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

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Summer Holiday Programme 2017
© Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Summer Holiday Programme 2017


The Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Asian Art Museum), Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, have been closed since early January 2017, while the Museum Europäischer Kulturen (MEK, Museum of European Cultures) has remained in Dahlem.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

Research Campus, Museum, Library: What’s Planned for the Dahlem Museum Site?


On view is: ‘China and Egypt’: Arrival of jade suit – an exhibition highlight.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Foto: Fabio Frank

‘China and Egypt’: Arrival of jade suit – an exhibition highlight


On view is: Humboldt Forum, 2017.
© Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss

The gate is open! Days of the open construction-site at the Humboldt Forum on 24 and 25 June 2017


Briefe aus dem Nachlass von Karl Buchholz (Ausschnitt)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Zentralarchiv

German-American Provenance Research Exchange Program for Museum Professionals: Apply now for 2018!


Mit dem „Aktionstag Museumsinsel“ startet das Veranstaltungsprogramm „Connections“.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Valerie Schmidt

The events programme ‘Connections’ begins with the ‘Museumsinsel Activities Day’


On view: Culture Meets Nature, Berlin's Green Museum Quarter
© Kulturamt Steglitz-Zehlendorf, 2017

Museum Europäischer Kulturen is part of "Culture Meets Nature"


Coat and dress with transfer print, reflective print and appliqués, Steinrohner 2016
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kunstgewerbemuseum / Achim Kleuker

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin participates in Google Arts & Culture’s global project about fashion


On view is Matthias Krieg with a guitar
© Matthias Krieg

Music in the Exhibition "Alchemy: The Great Art"


Die Ägyptologin und Orientalistin Prof. Dr. Verena Lepper
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Juliane Eirich

Verena Lepper receives the prestigious Golden Plate Award from the Egyptian Academy of Sciences


Prof. Dr. Christina Haak, Deputy Director-General of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

Interview with Christina Haak: ‘The digital is always an expansion of the analogue world’


On view is: New museum building at the Kulturforum in Berlin: the bird’s eye simulation shows the dimensions of the planned museum as outlined in the original competition design. The development plan currently on display takes into account a number of changes, including an increased distance to the St.-Matthäus Kirch (see red line). The design will now be adapted to accommodate these changes.
© Herzog & de Meuron / Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten

New building for the museum of 20th century art: ‘A significant step forward’