How does the past take shape? What happens in the process of coming to terms with the past? What social repercussions are associated with the rooting of history in monuments and memorials? These questions and many others are at the center of our project, Shaping the Past.
Queer as German Folk has been converted into a compact, digital experience. This new format allows visitors to experience the queer movement from anywhere – furthering the project’s goals of maximum accessibility.
GAPP exchanges can now be completed online with GAVE. The German American Virtual Exchange enables teachers to offer their students a cultural exchange with a partner school in Germany without having to leave the country.
Are you looking for a fun and engaging course for your child? Our 10-week kids courses for children ages 6-8 or 9-11 offer one Zoom session weekly, where your child can learn German through song, dance, videos, and games. Each session offers a variety of activities to keep your child engaged.
Online registration has now begun for our fall term. We offer a wide range of courses at all levels and for all ages. Classes start September 14 and will be held online.
These courses are fully online and independent. They are a great option for those looking for a more flexible course, as you can start a Deutsch Online Individual course any time and there are no group meetings to fit into your schedule. Options both with and without an instructor are available.
The Grid, initiated by EUNIC Silicon Valley, a platform of European cultural institutes in the Bay Area, connects Art & Technology everywhere. Attend events hosted by The Grid!
Want to support the Bay Area independent art scene in these difficult times? Join the Solidarity Grid!, an international solidarity raiser initiated and led by The Grid. 100% of the donated proceeds will go to local artists and arts institutions.
Simply put, a “Fehler” is a mistake, but it’s also the response to one of life’s big questions: how do we innovate and make progress? Our answer: often by mistake. Misunderstandings, faulty processors, or dead flies can unexpectedly lead to something new. Celebrate with us and peruse our zine to immerse yourself in big and little mistakes alike.
How does the past take shape? What happens in the process of coming to terms with the past? What social repercussions are associated with the rooting of history in monuments and memorials? Shaping the Past connects memory workers across Canada, Mexiko, the U.S., and Germany who have piloted new approaches to shape the past in their own local contexts.
In light of the current situation, we are following the instructions of the local authorities and doing our part in slowing the spread of the coronavirus. The Goethe-Institut San Francisco is temporarily closed to the public and our staff is working from home. Here you'll find answers to the questions you may have for us.