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Greenaway. Mul­ti­me­dia art and films of the two artists. Daily 10am– 8pm, Mon un­til 10pm. €8/3. www.jm­ber­lin.de. Lin­den­str. 9-14. T: 030.25993300. U Hallesches Tor, U Kochstraße. E4

Käthe Koll­witz Mu­seum

In­tro­duces the pow­er­ful and tor­tured art of one of the most rel­e­vant Ger­man women artists of the last cen­tury. Her pri­mary fo­cus was the daily strug­gles of the poor and the tragedy of war, which she ex­pe­ri­enced di­rectly af­ter los­ing both her son and grand­son in bat­tle. Daily 11am– 6pm. € 6/3. www.kaethe- koll­witz.de. Fasa­nen­str. 24. T: 030.8825210. U Uh­land­straße. C4

Kupferstichkabinett

With a col­lec­tion be­gun in 1652 by the Great Elec­tor and works dat­ing back to me­dieval times, the in­sti­tute known in English as the Mu­seum of Prints and Draw­ings boasts 150,000+ pieces, in­clud­ing mas­ter­pieces by Bot­ti­celli, Dürer, and Goya. To 20 Sep: Gone to the Dogs! This year’s sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion fo­cuses on the re­la­tion­ship be­tween hu­man and ca­nine with a var­ied se­lec­tion of paint­ings and art­works. Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm, Sat–Sun 11am– 6pm. €6/3. www.smb.mu­seum. Matthäikirch­platz. T: 030.266424242. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Märkisches Mu­seum

Doc­u­ments, photos, books, and weapons walk visi­tors through 750 years of Ber­lin history in a neo- Gothic set­ting. To 25 Oct: Ber­lin 1945/46 fo­cuses on the harsh ef­fects WWII had on Ger­many im­me­di­ately af­ter the war as well as those who re­built Ber­lin. Tue–Sun 10am– 6pm. € 5/3 (un­der-18s free, free en­try first Wed of month). www.stadt­mu­seum.de. Am Köll­nis­chen Park 5. T: 030.24002162. U Märkisches Mu­seum. F3

Martin-Gropius-Bau

MUST SEE One of the city’s best art and pho­tog­ra­phy ex­hi­bi­tion spa­ces and an im­por­tant ex­am­ple of early 20th- cen­tury ar­chi­tec­ture, the im­pos­ing build­ing com­bines Ital­ian Re­nais­sance el­e­ments with lo­cal fea­tures, such as a se­ries of Ger­man cities de­picted be­tween the win­dows and mo­saics of al­le­gor­i­cal fig­ures. To 8 Aug: Tino Se­h­gal ex­plores the work of the Ber­lin- based Bri­tishGer­man artist. To 23 Aug: Fass­binder – NOW pro­vides new im­pe­tus to en­gage with one of Ger­many’s most sig­nif­i­cant di­rec­tors. Wed– Mon 10am–7pm. Prices vary depend­ing on ex­hi­bi­tion. www.gropiusbau.de. Niederkirch­n­er­str. 7. T: 030.254860. U Kochstraße. E4

Men­schen Mu­seum

The in­ter­na­tion­ally pop­u­lar tour­ing ex­hi­bi­tion Body Worlds show­cased anatomist Gun­ther von Ha­gens’ plas­ti­na­tion process, which pre­serves body parts and re­veals their in­ner struc­tures. The per­ma­nent Ber­lin ex­hi­bi­tion shows 200 body parts amd 20 whole- body prepa­ra­tions, fo­cus­ing on spe­cific or­gans and dis­eases. Mon– Fri 9am–7pm, Sat–Sun 10am–7pm. €14/9. www.memu.ber­lin. Panoramaplatz 1. S+U Alexan­der­platz. F3

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