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Street Art

Covering walls and surfaces in cities around the world, Street Art is appreciated by thousands every day as they go about their daily business. In our constantly growing blog about this unique art form, we have captured art in the streets of Montreal, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York City, Toronto and Washington, D.C., Berlin and other places.

Where the Wild Tunes Are © Tobias Schrank

Music festivals in Germany
Where the Wild Tunes Are

Music festivals are an integral part of the German cultural landscape, and for many Germans they are among the most enjoyable activities of the year. Get to know some of the most interesting ones acoustically and in pictures!

Monument 0 de Eszter Salamon © Ursula Kaufmann

Culture in Montreal

The cybercarnet of the activities of the Goethe-Institut Montreal, manifestations of German culture in Montreal and of what we care about in general. Our team of bloggers wanders around the city to offer a unique perspective of our universe.

Performance of "Nelken" by Pina Bausch at the Tanztheater Wuppertal photographed by Ursula Kaufmann © Ursula Kaufmann

Pina Bausch seen by Ursula Kaufmann

Nelken, known in English as Carnations, is one of the most important and most frequently performed pieces by Pina Bausch all over the world. Here we show you the works of the internationally renowned photo artist Ursula Kaufmann.

Documenta 15 © documenta fifteen 2022


From June 18 - September 25, 2022, the fifteenth edition of documenta took place in Kassel. The Goethe-Institut Canada has taken this as an opportunity to invite a group of curators from Canada to Kassel to enable them to exchange ideas with international and local curators.


Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Music from Germany

Rock, pop, hiphop, electro: at the beginning of every month we shine our search beacon into the nation’s studios and clubs from Kiel up north to Weilheim way down south. Together with Zündfunk, Bavarian Radio’s scene magazine, we showcase the latest music by riveting off-the-charts bands. Pop made in Germany can also be downloaded here by subscription.


100 years of Bauhaus © Irmi Maunu-Kocian


Over a century ago, in 1919, Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus School of Art and Design with the aim of making German design internationally more competitive. Our dossier on this year's anniversary presents interesting facts, milestones and hopefully inspiring insights into this fascinating movement.

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