Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation announces Centenary plans

Posted on centenarynews.com on 07 February 2014
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The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation has announced a series of events and exhibitions to mark the Centenary of the First World War.

1914 - Aufbruch. Weltbruch. ('1914 - Awakening. World Breakup') is the official title for the commemorative programme which will be spread across the five branches of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation.

They include: the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, the Geheimes Staatsarchiv, the Ibero-Amerikanische Institut, and the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung.

           The official logo of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation's Centenary programme

Programme

7th March - 22nd June 2014, Exhibition

Arcadias - Paradise on Paper. Landscape and Myth in Italy

Kupferstichkabinett - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

21st March - 18th May 2014, Exhibition

Klosterstraße 36. Collecting, Exhibiting, Patenting. The Dawn of Prussia as an Industrial State

Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

21st March 2014 - 28th February 2015, Exhibition

I Gave Gold for Iron. The Great War in Coins and Medals

Bode-Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museumsinsel Berlin, Monbijoubrücke, 10117 Berlin

31st March - 5th April 2014, Exhibition

Literature in the Foyer: The First World War in Children's Books

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

3rd April 2014, Lecture

The First World War in Children's Books

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin

5th April - 29th June 2014, Exhibition

Marsden Hartley - Die deutschen Bilder / The German Paintings 1913-1915

Neue Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Potsdamer Straße 50, 10785 Berlin

6th/13th/20th/27th May - 3rd June 2014, Lecture Series

The First World War from the Latin-American Perspective

Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

6th June - 12th October 2014, Exhibition

AVANT-GARDE!

Sonderausstellungshallen, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

14th & 15th June 2014
The Commemorative Festival at the Kulturforum

Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

14th June - 12th July 2014, Exhibition

Futurism: Poetry and Texts by the Avant-garde in Latin America

Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

4th June - 19th September 2014, Exhibition

Latin America and the First World War

Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Potsdamer Str. 37, 10785 Berlin

27th June 2014 - 28th June 2015, Exhibition

The Perceived War

Museum Europäischer Kulturen - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museen Dahlem, Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25, 14195 Berlin

2nd July - 8th October 2014, Lecture Series

Avant-garde!? Music History 1914

Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Ben-Gurion-Straße, 10785 Berlin and Sonderausstellungshallen, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

1st August 2014 - 2018, Display

"The World is Full of Murder" - Archives Reflect a Catastrophe

Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Archivstraße 12-14 , 14195 Berlin

4th September 2014 - 29th March 2015, Exhibition

The Van Eyck Brothers' Ghent Altarpiece in Berlin

Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

18th - 19th September 2014, Conference

Mars and Museum

Bode-Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museumsinsel Berlin, Monbijoubrücke, 10117 Berlin

25th September 2014 - 18th January 2015, Exhibition

War and Clothing - Fashion Illustrations during the First World War

Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin

10th October 2014 - 26th April 2015, Exhibition

Phonographed Sounds - Photographed Moments. Audio and Visual Documents from German POW Camps in the First World War

Museum Europäischer Kulturen - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museen Dahlem, Lansstraße 8 / Arnimallee 25, 14195 Berlin

7th November 2014 - 22nd February 2015, Exhibition

Photography in the First World War

Museum für Fotografie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin

20th November 2014 - 5th April 2015, Exhibition

Heading towards the Idyll - The Foundation of the Bückeburg Royal Institute for Musicology

Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Ben-Gurion-Straße, 10785 Berlin

Source: Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

Images courtesy of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News