Exhibitions in Berlin

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Exhibitions in Berlin

An overview of the best current museum, art and photography exhibitions in Berlin's top museums, galleries and event venues.

Current Top-Exhibitions

Studio Berlin (2)
© Rirkrit Tiravanija

Studio Berlin

From 09 September 2020

In the Berghain premises, including the Panorama Bar, Säule and Hall at Wriezener Bahnhof, Berlin studios present their contemporary productions. more

Kontinent – Auf der Suche nach Europa (1)
© Dawin Meckel/Ostkreuz

Continent - In search of Europe

02 October 2020 to 10 January 2021

In the photo exhibition "Continent - In Search of Europe", the Akademie der Künste, together with the Ostkreuz Agency, focuses on the presence of Europe. more

Dalí Berlin
© Dalí Berlin Ausstellungsbetriebs-GmbH

Dalí - The Exhibition at Potsdamer Platz

Offers with more than 450 exhibits the most comprehensive insight into Dalí’s mastery of almost all artistic techniques right in the pulsating heart of Berlin. more

Dekadenz und dunkle Träume
© RMFAB, Brussels

Decadence and Dark Dreams. The Belgian Symbolism

18 September 2020 to 17 January 2021

The exhibition «Decadence and Dark Dreams» in the Alte Nationalgalerie takes a penetrating look at Belgian Symbolism with its predilection for morbid and decadent themes. more

Berlin, 1945–2000: A Photographic Subject (2)
© Miron Zownir

Berlin, 1945–2000: A Photographic Subject

September 18, 2020 to January 24, 2021

The photo exhibition "Berlin, 1945-2000: A Photographic Subject" shows over 200 works by artists who photographed Berlin between the postwar years and the end of the 20th century. more

Katharina Grosse
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Katharina Grosse. It wasn’t us

14 June to 10 January 2021

Katharina Grosse is one of the stars of contemporary art. «Katharina Grosse. It wasn't us» shows a selection of her outstanding works in the historical hall of the Hamburger Bahnhof. more

© Körperwelten Berlin

Body Worlds museum – Discover the human body!

Experience an exciting journey under the skin. The Body Worlds museum presents more than 200 unique plastinates and gives insights into the highly complex structures of the human body. more

Germanen. Eine archäologische Bestandsaufnahme (3)
© dpa

The Germanic Tribes

18 September 2020 to 21 March 2021

In the exhibition «The Germanic Tribes. A Critical Look» in the James Simon Gallery compares the public image of the Teutons with the current state of research. more

Berlin, 1945–2000: A Photographic Subject (2)
© Miron Zownir

Berlin, 1945–2000: A Photographic Subject

September 18, 2020 to January 24, 2021

The photo exhibition "Berlin, 1945-2000: A Photographic Subject" shows over 200 works by artists who photographed Berlin between the postwar years and the end of the 20th century. more

Magicum Berlin
© Ciro Marchetti

Magicum, Berlin Magic Museum - unique, interactive, magical!

Gods, angels, magicians, alchemists, sorcery and illusions - the mysterious world of the inexplicable. Make water dance, discover magical thinking, play the game of illusions, leave logic at our doorstep, come in and delve into the world of magic and fascinating alternate realities and and and… more

Otobong Nkanga - There’s No Such Thing as Solid Ground (1)
© Otobong Nkanga, Foto: Wim van Dongen

Otobong Nkanga: There's No Such Thing as Solid Ground

10 July to 13 December 2020

Drawings, installations and performances: In an exhibition in the Gropiusbau, Otobong Nkanga traces the movement of minerals, goods and people in order to comprehensively explore economic and ecological processes. more

Jüdische Geschichte und Gegenwart in Deutschland (4)
© Yves Sucksdorff

Jewish Life in Germany: Past and Present

Permanent exhibition

The new permanent exhibition in the Libeskind Building of the Jewish Museum Berlin informs about the history of the Jews in Germany from the Middle Ages to the present on 3500 square meters. more

Sven Marquardt: Stageless (3)
© Sven Marquardt

Sven Marquardt: Stageless

02. October to 29. November 2020

Together with C/O Berlin, the Friedrichstadt-Palast presents portrait photographs of dancers from the famous Berlin Ballet Ensemble. more

Magical Soup (3)
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Mathias Völzke

Magical Soup

6 September 2020 to 3 January 2021

The group exhibition «Magical Soup» shows outstanding works of media art from the collection of the Nationalgalerie, the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection and exciting loans. more

Chaos & Aufbruch: Berlin 1920 - 2020 (2)
© Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin

Chaos & Renewal: Berlin 1920 - 2020

26 August 2020 to 30 May 2021

The central exhibition «Chaos & Renewal: Berlin 1920 - 2020» at the Märkisches Museum commemorates the creation of Greater Berlin 100 years ago. more

Ashkan Sahihi: The New York Years

12 October to 21 November 2020

Willem Dafoe, Cindy Sherman and Frank Stella: The McLaughlin Gallery in Mitte shows portrait photographs of the Berlin-based artist Ashkan Sahihi. more

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen
© Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen


The permanent exhibition "Testimonies of political persecution 1945-1989" provides vivid impressions of the experiences of former political prisoners in the Stasi remand prison in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen. more

Die wilden 20er – Nach(t)leben einer Epoche (3)
© Gröszer, 2020

The wild 20's - nightlife of an epoch

27 August to 13 December 2020

New Objectivity and Magical Realism: On the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of a fascinating epoch, an exhibition shows important works of art from the «wild 20s». more

Upcoming Exhibitions

Berlin Global
© Alexander Schippel

Berlin Global

16 January to 31 August 2021

Interactive city stories at a historical location: The exhibition "Berlin Global" in the Berlin Humboldt Forum illustrates the mutual influences of Berlin and the world. more

Yayoi Kusama (2)
© Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

19 March to 01 August 2021

Yayoi Kusama is the superstar of contemporary art in Japan. In 2021, the Gropius Bau dedicates the first comprehensive retrospective in Germany to the artist. more

Pablo Picasso. Les Femmes d’Alger
© Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Pablo Picasso. Les Femmes d’Alger

March 26 to June 27, 2021

The Berggruen Museum is showing a series of fifteen oil paintings by Picasso in response to the famous portrayal of Eugène Delacroix's «The Women of Algiers». more


Explore past exhibitions and events in Berlin. more