Event Calendar

Berlin’s biggest draw is its unbeatable array of cultural attractions. From classical to traditional and lifestyle to avant garde, there is always something going on 24/7. But what exactly is on the programme for Berlin’s traditional theatre stages at the moment? Depending on your preference and taste, the abundance of daily events in our calendar can easily be filtered based on categories and time slots. You may also have a look at our Tips of the Day or Event Tips December 2014 (pdf); Event Tips January 2015.

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You want musicals? Come to Berlin! We've got: Mamma Mia, Blue Man Group and Hinterm Horizont!

01/01/2014 - 08/31/2015

There are seven thematic areas at the permanent exhibition:

1. Reasons for Leaving explains the diverse reasons for the flight and emigration from the GDR to...

Erinnerungsstätte Notaufnahmelager Marienfelde
04/14/2005 - 12/31/2025

Das Museum im Wasserwerk ist eine Einrichtung der Berliner Wasserbetriebe.

Idyllisch am Ufer des Müggelsees gelegen, findet der Besucher hier in einer...

Museum im Wasserwerk
09/09/2011 - 12/31/2016

Yadegar Asisi’s Panorama of divided Berlin portrays an artistically compacted view of the days of the Cold War. Presented here is everyday life set against the...

asisi Panometer Berlin(am Checkpoint Charlie)
09/22/2012 - 12/31/2015
Classical concert

Virtual concert via iPhone app

Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas(Stelenfeld)
05/17/2013 - 12/31/2015

The German Bundestag presents a history of parliamentary democracy in Germany entitled ‘Milestones - Setbacks - Sidetracks’ over five storeys at the Deutscher Dom on...

Deutscher Dom
01/01/2014 - 12/31/2016

The exhibition "A-Z. The Marzona Collection"highlights the conceptual art of the 1960s and 1970s and illustrates its contemporary relevance. Over the next two and a...

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart
01/23/2014 - 08/31/2016

The Great War 1914-1918: Pictures between propaganda, art, welfare and the real life of a soldier

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
06/27/2014 - 06/28/2015
Erinnerungsstätte Notaufnahmelager Marienfelde
08/23/2014 - 06/30/2015

The Wunderkammer (Wonderchamber) Olbricht at me Collectors Room with about 300 precious...

me Collectors Room Berlin
08/25/2014 - 12/31/2016

Memories of homes past and gusty ambitions of the future comingle.

Crossroads shape the cities of this world and turn them into creative melting pots that...

Chamäleon Theater(in den Hackeschen Höfen)
08/26/2014 - 02/22/2015

Game Science Center Berlin: the world's first exhibition dedicated to interactive technologies and projects is located in the central district of Mitte, around the...

Games Science Center
09/01/2014 - 12/31/2016

Im Mittelpunkt der Ausstellung stehen fotografische Reproduktionen der im Jahr 1821 für die Berliner Galerie erworbenen Flügel des Genter Altars (um 1432), die 1920...

09/05/2014 - 03/29/2015

Beginning in September, the artist Mariana Castillo Deball - who was awarded the "Preis der Nationalgalerie für Junge Kunst" (National Gallery Prize for Young Art) in...

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart
09/20/2014 - 03/01/2015
Museum für Kommunikation
09/26/2014 - 02/22/2015

They are among us. Anyone who drifts through the parallel universes of the Berlin night can sense it. All kinds of lifestyles are attracted to the ‘anything goes’...

10/07/2014 - 09/29/2015

Inspiriert von Briefen zwischen seinem Vater und einer Berliner Familie aus den 1950er Jahren zeichnet der US-amerikanische Künstler Kermit Berg (* 1951) ein intimes...

Märkisches Museum
10/11/2014 - 02/01/2015

A variety of great masters of magic awards, with an international reputation, is saying honestly the truth when they claim to deceive us.

Using a brand new...

Wintergarten Varieté
10/15/2014 - 02/15/2015

In 2012, Germany became embroiled in a heated public debate about ritual circumcision. Two years on, the Jewish Museum Berlin will dedicate an exhibition to this...

Jüdisches Museum Berlin
10/24/2014 - 03/01/2015


Stage Theater des Westens
10/26/2014 - 01/31/2015

West Berlin – for more than forty years an island of freedom, a highly subsidized window into the West, unique biotope and cosmopolitan city, all at the same time....

11/14/2014 - 06/28/2015
For children

The new children's show at Friedrichstadt-Palast, in German

Minimum age: 5 years, duration: 2 hours (incl. a 20-minute break)

11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015

Die Anschläge der Roten Armee Fraktion machten weltweit Schlagzeilen. Sie forderten Staat und Gesellschaft heraus. Der Umgang von Bürgern und Politikern mit der...

Deutsches Historisches Museum
11/21/2014 - 03/08/2015

"The Miracle in the Shoe Insole" is the largest Berlin presentation of the Prinzhorn Collection in 35 years. With a selection of around 120 masterpieces, the...

Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg
11/27/2014 - 04/06/2015

This musical is a show full of glitz and glamour, about the games we play about who we are and how we seek to appear, a plea for tolerance and understanding, and one...

Bar jeder Vernunft
12/06/2014 - 02/28/2015

me Collectors Room/Olbricht Foundation will present its first ever exhibition dedicated entirely to women artists, in a show entitled ‘Queensize – Female Artists from...

me Collectors Room Berlin
12/06/2014 - 08/30/2015

Sir Ken Adam is one of the most innovative and most influential production designers of our time. His sets for Stanley Kubrick’s DR. STRANGELOVE (1964) and the James...

Deutsche Kinemathek
12/11/2014 - 05/17/2015

PopUp Berlin introduces young fashion from Japan

For one month fashion lovers can discover young aspiring designers and fashion labels from Tokyo.

01/17/2015 - 02/17/2015

For the first time in Berlin, the Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin will present the work of the influential photographer Mario Testino at the Kulturforum...

Kunstbibliothek - Matthäikirchplatz
01/20/2015 - 07/26/2015
Festival & set of events

Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was an essayist and writer, activist and theorist, as well as a pop culture icon. She combined intellect, glamour and dissent effortlessly....

Kino Arsenal
01/20/2015 - 02/05/2015
Kino International – © Yorck Kinogruppe

Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.