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Key Visual "ABC of Travel. 150th Anniversary of the Kunstbibliothek"
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kunstbibliothek

ABC of Travel exhibition extended, plus the Travel Book Slam


Barbara Helwing, further Director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
© privat

New Faces in 2019: Barbara Helwing to become director of the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Patricia Rahemipour to lead the Institut für Museumsforschung


South façade, Sigismundstraße: One-storey-high gates on the south side of the museum serve as delivery entrances. A sloped wall lets additional light into the lower level and a narrow window on the top floor offers a view of the neighbouring Neue Nationalgalerie. © Herzog & de Meuron
© Herzog & de Meuron

Exhibition of the Preliminary Design for the Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts on View at the Kulturforum


from left to right: Ralph Gleis, Head of the Alte Nationalgalerie, Udo Kittelmann, Director of the Nationalgalerie, Christoph Müller, donor, Kerstin Krainer, conservator-restorer, Alte Nationalgalerie, Michael Eissenhauer, Director General of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Foto: David von Becker

Restoring a Donation: Henriette von Carlowitz


Meister des Aachener Altars, Anbetung der Heiligen Drei Könige, Gemälde / Öl auf Eichenholz (um 1510)
© bpk / Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Eigentum des Kaiser Friedrich Museumsvereins / Jörg P. Anders

Opening times during the festive season 2018/2019


Handover of the James-Simon-Galerie to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
© SPK/ Trutschel

Handover of the James-Simon-Galerie to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin


Still from ‘Renderlands’, Dir. Liam Young, 2018
© Liam Young, 2018

Symposium Future Continuous Present(s) – “Video Art” through Time, 13 and 14 December 2018


The Gessel Gold Hoard can now be seen in its entirety in the exhibition "Restless Times".
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Christof Hannemann

The Gessel Gold Hoard goes on display in the exhibition "Restless Times. Archaeology in Germany"


Johannes Vermeer, Woman with a Pearl Necklace, 1663/63 (detail)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Jörg P. Anders

Launch of the Online Platform Meet Vermeer on Google Arts & Culture