Please note: We regret that in the period from Friday, 2 to Monday, 12 June 2023 we are unable to issue permits for any filming, photography, or audio recording that is NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN CURRENT PRESS COVERAGE on current exhibitions or events at our museums. We kindly ask that you take this into account when planning your shoots in our museums and apologise for any inconvenience.

Request for permission to film, photograph, or record audio


Select medium*


Type of shots*


Your project*


* Written confirmation from educational institution required

(scheduled broadcast date incl. repeats, Internet availability with date [for print versions state issue number, circulation], planned length of the entire film, planned length of programme)

Will you require an energy source for your equipment?*




I promise to send a copy of the broadcast or recording by the first date of publication/broadcast, to the following address:

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Bildung, Vermittlung und Kommunikation
Reference: Voucher copy
Genthiner Str. 38
D 10785 Berlin

as well as to the following address in the case of IP licensing:

Bildagentur für Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte
Märkisches Ufer 16 – 18
D 10179 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 278792-0
Fax: +49 30 278792-39




I hereby acknowledge and agree to comply with the SMB guidelines regarding audio, photography and filming.

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Agree to guidelines

I agree that the data provided in this form will be used exclusively for this specific request. In particular, data will not be passed on to unauthorized third parties. I am aware that I can revoke my consent at any time with effect for the future. I can do this via the following channels: by e-mail to: kommunikation[at] or by post to: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Generaldirektion, Stauffenbergstraße 41, 10785 Berlin. The privacy policy of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin applies. The privacy policy also contains further information about the possibilities of correcting, deleting or blocking my data.

The processing time for your application can vary depending on the current number of requests and the overall workload, however you should expect a processing time of at least a week.

* Mandatory

Mechtild Kronenberg
Head of Press, Communication, Sponsorship
Phone: +49 30 266423401
E-Mail: kommunikation[at]

Markus Farr
Press officer Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Phone: +49 30 266423402

Fiona Geuß
Press officer Nationalgalerie
Phone: +49 30 39783416

Timo Weißberg
Press officer Dahlem
Phone: +49 30 266426803
E-Mail: presse[at]

Konstanze Hausstätter
Permission for commercial purposes (film, photograph, or record audio request)
Phone: +49 30 266423412
E-Mail: k.hausstaetter[at]