Cultural Calendar

Find out what's on in Germany and the UK! With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

30 January - 27 April 2014 | The Courtauld Gallery, London
Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840): Moonlit landscape, c. 1808

Organised as a collaboration between The Courtauld Gallery and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York, this exhibition explores aspects of Romantic landscape drawing in Britain and Germany from its origins in the 1760s to its final flowering in the 1840s. 30 January - 27 April 2014.

Georg Baselitz exhibitions in London

6 February - 31 August 2014 | British Museum, Gagosian Gallery, London
MONUMENT – dithyrambisch (‘MONUMENT – dithyrambic’), 1976, Markus Lüpertz (b.1941), gouache, ink and oil pastel on brown packing paper

Germany divided: Baselitz and his generation at the British Museum runs from 6 February - 31 August. Georg Baselitz: Farewell Bid at the Gagosian Gallery, London opened on 13 February, and is on until 29 March 2014.

Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance

19 February - 11 May 2014 | Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery, London
Hans Holbein the Younger: Jean de Dinteville and Georges de Selve ('The Ambassadors'), 1533

What exactly makes a work of art beautiful? And how can this perception radically alter due to the changing world its viewer is living in? These are the intriguing questions being posed by Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance at the National Gallery this spring. Runs from 19 February.

Hito Steyerl exhibition

5 March - 27 April 2014 | Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London
Still from "How Not To Be Seen. A Fucking Didactic Educational .Mov File", Hito Steyerl (2013)

The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) presents a selected survey of new and recent work by Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl, recognising one of the most critically-acclaimed artists working in the field of video today. 5 March – 27 April 2014.

The Vikings are coming… British Museum launches Vikings: life and legend

6 March - 22 June 2014 | British Museum, London
Brooch shaped like a ship, 800-1050. Tjornehoj II, Fyn, Denmark. Copper alloy.

In March 2014 the British Museum will open the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery with a major exhibition on the Vikings, which has has been developed with the National Museum of Denmark and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin). 6 March - 22 June.

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