Press Releases


25 April 2024

Friday – Sunday, 3 – 5 May 2024 Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz and Hanseatenweg On the first weekend in May, the Akademie der Künste is presenting the next instalment in the “UTOPIA. Keep on Moving” programme. On Friday, 3 May, the … more

24 April 2024

The O.E. Hasse Foundation is to award the O.E. Hasse Prize 2024 to Antonia Siems, a third-year student at the Ernst Busch University of Theatre Arts Berlin (HfS Ernst Busch). The prize, which comes with 5,000 euros, is awarded annually with a view to … more

23 April 2024

Exhibition in Rheinsberg, 27 April – 14 July 2024 Exhibition opening on 27 April 2024, 11 am Every year, the Akademie der Künste presents the work of one of the members of the Visual Arts Section, with a show at the Kurt Tucholsky Literature … more

17 April 2024

Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Invitation to press talk and press preview Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 11 am Exhibition halls open at 10 am With Michael Ruetz, photographic artist, member of the Film and Media Arts … more

5 April 2024

According to press reports, the closing of the Galeries Lafayette department store on Berlin’s Friedrichstrasse will take place earlier than originally planned, on 31 July of this year. This brings new urgency to the discussion on the future … more


22 March 2024

Exhibition: Keep a Stiff Upper Lip! Gundula Schulze Eldowy and Robert Frank Book signings and guided tours with the artist Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz The exhibition centres on the encounter between two artistic figures from different … more

19 March 2024

Exhibition:27 April – 19 May 2024; opening weekend: Friday, 26 April 2024, from 7 pm, and Saturday, 27 April 2024, from 2 pm, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg Starting on 27 April 2024, the Akademie der Künste is presenting sound works … more


21 February 2024

Event at the Akademie der Künste with Aleida Assmann, Harald Bodenschatz, Max Czollek, HG Merz and Philipp Oswalt Monday, 26 February 2024, 7 pm, Pariser Platz Building the National House: Architecture as Identity Politics is the title of the … more

15 February 2024

Founded in 1949 and published by the Akademie der Künste since 1950, the magazine SINN UND FORM is celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary this year. The internationally renowned periodical is considered to be the most important German-language … more

15 February 2024

Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg Exhibition March 1 – April 4 2024, opening 29/02/2024, 6 pm Events 16 + 17 March 2024 In an exhibition and as part of various events, 35 international scholarship holders of the JUNGE AKADEMIE will show new works … more

14 February 2024

1 March – 1 April 2024 The Breath of a House is the Sound of Voices Within Exhibition, opening: 29 Feb, 6 pm Events: March 16 + 17. Hanseatenweg Thirty-five scholarship holders of the JUNGE AKADEMIE present new works at Hanseatenweg. The title … more

13 February 2024

Conference March 25 – 26 2024, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz The conference “Das Klima, in dem wir leben. Eine Allianz gegen Rechtsextremismus“ [The Climate We Live In. An Alliance Against the Far Right] is marked by the run-up to the … more

6 February 2024

Andreas Kilb in a conversation with Bettina Henzler, Verena Lueken, Philipp Stadelmaier, Rüdiger Suchsland and Jeanine Meerapfel Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 7 pm Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin Press tickets at, … more

1 February 2024

Max Moor reads from the artist's letters and documents Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 7:30 pm Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin 100 years ago – in the spring of 1924 – Otto Dix exhibited his scandal-ridden work … more


30 January 2024

Akademie der Künste’s Heinrich Mann Prize 2024 goes to journalist and author Lena Gorelik. Her essayistic work has made meaningful contributions to contemporary political and literary discourse. The three-person jury was made up of Miryam … more

25 January 2024

Damascus-born artist Simone Fattal is to receive the Großer Kunstpreis Berlin 2024 (Berlin Art Prize – Grand Prize). On behalf of the State of Berlin, the Akademie der Künste awards the prize, endowed with 15,000 euros, on an annual basis … more

22 January 2024

Reading to mark the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism Saturday, 27 January 2024, 4 pm Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin Imre Kertész’s Kaddish – the Jewish mourner’s prayer – is dedicated to a … more

15 January 2024

Saturday, 20 January 2024, 2–8 pm Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin What could strategies for repairing the damaged world look like? What do "reparations" mean in the context of climate justice, and how can the claim to them be … more

9 January 2024

With Gundula Schulze Eldowy, member of the Film and Media Arts Section of the Akademie der Künste Helke Misselwitz, Deputy Director of the Film and Media Arts Section Boris Friedewald, art historia Conny Klauß, Secretary of the Film and Media … more

8 January 2024

Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg Against the background of the current environmental and social crises, the exhibition “The Great Repair” presents more than 40 positions from art and architecture, as well as spatial practices, which envision … more

5 January 2024

Friday, 12 January 2024, 7:30 pm, Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz On Friday, 12 January 2024, the Akademie der Künste, together with the publishing house Kiepenheuer & Witsch, will present the memoirs of opera director and artistic … more

4 January 2024

Film premiere and archive presentation Tuesday, 9 January 2024, 7 pm Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin >> Press tickets available at, tel. 030 200 57-1514 On Tuesday, 9 January 2024, István Szabó presents … more