Picture Cellar, in the foreground mural by Harald Metzkes and Manfred Böttcher © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018, photo: Andreas FranzXaver Süß
31 Aug 2022 – 18 Dec 2024
Guided Tours

Picture Cellar

Murals by Manfred Böttcher, Harald Metzkes, Ernst Schroeder, Horst Zickelbein

Guided tours on Wednesdays at 5 pm for a maximum of 14 visitors per tour

In German

€ 6/4

George Grosz, College Girl, ca. 1958, Collage, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, art collection © Estate of George Grosz, Princeton, N.J. / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023
11 Jan – 3 Jun
Exhibition

Das kleine Grosz Museum
Bülowstr. 18
10783 Berlin

George Grosz. A Piece of my World in a World without Peace – The collages

Thur – Mon 11 am – 6 pm

Cooperation: Das kleine Grosz Museum

€ 10/6

Gundula Schulze Eldowy Robert Frank’s eyes in the rear view mirror, New York, 1990 from the series Keep a Stiff Upper Lip! © Gundula Schulze Eldowy
25 Jan – 1 Apr
Exhibition

Keep a Stiff Upper Lip! Gundula Schulze Eldowy and Robert Frank

Tue – Fri 2 – 7 pm
Sat & Sun 11 am – 7 pm

Fri 8 Mar, Fri 29 Mar & Mon 1 Apr
11 am – 7 pm

€ 9/6
Free admission under 18 years, Tuesdays and every first Sunday of the month

Tickets

Tours
€ 3 plus exhibition ticket
Tue 5 pm & Sun 12 pm

Inclusive tour for blind and visually impaired guests
Thur 7 Mar 5 pm

Tickets for Guided Tours

Film Screenings
Hanseatenweg, Studio
Robert Frank – Filmmaker
2 – 3 Mar from 4 pm
Day pass € 12/8
Curated by Alexander Horwath und Regina Schlagnitweit

Reading Room Pariser Platz, photo: © Katja Strauß
Friday, 23 Feb
Guided Tour

4 pm

Pariser Platz

Reading Room

The Library of the Arts

Library tour

Meeting point: Reading Room 1st Floor

In German

Free admission

Humboldt Forum, Berlin, Passageway of Eosanderhof, 2017, photo: Philipp Oswalt
Monday, 26 Feb
Panel Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Architectural reconstructions

Welcome: HG Merz

With Aleida Assmann, Harald Bodenschatz, Max Czollek, Philipp Oswalt

Moderation: Johanna M. Keller

Media Partner: ARCH+

In German

€ 6/4

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Plastik und Perfektion, Moshtari Hilal, 2023-2024, Photo: Alberto Novelli
Thursday, 29 Feb
Opening Event

6 pm

The Breath of a House is the Sound of Voices Within – Opening Programme

6 pm – 0:30 am

Free admission

6 pm Welcome
Kathrin Röggla (Vice President of the der Akademie der Künste, Berlin), Arnold Dreyblatt (Deputy Director of the Visual Arts Section)
Curators: Tomke Braun (Curatorial Fellow), Clara Hermann (Head of the JUNGE AKADEMIE)

7:30 pm Reading (Lithuanian with English subtitles)
Aušra Kaziliūnaitė: plants which grow in my sky

8 pm Performance
Sol-i So: wo is your home
Voice: Merit Ariane, Cansu Tanrıkulu, Percussion: Bo-Sung Kim, Halym Kim, Stage: Soyoung Park

9 pm Reading (German)
Moshtari Hilal: Hässlichkeit

10 pm – 0:30 am DJ set
SENU / SLIC Unit

Brecht-Haus (Brecht House), photo: Ingeborg Fries
Friday, 1 Mar
Guided Tour

1 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Discovering Brecht between Chausseestraße and the Berliner Ensemble

Literary walk from Brecht-Haus (Brecht House) to Berliner Ensemble

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Vasilisa Palialina: And the One who (Detail) © Vasilisa Palialina
1 Mar – 1 Apr
Exhibition and Events

Hanseatenweg

Hall 1 + 2

The Breath of a House is the Sound of Voices Within

Tue – Fri 2 – 7 pm
Sat & Sun 11 am – 7 pm

Fri 8 Mar, Fri 29 Mar &
Mon 1 Apr 11 am – 7 pm

Free admission

Opening
Thur 29 Feb 6 pm, free admission

Tours
Tue & Thur 4 pm
In German and English

Event programme with concerts, readings and performances
Sat 16 Mar 4 – 11 pm

Film screenings
Sun 17 Mar 5 – 10 pm

Curated by Clara Herrmann and Tomke Braun

Günter Grass, 1962 Photo: Rama, Akademie der Künste, Günter-Grass-Archiv/Slg. Maria Rama, © Akademie der Künste
Saturday, 2 Mar
Guided Tours, Presentations, Talks

10 am – 3 pm

Archives of the Akademie der Künste
Robert-Koch-Platz 10
10115 Berlin

&

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestr. 125
10115 Berlin

Archives Day: Food and Drink

Guided Tours, Presentations, Talks and more

In German

Events at the Archives building
Free admission

Guided Tours at
Brecht-Weigel Museum
Admission: 5 / 2,50 €

Gundula Schulze Eldowy Robert Frank, New York, 1990 from the series Keep a Stiff Upper Lip! © Gundula Schulze Eldowy
2 – 3 Mar
Film Screening

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Robert Frank – Filmmaker

All films in original version

Curated and introduced by Alexander Horwath & Regina Schlagnitweit (Vienna)

Day pass € 12/8

Buy ticket online

Ludwig Schirmer Ein Dorf © Ludwig Schirmer
Tuesday, 5 Mar
Book Presentation

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Ute Mahler, Werner Mahler, Ludwig Schirmer: Ein Dorf

With Ute Mahler, Jenny Erpenbeck, Steffen Mau

Moderation: Maren Lübbke-Tidow

In German

€ 6/4

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Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Ingeborg Fries
Wednesday, 6 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Famous women

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Kerstin Hensel, photo © Inge Zimmermann
Wednesday, 6 Mar
Book Premiere

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Kerstin Hensel Die Glückshaut

With Kerstin Hensel

Welcome: Jenny Erpenbeck

Moderation: Carola Wiemers

In German

€ 6/4

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Birgit Hein 1977, Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Erika Michelis, 1977
Thursday, 7 Mar
Films and Discussion

6 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Birgit Hein – Memories for the future

Die unheimlichen Frauen, Direction: Birgit Hein, G 1991, 63 min
Kriegsbilder, Direction: Birgit Hein, G 2006, 10 min
Jack Smith, Direction: Birgit Hein, G 1974, 10 min

Welcome: Wulf Herzogenrath, Bjørn Mehlhus

Talk: Jutta Brückner, Marcel Schwierin, Florian Wüst

In German

€ 13/7

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Helke Sander in the movie Der Beginn aller Schrecken ist Liebe © Deutsche Kinematik
Sunday, 10 Mar
Film and Talk

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Helke Sander: Aufräumen

Helke Sander: Aufräumen, Documentary by Claudia Richarz, G 2023, 82 min

Guests: Helke Sander, Claudia Richarz

Moderation: Conny Klauß

In German

€ 6/4

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Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Wednesday, 13 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Brecht and his people

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Ulrich Peltzer © gezett.de
Wednesday, 13 Mar
Book Premiere

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Ulrich Peltzer Der Ernst des Lebens

With Ulrich Peltzer

Welcome: Kathrin Röggla

Moderation: Wiebke Porombka

In German

€ 6/4

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Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin Adlershof, photo: © Andreas [FranzXaver] Süß
Thursday, 14 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Anna Seghers Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

How Netty Reiling became Anna Seghers

Themed tour

Registration: annaseghersmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 4/2

Daniel’s Destruction, Yannik Böhmer, 2023 © Yannik Böhmer
16 – 17 Mar
Concerts, Readings, Performances, Film

The Breath of a House is the Sound of Voices Within Event programme

Event programme with concerts, readings and performances
Sat 16 Mar 4 – 11 pm

Film screenings
Sun 17 Mar 5 – 10 pm

In German and English

Free admission

Simone Fattal in her studio, 2023, Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Christophe Beauregard
Monday, 18 Mar
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin Adlershof, photo: © Andreas [FranzXaver] Süß
Tuesday, 19 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Anna Seghers Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

Anna Seghers in the circle of her friends

Themed tour

Registration: annaseghersmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 4/2

German contribution to the 18th Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 © ARCH+/SUMMACUMFEMMER/BÜRO JULIANE GREB
Tuesday, 19 Mar
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

SUMMACUMFEMMER Art Prize Berlin 2024, Architecture

With Thomas Auer, Florian Nagler

In German

€ 6/4

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Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Ingeborg Fries
Wednesday, 20 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Famous women

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Aleš Šteger © gezett.de
Wednesday, 20 Mar
Book Premiere

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Aleš Šteger Logbuch der Gegenwart

With Aleš Šteger

Welcome: Kerstin Hensel

Moderation: Paul Ingendaay

Music: Klangkunst-Duo Merzouga (Eva Pöpplein & Janko Hanushevsky)

In German

€ 6/4

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Splitter Orchester, Improvisation and Ethics, photo: Thomas Martius
Friday, 22 Mar
Festival

2 pm

MaerzMusik Festival 2024

Events in German and English

2 – 6 pm: Discussion & Reading with George Lewis, Harald Kisiedu

Free admission

7 – 8 pm: Performance & Installation with Audrey Chen, Hugo Esquinca

Free admission

8:30 – 11 pm: Concert & Discussion with Splitter Orchester, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra

€ 20/15

Buy tickets online

European Alliance of Academies: The Climate We Live In. An Alliance Against the Far Right © Eps51
Monday, 25 Mar
Conference

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

European Alliance of Academies
The Climate We Live In. An Alliance Against the Far Right

With Iban García del Blanco, Jákob Ladányi Jancsó, Valerio Rocco Lozano, Jeanine Meerapfel, Meron Mendel, Maria Anna Potocka, Aleš Šteger, Manos Tsangaris and Claudia Roth (digital statement)

Music: Floros Floridis & AoA Impro Group

In German and English

Free admission

Registration ticket@adk.de or +49(0)30 20057 1000

2nd Conference Day
Tue 26 Mar

European Alliance of Academies: The Climate We Live In. An Alliance Against the Far Right © Eps51
Tuesday, 26 Mar
Conference

3 pm – 8 pm

European Alliance of Academies
The Climate We Live In. An Alliance Against the Far Right

3 – 5 pm
Plenary Hall

With Mirosław Bałka, Matei Bejenaru, Marion Döring, Mónika Ferencz, Wolfgang Kaleck, Jeanine Meerapfel, István Szabó and a digital statement from Alexandra Xanthaki

6 – 8 pm
Clubroom

With Liesbeth Bik, Ulrike Draesner, Petja Ivanova, A.L. Kennedy (digital), Esther Kinsky, Dagmara Kraus, Ursula Krechel, Jovana Popić, Eckhard Roelcke, Iris ter Schiphorst, Cécile Wajsbrot and climate experts Prof. Dagmar Haase and Prof. Claudia Kemfert

In German and English

Free admission

Registration ticket@adk.de or +49(0)30 20057 1000

1st Conference Day
Mon 25 Mar

Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Wednesday, 27 Mar
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Brecht and his people

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Lena Gorelik, photo: © Charlotte Troll
Wednesday, 27 Mar
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Heinrich Mann Prize 2024 awarded to Lena Gorelik

With Carolin Emcke, Lena Gorelik, Eva Meckbach, Kathrin Röggla

In German

Free admission

Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Ingeborg Fries
Wednesday, 3 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Famous women

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Brecht-Haus (Brecht House), photo: Ingeborg Fries
Friday, 5 Apr
Guided Tour

1 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Discovering Brecht between Chausseestraße and the Berliner Ensemble

Literary walk from Brecht-Haus (Brecht House) to Berliner Ensemble

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Aris Fioretos, photo: © Heike Bogenberger (Munich)
Tuesday, 9 Apr
Book Premiere

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Aris Fioretos Die dünnen Götter

With Aris Fioretos

Welcome: Ulrich Peltzer

Moderation: Juliane Liebert

In German

€ 6/4

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Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Wednesday, 10 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Brecht and his people

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin Adlershof, photo: © Andreas [FranzXaver] Süß
Thursday, 11 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Anna Seghers Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

How Netty Reiling became Anna Seghers

Themed tour

Registration: annaseghersmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 4/2

Anna Seghers Museum in Berlin Adlershof, photo: © Andreas [FranzXaver] Süß
Tuesday, 16 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Anna Seghers Museum
Anna-Seghers-Str. 81
12489 Berlin

Anna Seghers in the circle of her friends

Themed tour

Registration: annaseghersmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 4/2

Slatan Dudow (left) and Helmut Bergmann while filming Christine (1963). © DEFA-Stiftung
Tuesday, 16 Apr
Book Release, Archive Opening, Film

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio

Slatan Dudow: … und wer wird die Welt verändern?

Welcome: Werner Heegewaldt

Introduction: Stefanie Eckert, DEFA Stiftung

Cooperation: DEFA Stiftung

In German

€ 6/4

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Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Ingeborg Fries
Wednesday, 17 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Famous women

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Amanda Piña © Bea Borgers
Wednesday, 17 Apr
Opening Lecture

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Valeska Gert Guest Professorship:
Amanda Piña On the re-appearance of ancestral forms of movement

With Amanda Piña, Lindsey Drury, Lucia Ruprecht

Cooperation: Freie Universität Berlin, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

In English

Free admission

Isot Kilian with the Berliner Ensemble in Paris 1954. Next to her (from left): Manfred Wekwerth, Bertolt Brecht and Ernst Busch. Photo: © Claus Küchenmeister
21 Apr – 2 Jun
Exhibition

Brecht-Weigel-Haus Buckow
Bertolt-Brecht-Straße 30
15377 Buckow

Dear Ise.
On the 100th birthday of Isot Kilian.

Wed – Fri 12 – 5 pm
Sat & Sun 12 – 6 pm

€ 5/3
Free admission under 18 years

Opening
Sat 20 Apr 3 pm
Music: Karsten Troyke
Free admission

Cooperation: Brecht-Weigel-Haus Buckow

Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof (Dorotheenstadt Cemetery), Berlin Mitte, photo: © Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Wednesday, 24 Apr
Guided Tour

2 pm

Brecht-Weigel Museum
Chausseestraße 125
10115 Berlin

Brecht and his people

Cemetery tour

Meeting point: courtyard of the Brecht-Haus (Brecht House)

Registration: brechtweigelmuseum@adk.de

In German

€ 6/4

Reading Room Pariser Platz, photo: © Katja Strauß
Friday, 26 Apr
Guided Tour

4 pm

Pariser Platz

Reading Room

The Library of the Arts

Library tour

Meeting point: Reading Room 1st Floor

In German

Free admission

Bridget Riley, Measure for Measure 18, 2017 © Bridget Riley [2024]. All rights reserved. Courtesy Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris | London. Photo: Anna Arca
27 Apr – 14 Jul
Exhibition

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum
Schloss 1
16831 Rheinsberg

Bridget Riley: Round Circles, About Discs

Tue – Sun
10 am – 12:30 pm & 1 pm – 5:30 pm

Opening
Sat 27 April, 11 am
With Robert Kudielka,  Angela Lammert

€ 4/3

Oscillations Workshop, CHR Cape Town, September 2023 © Rui Assubuji
27 Apr – 19 May
Exhibition

Oscillations. Cape Town – Berlin
Sonic Inquiries and Practices

Tue – Fri 2 – 7 pm
Sat & Sun 11 am – 7 pm

€ 9/6

Ticket presale starts on 15 Mar

Opening
Fri 26 Apr 7 pm
Free admission

Opening Programme
Sat 27 Apr from 2 pm
Guided tours, talks, performances, DJ sets


Please find below the Akademie der Künste's digital offers.

Silhouette by Arnold de Florence: Portrait of Heinrich Mann, c. 1910 © Akademie der Künste, Heinrich Mann Collection

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Heinrich Mann DIGITAL: Life, Work, Legacy – A Transnational Reconstruction

Heinrich Mann’s estate is scattered throughout archives worldwide. Starting from the most important places of activity in his life, the virtual exhibition by the Akademie der Künste Archives tells the story of the estate and presents the “Heinrich Mann DIGITAL” international cooperation project. In German.

Subharchord. Photo © Kai Bienert

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Music, Makers & Machines

A digital exhibition on the history of the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste

Passport issued to Walter Benjamin, Berlin-Grunewald, 10 August 1928. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Walter Benjamin Archiv © Hamburger Stiftung zur Förderung von Wissenschaft und Kultur, photo: Nick Ash

DIGITAL

Archival Materials

Finds from the Archives

Selected text documents, special objects and works of art from the Archives of the Akademie der Künste representing all artistic disciplines.

Photo: Ellen Auerbach, Airwalk, 1946 (Renate Schottelius during the dance jump over rocks, La Cumbrecita). Modern Print, Argentina © Akademie der Künste, Berlin

DIGITAL

Online Presentation

digital.adk.de – images, sounds, art objects

A digital showcase affords an insight into the extensive holdings of the archives of the Akademie der Künste, which encompasses all art forms, collects and makes accessible the archives of outstanding artists in the German-speaking world.

DIGITAL

Digital Platform

junge-akademie.adk.de – The JUNGE AKADEMIE is online

The transdisciplinary and transcultural online magazine is a space to exhibit and experiment and a digital open studio, offering fellows the opportunity to network with each other and with Akademie members, to develop digital projects and to make the exchange of knowledge visible within the international network.

Der Zauberer John Heartfield [The Magician John Heartfield], 1943. Photo © Zoltan Wegner. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, John Heartfield Archive, No. 610

DIGITAL

Virtual Exhibition

Kosmos Heartfield

The online presentation "Kosmos Heartfield" complements the exhibition "John Heartfield – Photography plus Dynamite".

Graphics: Heimann + Schwantes

DIGITAL

Online Catalogue

Heartfield Online

The graphic oeuvre of the political artist John Heartfield can be explored in a new online catalogue.

Photo © Roman März

DIGITAL

Exhibition

360° Panoramic Tour

The interactive 360° panoramic tour leads through the exhibition “John Heartfield - Photography plus Dynamite” at Pariser Platz.