James Simon Gallery

James Simon Gallery

Designed by David Chipperfield, the James Simon Gallery is the new central entrance hub to the Berlin Museum Island.

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    The James Simon Gallery on Museum Island on the day before the opening on 12 July 2019.
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    The James Simon Gallery on 10 July 2019 shortly before its opening.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: The museum shop of the James Simon Gallery before a press conference for the opening of the building.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: A man is sitting in the exhibition room of the James Simon Gallery during a press conference for the upcoming opening of the James Simon Gallery.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: The museum entrance building, named after the patron of the Berlin museums James Simon, houses information and cash desk area, cloakroom, museum shop, lecture hall, exhibition area and a café-restaurant.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: The lecture hall of the James Simon Gallery can be seen at a press conference for the upcoming opening of the James Simon Gallery.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: People go to the James Simon Gallery during a press conference on the upcoming opening of the gallery in the passage area to the Pergamon Museum.
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    10.07.2019, Berlin: The museum entrance building, named after the patron of the Berlin museums James Simon, houses information and cash desk area, cloakroom, museum shop, lecture hall, exhibition area and a café-restaurant.
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    View of the staircase in the entrance area of the James Simon Gallery, taken at an appointment to view the gallery. Starting next summer, the gallery will be the gateway to the Museum Island Berlin.
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    Invited guests go down the stairs in the auditorium at an appointment to visit the James Simon Gallery designed by British architect Chipperfield. Starting next summer, the gallery will be the gateway to Berlin's Museum Island.
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    Invited guests, including prime ministers from nine German states, will visit the James Simon Gallery, designed by British architect Chipperfield, through the entrance area of the building at an appointment. Starting next summer, the gallery will be the gateway to the Museum Island Berlin.
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    British architect David Chipperfield is standing in front of the entrance during a visit to the James Simon Gallery. Starting next summer, the gallery will be the gateway to Berlin's Museum Island.
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    On the occasion of the key handover for the James Simon Gallery in Mitte, the interiors are shown for the first time. The new reception for the museums is to bundle the visitor service for the five houses on the Museum Island from 2019. There is a central ticket area, a café, cloakrooms and a museum shop. An auditorium for 300 people and an almost 700 square metre space for special exhibitions are also planned.
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    On the occasion of the key handover for the James Simon Gallery in Mitte, the interiors are shown for the first time.
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    The James Simon Gallery in Mitte is almost finished when the keys are handed over. The new reception for the museums is to bundle the visitor service for the five houses on the Museum Island from 2019. There is a central ticket area, a café, cloakrooms and a museum shop. An auditorium for 300 people and an almost 700 square metre space for special exhibitions are also planned.
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    The "Lying Lion" by the artist August Gaul is located in the entrance area of the gallery.
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    On the occasion of the key handover for the James Simon Gallery in Mitte, the interiors are shown for the first time. The new reception for the museums is to bundle the visitor service for the five houses on the Museum Island from 2019. There is a central ticket area, a café, cloakrooms and a museum shop. An auditorium for 300 people and an almost 700 square metre space for special exhibitions are also planned.
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    Work on the James Simon Gallery will begin on 31.07.2015 in front of the Neues Museum (r) and the Pergamon Museum (l) in Berlin. A breakthrough to the Pergamonmuseum (blue tarpaulin on the left in the background) is currently being worked on. The construction of the new central entrance to Berlin's Museum Island is making progress.
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    The breakthrough to the Pergamonmuseum will be presented on 31.07.2015 on the grounds of the James Simon Gallery (foreground) in Berlin, which is currently under construction. Half of the breakthrough has been completed so far.
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    The breakthrough to the Pergamon Museum will be presented on 31.07.2015 on the grounds of the James Simon Gallery in Berlin, which is currently under construction. Half of the breakthrough has been completed so far.
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    The breakthrough to the Pergamon Museum will be presented on 31.07.2015 on the grounds of the James Simon Gallery in Berlin, which is currently under construction. On the right you can see the Neues Museum. Half of the breakthrough has been completed so far. The construction of the new central entrance to Berlin's Museum Island is making progress.
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    Work will begin on the James Simon Gallery on 31.07.2015 in front of the Neues Museum (l) in Berlin. Work is currently underway on a breakthrough to the Pergamon Museum (not in the picture).
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    The breakthrough to the Pergamon Museum will be presented on 31.07.2015 on the grounds of the James Simon Gallery (background) in Berlin, which is currently under construction. Half of the breakthrough has been completed so far. The construction of the new central entrance to Berlin's Museum Island is making progress. The shell of the James Simon Gallery is growing in height. The breakthrough from the future reception hall to the neighbouring Pergamon Museum is currently taking place.
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    View on 10.04.2017 to the James Simon Gallery on the Museum Island in Berlin which is under construction. The building was designed by David Chipperfield. The gallery will be the entrance building to the Museum Island.

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