My Berlin Blog

In-depth reviews and articles about this unique city.

Charlotte’s Amazing House of Treasures

The Gründerzeitmuseum, tucked away in Mahlsdorf on the eastern edge of Berlin, is home to a unique collection of furniture, antiques and curios. Its name …

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The Art of Society

Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie is back after almost six years of reconstruction. I can’t imagine a more fitting exhibition space for 20th Century visual arts.  With …

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Berlin Global

“Only Connect” “Only connect and both shall be exalted” is the essence of the Humboldt Forum. When E.M.Forster famously used these words he was linking …

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The Humboldt Forum – a Palace for all Peoples

The Berlin Palace (Stadtschloss) is back in Berlin, a least in part. The opening ceremony took place on 20th July 2021 and the golden cross …

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The Fantastic Futurium

And now for something completely different – a museum that looks forward to the future rather than back to the past. Called the ‘Futurium’ or …

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Making a Grand Entrance

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Bauhaus 100

The famous Bauhaus art school opened in Weimar in 1919 and during its short lifespan it moved to Dessau and then to Berlin. The demands …

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The PalaisPopulaire

Deutsche Bank has opened a new exhibition and event space on Unter den Linden in a seriously prime location next to the Staatsoper and opposite …

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Berlin’s ‘Jewish Switzerland’

The story of Jewish Berlin will be forever tragically linked to the Holocaust. Nothing can change this statement, but today’s Berliners are still making efforts to …

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Romantic Art and Wanderlust

Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie is an exquitiste three-storey showcase of 19th Century European art. It is also one of the German capital’s iconic buildings and part of …

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