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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES

2021

Exhibition:
„WIR. Nähe und Distanz – Jubiläumsausstellung mit Werken aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank“
From 10 February to 27 June 2021, the exhibition is about the subjective feeling of closeness and distance. Their balance is indispensable for the common WE. Works from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank from 1945 to today will be on display.

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2020

Exhibition:
„Die wilden 20er – Nach(t)leben einer Epoche. Werke aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank“
From 27 August to 13 December 2020, the exhibition will focus on the afterlife of the defining styles of the 1920s, New Objectivity and Magic Realism. On display will be works of art from the 1970s to the present day from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank and selected loans.

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2020

Online: Photo gallery and films of the exhibition “Tête-à-Tête. Köpfe aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank”

In order to reach art enthusiasts despite the current closure, the Stiftung KUNSTFORUM der Berliner Volksbank gGmbH offers the possibility of a digital art experience of the exhibition.

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2020

Exhibition:
From 30 January to 28 June, the Kunstforum is showing the exhibition “Tête-à-Tête. Köpfe aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank”

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2020

Change of Managing Director at the Stiftung KUNSTFORUM der Berliner Volksbank gGmbH

After more than 15 years as Exhibition Manager and Managing Director, Ines Zinsch has resigned from her position as of 31 December 2019. Sebastian Pflum has already been her successor since 1 October 2019.

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2019

Only one month left: Exhibition “ZEITENWENDE – 30 Jahre Mauerfall. Werke aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank”

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2019

Sebastian Pflum strengthens the Managing Director team

Since October, the 35-year-old art historian and cultural manager Sebastian Pflum has strengthened the team of the two managing directors Yvonne Heidemann and Ines Zinsch.

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2019

Exhibition:
„ZEITENWENDE – 30 Jahre Mauerfall. Werke aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank“.

Exhibition on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. On display are works by Gerhard Altenbourg, Manfred Butzmann, Rainer Fetting, Hubertus Giebe, Konrad Knebel, Wolfgang Leber, Helge Leiberg, Werner Liebmann, Giuseppe Madonia, Wolfgang Mattheuer, Harald Metzkes, Roland Nicolaus, Wolfgang Petrick, Wolfgang Peuker and Stefan Plenkers from the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank as well as selected public and private loans.

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2019

Werkstatt für Kreative at FEZitty, Capital of Children, and at Kids Kreativ in Oranienburg

Printing, gluing, punching: summer holiday workshops for children and young people in Berlin and Brandenburg
This summer, the Werkstatt für Kreative der Stiftung KUNSTFORUM der Berliner Volksbank is taking part in two holiday offers for children and young people in Berlin and Oranienburg.
FEZitty
For the second time, the Werkstatt für Kreative is taking part in FEZitty in Berlin’s Wuhlheide. It will be there with creative engagement throughout the summer holidays in the “children’s capital”.

Kids Kreativ
For the first time, the Werkstatt für Kreative will be taking part in the Kids Kreativ holiday camp at the Oranienwerk in Oranienburg from 29 July to 2 August. During the last week of the holidays, 7- to 16-year-olds are given free rein to let their creativity run wild with fun and curiosity.

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2019

Exhibition: “Bohème in Charlottenburg – Hans Laabs und Freunde. Werke der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank”.

Hans Laabs (1915-2004) is one of the most influential artists of post-war Berlin. In the circle of Charlottenburg’s artist bohemia, he drove the reconstruction of West Berlin’s cultural scene. On display are works by Hans Laabs and his companions such as Alexander Camaro, Werner Heldt, Jeanne Mammen, Ludwig Gabriel Schrieber, Heinz Trökes and Hans Uhlmann from the art collection of the Berliner Volksbank as well as loans.

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2018/2019

Opening of Kunstforum der Berliner Volksbank and exhibition “Harald Metzkes – Ein musisches Kabinett zum 90. Bilder aus der Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank” on 7. 11. 2018.

With the first exhibition in the new Kunstforum der Berliner Volksbank at Kaiserdamm 105, the Stiftung Kunstforum pays tribute to one of Germany’s most important painters. On the occasion of his 90th birthday in January, all of Harald Metzkes’ large-format oil paintings will be shown for the first time.

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2017

Local date: “Werkstatt für Kreative” at the IGA 2017. More than 130 workshops for families, children and young people.

From Easter onwards, the art educators of the “Werkstatt für Kreative” will also be present with more than one hundred workshops under the exciting motto “Der Natur auf der Spur – Mit Stift und Farbe forschen” on the IGA campus on the Kienbergpromenade.

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2016

Exhibition „bankART – Drei Jahrzehnte Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank”

Old master paintings, atmospheric city impressions, witty portraits and masterful sculptures unite the exhibition celebrating three decades of the Kunstsammlung der Berliner Volksbank in the Kunstforum.

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