Dr. Dagmar Hirschfelder


Function

Director (Gemäldegalerie)

Institution

Gemäldegalerie

Contact

d.hirschfelder[at]smb.spk-berlin.de

Focus

  • Head of the Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Northern Alpine painting of the 15th to 18th centuries
  • German panel painting of the late Middle Ages
  • Albrecht Dürer
  • Netherlandish painting and graphic art of the 16th and 17th centuries
  • Portraits, tronies, figure painting
  • Gender issues in art

Vita

Since 11/2021 Director of the Gemäldegalerie. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
06/2017 until 11/2021 Head of the Paintings and Graphics Department of the Kurpfälzisches Museum Heidelberg
04/2013 until 05/2017 Head of the research project "German panel painting of the late Middle Ages. Art historical and art-technological research on the paintings in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum", Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
04/2010 until 03/2012 Employee in the research and exhibition project "The early Dürer. Historiographic models for an expanded understanding of Albrecht Dürer's early work", Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
06/2007 until 03/2010 Coordinator of the new conception of the permanent collection on art and cultural history 1500– 1800, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
06/2005 until 06/2007 Trainee in the Department of Paintings until 1800 / Stained Glass, Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg
04/2005 PhD at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
07/2001 until 03/2004 Doctoral scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
10/1993 until 05/2000 Studies of Art History, Medieval and Modern History, German philology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
09/1996 until 05/1997 Studies of Art History at the Université Paris IV –- Sorbonne

Membership

  • Since 11/2021: Member of the Board of the Kaiser Friedrich Museumsverein, Berlin
  • Since 01/2022: Member of the Board of the Streit Foundation, Berlin
  • Since 01/2020: Member of the Deutscher Museumsbund e.V.
  • Since 08/2009: Member of ICOM (International Council of Museums)
  • Since 09/2008: Member of ANKK (Working Group for Netherlandish Art and Culture)
  • Since 09/2005: Member of CODART (Curators of Dutch and Flemish Art)
  • Since 01/2002: Member of HNA (Historians of Netherlandish Art)

Publications

Staff of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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