Humboldt Forum


Interviews, films, columns and latest reports on the Forum's historcial site, construction, exhibitions and events – stories by artists, scientist and the people behind the scenes.

A quince yellow building
April 30, 2019

A quince yellow building

The scaffolding has finally been taken down from the facade. But what still needs to be done at the Palace?

In the museum depot
April 9, 2019

In the land of the Chokwe

A cooperation between the National Museums of Angola and the Ethnological Museum Berlin sets the stage for a new era of German-Angolan collaboration.

Cooperation with the countries of origin
April 1, 2019

Learning and acting globally – New challenges for our postcolonial present

The Humboldt Forum and the challenges of our postcolonial present.

The East facade of the Humboldt Forum
March 30, 2019

From inside to outside

The construction work on the Humboldt Forum is well under way. Here are some insights regarding the planning and the different stages and challenges of the exterior design.

From left to right: Apollo, Jupiter, Antinous, Meleager, Hercules, Hermes. Photo: © SHF / David von Becker
March 7, 2019

The Gods arrived at the Humboldt Forum

Der Umzug der originalen Skulpturen des Berliner Schlosses vom Bode-Museum ins Humboldt Forum ist abgeschlossn.

Sculpture hall
February 6, 2019

Apollo, Mercury & Co. are moving house

In mid-February, eight surviving colossal statues from the workshop of Andreas Schlüter will be moved to the Sculpture Hall in the Humboldt Forum.

Former exhibition space of the Förderverein Berliner Schloss e.V. in der Humboldt-Box (first floor)
January 15, 2019

A New Home. The Förderverein Berliner Schloss e.V. is moving house

With the dismantling of the Humboldt box, the association gets new premises.

January 15, 2019

Construction works hit the home stretch

Die Bauarbeiten am Humboldt Forum befinden sich auf der Zielgeraden! Doch noch wird fleißig gebaut, abgedeckt und gepflastert. Einen kleinen Einblick in den aktuellen Stand auf der Baustelle gibt es hier.

Rendering of the east facade. © SHF / Franco Stella
December 20, 2018

Banking on innovation! A new urban space is emerging along the river spree

Designing the riverbank of the Spree on the eastern side of the Humboldt Forum.

Hartmut Dorgerloh and Lars-Christian Koch during the Open Days of the Construction Site 2018. © SHF / David von Becker
December 12, 2018

This is Not about Stalling

DIE ZEIT interview with Hartmut Dorgerloh and Lars-Christian Koch about the restitution of collections from colonial contexts.