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Culture

At the Goethe-Institut in the U.S., we publish content that conveys a comprehensive image of modern Germany and encourages international dialogue while highlighting the local culture. We also tailor our website to readers in our neighboring countries, Mexico and Canada.

Art

Bauhaus & The US

100 Years of Bauhaus

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.

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Film

Wunderbar. A celebration of German film © Kanopy

Celebrating German Film

We are celebrating German film with our collection of 48 streamable German movies. Our carefully curated list includes blockbusters, cult films, and everything in between – for free.

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Lifestyle

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Wiesn in a Box

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.

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Literature

Axolotl liest © Olivia Vieweg

Comics from Germany

German-language comics have come a long way since their beginnings, from classics by Wilhelm Busch and Rolf Kauka and the avant-garde of the 90s to today's graphic novels. We take a look back at the last decades of German comic history and speak with some of the protagonists in the scene.

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Media and Technology

The Big Pond – A US-German Listening Series .

The Big Pond

Over the next year, we will produce up to 50 podcasts on a wide variety of topics – our aim is to draft a many-sided portrayal of life in Germany and in the US.

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Society

The design of the exhibition "Queer as German Folk" developed by the Berlin based agency chezweitz graphic: chezweitz

Queer as German Folk

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots gives occasion to celebrate, but also to continue the struggle for queer rights. The Goethe-Institut supports debate and remembrance with an international program.

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