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The James-Simon-Galerie on the Museumsinsel Berlin with its colonnades made of white exposed concrete
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James-Simon-Galerie Wins the ArchitekturPreis Berlin in 2020

04.11.2020

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Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Temporarily Closed From 2 November 2020

30.10.2020

The Neues Museum
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Statement on the Act of Vandalism on 3 October 2020 in Museums on the Museumsinsel Berlin

21.10.2020

MUSEUM – The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (German only)
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MUSEUM, IV, 2020 — The Programme Magazine for the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is Available!

05.10.2020

View of the 3D Exhibition Near Life
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“Near Life” 3D Exhibition Now Online

05.10.2020

Das Herbstferienprogramm 2020 beginnt
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Fall School Break Programme, 2020

28.09.2020

The James-Simon-Galerie and the Pergamonmuseum on the Museumsinsel Berlin
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Information about the Reopening of Additional Locations as of September 2020

31.08.2020

MUSEUM III 2020 – The program of the Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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MUSEUM, III, 2020 — The Programme Magazine for the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is Available!

24.07.2020

The James-Simon-Galerie and the Neues Museum
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Academy Lecture Series „Netzwerk Museumsinsel" Available Online

26.06.2020

Get Away to the (Museum) Island! Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Summer Programme Begins on 30 June 2020
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Get Away to the (Museum) Island! Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Summer Programme Begins on 30 June 2020

25.06.2020

Banner at the Altes Museum
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Statement on the Demonstrations on the Museumsinsel Berlin

24.06.2020

Kolonnadenhof auf der Museumsinsel Berlin
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Restricted Telephone Service at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin from 22 to 26 June 2020

18.06.2020

Front and back of an annual card with a motif from the Nationalgalerie: Edouard Manet, In the Conservatory, 1878-79
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Annual Tickets Extended by Two Months

14.05.2020

Screenshot aus dem Film „James Simon. Erste Schenkung an das Kaiser Friedrich Museum“
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New Online Offers: From James Simon to Vanessa Beecroft, and from Hugo von Tschudi to Nevin Aladağ

30.04.2020

The James-Simon-Galerie on the Museumsinsel Berlin with its colonnades of white exposed concrete
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The James-Simon-Galerie Wins the Architekturpreis Beton in 2020

30.04.2020

A deserted Processional Way, with bas-reliefs of lions passant made of glazed bricks, 6th c. BCE
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Prepares to Open Some of its Museums

29.04.2020

#ClosedButOpen at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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New Online Offers: Post-Pandemic Design, Faience and Fragments

23.04.2020

#ClosedButOpen at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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New Online Offers: Magical Talismans, Jazz in the Garden and #CollectingCorona

16.04.2020

#ClosedButOpen: Easter at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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#ClosedButOpen: Easter at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

09.04.2020

Pergamon Altar, view of the Gigantomachy frieze / north risalit. A complete and richly detailed 3D model of the Pergamon Altar created as part of a digital scanning project is now available online.
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Overview of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Offers Online

24.03.2020

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin derzeit geschlossen
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Information about the Closing of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Beginning 14 March 2020

12.03.2020

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin: Current Information Regarding COVID-19
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Staatliche Museen zu Berlin: Current Information Regarding COVID-19

11.03.2020

Register now for the Easter holiday programme 2020!
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Register Now for the Easter Holiday Programme 2020

06.03.2020

Event at Haus Bastian - Zentrum für Kulturelle Bildung
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt, 2019

Family Action Day, the Closing Event of the Exhibition “Near Life: The Gipsformerei – 200 Years of Casting Plaster” on 1 March 2020

21.02.2020

The James-Simon-Galerie on the Museumsinsel Berlin
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James-Simon-Galerie Awarded the 2020 DAM Prize

07.02.2020

The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Welcome More than 4 Million Visitors in 2019
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The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Welcome More than 4 Million Visitors in 2019

31.01.2020

MUSEUM I 2020 - The program of the Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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MUSEUM I 2020 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

02.01.2020

Academy programme of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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Booking for the new Academy programme opens on 9 January 2020

19.12.2019

Alte Nationalgalerie, Luftbildaufnahme, 2019
© Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Stefan Müchler

Museumsinsel Berlin – 20 Years as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

04.12.2019

Willi Döring: James Simon at His Desk in His Study (1901)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Volker-H. Schneider

Book Presentation: James Simon: Briefe an Wilhelm von Bode 1885 – 1927 in the James-Simon-Galerie

08.11.2019

Key Visual of the event series "Weitwinkel. Globale Sammlungsperspektiven"
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Event Series "WEITWINKEL – Global Perspectives on Collections" starts on 29 October 2019

24.10.2019

MUSEUM IV 2019 – The program of the Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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MUSEUM IV 2019 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

01.10.2019

2. Europäischer Tag der Restaurierung am 13. Oktober 2019
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Second European Day of Conservation-Restoration on 13 October 2019

30.09.2019

James-Simon-Galerie
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James-Simon-Galerie Co-Hosts the 19th ilb

30.08.2019

Long Night of Museums on 31. August 2019
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Long Night of Museums on 31 August 2019

21.08.2019

Werkstatt der Gipsformerei
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ARTE Film Premiere of “Pergamon in Gips” on 5 September 2019

20.08.2019

The James-Simon-Galerie at the Museumsinsel
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The Pergamonmuseum a Hit with Crowds: Due to Capacity Limits, Timed Tickets Become Obligatory

16.08.2019

BEE at the Museum: Talks on Bee-Related Topics on 22 August 2019 at the James-Simon-Galerie and the Neues Museum
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BEE at the Museum: Talks on Bee-Related Topics on 22 August 2019 at the James-Simon-Galerie

06.08.2019

Großes Eröffnungswochenende im Haus Bastian, dem neuen Zentrum für kulturelle Bildung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin
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Grand Opening Weekend at Haus Bastian: The New Centre for Cultural Education

05.08.2019

Activity Day for the Opening of the James-Simon Galerie on 13 July 2019
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The James-Simon-Galerie Attracts More Than 40,000 Visitors on Its Opening Weekend

15.07.2019

David Chipperfield, Mayor Michael Müller Ann and Timothy M. Simon, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prof. Dr. Hermann Parzinger, Monika Grütters and Prof. Dr. Michael Eissenhauer at the opening of the James-Simon-Galerie on 12 July 2019
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The James-Simon-Galerie is Now Open

12.07.2019

The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet
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The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet in the Bode-Museum

09.07.2019

MUSEUM III 2019 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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MUSEUM III 2019 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

01.07.2019

James-Simon-Galerie, view towards the main entrance
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Activity Day to Celebrate the Opening of the James-Simon-Galerie on 13 July 2019

27.06.2019

August Gaul’s "Reclining Lion" in the foyer of the James-Simon-Galerie
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August Gaul’s "Reclining Lion" from the Rudolf Mosse Collection Soon on Display in the James-Simon-Galerie

22.05.2019

MUSEUM II 2019 – The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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Museum II 2019 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

02.04.2019

MUSEUM I 2019 – The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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Museum I 2019 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

02.01.2019

Handover of the James-Simon-Galerie to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
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Handover of the James-Simon-Galerie to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

13.12.2018

Museum IV 2018  - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!
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Museum IV 2018 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

01.10.2018

The new program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now.
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Museum III 2018 - The program of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is out now!

06.07.2018

Kolonnaden Bar auf der Museumsinsel Berlin
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Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin, open 7 – 10 p.m. every Thursday from 14 June 2018

07.06.2018

v.l.n.r.: Rolf Aschermann (Rotary Club Berlin-Süd), Egbert Broerken (Bildhauer), Christoph Brewka (Präsident Rotary Club Berlin-Süd), Heike Kropff (Leiterin der Abteilung Bildung/Kommunikation – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin), Volker Pellet (Präsident Rotary Club Berlin-Nord) bei dem erweiterten Tastmodell der Museumsinsel Berlin
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Handover ceremony for newly expanded tactile model of Berlin’s Museum Island

20.03.2018

Simulation of what the Museumsinsel Berlin will look like in future. View of the James-Simon-Galerie (under construction) from the south; on the right the Neues Museum
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Topping-out ceremony for the James-Simon-Galerie

12.04.2016

Das Bild zeigt den Durchbruch auf der Museumsinsel.
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Durchbruch auf der Museumsinsel

31.07.2015