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Film screening at the Humboldt Forum
© Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Stefanie Loos

Slices of Life: Ethnographic Film Day at the Humboldt Forum on 13 May 2024


Commemorative head of a Queen Mother (Nigeria) in the exhibition area "Benin Bronzes in Berlin" of the Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum) in the Humboldt Forum
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum, ownership transferred to Nigeria on 25 August 2022 / Photo: Alexander Schippel

Expansion of the Ethnologisches Museum’s Benin Exhibition and Symposium in April 2024


[Translate to english:] Tagung zu Spuren des „Boxerkrieges“ in deutschen Museumssammlungen
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Zentralarchiv / Photo: Qiaoli Job Zheng

Boxerloot Conference on 22 and 23 February 2024 in Munich


Königliches Museum für Völkerkunde in Königgrätzer Straße, at the corner of Prinz-Albrecht-Straße, 1886.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum

The Ethnologisches Museum Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary


Visitors in the foyer of the Hamburger Bahnhof
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie / Achim Kleuker

Higher Admission Prices for Museums from 15 January 2024


The Ayabás Women's Choir of Berlin in the Mesoamerica exhibition of the Ethnologisches Museum
© Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss / Stefanie Loos

Diversity of Voices – Choir concerts at the Humboldt Forum on 1 & 2 July 2023


The wooden masks being prepared for transportation by conservator-restorer Kai-Patricia Engelhardt
© SPK / Foto: Xander Heinl/

Restitution of Kogi Masks from the Ethnologisches Museum


View of the excavation at Sam’al/Zincirli (Turkey )
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum, Expeditionsfoto: Felix von Luschan

New Approaches to Establishing the Provenance of Archaeological Collections