Rents in San Francisco have exploded in recent years; by now, the metropolis in Northern California has overtaken New York as the most expensive city in the US. In Germany’s capital Berlin, the issue of affordable housing is also a hot topic – some are even suggesting dispossessing companies owning more than 3,000 apartments.
What power drives art to change? What causes new forms of expression and new styles? How does the new come into the world? American and German theoreticians show how the arts continue to develop in sudden leaps and bounds from the tension between popular and elite tendencies.
Three women, two countries, one shared experience: Motherhood. From giving birth to receiving support – our producer Melissa Gerr looks at the role and expectations of being a mother in the US and in Germany, revealing some startling differences.
As a part of the Year of German-American Friendship, the Goethe-Institut is celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus. Here you’ll find a timeline of Bauhaus history in the U.S., articles on members who immigrated to North America, a list of upcoming events for 2019 and general information on the Bauhaus movement.
Television “Made in Germany” is having a golden moment with the rise of international streaming services. In this dossier, we’ll highlight binge-worthy German serials and fill you in on where to watch them in the USA.
Oktoberfest in your own neighborhood! Three mobile beer gardens are touring the States celebrating Bavarian beer and friendship. Our Wiesn website provides the tour’s map, music, and the most important Bavarian vocabulary.
Disruptions, Interruptions, Misruptions, Soundruptions – the Pop Up in Minneapolis offers a year-long program of artistic actions, interventions, and manifestations in public, semi-public, and private space.