The podcast “Montags geschlossen” (only available in German) reveals that a lot goes on behind the scenes at the Museum Europäischer Kulturen ‒ even when the building is closed to visitors. Artists comment on the current topics of the special exhibitions, and museum staff discuss their diverse tasks and prove that the MEK collection has a suitable object for just about any subject.
Volkswagen ART4ALL, a free programme at Hamburger Bahnhof, is currently offered as an online edition. It broadcasts a new podcast on the first Thursday of every month. The first podcasts in this online edition of the interdisciplinary and publicly accessible programme of lectures, screenings, conversations with artists, performances and more feature Walter Dahn, Nevin Aladağ, Wolfgang Tillmans und Katharina Grosse.
The blog of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (only in German) has discovered historical programmes and photographs in the archives and brings this ebullient period to life with a specially curated Spotify playlist revisiting Jazz in the Garden and the Meta Music Festival.
Six bands were invited to the "Mschatta Lounge" in 2019, each of which interpreted an object from the exhibition in their own musical language.
Thanks to a range of digital offers, our 15 collections can be accessed around the clock – and many of the museums can also be explored on a virtual tour outside their opening hours. Online offers are continuously being developed and enhanced with fascinating new subject matter.