Exhibitions in Berlin

Exhibitions in Berlin

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

Current Exhibitions

Die Darbringung Christi im Tempel, ca. 1472
© Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venedig / cameraphoto arte snc

Mantegna und Bellini – Masters of the Renaissance

01 March 2018 - 30 June 2019

The exhibition «Mantegna and Bellini - Masters of the Renaissance» in the Gemäldegalerie illuminates the mutual influence of the two masters of the early Renaissance. more

Magicum Berlin
© Magicum Berlin

Magicum Berlin: Discover the World of Magic!

Magicum Berlin, the world’s first interactive museum of magic, will take you in to the secret World of Magic, a permanent exhibition with ever-changing themes and focuses. more

Objects of Wonder
© Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

Objects of Wonder

01 February - 27 May 2019

More than 70 sculptures from the Tate Collection are on display at the Palais Populaire, inviting visitors to trace the development of contemporary sculpture in England. more

Exhibition "And Berlin will always need you"
© dpa

And Berlin will always need you

22 March - 16 June 2019

The exhibition in the Martin Gropius Bau presents contemporary works of art by over 20 artists living in Berlin. more

An der Klagemauer
© Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Foto:Jens Ziehe

Welcome to Jerusalem

11 December 2017 - 30 April 2019

The thematic exhibition "Welcome to Jerusalem" at the Jewish Museum Berlin shows a cross-section of Jerusalem's urban history on an area of 1000 square meters. more

Eine deutsche Legende. Emil Nolde im Nationalsozialismus
© Nolde Stiftung Seebüll

Emil Nolde

12 April - 15 September 2019

The exhibition "A German Legend. Emil Nolde and the Nazi regime" at Hamburger Bahnhof invites visitors to understand Nolde's art in its historical context. more

The Black Image Corporation
© Johnson Publishing Company, LLC

The Black Image Corporation

25 April - 28 July 2019

Theaster Gates has conceived a participatory exhibition highlighting the works of two photographers, Moneta Sleet Jr. and Isaac Sutton, which is on display at the Gropius Bau. more

Nineties Berlin: Die 90er-Jahre Ausstellung
© DDR Kultur UG

Nineties Berlin: The 90s exhibition

Permanent exhibition

The fall of the Berlin Wall, artistic freedom, anarchy and techno: the multimedia exhibition shows the wild and colourful Berlin of the 1990s. more

German Historical Museum
© dpa

German History in Images and Artefacts

The permanent exhibition of the German Historical Museum displays around 1500 years of Germany's past. There are also temporary exhibitions on special aspects of the German history. more

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen
© Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen

Imprisoned in Hohenschönhausen

Permanent

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

T-rex Tristan
© Carola Radke - Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Tristan – Berlin bares teeth

The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Museum of Natural History) exhibits one of the best preserved examples of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in the world: His name is Tristan Otto. more

Upcoming Exhibitions

Food for the Eyes
© Martin Parr/Magnum Photos

Food for the eyes

8 June - 8 September 2019

Food is more than just eating: C/O Berlin exhibits photographs that trace the development in depicting food over the past two centuries. more

Jose Dávila, „Untitled (Allure)“, 2014.
© Jose Dávila. Foto: Enrique Macías Martínez

Walking through walls

12 September 2019 - 12 January 2020

The exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau displays works of art that deal with the concept of demarcation through borders and barriers 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. more