Past exhibitions

On view is a drawing of a portrait of Max Ohnefalsch-Richter.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte

Neues Museum
Between Royal Graves and the Pawnshop
Max Ohnefalsch-Richter (1850–1917) and the Archaeology of Cyprus

01.12.2017 to 04.03.2018

Ricarda Huch, medallion of M. Friedländer, 1927
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Münzkabinett

Bode-Museum
The Human Image – The Portrait’s Evolution from Antiquity to the Present

24.11.2017 to 07.10.2018

Rodin – Rilke – Hofmannsthal, Man and His Genius, Exhibition view, Alte Nationalgalerie
© Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Andres Kilger

Alte Nationalgalerie
Rodin – Rilke – Hofmannsthal
Man and His Genius

17.11.2017 to 18.03.2018

On view is: The Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r. 1605–27) with his wife  on an imperial carpet with a lattice and flower pattern, probably from Kashmir, India or Lahore, present-day Pakistan, early 17th century, opaque watercolour and gold on paper.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Ingrid Geske

Pergamonmuseum
Pictures of Comfort and Design: Carpets in Indian Miniature Painting

20.10.2017 to 26.01.2018

On view is: Wolfgang Fritz Volbach as curator of the Frühchristlich-Byzantinische Sammlung zu Berlin, 1927/1933, reverse and front of the photo
© Universität Bonn, Evangelisch-Theologisches Seminar, Estate of Wolfgang Fritz Volbach, file 1 / Photographer: unknown

Bode-Museum
Scholarship and Turbulence
Wolfgang Fritz Volbach, a scholar between the two World Wars

13.10.2017 to 28.01.2018

On view is: Coptic papyrus codex containing the Book of Proverbs (copied in Egypt at the end of the 4th century, SB Oriental Department, Ms. or. oct. 987)
© Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK, Fotostelle

Pergamonmuseum
Testimonies of Faith. Biblical Traditions in the Islamic World

14.07.2017 to 15.10.2017

On view is: 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

Neues Museum
China and Egypt. Cradles of the World

06.07.2017 to 03.12.2017

On view is: Uranius Antoninus, obverse: left-facing armoured bust of Uranius Antonius with laurel wreath; reverse: the stone of Baal from Emesa on a four-horse chariot (quadriga), left-facing. On the stone, which is framed by two screens, the relief of an eagle can be seen.
© Münzkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Reinhard Saczewski

Bode-Museum
Syria Antiqua – Coins and Monuments on the Museuminsel

16.06.2017 to 05.11.2017

Die Staatsmänner Mahdi Quli Khan Majid ad-Dawla und Akbar Khan Nayeb Nazer spielen Schach in Gesellschaft von Mitgliedern des qadscharischen Hofs, 1893
© Nationalarchive Irans, Teheran

Pergamonmuseum
Iran. Moving into Modernity

05.05.2017 to 30.06.2017

Friedrich Wasmann, Paul, Maria und Filomena von Putzer, 1840
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Andres Kilger

Alte Nationalgalerie
Small Masterpieces

30.03.2017 to 11.03.2018

Anna Martha Napp: Der Teufel scheißt immer auf den größten Haufen. Medaille, Bronze, 2015
© Foto: Reinhard Saczewski, grafische Gestaltung: Jan Hawemann

Bode-Museum
Art Coins Money: MUSE MACHT MONETEN

24.11.2016 to 27.05.2017

Hunting bowl, 7th/8th CE, Gilt silver
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst, Foto: Ingrid Geske

Pergamonmuseum
The Heritage of the Old Kings. Ctesiphon and the Persian Sources of Islamic Art

15.11.2016 to 23.04.2017

On view is: Canova und der Tanz, Ausstellungsansicht, Bode-Museum, 2016
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Skulpturensammlung / David von Becker

Bode-Museum
Canova and the Dance

21.10.2016 to 22.01.2017

Friedrich Loos, Panorama von Rom (V von V), Blick auf S. Giovanni in Laterano, 1850, Öl auf Leinwand
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Alte Nationalgalerie / Foto: Andres Kilger

Alte Nationalgalerie
An Urban Landscape – A 360° Panorama of Rome by Friedrich Loos

05.08.2016 to 12.03.2017

On view is: Apulisch-rotfiguriger Volutenkrater (Detail), 375–350 v. Chr.
© The J. Paul Getty Museum, Foto: Tahnee Cracchiola

Altes Museum
Dangerous Perfection – Ancient Funerary Vases from Apulia

17.06.2016 to 21.01.2018