From Monday, 2 Nov, initially until 30 Nov 2020, all events at the Akademie der Künste must be suspended due to corona conditions. You are welcome to discover our digital offers in the meantime. We hope to see you again soon!

Sunday, 29 May
Tour

3 pm

DEMO:POLIS – The Right to Public Space

Curators’ tour with Barbara Hoidn.
€ 2 plus exhibition ticket
In German language

Sunday, 29 May
Lecture

3 pm

John-Heartfield-Haus
Schwarzer Weg 12
15377 Waldsieversdorf

The pen is mightier

Lecture by Anna Schultz. Exhibition.
Music: Die Grenzgänger.
Free admission
In German language

29 May – 2 Oct
Exhibition

John-Heartfield-Haus
Schwarzer Weg 12
15377 Waldsieversdorf

The Pen is Mightier – Heartfield in Dialogue with British Cartoonists

Fri–Sun, 1 pm – 6 pm

Free admission. Donations are welcome.

Saturday, 28 May
Reading

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

"Dieses ganze romanhafte Lügen ..."
On writing

Festive ceremony of the ALG. Welcome and reading.
€ 5/3
In German language

Friday, 27 May
Performance

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Atriumhof

DEMO:POLIS – Junge Akademie – Brunnenbad

Guided tour, performance, actions in the Hansaviertel.

Free admission
In German language

Friday, 27 May
Presentation

3 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

DEMO:POLIS – KUNSTWELTEN

Presentation of workshop results with children,
young people and the artists.
Free admission
In German languge

Thursday, 26 May
Book Presentation

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Birgit Hein "Film als Idee"

Welcome: Nanna Heidenreich, Wulf Herzogenrath. Discussion: Randall Halle, Birgit Hein.
€ 3
In German language

Wednesday, 25 May
Concert

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

EM4 │Berlin Studios for Electroacoustic Music

Works by Jonty Harrison, Hans Tutschku, Barry Truax, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay and Gottfried Michael Koenig.
€ 7/5

Tuesday, 24 May
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

DEMO:POLIS – Universal Declaration of Urban Rights
Handing over to Berlin politicians

With Stefan Evers, Ellen Haußdörfer, Antje Kapek, Katrin Lompscher, Wolfram Prieß.
Moderation: Wilfried Wang.
Free admission
In German language

Monday, 23 May
Panel Discussion

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

David meets Goliath?
On the copyright reform

Panel discussion with Matthias Schmid, Kathrin Röggla, Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel, Christian Sprang.
Moderation: Jörg Plath.
Free admission
In German language

Friday, 20 May
Award Ceremony

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

Heinrich-Mann-Preis 2016
to Gunnar Decker

Award ceremony. Laudatory address: Friedrich Dieckmann; acceptance speech.
Free admission
In German language

19 – 21 May
Conference

DEMO:POLIS –
Public Space: Fights and Fictions

19 May, 7pm: Prologue
Free admission
In German and English language

20 May, 12am – 21 May, 12pm: 36-hour Factory of Thought
Free admission
In German and English language

Tuesday, 17 May
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

DEMO:POLIS – The Universal Declaration of Urban Rights / Urban Parliament # 5: Urban Space in Berlin: Where can we still experiment?

Parliamentary Session with city initiatives, experts and visitors.
Free admission to event and exhibition space from 6 pm, discussion begins at 7 pm
In German language

Thursday, 12 May
Archive Opening

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Clubroom

Ulrich Gerhardt. From Radio Play to Radio Art

Archive opening with Ulrich Gerhardt, Hermann Bohlen, Oliver Sturm
€ 5/3
In German language

In cooperation with Bayerischer Rundfunk / Hörspiel und Medienkunst

Tuesday, 10 May
Discussion

7 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

DEMO:POLIS – The Universal Declaration of Urban Rights / Urban Parliament
# 4: Mobility in Berlin - What drives us?

Parliamentary Session with city initiatives, experts and visitors.
Free admission to event and exhibition space from 6 pm, discussion begins at 7 pm
In German language

9 – 10 May
Symposium

Pariser Platz

Plenary Hall

European Writers' Conference – WritingAwayBorders

Welcome: Jeanine Meerapfel.
With Mely Kiyak, Nicol Ljubić, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Antje Rávic Strubel, Tilman Spengler et al.
Monday 9.30 am + Tuesday 11 am
Free admission

Friday, 6 May
Performance

3 pm

Hanseatenweg

Atriumhof

DEMO:POLIS – Junge Akademie – Brunnenregatta

Guided tour, performance, actions in the Hansaviertel.

Free admission
In German language

Wednesday, 4 May
Programme Night

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 3

DEMO:POLIS – Junge Akademie / AGORA ARTES

Concert, performance, discussions, party.
Free admission
In German and English language

Tuesday, 3 May
Discussion

8 pm

Hanseatenweg

Hall 2

DEMO:POLIS – Reconstruction: Pathology or Therapy?

Discussion: Friedrich Dieckmann and Wilfried Wang.
Free admission
In German language

Tuesday, 3 May
Lecture and Discussion

7 pm

Pariser Platz

Clubroom

The Prepared Body: Deborah Hay

Opening lecture Valeska-Gert-Gastprofessur with Gabriele Brandstetter, Renate Graziadei, Deborah Hay, Nele Hertling.
Free admission
In English language

Sunday, 1 May
KUNSTWELTEN

2 pm

Hanseatenweg

Studio Lobby

Welcome Sunday

Workshops for the children and women of a refugee accommodation

Free admission

1 May – 31 Oct
Exhibition

Rheinsberg Palace and Park
Mühlenstraße 1
16831 Rheinsberg

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum
(1 May – 3 July)

Rheinsberg 25 – Rediscovering a
"Court of the Muses"

Rheinsberg Palace and Park:
€ 8/6 including a palace tour

Kurt Tucholsky Literaturmuseum:
€ 4/3, combined ticket including palace € 10/7


The January / February 2021 programme will be released from mid-December 2020.