Akademie der Künste Hanseatenweg
The Berlin art academy’s long and prestigious history dates back to 1696. Today, this is an important exhibition space, housing one of the most comprehensive interdisciplinary archives of 20th- century art. To 7 Jun: Kunst für Alle presents a collage of political art since the 1960s. Open Tue– Sun 11am–7pm. €6/4 (Free entry Tue 3-7pm). www.adk.de. Hanseatenweg 10. T: 030.200572000. S Bellevue, U Hansaplatz. C3
Akademie der Künste Pariser Platz
The Pariser Platz branch of Berlin’s art academy, housing an important exhibition space and an extensive archive. Open daily 11am–7pm. € 6/4. www.adk.de. Pariser Platz 4. T: 030.200571000. S+U Brandenburger Tor. E3
A splendorous collection of 19th- century art. German artists, such as the romantics Caspar David Friedrich, Schinkel, and Blechen are well represented, while the second floor features French impressionists, including Monet, Degas, Renoir, and Cezanne. To 12 Apr: Gottfried Lindauer.
The exhibition presents the worlk of little- known Czech painter Gottfried Lindauer, one of the few artists of the late 19th century to have devoted his work almost exclusively to depicting the Maori of New Zealand. To 12 Apr: Tower Residents. Sketches from the 1780s for the Gendarmenmarkt cathedrals by Chadowiecki and Rode, two of the most prominent Berlin artists of the times. Open Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm (until 8pm on Thu), Sat & Sun 10am– 6pm. With exhibition €12/6, €10/5 museum only. www.smb.museum. Bodestr. 1– 3. T: 030.266424242. U Friedrichstraße, S Hackescher Markt. E3
An extensive collection of Old Masters’ paintings, a section dedicated to ancient coins, and many works of Roman and Byzantine art adorn the impressive interior of the Bode Museum, built by Ernst von Ihne in 1904. To 7 Sep: The Berlin Sculpture and Paintings Collections 70 Years After World War II commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and the loss of numerous works art in the two fires that occurred in the Friedrichhain bunker. From 2 Apr to 13 Sep: ONE GOD– Abraham’s Legacy