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.
Diversity United (4)

Current and upcoming Top-Exhibitions

Diversity United (4)
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Diversity United

9 June to 10 October 2021

The exhibition "Diversity United" brings together contemporary art by established and emerging artists in the former Tempelhof Airport. more

Wiedereröffnung der Neuen Nationalgalerie: Alexander Calder
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Alexander Calder. Minimal / Maximal

22 August 2021 until 13 February 2022

The Neue Nationalgalerie is celebrating its grand reopening with an exhibition by the US American sculptor Alexander Calder specially conceived for the glass hall. more

Dalí Berlin
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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

Impressionismus in Russland. Aufbruch zur Avantgarde (1)
© Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Moskau

Impressionism in Russia. Dawn of the Avant-Garde

28 August 2021 to 09 January 2022

The exhibition «Impressionism in Russia. Departure to the Avant-Garde» takes a look at the works of the most famous interpreters of Russian Impressionism. more

Berlin Art Week: Mire Lee & Yonje Kim
© Mire Lee, Art Sonje Center, HR Giger Museum

HR Giger & Mire Lee

18 September 2021 until 02 January 2022

The exhibition «HR Giger & Mire Lee» at Schinkel Pavillon shows iconic sculptures, early paintings and drawings by the Alien creator HR Giger in interplay with kinetic installations by the artist Mire Lee. more

Alicja Kwade: In Abwesenheit
© Roman März

Alicja Kwade: In Abwesenheit

18 September 2021 until April 2022

Alicja Kwade's installations in the exhibition «In Abwesenheit» («In Absence») transform constructions into models for the perception of time, space and matter. 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

Helmut Newton. One Hundred
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Helmut Newton. Legacy

31 October 2021 until 22 May 2022

To mark the 100th birthday of the master photographer, the exhibition "Helmut Newton. Legacy" at the Museum of Photography focuses on Newton's fashion photography, including numerous previously unknown or forgotten motifs. more

Zanele Muholi
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Zanele Muholi

26 November 2021 until 13 March 2022

The Gropius Bau in Berlin is dedicating the first retrospective in Germany to the South African activist and photographer Zanele Muholi. more

Iran. Kunst und Kultur aus fünf Jahrtausende
© The Sarikhani Collection, Foto: H.-D. Beyer

Iran. 5.000 Years of Art and Culture

04 December 2021 until 20 March 2022

The exhibits, many of which have never been shown before, illustrate the outstanding importance of Iran as a driving force for intercultural exchange and provide insights into the art of the courts and urban elites. more

Berlin Global
© Alexander Schippel

Berlin Global

From 20 July 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

Ende Neu
© Katja Aufleger

Ende Neu

29 August 2021 until 06 February 2022

The group exhibition «Ende Neu» at the Kindl Art Centre in Neukölln shows positions by eight artists in which destruction appears in the most diverse ways. more

Sony World Photography Awards: Luis Tato
© Luis Tato

Sony World Photography Awards 2021

29 October 2021 until 12 January 2022

Nature photography, portraits and abstract photos - around 130 photos will be on display at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin. more

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Pergamonmuseum. Das Panorama

Permanent exhibition

In Yadegar Asisis' new Pergamon panorama, original parts of the Pergamon altar and a video installation can be seen. 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

Dark Matter - Lichtinstallationen (4)
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Dark Matter

Permanent exhibition

The multimedia light project «Dark Matter» presents expansive light installations in the premises of a former factory site in Lichtenberg. more

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen
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Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen

Permanent exhibition

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

Helmut Newton's Private Property
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Helmut Newton's Private Property

Permanent exhibition

The Helmut Newton Foundation in the Museum of Photography shows photographs and private objects of the photographer. more

Paul Gauguin: Why so angry?
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Paul Gauguin - Why are you angry?

25 March to 10 July 2022

Longing for exoticism and eroticism: "Why are you angry?" shows works by Gauguin that were created on the South Sea island of Tahiti and juxtaposes them with positions of contemporary artists. more

Richard Wagner
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Richard Wagner and the German feeling

08 April to 11 September 2022

The exhibition at the Deutsches Historisches Museum is dedicated to Wagner's stagings of concrete feelings and places the history of his conception in the context of the 19th century. more

Nina Canell (2)
© Nick Ash

Nina Canell

29 April to 22 August 2022

The Swedish sculptor is conceiving a site-specific installation for the Berlinische Galerie in spring 2022. more

Surrealismus und Magie: Verzauberte Moderne
© Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020

Surrealism and Magic: Enchanted Modernity

22 October 2022 until 29 January 2023

The Barberini exhibition "Surrealism and Magic: Enchanted Modernism" deals with the Surrealists' interest in magic, myth and esotericism. more


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