Exhibitions

Starting in 2015, The Wende Museum has mounted an ongoing series of in-house exhibitions. The materials from our collection featured in these exhibitions can be explored in the online catalog. Click on the "View Exhibition" link for more information about a particular exhibit. To browse all of the objects featured in an exhibition, click on that exhibit's "Search for all items" link.

Artist Collaborations in the Soviet Union and the GDR

The exhibition explored the dynamics of artistic collaborations behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War period. Starting from an East German brigade painting exemplifying the Socialist Utopia, it showcased diverse artist groups, collectives, and venues that developed alternative or countercultural artistic paths.

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Face to Face

This exhibition shows people from the Eastern Bloc as they were portrayed in paintings and photographs during the Cold War era.

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Communism for Dinner: Commemorative Plates from The Wende Museum

Selected from the Wende Museum’s vast collection of more than 1,200 pieces, this exhibition tells the story of the GDR through the lens of its commemorative plates.

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