The Alte Nationalgalerie is regarded as a comprehensive collection of art of the era between the...
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Bode-Museum
Sculpture and Painting 13th-18th Century

The Skulpturensammlung is one of the largest collections of ancient sculpture in the world and is...
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Pergamonmuseum
Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

The Museum of the Ancient Near East ranks alongside the Louvre and the British Museum as one of the...
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Bode-Museum
Coins and Medals

With over 500,000 objects, the Münzkabinett (Numismatic Collection) is one of the largest coin...
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Bode-Museum
Late Antique and Byzantine Art

The Museum für Byzantinische Kunsthouses a first-rate collection of late Antique and Byzantine...
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Ethnologisches Museum
North American Indians. From Myth to Modern

The store rooms of the Ethnological Museum house close on to 30,000 objects originating from the...
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Ethnologisches Museum
American Archaeology

The exhibition "American Archaeology" presents the great diversity of pre-Hispanic cultures in...
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