and a Happy New Year!
We wish you a peaceful Christmas, wonderful winterdays and a Happy New Year. Thanks to all of you for your support and your best wishes – we look back on an eventful, exciting year 2017. We are open during the holiday season from 11 to 6. The museum is only closed on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. In 2018 we are open daily from 11 to 6.
The Sculptor Wieland Förster
Special Exhibition November 12, 2017 till February 18, 2018 Born in Dresden in 1930, Wieland Förster is counted among the most influential German sculptors of the post-war era. His sculptures are signs of pain and suffering. In the face of physical and psychological menace, his faceless, symbolic figures of fate nevertheless refuse to be broken. [Read more…] about In Dialogue with Käthe Kollwitz
Long Night of the Museums 2017
It’s a great idea that’s caught on all over the world, but it was invented twenty years ago in Berlin – the Long Night of Museums. In 1997 just eighteen museums took part, and now, twenty years on, there are round about eighty opening their doors until way past midnight and inviting you to come in and look, listen, be amazed and join in with the many activities. Berlin’s museums are celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Long Night with the theme of ‘Made in Berlin’, and are... ( Weiterlesen )
Tomorrow afternoon the grandson of Julius Freund, Prof Anthony Friend, will guide you through the story of Julius Freund and his wonderful collection of Käthe Kollwitz art. Some sheets of his former collection are on display in our special exhibition ‘Käthe Kollwitz and her friends’. We’re looking forward to your visit.
Special exhibitions to Käthe Kollwitz's 150th anniversary
June 26th to October 15th in 2017 A person’s true nature always reveals itself in their friendships. Accordingly, the image we have of Käthe Kollwitz and her art can be made even sharper by exploring her relationships with colleagues, friends, and acquaintances. [Read more…] about Käthe Kollwitz and her Friends
Photography and Film Exhibition by Lorenz Kienzle and Omar Akahare
27 February to 1 May 2017 Photography and accompanying texts by Lorenz Kienzle Accompanying film One Year Home by Omar Akahare This project began under the title ‘One Day as a Refugee’ in autumn 2015 and was intended as a short-term project. The encounters in the refugee home in Guben, on the German-Polish border, and in the temporary accommodation in Lietzen on the edge of the Oderbruch were intense from the very beginning – both for photographer Lorenz Kienzle and the refugee... ( Weiterlesen )