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While we remain temporarily closed to help combat the spread of COVID-19, we invite you to experience the Wende Museum online. We hope that interacting with these resources can provide inspiration and a sense of community from afar. Below are some of the ways that you can virtually visit the Wende.

Content will be added by the staff throughout the museum's temporary closure. Check back often and follow @wendemuseum on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Our newest digital resources can be found easily by searching #WendeOnline. 

Connect with Upcoming Online Programs

May 19, 2021: Art Past Present with Tara Pandeya

May 26, 2021: Domestic Spaces: Soviet Objects and Geopolitical Imagination in India and Cuba

June 2, 2021: Olfactory Spaces: Chanel No 5 and Red Moscow

June 4, 2021: Belarusian Protest: A Meeting with Artists and Curators of Every Day. Art. Solidarity. Resistance

June 9, 2021: Depot Space: Modern Art in Cold War Iran

June 11, 2021: Little Green and the Cultural Revolution: A Discussion with Poet Chun Yu

June 18, 2021: East German Art of the Underground: A Conversation with Photographer Claus Bach

Experience Virtual Exhibitions

Click the play button to open the full 3D experience. Use your mouse and/or arrow keys to navigate through the gallery spaces. Zoom in and out using the scroll function of your mouse. Click on the colored circles for details about artworks and related exhibition content. Viewing the tour in full screen is recommended. For expanded virtual tour instructions, click here.

Please direct all inquiries to info@wendemuseum.org.

Wende Museum Virtual Tour

Matterport 3D Showcase

Watch the Opening Program

Read the exhibition catalogue for Transformations: Living Room -> Flea Market -> Museum -> Art

Read the exhibition catalogue for See Thy Neighbor: Stern Photographers Thomas Hoepker and Harald Schmitt






Past Programs

May 12, 2021: Spaces of Global Socialism: Worldmaking Architecture

May 5, 2021: Under-The-Table Space: Artistic Expression in a Kommunalka

April 28, 2021: Pandemic Space: Medical Knowledge and Data Organization

April 25, 2021: Virtual Family Day Poetry Workshop with Marlys West

April 25, 2021:Virtual Book Talk with Peter Baldwin, author of Fighting the First Wave: Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe

April 21, 2021: Art Past Present with Ni Haifeng

April 16, 2021: Artist Talk with Research for the Bermuda Triangle

April 14, 2021: Futurist Spaces: The Struggle for the Post-Cold War Imagination

April 7, 2021: Open Space: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain 

April 2, 2021: Transformations: The Cold War of Poetry & Protest

April 1, 2021: Virtual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

March 24, 2021: Alternative Space: Experimental Culture in the GDR

March 17, 2021: Art Past Present with Chelle Barbour

March 12, 2021: Reviving Traditional Central Asian Music: Virtual Concert and Discussion

March 10, 2021: Border Space: Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall

March 5, 2021: Soviet Rock Panel Discussion

March 3, 2021: Monumental Space: Public Art in Kazakhstan

February 24, 2021: Anti-Racist Space: Paul Robeson Between East and West

February 17, 2021: Solidarity Space: East German Architecture in Vietnam

February 11, 2021: Art Past Present with Meleko Mokgosi

February 3, 2021: Secession Space: Ukraine’s Path to Independence

January 29, 2021: Film Discussion with Vladimir Paperny on Hollywood in Moscow

January 27, 2021: Grassroots Space: German Utopias Before and After the Wende

January 13, 2021: Reconstruction Space: Civilizing Europe After World War II