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Außenansicht der James-Simon-Galerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

The James-Simon-Galerie, Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum Are Open Thursdays until 8 pm

01.07.2022

Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin from 23 June to 28 July 2022
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Ute Klein

Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin from 23 June to 28 July 2022

22.06.2022

Final state after restoration 2022 (detail)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Marion Böhl

„Berlin’s Most Beautiful Madonna“ Returns to the Bode-Museum

13.06.2022

Event at the Neue Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Juliane Eirich

Free Activities and Events for Refugees from Ukraine Now Available with Reservations

06.04.2022

Visitors in the Neue Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie / Valerie Schmidt

Free Admission for Refugees from Ukraine

18.03.2022

Virtual tour through the digital exhibition "Uruk - 5000 Years of the Megacity"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum

Uruk – 5,000 Years of the Megacity: The Vorderasiatisches Museum Launches a Virtual Exhibition

15.03.2022

Museums and Ancient Western Asia: Perspectives from the Middle East
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

Online Lecture Series „Museums and Ancient Western Asia” from 17 January to 15 March 2022

13.01.2022

Upper part of a colossal statue of Tutankhamun or Ay, detail
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Sandra Steiß

New Virtual Tour through the Exhibition Achmim: Egypt’s Forgotten City

10.01.2022

The Kaiser Friedrich Museumsverein Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Bode-Museum / Wolfgang Gülcker

The Kaiser Friedrich Museumsverein Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary

03.01.2022

Event at the Altes Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt, 2021

Education and Outreach Semi-Annual Programmes “Bildung und Vermittlung 1/2022”

30.12.2021

Advent at the Bode-Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Boris Baradoy

Advent at the Bode-Museum

30.11.2021

Musical and dance performance in the harem, from an Indo-Persianate album of Antoine Louis Polier, I 4594, fol. 19, Delhi or Faizabad before 1777
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Johannes Kramer

Workshop on the Role of Eighteenth-Century Indo-Persianate Albums from 15 to 17 September 2021

07.09.2021

Visitors to the Neue Nationalgalerie
© Ludwig Mies van der Rohe / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021 /Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt, 2021

The Education and Outreach Semi-Annual Programmes “Bildung und Vermittlung 2/2021” Are Here!

01.09.2021

James-Simon-Galerie, Museumsinsel Berlin
© Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects

The James-Simon-Galerie Receives the RIBA International Award for Excellence in 2021

26.07.2021

The two princesses, after Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764 –1850); Double Statue of Princesses Luise and Friederike of Prussia; Master model, 1926; Plaster, shellacked; 174 x 91 x 67 cm; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gipsformerei, R-03112 (Original: 1795, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Alte Nationalgalerie)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gipsformerei / 3D-Digitalisierung, Virtual Exhibition, Post-Produktion: Studio Jester Blank, 2021

App on the Exhibition Near Life Released

09.07.2021

Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin from 8 July to 12 August 2021
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Ute Klein

Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin from 8 July to 12 August 2021

01.07.2021

Banner: Museum Sunday Berlin
© www.buerobumbum.com / www.sany.dk

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Participating in “Museum Sunday”

21.06.2021

The Alte Nationalgalerie and the Neue Museum at dusk
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Open-Air Cinema: The 2021 Berlinale Summer Special on Berlin’s Museumsinsel

11.05.2021

Xanten Youth, Roman, between 1st C. BC and 1st C. AD
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Johannes Laurentius; CC NC-BY-SA

Academy Lecture Series “The End of Rome: A World in Transition” Now Available Online

22.04.2021

Virtual Tour of the Special Exhibition Plain Talk: About the History of the Bode-Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Wolfgang Gülcker

From Fake Flora to a Gold Robbery: A Virtual Tour through the History of the Bode-Museum

13.04.2021

Banner for „Cinderella, Sindbad & Sinuhe", detail
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung

Exhibition From Cinderella to Sindbad on Display in Abu Dhabi Since 4 April 2021

06.04.2021

360-degree tour through the special exhibition “Decadence and Dark Dreams: Belgian Symbolism” at the Alte Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Maximilian Reich

Decadence and Digital Dreams: Virtual Exhibition on Belgian Symbolism Now Online

31.03.2021

Exhibition guide “Eine Reise durchs Museum für Islamische Kunst”
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst

Pergamonmuseum Reopens with New Exhibition Guide for Children

16.03.2021

Nefertiti Bust, Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1351–1334 BC, donated by James Simon
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Sandra Steiß

New Online Feature on the Nefertiti Bust

09.02.2021

Relief mit Darstellung Assurnasirpals II. bei der Löwenjagd, Detail, moderner Gipsabguss
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

Instagram Live Tours through Additional Museums and Exhibitions Starting 22 Januar 2021

21.01.2021

"Dark Water, Burning World" by Issam Kourbaj
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Mourad Kourbaj

New “Historical” Object at the Museum für Islamische Kunst: Issam Kourbaj’s “Dark Water, Burning World“

21.01.2021

Fernand Khnopff, The Caresses, Detail, 1896
© Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels / akg-images

Live Tours Through Museums and Exhibitions in November and December 2020

26.11.2020

Svea Finck, “Tell mE HoW tO bE A WOmEn”, 1st prize winner in the “Three Graces” Competition for Emerging Medallion Artists
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Johannes Kramer

Winners of the “Three Graces” Competition for Emerging Medallion Artists Announced

23.11.2020

View of the East Facade of the Humboldt Forum
© SHF / GIULIANI | VON GIESE

Humboldt Forum to Open on 17 December 2020

15.10.2020

Friedrichswerdersche Kirche, exterior view
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Reopening of the Friedrichswerdersche Kirche on 27 October 2020

06.10.2020

Bode-Museum and Pergamonmuseum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Photo: David von Becker

The Bode-Museum and Pergamonmuseum Reopen on 3 October 2020

24.09.2020

Visitor in the Gemäldegalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Fabian Fröhlich

Information about the Opening of Selected Museums from 12 May 2020

05.05.2020

The James-Simon-Galerie on the Museumsinsel Berlin with its colonnades of white exposed concrete
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

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. BC
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

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

29.04.2020

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.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung / Johannes Laurentius

Overview of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Offers Online

24.03.2020

Evenings in the "Verstärker”
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt

Evenings in the “Verstärker”: What’s Your Thing, Dude?

11.03.2020

Vestibule of the Neues Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

Maintenance: Neues Museum will remain closed from 23 to 25 March 2020

09.03.2020

Register now for the Easter holiday programme 2020!
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Markus Glahn

Register Now for the Easter Holiday Programme 2020

06.03.2020

Jenny Holzer, Survival: Men don't protect you anymore, view Kolonnadenhof, Museumsinsel Berlin, Courtesy Sprüth Magers
© 1984 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY, Photo: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / David von Becker

Jenny Holzer’s “Men Don’t Protect You Anymore” on Display in the Kolonnadenhof on the Museumsinsel in Berlin

06.03.2020

Tirol, Zamser Retabel, Detail, um 1485, Nadelholz, gefasst
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / Reinhard Saczewski

International Women’s Day: Depictions and Conceptions of Women at the Bode-Museum

24.02.2020

Hermann Parzinger (third from the left), President of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz and Khaled Galal Abdelhamid, Embassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt (second from the left), signing the agreement in the presence of Friederike Seyfried, Director of the Ägyptischen Museums und Papyrussammlung (fourth from the left)
© Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Birgit Jöbstl

Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussamlung: Partner of the New Akhenaten Museum in Egypt

22.11.2019

Large plate, Valencia, Spain, first half of the 16th c., lusterware with inscriptions in cobalt blue (left), and bowl with knight illustration, Iran, 13th c. (right), Ludwig Collection
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Fischer

First Loans from the Long-Term Collaboration with the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation Go on Display

20.11.2019

Haus Bastian, Verstärker
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Evenings in the "Verstärker": New Event Series at Haus Bastian

18.10.2019

Großes Eröffnungswochenende im Haus Bastian, dem neuen Zentrum für kulturelle Bildung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Leo Leowald

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
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

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
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

The James-Simon-Galerie is Now Open

12.07.2019

The Reinstallation of the James Simon Cabinet
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Antje Voigt

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

09.07.2019

James-Simon-Galerie, view towards the main entrance
© Ute Zscharnt für / for David Chipperfield Architects

Activity Day to Celebrate the Opening of the James-Simon-Galerie on 13 July 2019

27.06.2019

The Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Florian Gaertner

Kolonnaden Bar on the Museumsinsel Berlin from 4 July to 15 August 2019

21.06.2019

100,000th Visitor Views "Cinderella, Sindbad & Sinuhe" at the Neues Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung

100,000th Visitor Views "Cinderella, Sindbad & Sinuhe" at the Neues Museum

11.06.2019

The Summer Holiday Programme 2019 is online
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Juliane Eirich

Summer Holiday Programme 2019

18.05.2019

The artistic easter egg hunt at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin is starting!
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt, 2019

Register now for the Easter holiday programme 2019

20.03.2019

Vestibule of the Neues Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

Maintenance: Neues Museum will remain closed from 25th to 27th March 2019

06.03.2019

Online now: mantegnabellini.de
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Foto: Ceren Topcu

Now Online: mantegnabellini.de

26.02.2019

Making of the virtual museum as a model
© ZDF/men work Media Services S.R.L.

Experience Ancient Palmyra in 360° and in 3D

26.02.2019

Der Rundgang im 360°-Panorama von Yadegar Asisi zaubert große Augen in kleine Gesichter
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Christof Hannemann

Family Activity Day at Pergamonmuseum: Das Panorama on 27 January 2019

11.01.2019

from left to right: Ralph Gleis, Head of the Alte Nationalgalerie, Udo Kittelmann, Director of the Nationalgalerie, Christoph Müller, donor, Kerstin Krainer, conservator-restorer, Alte Nationalgalerie, Michael Eissenhauer, Director General of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Foto: David von Becker

Restoring a Donation: Henriette von Carlowitz

18.12.2018

Michel Erhart, Thronende Muttergottes mit Kind, um 1480, Lindenholz, Zustand nach der Restaurierung (Detail)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst / A. Voigt

Bank of America Merrill Lynch enables the restoration of three key works from the fifteenth century

18.10.2018

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Alte Nationalgalerie / Valerie Schmidt

Academy 2018: Tickets still available

21.09.2018

Group portrait with Assyrian queen (left to right: Stefan Geismeier, Nadja Cholidis, Lutz Martin, Helen Gries and Daniel Meyer)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Photo: Olaf M. Teßmer

Vorderasiatisches Museum Makes a Spectacular Find

13.09.2018

Aktionstag Familie auf der Museumsinsel Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt

Free Entry on the Museumsinsel for our Family Activity Day

03.09.2018

Alte Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Photo: Maximilian Meisse

Alte Nationalgalerie will have to remain closed from 24 to 28 August 2018

24.08.2018

Long Night of Museums 2018
© Kulturprojekte Berlin

Long Night of Museums on 25th August 2018

20.08.2018

Studierende in der Skulpturensammlung des Bode-Museums
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Valerie Schmidt

MEETING / Bode-Museum – Studierende vermitteln Kunst

13.07.2018

Südsee-Häuser im Ethnologischen Museum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Claudia Obrocki

The South Sea houses are moving house: more large objects leave the Ethnologisches Museum for the Humboldt Forum

11.07.2018

"HERE WE ARE!" on the Museums-Island
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Anika Büssemeier

Start of the Education and Outreach Project HERE WE ARE! on the Museumsinsel Berlin

09.07.2018

Hanging of the PERGAMON Panorama
© Photo: Tom Schulze / asisi

Hanging of the PERGAMON Panorama

13.06.2018

Hängung der ersten Gemälde im Rembrandt-Saal im Neubau der Gemäldegalerie am Kulturforum, 1997
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk

20 Years of the Gemäldegalerie at the Kulturforum

12.06.2018

Neues Museum, south side with south dome, Alte Nationalgalerie in the background. Museumsinsel Berlin. Bodestraße.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

The Neues Museum will close on 24 April 2018 at 5 p.m.

20.04.2018

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
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Handover ceremony for newly expanded tactile model of Berlin’s Museum Island

20.03.2018

Bernhard Weisser mit Erivan und Helga Haub (v.l.n.r.) sowie ihrer Familie 2009 in dem Ausstellungsraum des Münzkabinetts im Pergamonmuseum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett

Münzkabinett mourns the passing of patron Erivan Haub

19.03.2018

Vestibül des Neuen Museums
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

The Neues Museum will close on 23 January 2018 at 4 p.m.

18.01.2018

China and Egypt. Cradles of the World, exhibition graphic, composed of: You wine vessel shaped as an owl/Standing figure of the jackal-headed god Anubis/Dui food vessel/Statuette of a servant/Heart scarab
© Shanghai Museum, China / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Sandra Steiß

More than 320,000 people have already seen ‘China and Egypt: Cradles of the World’ on show for just one last weekend, until 3 December

30.11.2017

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt

Family Activities Day at the Museumsinsel Berlin on Sunday, 17 September 2017

08.09.2017

Delegationsbesuch in der Restaurierungswerkstatt im Archäologischen Zentrum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

International delegation pays visit to the Museumsinsel

18.07.2017

Haus Bastian (links), James-Simon-Galerie und Pergamonmuseum
© Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Birgit Jöbstl

No Endowment After All: Surprise Decision by Heiner Bastian

04.05.2017

Haus Bastian (links), James-Simon-Galerie und Pergamonmuseum
© Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Birgit Jöbstl

Museumsinsel Will Acquire a Centre for Cultural Education and Learning in 2017

04.10.2016

Kolonnadenhof mit Blick auf Altes Museum und Neues Museum, Museumsinsel Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Bernd Weingart

UNESCO-World Heritage Day on the Museumsinsel

05.06.2016

The image shows students during the excursion.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Forum K&B, Lisa Rohwedder

Local high school takes over the Museumsinsel Berlin

22.04.2015