Press Releases


28 February 2018

Johannes Odenthal in discussion with Ayşe Çağlar, CANAN, Mario Levi and Azra Tüzünoğlu 8 March 2018, 8 pm (Thursday) Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Discussion in Turkish and German Admission: €6/4, free admission up to 18 … more

22 February 2018

Exhibition hall open from 12.30 p.m. Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin Registration for the press conference is required: tel.: +49 (0)30 200 571 514 or With Markus Müller, curator 'Free Music Production/FMP: The … more

21 February 2018

The Akademie der Künste has acquired the archive of art historian, publicist and exhibition organiser Katrin Sello, which it is presenting to the public in a special event on Hanseatenweg on 4 March 2018. In 1976 Katrin Sello (1941–1992) became … more

19 February 2018

The Architecture Section of the Akademie is inviting guests to a five-part series of lectures, and giving its international members the opportunity to showcase their current work to the Berlin public. Bearing the title 'On the Duty and the Power of … more

13 February 2018

Adrian Piper receives the Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis 2018. The Akademie der Künste honours with this award an artist working on an international level and analytical philosopher, who has had a considerable influence on American conceptual art since the … more

7 February 2018

Opening 17th May 2018, 7 pm; on display 18th May – 12th August 2018 For the first time the exhibition "By-Products of Love. An Exhibition with Works by Elfi Mikesch, Rosa von Praunheim, and Werner Schroeter" introduces and spatially brings … more

6 February 2018

The Akademie der Künste is more than concerned about the discourse characterised by terms alien to art that has emerged around the poem ciudad (avenidas) by its member Eugen Gomringer. The very nature and freedom of art is threatened when one … more


31 January 2018

Architecture, in particular, has been heavily affected by the financial crisis in Spain. Many publically and privately funded buildings were under construction, and yet just as many remained unfinished. After 2009 no decision had been made as to … more

26 January 2018

Alfred Holighaus in discussion with Christian Bräuer, Peter Dinges, Hans W. Geißendörfer, Joachim Kühn and Jeanine Meerapfel 6 February 2018, 8 pm (Tuesday) Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Admission: € 6/4, free … more

16 January 2018

Awards Ceremony with Berlin’s Governing Mayor Michael Müller and Akademie President Jeanine Meerapfel on 18 March on Pariser Platz. Thomas Demand, a sculptor and photographer, is awarded the Großer Kunstpreis Berlin (Berlin Art Prize: Grand … more

11 January 2018

Under the curatorship of Wolfgang Kaleck (General Secretary of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, ECCHR) and Karina Theurer (ECCHR) international legal experts will join the two-day opening conference on 26 and 27 January 2018 … more

5 January 2018

The historical figure of Joan of Arc is a national hero in France. Friedrich Schiller dedicated one of his most well-known dramas to the "Maid of Orléans". A similar story is told about Malalai of Maiwand in Afghanistan, a paramedic in the war of … more