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Events for Friends of the Museum

Here you can find an overview of the variety of events we offer our Friends and Sponsors.

  • View into the hall of the Komische Oper with rows of chairs and visitors

    Kurt Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

    Visit of the Komische Oper for members of the circle of friends
    Deadline to register: 1 November 2021

    Event
    Sun, 7 Nov 2021, 4 pm

  • ZOOM-IN: JMB

    Dr. Ane Kleine-Engel in conversation
    Deadline to register: 18 October 2021

    Discussion
    Mon, 18 Oct 2021, 8 pm

  • Portrait Rahel Varnhagen (by Carl Eduard Weber)

    Through Berlin with Rahel Varnhagen and Jette Herz

    A city walk with Dorothee Nolte
    Deadline to register: 10 Sep 2021

    Guided Tour
    Sun, 26 Sep 2021, 11 am

  • Person alone on one of the red seats in the auditorium of an empty theater, head resting in hands

    Preview of the Exhibition ZERHEILT: HEALED TO PIECES

    with the Artist Frédéric Brenner and the Curator Thesia Ziehe
    Deadline to register: 18 August 2021

    Artist Talk
    Wed, 1 Sep 2021, 6 pm

  • View into a room filled with plaster figures

    Tour of the Special Exhibition Yael Bartana: Redemption Now

    Guided Tour followed by an Expert Discussion
    Deadline to register: 16 Jul and 13 Aug 2021

    Guided Tour
    Sun, 25 Jul and Sun, 22 Aug 2021, 4 pm each

  • Stairway to the permanent exhibition.Hebrew and Latin letters are projected onto the steps, which combine to form town names at the top of the stairs

    Highlights of the New Core Exhibition: Online Overview Tour

    Explore with us the different rooms of the core exhibition.
    Deadline to register: Mon, 3 May resp. Mon, 24 May 2021

    Guided Tour
    Mon, 10 May and Tue, 1 Jun 2021

  • Digital Preview of the Temporary Exhibition on the DAGESH Art Award

    We invite you to an exclusive preview with Dr. Gregor H. Lersch on the evening before the award ceremony.
    Deadline to register: Mon, 10 May 2021

    Event
    Wed, 19 May 2021, 8 pm

  • The debate room in the exhibition was realized as an eye-catching, jagged space within a space; its exterior is clad with perforated panels of metal, its interior with inviting-looking wood

    Antisemitism. The Rumor about the Jews

    This digital workshop will approach the phenomenon of antisemitism using video case studies, followed by discussion
    Deadline to register: Mon, 3 May 2021

    Workshop
    Thu, 6 May 2021, 6 pm

  • Worm's-eye view of the chest and face of a woman dressed in white with platinum blonde, short hair on a donkey, whose neck, cut at the left edge of the picture, is just visible. Background: Berlin Brandenburg Gate and steel blue sky

    Online-Preview of Yael Bartana – Redemption Now

    Exclusive online preview with the curators of the temporary exhibition.
    Deadline to register: Mon, 19 Apr 2021

    Event
    Thu, 22 Apr 2021, 8 pm

  • Two children stand next to an orangutan made of everyday objects

    ANOHA: On the Trail of the Ark

    A tour for our little Friends
    Bookings by 31 Jan 2021

    Guided Tour
    14 Mar 2021

  • Stairway to the permanent exhibition.Hebrew and Latin letters are projected onto the steps, which combine to form town names at the top of the stairs

    Highlights of the new Core Exhibition

    Overview tour for Friends of the JMB
    Bookings by 31 Jan 2021

    Guided Tour
    9 Mar & 23 Mar 2021

  • Wall with text in different font sizes, in front of which two men stand

    First Hand

    Curators guide you through the new Core Exhibition
    Bookings by 31 Jan 2021

    Guided Tour
    3 Mar + 18 Mar 2021

  • Detail from a film still, woman head

    Closing Event of the Exhibition Yael Bartana – Redemption Now

    Guided tour of the exhibition with curator Dr. Shelley Harten
    Deadline to register: 12 November 2021

    Event
    Thu, 18 Nov 2021, 5 pm

  • View sound room with metal curtains and people

    In the Musicroom

    Digital Tour for Friends of the JMB
    Bookings by 31 Jan 2021

    Guided Tour
    17 Feb 2021 (online)

  • Catastrophe. Reading historical Photos

    Workshop on historical Photographs for Friends of the JMB
    Bookings by 10 Jan 2021

    Workshop
    28 Jan 2021 (online)

  • Portrait photo of Hetty Berg

    Zoom-In: JMB

    Discussion round for Friends of the JMB
    Bookings by 10 Jan 2021

    Discussion
    18 Jan 2021 (online)

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    The Babel Bible Dispute
    Politics, Theology, and Science around 1900

    27 Feb 2020
    Visit of the exhibition The Babel Bible Dispute - Politics, Theology and Science around 1900 in Berlin's Pergamon Museum
    Deadline to register: 20 Feb 2020

  • ANOHA – The Children’s World at the Jewish Museum Berlin

    11 Feb 2020
    Guided tour through the children's world of the Jewish Museum Berlin ANOHA with Ane Kleine-Engel, director of the Children's Museum, and Gelia Eisert
    Deadline to register: 3 Feb 2020

  • Day trip to Dresden

    9 Feb 2020
    Visit to the exhibition library of exile by Edmund de Waal and guided tour of the Dresden synagogue by the association HATiKVA, the educational and meeting center for Jewish history and culture in Saxony
    Deadline to register: 13 Jan 2020

  • Józef Lipman und seine Cousine Rozia Grünspan als Kinder

    “Holocaust and Forced Labor in Galicia“ Nazi Documentation Centre

    26 Jan 2020
    During our guided tour with the curator of the exhibition, Klaus Hasbron-Blume, you will gain detailed insights into the exhibition and have the opportunity to talk to the curator.
    Deadline to register: 13 Jan 2020

  • “Frühlingsstürme (Spring Storms)”
    Premiere at the Komische Oper Berlin

    25 Jan 2020
    Eighty-seven years after its premiere, the last operetta of the Weimar Republic will be performed anew at the Komische Oper Berlin under Barry Kosky’s direction.
    Deadline to register: 6 Jan 2020

  • Dance Performance at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

    19 December 2019
    Let’s rediscover the Staatsballett Berlin through the work of Israeli choreographer Sharon Eyal and Alexander Ekman.
    Deadline to register: 14 November 2019

  • Mini-Previews of the New Permanent Exhibition

    10 December 2019
    The first objects for the new permanent exhibition are being delivered. We will preview these new objects with the guidance of exhibition curators Inka Bertz, Aubrey Pomerance and Theresia Ziehe.
    Deadline to register: 4 December 2019

  • Day trip to Erfurt

    30 November 2019
    Erfurt was a unique center of medieval culture. In our excursion there, we will take a look at the numerous local artifacts and sites of Jewish historical and contemporary life.
    Deadline to register: 14 November 2019

  • Us Animals from Noah’s Ark

    27 October 2019
    Shadow puppetry in the Turkish karagöz style – in German, Hebrew, and Turkish: Premiere & introductory discussion for members of Friends of the Museum and their families.
    Deadline to register: 15 September 2019

  • Original Bauhaus

    23 October 2019
    In cooperation with the Berlinische Galerie, the Bauhaus-Archiv is presenting well-known and forgotten Bauhaus originals. Tour with Adriana Kapsreiter, a research associate of the Bauhaus-Archiv.
    Deadline to register: 18 October 2019

  • Third Generation – Next Generation

    20 October 2019
    An evening at the Maxim Gorki theater: By now, there are thousands of new Berliners who grew up in the Middle East. The “next generation” shares its perspectives on the “third generation” after the period of Nazi rule.
    Deadline to register: 15 October 2019

  • Serial Art Dialogue: This Place

    3 to 17 September 2019
    In this new format, the Serial Art Dialogue, we will take our time and dedicate three evenings to the voices of photographers* who are exhibited in the exhibition This Place.
    Deadline to register: 23 August 2019

  • Day Trip to Dessau and the Wörtlitz Garden Realm

    14 September 2019
    We invite you to explore the UNESCO cultural landscape with its extensive park, castle and canals.
    Deadline to register: 30 August 2019

  • Summer Cooking Class

    29 August 2019
    On warm summer evenings it is especially nice to cook and feast together in the evening. On this occasion, we will sit together at a long table in the garden of the Jewish Museum Berlin. Birgitt Claus from eßkultur will present this evening.
    Deadline to register: 19 August 2019

  • City walk: Westend district

    17 August 2019
    A tour of the Westend district with art historian Claudia Marcy. We focus on the individual buildings that characterize entire districts.
    Deadline to register: 13 August 2019

  • Concert: Galilee Chamber Orchestra

    31 July 2019
    We would like to introduce to you the Young Euro Classic music festival. The Galilee Chamber Orchestra from Israel, consisting of Arab and Jewish musicians, will perform there.
    Deadline to register: 10 July 2019

  • Tour with a Curator: Brücke Museum

    13 July 2019
    During a guided tour with a curator we visit the exhibition Escape into Art?, which engages deeply with the artistic practices and everyday lives of former Brücke artists during the Nazi period.
    Deadline to register: 11 July 2019

  • Artists’ Discussion: Installation Open, Closed, Open

    25 June 2019
    Be there when the three artists and prizewinners of the Dagesh Art Prize look at their artistic work in a conversation.
    Deadline to register: 18 June 2019

  • Photography: View into a landscape, at the left edge of the picture there is a family in front of a poster, on which people are depicted.

    This Place – Friends’ Preview

    5 June 2019
    Get an exclusive insight into the new temporary exhibition. 12 international photo artists approach the complexity of Israel and the West Bank with their cameras.
    Deadline to register: 29 May 2019

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    Day trip to the Bauhaus in Weimar

    19 May 2019
    Visit of the new Bauhaus Museum, the Bauhaus University and city walk in the place where the Bauhaus was founded.
    Deadline to register: 30 April 2019

  • Colored postcard with walkers on a street with blossoming trees and colorful painted houses.

    City Stroll through the Hufeisensiedlung (horse shoe housing estate)

    13 May 2019
    Departure into the future and retreat into the private sphere: a tour of the Berlin settlement from the 1920s
    Deadline to Register: 6 May 2019

  • Painting of a young woman with a powder box in her hand

    Curatorial Tour: Exhibition Lotte Laserstein

    24 April 2019
    View with the curator Dr. Annelie Lütgens the work of this extraordinary painter with portraits, landscape paintings, late works and pictures from her artistic environment of the 1920/30s.
    Deadline to register: 17 April 2019

  • Photography: a woman with a microphone in her hand, progesting to a group of people sitting and standing in front of her.

    General Meeting and Reception

    8 April 2019
    A warm invitation to the general meeting of the Friends of the Jewish Museum Berlin. At a reception we want to toast the work of the association last year.

  • Visit to the White City

    24 March 2019
    Trail of 1920s Berlin to discover the large housing estate from the era of the »Neues Bauen« architecture movement.
    Deadline to register: 15 March 2019

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    Premiere at the Komische Oper: M – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (M - A city in search of a murderer)

    May 5, 2019
    Come with us to the Komische Oper Berlin. Fritz Lang's famous crime film from the year 1931 will be newly performed on stage and celebrates its premiere.
    Deadline to register: 8 April 2019

  • Day Trip to Halle on the Saale

    10 March 2019
    A stroll through the city with a particular focus on the Jewish bourgeoisie
    Deadline to register: 22 February 2019

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    Drinking Tea – A Jewish Tradition? Workshop Discussion in the Exhibition »A Is for Jewish«

    25 February 2019
    What is behind the tradition of tea drinking? And what is the cultural significance of this everyday practice for millions of people?
    Workshop Discussion
    Deadline to register: 20 February 2019

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    Visit to the Museum of Architecture at the Technical University Berlin

    20 February 2019
    Museum of Architecture director Dr. Hans-Dieter Nägelke will provide us with an introduction to 19th century architecture and present Berlin architects and their works.
    Deadline to register: 14 February 2019

  • The Laskers from Breslau (Wrocław)
    With Video Recording

    27 January 2019
    A Family Reunion in Music and Words (in English)
    For Friend of the Jewish Museum Berlin we have reserved seats at the reduced price of 8 euros (limited ticket quota).
    Deadline to register: 17 January 2019


    27 Jan 2019

  • Painter. Mentor. Magician. Otto Mueller and his Wroclaw/Breslau Network

    19 January 2019
    Curatorial tour through the exhibition. Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum for Contemporary Art.
    Deadline to register: 10 January 2019

  • Anatevka (Fiddler on the Roof) at the Komische Oper Berlin

    20 December 2018
    Musical based on Scholem Alejchem's story
    Deadline to register: 13 December 2018

  • Säcke voll Gewürzen

    Jerusalem: A Cooking Class in FOUR Courses

    28 November 2018
    Last round of the cooking class with Birgitt Claus and Omar Selim
    Deadline to register: 21. November 2018

  • A Is for Jewish: Journeys through Now in 22 Letters

    22 November 2018
    Advance Tour with Reception
    Deadline to register: 15 November 2018

  • Annual Member’s Assembly and Summer Festival

    on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Jewish Museum Berlin

    Event
    Tue, 14 Sep 2021, 4.45 pm

  • Hugo Simon: From Red Banker to Green Exile

    17 November 2018
    Exhibition Tour
    Deadline to register: 9 November

  • London 1938: Defending “Degenerate” German Art

    21 October 2018
    Exhibition visit in the Liebermann Villa
    Deadline to register: 15 October 2018

  • A Trip to Jerusalem

    7 to 13 October 2018
    With city walks through West and East Jerusalem, excursions to Bethlehem and Ramallah and more.

  • Combined Tour:
    Visit to Exhibition at the New Synagogue and Walking Tour of the Spandauer Vorstadt Neighborhood

    4 October 2018
    We visit the exhibition Open the Gates and take a walking tour of the Spandauer Vorstadt neighborhood
    Deadline to register: 1 October 2018

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    Day Trip
    to the Jewish Museum of Franconia in Fuerth

    16 September 2018
    Visit the exhibition Cherchez la Femme at the Jewish Museum of Franconia and learn more about Jewish life in Fuerth, past and present.
    Please book by 31 August 2018

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    Light Installation
    at the Dorotheenstadt Cemetery

    5 September 2018
    After an introduction to James Turrell’s installation, immerse yourself in the site’s unique atmosphere.
    Please book by 21 August 2018

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    Event Series:
    Jerusalem – A Four-Course Cooking Class

    29 August 2018
    In this part of the series, we are preparing desserts.
    Please book by 15 August 2018

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    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at the Waldbühne

    19 August 2018
    This year, once again, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra will be giving an exclusive concert at the Waldbühne.
    Please book by 15 July 2018

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    Curator-Guided Tour
    of the Exhibition "Welcome to Jerusalem"

    17 July 2018
    Margret Kampmeyer explains the history that led up to the conflict over Jerusalem.
    Please book by 10 July 2018

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    THE SITUATION
    at the Maxim Gorki Theater

    2 July 2018
    In The Situation, young Israelis, Palestinians, and Germans explore their identities afresh. With English surtitles.
    Please book by 18 June 2018

  • Insight into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Model

    12 June 2018, 4 and 6 pm
    Please book by 29 May 2018

  • Säcke voll Gewürzen

    Jerusalem: A Cooking Class in FOUR Courses

    30 May 2018
    Round Two of the Cookery Course with Birgitt Claus und Omar Selim from eß kultur
    Please book by 16 May 2018

  • Dress Rehearsal #5 Will-o’-the-Wisp

    23 May 2018
    Audiovisual Theater Performance in the Installation res·o·nant
    Please book by 30 April 2018

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    Visit to the Carsten Nicolai Exhibition in Berlinische Galerie

    7 May 2018
    Visit a unique space-enveloping light-object installation
    Please book by 30 April 2018

  • Porträt Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

    Day Trip to Görlitz

    18 March 2018
    With our program director Léontine Meijer-van Mensch
    Please book by 27 February 2018

  • Tour with a Curator at the Museum Neukölln

    5 March 2018
    With Museum Director Dr. Udo Gösswald (in German)
    Please book by 2 March 2018

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    Workshop Jewish Life Today

    25 Februar 2018
    Workshop for all ages (in German)
    Please book by 22 February 2018

  • Säcke voll Gewürzen

    Jerusalem: A Cooking Class in FOUR Courses

    14 February 2018
    Cooking class with Birgitt Claus from eß kultur (in German)
    Please book by 6 February 2018

  • Exhibition Jews, Christians, and Muslims

    20 January 2018
    Group visit to the Martin-Gropius-Bau (in German)
    Please book by 16 January 2018

  • Jerusalem as the Holy City

    29 January 2018
    Tour with the curator Dr. Margret Kampmeyer (in German)
    Please book by 25 January 2018

  • Exhibition – Welcome to Jerusalem

    9 December 2017
    Preview Tour for Friends of the Museum

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    JERUSALEM – The City of Two Peaces: the Heavenly and the Mundane

    6 December 2017
    Concert with Jordi Savall and the Ensemble Hespérion XXI and the Capella Reial de Catalunya

  • Visitors in the permanent exhibition

    Speed-Dating with the Permanent Exhibition

    27 November 2017
    A last visit of the permanent exhibition with a little reception

  • Visiting the Studio of Joachim Seinfeld

    21 November 2017
    Event for Friends of the Museum

  • Visit to the Exhibition Berlin 1937 in the Märkisches Museum

    7 October 2017
    Event for Friends of the Museum

  • Photo of a garden from aerial perspective

    Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

    Guided Tour on 20 September 2017
    Guided Tour for Friends of the Museum (in German)

  • Black and white photo of a room with ornate furniture and landscape paintings on the walls.

    In Search of Traces of the Berlin Salon Culture

    City Walk on 16 September 2017
    Please book by September 2017

  • Photo of the garden showing flowerbeds with sunflowers and a green path leading to a stone walll

    Dr. Max Fraenkel’s Country House Garden

    Guided tour on 20 August 2017
    Booking deadline: 14 August

  • Photo of the orchestra at a concert

    West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at the Waldbühne

    Concert on 13 August 2017
    Booking deadline: 13 July

  • The Blue Room

    Guided Tour on 19 July
    Please book by 14 July

  • A scene from the opera

    Petruschka / L‘Enfant et les Sortilèges

    Opera on 11 July 2017
    Booking deadline: 23 June 2017

  • Friedrichsplatz in Kassel (building and square)

    Kassel and the documenta 14

    1–2 July 2017
    Please book by 7 February 2017.

  • Historical street view of Kantstraße

    Jewish Life in Kantstraße

    11 June 2017
    Please book by 7 June 2017.

  • Silver, partially gold-plated Torah crown

    Curator Michal Friedlander Presents a Selection of Objects

    8 June 2017
    Please book by 5 June 2017.

  • Painting of a garden

    Art in Potsdam

    Day trip on 20 May 2017
    Please book by 12 May.

  • Dress Rehearsal #1 Hide & Seek

    11 May 2017
    Please book by 5 May 2017.

  • Gießkanne und ein hoch angelegtes Pflanzenbeet

    Come and Join Us in the Garden!

    Garden workshop on 20 April 2017
    in the Diaspora Garden