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Vanished Berlin Wall (c) Eunsook Lee

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Vanished Berlin Wall (c) Eunsook Lee

Until 15 December 2014

The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall

This exhibition features more than 20 American artists who have used the Berlin Wall as a pivotal site and symbol for weighing global forms of division. More...

Monday, 24 November 2014, 6:30 pm

Faces of Eastern Europe: 13 Short Films from 13 Countries in the European Union

This selection of short films from the 13 newest European Union member states presents an array of thematic, aesthetic, and narrative responses to today’s Europe. More...

We are closed from November 27-28, 2014. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    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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