Highlights: The most important exhibitions in 2020

Highlights: The most important exhibitions in 2020

From Contemporary Art, Impressionism to Media Art: these are the exhibitions not to miss in the German capital. Preview the most interesting exhibitions for the year 2020 in Berlin.

Exhibition Highlights 2020

Raffael in Berlin: Die Madonnen der Gemäldegalerie
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Jörg P. Anders

Raphael in Berlin: The Madonnas of the Gemäldegalerie

13 December 2019 to 26 April 2020

2020 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of the Grand Master of Renaissance Art: Raphael. On the occasion of this jubilee, a big «Meeting of the Madonnas» will take place in the Gemäldegalerie. more

Monet. Orte (2)
© Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris / Bridgeman Images

Monet. Places

22 February to 01 June 2020

From February 2020, visitors can admire works by the French impressionist Claude Monet in the Barberini Museum. more

Hassan Sharif (3)
© Sharjah Art Foundation

Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist

29 February to 03 May 2020

Hassan Sharif is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century in the Middle East. KW Institute for Contemporary Art presents the first major retrospective of the conceptual artist in Europe. more

Alicja Kwade (1)
© dpa

Alicja Kwade: In Abwesenheit

01 May to 17 August 2020

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

Christo und Jeanne-Claude
© dpa

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

21 March to 17 August 2020

The Palais Populaire focuses on the work of one of the most famous artist couples of our time: Christo and Jeanne-Claude. more

Lee Mingwei (1)
© Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Lee Mingwei

27 March to 7 June 2020

Give and receive: The exhibition by Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei at Gropius Bau deals with the culture and rituals of gift-giving. more

Katharina Grosse. It wasn’t us
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

Katharina Grosse. It wasn’t us

24 April to 04 October 2020

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

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

Pablo Picasso. Les Femmes d’Alger

20 June to 13 September 2020

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

Yayoi Kusama (2)
© Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

04 September 2020 to 17 January 2021

Yayoi Kusama is the superstar of contemporary art in Japan. In 2020, the Gropius Bau dedicates the first comprehensive retrospective in Germany to the artist. more

Germanen - Eine archäologische Bestandsaufnahme
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte

The Germanic Tribes

September 2020 to 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

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
© Sunil Gupta

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography

16 October 2020 to 10 January 2021

The exhibition «Masculinities: Liberation through Photography» at Gropius Bau offers a photographic examination of the masculine in all its contradiction and complexity. more

Eduardo Paolozzi
© dpa

Current Exhibitions

See the best museum, art and photography exhibitions in Berlin's top museums, galleries and event venues. more

Source: Berlin.de

| Last edited: 5. December 2019