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Quisqueya, 2013/2014 (c) Jannis Schulze, 2014/2015, www.guteaussichten.org

Current Events

Quisqueya, 2013/2014 (c) Jannis Schulze, 2014/2015, www.guteaussichten.org

Thursday, 5 March 2015 – Thursday, 30 April 2015

gute aussichten: new german photography 2014/2015

The eight “gute aussichten 2014/2015” award winners are hot on life's heels. Death, migration, discrimination, loneliness, isolation and desperation are put face to face with happiness, cognizance, diversity and creative energy. More...

Until Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Top Secret: An Interactive Film Experience

The Goethe-Institut and John Feffer present spy films from both sides of the former Iron Curtain via five interactive experiences that connect that vanished world to our current reality. Help solve the mysteries! More...

    Attention: Thursday, March 5

    Quisqueya, 2013/2014 (c) Jannis Schulze, 2014/2015, www.guteaussichten.orgIn case of inclement weather, cultural events will take place as scheduled.
    German classes are only ever cancelled when the federal government's operating status is listed as "CLOSED" or "EARLY DISMISSAL".

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      German Courses & Examinations

      Learn about German courses and examinations in Washington. More ...


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      Current Projects

      Everywhere You Look: A Virtual Tour of German-American Sites in Washington, DC   deutschenglish

      Learn the history of our buildings and the people associated with them.

      Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

      Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


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