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The Käthe Kollwitz Museum currently offers various digital tours! For example, let our Kollwitz Guide accompany you through the permanent exhibition and learn more background information about the life and work of Käthe Kollwitz. Or discover places in Berlin that inspired Käthe Kollwitz or where she worked artistically with the Käthe TO GO tour.

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Happy Birthday, Käthe Kollwitz!

156 years ago, on 8 July 1867, Käthe Kollwitz was born. In the Kollwitz house, they knew how to celebrate birthdays, and so we are dedicating ourselves to the birthday rituals of the Kollwitz family on the occasion of the anniversary of our house artist.

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Berlin Seniors’ Week

Join us for a conversation on the topic of “Talking Hands in the Work of Käthe Kollwitz”.

90-minute exhibition talks on
Sunday, June 25, at 15.00 and Thursday, June 29, at 14.00

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On the anniversary of Käthe Kollwitz’s death

On 22 April 1945, Käthe Kollwitz died at the age of 77 in Moritzburg near Dresden. In the “Rüdenhof”, a manor house on the castle pond of Moritzburg, she found refuge from the war and spent the last months before her death there. In the end, her eyesight and physical strength were no longer sufficient…

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Käthe Kollwitz – “And yet it is art”

After 36 successful years, the Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin has left its founding location in Charlottenburg’s Fasanenstraße and moved to the Theaterbau at Charlottenburg Palace.
On September 24, 2022, the museum will now open at its new location with expanded spatial possibilities after a short renovation phase.

From now on, the museum and its collection on the first floor of the building will be presented in a new presentation under the Kollwitz quote “And yet it is art”.

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