Memorial Centres

Brecht-Weigel Memorial Centre

Anna Seghers Memorial Centre

The Akademie der Künste’s remit includes the responsibility for managing two memorial centres: the Brecht-Weigel Memorial Centre in Berlin Mitte and the Anna Seghers Memorial Centre in Berlin Adlershof. The Memorial Centres offer visitors a chance to view the studies and homes of the writer Anna Seghers, the actress and theatre director Helene Weigel and the writer Bertolt Brecht, providing an insight into how these three major international figures in the arts world of the twentieth century lived and worked.