Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin

Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin
Wed-Mon 10-19:00
Gallery, Museum


  • Otobong Nkanga: There’s No Such Thing as Solid Ground

    A polyglot in artistic media, and former Gropius-Bau artist in-residence, masterfully delves into complex systems and histories with through range of media.

    Oct 26, 2020

  • Provocative Wall art: Gropius Bau’s Walking Through Walls

    REVIEW! On now through Jan 19, Gropius Bau’s magnificent exhibition marking 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall includes standout works by 28 international artists and provocatively tackles the effects of walls, real and metaphorical.

    Nov 14, 2019

  • Journey into the wild

    From the scientific to the surreal, the "Garden of Earthly Delights" has contemporary works which hail from all over the world examining humanity’s urge to garden and quest to either control or enjoy nature’s power. Through Dec 1.

    Oct 1, 2019

  • The Black Image Corporation

    American multimedia artist Theaster Gates has mined four million plus images in the Johnson Publishing Company’s archives to present 10 large format photographic prints, over 100 other photos and magazines, alongside his own video. Through July 28.

    Jun 12, 2019

  • Non-native talents

    Gropius Bau’s group show And Berlin Will Always Need You lives up to its promises.

    May 17, 2019

  • Restless Times. Archaeology in Germany

    Under the themes of mobility, exchange, conflict and innovation, and spanning 200,000 years from the Palaeolithic to the 20th century, over 1000 archaeological finds from across Germany aim to tell the story of cultural interactions in Europe.

    Dec 11, 2018

  • Gurlitt: Status Report

    Cornelius Gurlitt famously hid a vast collection of art works which he had inherited from his father, an art dealer servicing the Nazi regime. The current exhibition at Gropius-Bau features 200 of the paintings found in his Munich apartment.

    Oct 18, 2018

  • Spiritual stargazing

    Ancient gadgetry is the best part of Martin-Gropius-Bau’s library-like new exhibition, "Jews, Christians and Muslims", on through Mar 4.

    Feb 5, 2018

  • Weiwei in the house

    Ai Weiwei's 'Evidence' at the Martin-Gropius-Bau is now officially open! Whether or not he actually comes to Berlin is yet to be seen, his presence can be felt all over the exhibition. Here's what to expect.

    Apr 3, 2014 1 Comments

  • Who is Weiwei?

    Evidence, a massive solo exhibition by Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, comes to the Martin-Gropius-Bau with a vernissage on Apr 2 and general opening Apr 3. There’s no shortage of hype... but who exactly are we talking about?

    Apr 2, 2014 1 Comments

  • Art is the drug

    LAST CHANCE. Pharmaceutical giant Bayer boasts a sparkling collection of modern art – is it enough to shine up their less-than-gleaming image? Check out this roll-call of artistic innovation and decide for yourself before June 9.

    Jun 7, 2013

  • Diane Arbus at Martin-Gropius-Bau

    There's only one month left of summer, so if you haven't seen the two mosted talked exhibitions of the season, it's time to make your dates. Photography is the medium of choice. Read our review of Diane Arbus here.

    Jul 31, 2012

  • "I was sick of pretending"

    INTERVIEW. Feminist figurehead Judy Chicago is best known for her work “The Dinner Party” which visually provided a place at the table for pussy. Check out the feminist icon at the huge Pacific Standard Time exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau.

    Apr 11, 2012

  • Who is Ai Weiwei?

    An exhibition in Martin-Gropius-Bau goes some way toward penetrating the myth of the man who helped design Beijing’s National Stadium and publicly criticised China’s ruling Communist party in the same breath.

    Nov 21, 2011

  • The intricate genius of Hokusai

    Head to the Martin-Gropius-Bau and you will see why Katsushika Hokusai is rated among the world’s most important artists.The exhibition of the master's work ends Oct 24. Go!

    Oct 17, 2011

  • Knowing the world

    As the Berlin Year of Science comes to an end, the immense Weltwissen exhibition attempts to track 300 years of scientific progress and asks, “Where are we now?”

    Dec 7, 2010

  • Innen Stadt Außen

    OUR PICK: Olafur Eliasson's show comprises a city-wide web of installations: at Martin-Gropius-Bau, there are rooms of coloured "fog", a hall of mirrors and an electrical storm performed by a dancing hosepipe.

    Jul 19, 2010 4 Comments

  • The Aga Khan's treasures

    OUR PICK: The Ismaili Muslims' spiritual leader is displaying 200 pieces from his private collection - one of the world's oldest and most valuable collections of Islamic art - for the first time ever.

    May 7, 2010 1 Comments

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