Welcome to the Akademie der Künste Press Room. Here, you can find press releases and statements on cultural policy issues, as well as information on the Akademie and the Akademie’s Archive. The Press Room also provides press releases on and photos of current exhibitions, events, and publications, as well as details of our press services including, e.g. how to reserve press tickets, subscribe to our press mailing list, or submit photography or filming enquires.

Press Releases

1 December 2017

Colonial Repercussions/Koloniales Erbe
Event series from January to June 2018
Symposium I: “(Post-)Colonial Injustice and Legal Interventions”
26 and 27 January 2018, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz   more

29 November 2017

Underground and Improvisation.
Alternative Music and Art after 1968
New Akademie focus in spring 2018
Launch event: Panel discussion with music
Friday, 8 December, 7:30 pm, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz   more

28 November 2017

“You Want Kilims, But I Do Films”. Art and Culture in Turkey
Lecture and Discussion with Mahir Namur, Ata Unal, and Nele Hertling
Thursday, 7th December, 7 pm, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz    more

All press releases



Benjamin and Brecht. Thinking in Extremes

26 October – 28 January 2018


Otto Bartning (1883 – 1959). Architect of Social Modernism

31 March – 18 June 2017


Preservation and Digitalisation of Brecht’s Film Heritage

21 April 2016