As of Saturday, 24 April 2021 all buildings of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin will be closed to the public until further notice. More information

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Current Information

Please be advised that press events will not take place until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Our press and public relations service will continue to offer you press releases and press images during the exhibitions’ currently scheduled dates, in addition to regularly informing you about any changes in the dates. Exhibitions scheduled to run during the museum shutdown caused by the coronavirus are listed according to the dates imposed by current lockdown restrictions (subject to change).

Current press releases

18.05.2021
Gemäldegalerie | Late Gothic. The Birth of Modernity | planned from 21.5. – 5.9.2021
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19.05.2021
Museum Berggruen | Picasso & Les Femmes d’Alger | planned from 21.5. – 8.8.2021
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20.05.2021
James-Simon-Galerie | Akhmim. Egypt’s Forgotten City | planned from 21.5. – 12.9.2021
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21.05.2021
Alte Nationalgalerie | Gerhard Richter. Reflections on Painting | from reopening – 3.10.2021
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21.05.2021
Bode-Museum | Plain Talk: About the History of the Bode-Museum | from reopening – further notice
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21.05.2021
Bode-Museum | From Eve to Greta. Women on Coins and Medallions | from reopening – 6.1.2022
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21.05.2021
Ethnologisches Museum | From … to … Zarkashat Turathia. Connected by collections | from reopening - 5.9.2021
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21.05.2021
Friedrichswerdersche Kirche | Ideal and Form. 19th Century Sculpture from the Nationalgalerie Collection | from reopening until further notice
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21.05.2021
Gemäldegalerie | Bastianino: The living cross of Ferrara. The restoration of a forgotten altarpiece | from reopening – 11.7.2021
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21.05.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Pauline Curnier Jardin. Fat to Ashes | ´from reopening – 19.9.2021
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21.05.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Xinyi Cheng. The Horse with Eye Blinders | from reopening – 6.6.2021
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21.05.2021
Helmut Newton Stiftung im Museum für Fotografie | America 1970s/80s. Hofer, Metzner, Meyerowitz, Newton | from reopening – 10.10.2021
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21.05.2021
Kulturforum | Claudia Skoda. Dressed to Thrill | from reopening – 18.7.2021
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21.05.2021
Kunstbibliothek | The Piranesi Principle. Marking the 300th birthday of the great Italian master | from reopening – 11.7.2021
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21.05.2021
Kunstgewerbemuseum | ATMOISM – Designed Atmospheres. An Exhibition by Hermann August Weizenegger | from reopening – 27.6.2021
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21.05.2021
Kupferstichkabinett | Time for Take-Off! Images of Flight from Albrecht Dürer to Jorinde Voigt | from reopening – 1.8.2021
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21.05.2021
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | People From the Porcelain Factory. Human Trace Tableware | from reopening - 12.9.2021
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21.05.2021
Museum für Fotografie | SEEN BY #15: Nothing ever happened (yet) | from reopening – 30.5.2021
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21.05.2021
Museum für Fotografie | Before and After. The Educational Photography Collections of the Berlin University of the Arts 1850–1930 | reopening - 1.8.2021
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21.05.2021
Pergamonmuseum | Radiance of the Alhambra | from reopening – 18.7.2021
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21.05.2021
Pergamonmuseum | From a Fragment to a Monument. The Ishtar Gate in Berlin | from reopening – 3.10.2021
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21.05.2021
Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama | PERGAMON. Masterpieces from the Ancient Metropolis with a 360° Panorama by Yadegar Asisi | from reopening – further notice
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21.05.2021
Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg | Plants Breaking through the Earth. Nature and Art from Max Ernst to Nuria Quevedo | from reopening – 30.9.2021
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21.05.2021
Schloss Köpenick | Flora, Fauna and Fable. Painting on Ceramics: Grita Götze, Heidi Manthey, Sonngard Marcks | from reopening – 3.10.2021
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22.05.2021
Museum Europäischer Kulturen | comiXconnection | from reopening – 30.5.2021
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30.05.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Scratching the Surface. Works from the Sammlung der Nationalgalerie, Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof and loans | planned for 30.5. – 7.11.2021
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02.06.2021
Kupferstichkabinett | Hell's Black and Starlight. Dante's Divine Comedy in Modern and Contemporary Art | planned from 2.6. – 15.8.2021
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13.06.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Starting From Language. The Centenary of Joseph Beuys’s Birth | planned for 13.6. – 19.9.2021
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18.06.2021
Kulturforum | 100 Best Posters 20 Germany Austria Switzerland | planned from 18.6. – 4.7.2021
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22.08.2021
Neue Nationalgalerie | Reopening | The Art of Society 1900–1945. The Collection | Alexander Calder. Minimal / Maximal | Rosa Barba. In a Perpetual Now | planned from 22.8.2021
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04.11.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Nation, Narration, Narcosis: Collecting Entanglements and Embodied Histories | planned for 4.11.2021 – 3.4.2022
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31.12.2021
Alte Nationalgalerie | Paul Gauguin - Why are you angry? | postponed from 25.3. - 10.7.2022
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Past press releases

12.05.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Rundgang 50 Hertz: diesjährige Ausgabe der Förderung von Hochschulabsolvent*innen erstmals digital | ab 12.5.
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12.05.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Kunstgewerbemuseum und Kunstbibliothek kooperieren mit Sachsen-Anhalt: Möbelgestalter Erich Dieckmann wird 2022 mit Ausstellung in Halle und Berlin geehrt
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10.05.2021
Nationalgalerie | (Sich) Ein Bild von sich machen: Eine Plakatreihe von jungen Erwachsenen im Berliner Stadtraum | ab 10.5.
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04.05.2021
Nationalgalerie | Kunst am Bauzaun: Hans Haacke bespielt ab sofort den Bauzaun für das Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts
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29.04.2021
Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz | Schlüsselübergabe für die Neue Nationalgalerie | 29.4.2021
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23.04.2021
Bode-Museum | Virtual tour through the history of the Bode-Museum now online
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23.04.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Renewed closure of all houses of the National Museums in Berlin as of 24.4.2021
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15.04.2021
Ethnologisches Museum and Museum für Asiatische Kunst at the Humboldt Forum | Discussion series "99 Questions" starts on 15.4.2021
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12.04.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Reopening of Hamburger Bahnhof and Kulturforum on 13.4.2021
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06.04.2021
Alte Nationalgalerie | Dekadenz und digitale Träume: Virtuelle Ausstellung zum belgischen Symbolismus ab sofort online
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01.04.2021
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin | Grenzwanderungen an Ostern: Filmdokumentation zu Michael Schmidt ab sofort im kostenfreien Stream
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16.03.2021
Pergamonmuseum | Wiedereröffnung mit kostenfreiem Ausstellungsbegleiter für Kinder
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16.03.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Reopening of selected museums on 16.3.2021
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10.03.2021
Nationalgalerie | Shortlist Preis der Nationalgalerie 2021: Lamin Fofana, Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, Sandra Mujinga, Sung Tieu
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01.03.2021
Kunstgewerbemuseum | Design Lab #7: Talk to me! Question the collection | bis 31.7.2021
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25.02.2021
Gemäldegalerie | 58 rooms, 112 panoramas, 1,200 works of art: Virtual tour now online
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23.02.2021
Museum für Islamische Kunst | Islamist and Racist Attacks - a Topic for Schools and Classes? | Kick-off of the Webtalk series on 23.2.2021
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17.02.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Memorial column commemorates personalities of the historic Tiergarten quarter
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12.02.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | lab.Bode - Initiative to strengthen outreach work presents the lab.Bode pool: a digital impulse generator for outreach work in museums | Digital launch on 17.2.2021
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27.01.2021
Museum für Islamische Kunst | Interactive Heritage Map of Syria to receive further funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in 2021
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22.01.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | Instagram live tours in our museums and exhibitions | from 22.1.2021
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20.01.2021
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | The Museum on the Line: Telephone Tours of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin | from 20.1.2021
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Mechtild Kronenberg
Head of Press, Communication, Sponsorship
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Markus Farr
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Fiona Geuß
Press officer Nationalgalerie
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Timo Weißberg
Press officer Dahlem
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Markus Farr
Press images
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Konstanze Hausstätter
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