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The photo shows a Vessel (Aquamanile) in the form of a bird made of cast bronze, Iran (?), ca. 800 C.E.
© Vessel (Aquamanile) in the form of a bird made of cast bronze, Iran (?), ca. 800 C.E. © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum, für Islamische Kunst / Jürgen Liepe

Early capitals of Islamic culture. The artistic heritage of Umayyad Damascus and Abbasid Baghdad (660-950)


The photo shows Bernd Kluge.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, photo: Achim Kleuker

Bernd Kluge retires as Director of the Münzkabinett


The image shows the reconstuction of the Viking ship Roskilde 6.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Achim Kleuker

The new issue of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Magazine is now available!


Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld: Friedrich Olivier im Alter von 25 Jahren (1816), Bleistift,
© bpk / Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Volker-H. Schneider

Restitution of two works from the Kupferstichkabinett


The image shows Max Liebermann in His Studio, 1926/1928 80 x 70 cm, oil on canvas, owned by the Verein der Freunde der Nationalgalerie, acquired from the proceeds of a bequest by Frau Manuela Müller.
© Photo: J. Nober

Important acquisitions of works by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Max Liebermann, made possible by the Friends of the Nationalgalerie


The image shows Dr. Jörn Grabowski, Head of
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Zentralarchiv / Andres Kilger

The Zentralarchiv bids farewell to its Director, Dr. Jörn Grabowski


Die Gewinner des Ideenwettbewerbs WÜNSCH DIR WAS! präsentieren Ihre Ergebnisse.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

The winners of the art competition for teenagers WÜNSCH DIR WAS! present their results


Das Foto zeigt Bernhard Heeb und Matthias Wemhoff, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte im Gespräch mit Sven Stienen, Generaldirektion, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Julia Marquardt

Behind the Scenes: The Vikings: no question of seafaring romance.
Interview with Matthias Wemhoff and Bernhard Heeb of the Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte (Museum of Prehistory and Early History)