Press

Welcome to the Press Room of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

This is where you will find current press releases and press images, as well as the press archive. We have also compiled an overview of upcoming press dates for you.

Free press time-slot tickets can can be reserved online in advance with a valid press ID in the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin ticket shop.

Applications for permissions to film or photograph can be found in the separate section Service, which also contains general information on your visit to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

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Current press releases

02.06.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Under Construction. New Acquisitions for the Nationalgalerie Collection | 2.6.2022 – 15.1.2023
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02.06.2022
Humboldt Forum | Slices of Life: Ethnographic Film Day at Humboldt Forum | 2.6.2022
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03.06.2022
Helmut Newton Foundation at Museum für Fotografie | Hollywood | 3.6. – 20.11.2022
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03.06.2022
Kupferstichkabinett | Woodcut. From 1400 to the present | 3.6. – 11.9.2022
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10.06.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Balance | 10.6. - 9.10.2022
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11.06.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | 12. Berlin Biennale | 11.6. – 18.9.2022
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17.06.2022
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Every Day at the Museum. Security guards present their favorite works | 17.6 – 2.10.2022
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24.06.2022
Kulturforum | 100 Best Posters Germany Austria Switzerland 2021 | 24.6. – 10.7.2022
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01.07.2022
Bode-Museum | Think Big! Gail Rothschild Paints Portraits of Late Antique Egyptian Textiles | 1.7. – 31.10.2022
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02.07.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Sascha Wiederhold. Rediscovery of a forgotten artist | 2.7.2022 - 8.1.2023
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08.07.2022
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | We are from here. Turkish-German Life in 1990. Photographs by Ergun Çağatay | 8.7.2022 – 7.2.2023
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02.09.2022
Gemäldegalerie | Donatello. Founder of the Renaissance | 2.9.2022 – 8.1.2023
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15.09.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | cameron clayborn. from my portal | 15.9.2022 – 28.2.2023
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30.09.2022
Kunstbibliothek | In:complete. Destroyed – Divided – Enhanced | 30.9.2022 – 15.1.2023
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15.10.2022
Neues Museum | Adventures on the Nile. Prussia and Egyptology 1842–45 | 15.10.2022 – 7.3.2023
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21.10.2022
Alte Nationalgalerie | Johann Gottfried Schadow. Moving Forms | 21.10.2022 – 19.2.2023
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Past press releases

24.05.2022
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | All Hands On: Basketry | from 24.5.2022
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20.05.2022
James-Simon-Galerie + Pergamonmuseum | Museum, open up! History meets the present | Friday, 20.5. 2022
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17.05.2022
Kunstbibliothek | Studio Tolerance | 17.5. – 17.7.2022
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15.05.2022
Bode-Museum | I LOVE NO WAITING. Mobility and spontaneity with art | Sunday, 15.5.2022
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13.05.2022
James-Simon-Galerie + Neues Museum | The Worlds of Schliemann. His Life. His Discoveries. His Legacy | 13.5. – 6.11.2022
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12.05.2022
Kunstbibliothek + Nationalgalerie | Stankowski Foundation donates works to German museums
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07.05.2022
Kunstgewerbemuseum | Chairs. Dieckmann! The Forgotten Bauhaus Master Erich Dieckmann | 7.5. – 14.8.2022
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30.04.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Performance and event program for the exhibition "Nation, Narration, Narcosis" | April – June 2022
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29.04.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Barbara Kruger. Bitte lachen / Please cry | 29.4. – 28.8.2022
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29.04.2022
Museum für Fotografie | SEEN BY #17: Profiling | 29.4. – 19.6.2022
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27.04.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Performance „254“ der ukrainischen Künstlerin Maria Kulikovska auf der Terrasse der Neuen Nationalgalerie | 27.4. - 4.5.2022
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11.04.2022
Humboldt Forum | Cooperation contract signed: Joint exhibition on Tanzania’s history in Berlin
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09.04.2022
Gemäldegalerie | David Hockney – Landscapes in Dialogue. The “Four Seasons” of the Würth Collection in Berlin | 9.4. – 10.7.2022
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07.04.2022
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Constantinople – Samos – Berlin. Pledging, division of finds and secret export of antiquities on the eve of the First World War
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06.04.2022
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Welcome! The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin invite you - offers for refugees from Ukraine
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02.04.2022
Humboldt Forum | Jitdam Kapeel - a performative, public workshop in the exhibition “Oceania: People and Sea” of the Ethnologisches Museum | 2.4 - 4.4.2022
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31.03.2022
Gemäldegalerie | Rembrandt Rediscovery in Berlin's Gemäldegalerie
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29.03.2022
Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg | Cyprien Gaillard. Der Hausengel | 26.11.2021 – 1.5.2022
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28.03.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Church for Sale. Works from the Haubrok collection and the collection of the Nationalgalerie | 28.11.2021 – 18.9.2022
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26.03.2022
Alte Nationalgalerie | Paul Gauguin – Why Are You Angry? | 26.3. – 10.7.2022
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25.03.2022
Museum für Fotografie | Image and Space. Candida Höfer in dialogue with the photography collection of the Kunstbibliothek | 25.3. – 28.8.2022
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24.03.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | Rosas. Dark Red | 24. – 27.3.2022
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18.03.2022
Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg | André Thomkins. Kopfarbeit – Handarbeit, Tag und Nacht | 18.3. – 24.7.2022
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15.03.2022
Vorderasiatisches Museum | Virtual Tour through the digital exhibition "Uruk - 5000 Years of the Megacity"
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10.03.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Raising a quarter million euros for the Ukraine in a collective act of solidarity | Fundraising continues
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05.03.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Berlin's cultural institutions jointly call for a fundraising campaign | 5.3. and 6.3.
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04.03.2022
Pergamonmuseum | Samarra Revisited. Excavation photographs from the caliph's palaces | 4.3. – 28.8.2022
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01.03.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath new directors of Hamburger Bahnhof
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28.02.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Sung Tieu ist Publikumspreisträgerin des Preis der Nationalgalerie 2021
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23.02.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Stell die Verbindung her: Ein Audiowalk durch die Ausstellung „Church For Sale“ von Jugendlichen für Alle!
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18.02.2022
Alte Nationalgalerie | Jan Toorops „Hetäre“: Schlüsselwerk des europäischen Symbolismus ergänzt die Sammlung der Nationalgalerie
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17.02.2022
Institut für Museumsforschung | Exhibitions Controversial: New online portal supports museum professionals
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15.02.2022
Museum für Islamische Kunst | Islamistische und rassistische Anschläge – ein Thema für Schule und Unterricht? Handreichung für Pädagog*innen
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12.02.2022
Kupferstichkabinett | Hell's Black and Starlight. Dante's Divine Comedy in Modern and Contemporary Art | 12.2. – 8.5.2022
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10.02.2022
Neue Nationalgalerie | Gerhard Richter. Artist’s Books | 10.2. – 29.5.2022
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01.02.2022
Gemäldegalerie | Fantastic Beasts in Graphic Art from the 15th to the 18th Century | 1.2. – 5.6.2022
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28.01.2022
Münzkabinett | Hand-Size Great Art. Medal Art in Germany 2007 to Today | 28.1.2022 – 6.1.2023
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21.01.2022
Kunstgewerbemuseum | Design Lab #11: LithoMania | 21.1. – 3.4.2022
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11.01.2022
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Research project "Traces of the 'Boxer War' in German Museum Collections" launched
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01.01.2022
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Exhibition Highlights 2022
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Mechtild Kronenberg
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