Currently open are selected venues on the Museumsinsel Berlin and at the Kulturforum, as well as the Hamburger Bahnhof and the Museum Europäischer Kulturen. More information and online tickets

Past exhibitions

© Christine Levannas

Ethnologisches Museum
Myth of the Golden Triangle. Hill Tribes in South-East Asia

16.12.2011 to 26.09.2016

The image in black and white shows people on a market place in Santiago de Chile
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum

Ethnologisches Museum
South America in Pictures

late November 2011 to late August 2013

© Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V. / Eva Häberle

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

19.11.2011 to 10.01.2016

On view is: Flickenmantel eines Derwisches, Iran, Mitte 19. Jh., Sammlung Julius Heinrich Petermann, 1857
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Claudia Obrock

Ethnologisches Museum
Muslims' Worlds

12.11.2011 to 08.01.2017

The black-and-white-image shows a sailboat on a wide river.
© Heinz Westphal, 1955

Ethnologisches Museum
In the Reed Landscapes of the Euphrates and Tigris
Photographs by Heinz Westphal from southern Iraq, 1955/56

12.11.2010 to 27.03.2011

The image shows Kágaba indians at the traditional dance of the condor.
© Wouter Bokma (Amsterdam)

Ethnologisches Museum
Photography as Document
The Kágaba of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

22.10.2010 to 27.03.2011

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Pieter Hugo

Ethnologisches Museum
Africa in Berlin

04.09.2009 to 08.01.2017

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Martin Franken; CC NC-BY-SA

Ethnologisches Museum
Art from Africa

27.08.2005 to 08.01.2017

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum

Ethnologisches Museum
Australia through the eye of the camera
Selected photos of Charles Kerry (1858-1928) and John W. Lindt (1845-1926)

29.10.2004 to 2011

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Dietrich Graf; CC NC-BY-SA

Ethnologisches Museum
South Sea. Collection Melanesia and Australia

18.06.2004 to 10.01.2016

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Claudia Obrocki; CC NC-BY-SA

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

01.10.2001 to 10.01.2016

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Dietrich Graf; CC NC-BY-SA

Ethnologisches Museum
North American Indians. From Myth to Modern

01.01.2001 to 10.01.2016

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Martin Franken; CC NC-BY-SA

Ethnologisches Museum
American Archaeology

26.11.1999 to 08.01.2017