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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


Event at Haus Bastian - Zentrum für Kulturelle Bildung
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt, 2019

Family Action Day, the Closing Event of the Exhibition “Near Life: The Gipsformerei – 200 Years of Casting Plaster” on 1 March 2020


Group photo of the MOI kick-off meeting in Helsinki January 2019
© Photo: Risto Hakomäki

Funding for the Institut für Museumsforschung as Part of the EU Project “Museums of Impact”


Painting of the bust of Nefertiti
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gipsformerei / Jürgen Hohmuth, Zeitort

Necessary Building Work at the Gipsformerei: No Tours through the End of March 2020


Berlin Says Thank You!
© Senatskanzlei Berlin / Blumberry

Activity Day: "Berlin Says Thank You!” on 7 March 2020 at the Bode-Museum and Pergamonmuseum


Museum Berggruen with extension
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Museum Berggruen /

Museum Berggruen: Temporary Partial Closing of the Stülerbau for Remodelling of the Exhibition Spaces in February and March 2020


Reference collection of the Rathgen-Forschungslabor
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Rathgen-Forschungslabor / David von Becker

Rathgen Heritage Science Scholarship 2020


"Motion Detector Nr. 15: Folded Heroes - COMIC FAN" by Stephan Hann, detail, Berlin 2008
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

Motion Detector No. 15: "Folded Heroes — COMIC FAN" by Stephan Hann


Repair Atelier in the Kunstgewerbemuseum
© Photo: BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

The Technique of Repair: Visit the Repair Atelier in the Kunstgewerbemuseum!


Exterior view of the Gemäldegalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

The Gemäldegalerie will close on 20 February 2020 at 2 pm


Mr and Mrs Kaupomannsennecke, Christina Haak and Ralph Gleis in front of the painting “Men by the Fireplace” by Paula Monjé in the Alte Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / David von Becker

Generous Donation to the Nationalgalerie: “Men by the Fireplace” by Paula Monjé


Jenny Graser, Curator for Contemporary Art at the Kupferstichkabinett
© Jenny Graser

The Kupferstichkabinett’s Curatorial Team Gains a New Member – Jenny Graser


Rebecca Horn, Raum des verwundeten Affen, Exhibition View, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, 1996
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Jens Ziehe © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020

Launch of the Series "In Preparation": The Public Restoration of Rebecca Horn’s Installation "Room of the Wounded Ape"


The James-Simon-Galerie on the Museumsinsel Berlin
© Ute Zscharnt for David Chipperfield Architects

James-Simon-Galerie Awarded the 2020 DAM Prize


Carl-Ludwig Thiele (left), spokesman for the New Committee for the Münzkabinett, and Bernhard Weisser, director of the Münzkabinett
© Privat

A New Committee for the Münzkabinett


Jan van Eyck, Baudouin de Lannoy, c. 1435
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Christoph Schmidt

Fully Restored in Ghent: Jan van Eyck’s Portrait of Baudouin de Lannoy