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Interviews, films, columns and latest reports on the Forum's historcial site, construction, exhibitions and events – stories by artists, scientist and the people behind the scenes.

Sculpture hall
February 6, 2019

Apollo, Mercury & Co. are moving house

In mid-February, eight surviving colossal statues from the workshop of Andreas Schlüter will be moved to the Sculpture Hall in the Humboldt Forum.

Kuppel
January 15, 2019

Construction works hit the home stretch

Die Bauarbeiten am Humboldt Forum befinden sich auf der Zielgeraden! Doch noch wird fleißig gebaut, abgedeckt und gepflastert. Einen kleinen Einblick in den aktuellen Stand auf der Baustelle gibt es hier.

Former exhibition space of the Förderverein Berliner Schloss e.V. in der Humboldt-Box (first floor)
January 15, 2019

A New Home. The Förderverein Berliner Schloss e.V. is moving house

With the dismantling of the Humboldt box, the association gets new premises.

Rendering of the east facade. © SHF / Franco Stella
December 20, 2018

Banking on innovation! A new urban space is emerging along the river spree

Designing the riverbank of the Spree on the eastern side of the Humboldt Forum.

Hartmut Dorgerloh and Lars-Christian Koch during the Open Days of the Construction Site 2018. © SHF / David von Becker
December 12, 2018

This is Not about Stalling

DIE ZEIT interview with Hartmut Dorgerloh and Lars-Christian Koch about the restitution of collections from colonial contexts.

IMG 9916
December 6, 2018

Advent greetings from Munich

Der Freundeskreis Berliner Schloss e.V. sammelt Spenden für die Kolossalfiguren Mäßigkeit, Gerechtigkeit und Weisheit am Portal 3.

Illuminated for the first time, the Schlüterhof during the Long Night of Museums Berlin, 2018. © SHF / David von Becker
November 22, 2018

A stage for the cultures of the world, in the heart of Berlin

Franco Stella explains the ideas on which the architecture of the Humboldt Forum is based.

An aerial photograph of the Lustgarten promises a wonderful view in the future. © SHF/Stephan Falk
November 8, 2018

Berlin from above

The Humboldt Forum gets a restaurant on the palace roof.

© SPK / Stefan Müchler
November 8, 2018

A Drua from the South Pacific

In Fiji a double-hulled sailing boat is being built for the junior areas in the Humboldt Forum.

Windows on the Lustgarten side
October 11, 2018

A thousend windows for a palace. Technical requirements for perfect vision.

What requirements must be placed on the construction of the new windows.