July 10, 8:30pm | Arverne Cinema | Film Screening
Rockaway Film Festival: A Tribute to Dore O.
This screening honors the work and legacy of one of Germany’s most influential and pioneering experimental filmmakers, who tragically passed away in early March 2022. In the 1960s, the painter Dore O. became the first woman to work consistently and independently in German experimental cinema.
Ongoing | Online | Language Course
New: Individual Courses with more options
With our flexible, new Deutsch Online Individual courses, learn German online without other students, but with a tutor's support! Start anytime, choose the number of individual sessions (1-16) and how fast you want to learn (5-16 weeks).
Weekly, Wednesdays | Goethe-Institut New York | Conversation Hour
Free Conversation Hour
Join us for a free conversation hour every Wednesday from 5:00-6:00pm and practice your German. Suitable for all language levels. No matter if you are currently learning German in a course or not, with us or somewhere else, you are willkommen!
Weekly, Thursdays | Goethe-Institut New York | Reading Hour
Reading hour for children
This summer, we're offering a weekly reading hour - including games and activities in German - for children ages 3 to 6. Join us every Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm for a first discovery of the German language and culture. All language levels are welcome.
August 5 - September 5 | Knockdown Center & Goethe-Institut New York | Exhibition
We're happy to present the touring exhibition TECHNO WORLDS, which features a selection of artworks by visual artists and musicians from diverse scenes, genres, and subcultural-political projects, spanning a range of eras and geographic locations. A new iteration of the exhibition is on display at the Knockdown Center and the Goethe-Institut New York.
Ongoing | Upper West Side | Self-guided Audio Walk
Hannah Arendt's New York City
The Upper West Side was Hannah Arendt’s home from 1941 to 1975. You can trace her footsteps with this free self-guided audio walk, written and recorded by Samantha Hill and produced by Gesso. This tour is part of the program Thinking is Dangerous, which explores Arendt's conception of thinking through art, dialogue, performance, play, music, and silence.