Currently open are selected venues on the Museumsinsel Berlin and at the Kulturforum, as well as the Hamburger Bahnhof and the Museum Europäischer Kulturen. More information and online tickets

What’s new

360-degree tour through the special exhibition “Decadence and Dark Dreams: Belgian Symbolism” at the Alte Nationalgalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Maximilian Reich

Decadence and Digital Dreams: Virtual Exhibition on Belgian Symbolism Now Online


Storefront of the Yamanaka & Co., Boston, 1939
© National Diet Library Digital Collections

Online Workshop "Yamanaka & Co.: Early Pioneer of the Global Asian Art Trade" on 15. April 2021


Multispektralfotografie an Gemälden
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Rathgen-Forschungslabor / David von Becker

Rathgen Heritage Science Scholarship 2021


Reinhold Begas (1831-1911), Cupid and Psyche, sculpture / marble (1854-57)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Alte Nationalgalerie / Andres Kilger

Academy Lecture Series Berliner Bildhauerschule Now Available Online


Exhibition guide “Eine Reise durchs Museum für Islamische Kunst”
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst

Pergamonmuseum Reopens with New Exhibition Guide for Children


Stephan Frucht (Siemens, board of trustees), Monika Grütters (Federal Minister for Culture and Media), Hermann Parzinger (President of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz), Joachim Jäger (Interim Director of the Nationalgalerie), Ella Richter (daughter of the artist), Ralph Gleis (Director of the Alte Nationalgalerie) in front of Gerhard Richter’s work “Birkenau” at the Alte Nationalgalerie
© SPK / / Xander Heinl

A Long-Term Collaboration Gets Underway: Gerhard Richter’s Series Birkenau at the Alte Nationalgalerie


Collage with portraits of the nominated artists, from left to right: Lamin Fofana | Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff | Sandra Mujinga | Sung Tieu
© from left to right: Isabel O’Toole | Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff | Sjur Einen Sævik | Diana Phammatter

Announcement of the Shortlist for Preis der Nationalgalerie 2021


The James-Simon-Galerie and the Pergamonmuseum on the Museumsinsel Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Selected Museums to Reopen on 16 March 2021


The statue of the Hindu god Vishnu (South India, 8th/9th century AD) from the collection of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst is transported from Berlin-Dahlem to the Humboldt Forum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Asiatische Kunst / Uta Schröder

Travelling Deities – Vishnu Moves into the Humboldt Forum