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

16 January 2018

Akademie der Künste Presents Kunstpreis Berlin Jubiläumsstiftung 1848/1948 (Berlin Art Prize – Jubilee Endowment 1848/1948):
Thomas Demand Awarded the 2018 Grand Prize   more

11 January 2018

Colonial Repercussions/Koloniales Erbe
Event Series kicks off in January
Symposium I: “(Post-)Colonial Injustice and Legal Interventions”
26 and 27 January 2018, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz   more

5 January 2018

MALALAI – The Afghan Joan of Arc
after Friedrich Schiller
A transnational theatre project by Robert Schuster and Julie Paucker
19th – 21st January 2018, 7 pm, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg   more

All press releases



Colonial Repercussions

26 January – 24 June 2018


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