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AutomaticFitness (c) Animas Film, courtesy EuroAsiaShorts

Current Events

AutomaticFitness (c) Animas Film, courtesy EuroAsiaShorts
Monday, 1 June 2015 – Friday, 5 June 2015

EuroAsiaShorts - Short Films from Europe, Asia and the United States

The theme for this year's festival is Food for Thought. It opens here on June 1 with films from China and Germany. More...

Until Friday, 3 July 2015

Take It Right Back: Works by Paula Doepfner

Berlin-based artist Paula Doepfner creates ephemeral works with natural materials that focus on transformation and renewal. More...

We are closed on Friday, July 3rd 2015.

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    Current Projects

    Future Perfect   deutschenglish

    The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
    Borofsky sculpture known as Man/Woman as its centerpiece Photo (c) Theresa Keil

    Baltimore – What can the arts do?   deutschenglish

    Since the violent death of Freddie Gray, the people of the city of Baltimore want justice: a challenge for the judicial system, but also for the arts.

    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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