Highlighted events in Potsdam

Highlighted events in Potsdam

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The Dream Factory – 100 Years of Film in Babelsberg

25.05.2021 - 31.12.2022

Despite rapid technological progress, the making of films stil follows traditional patterns that even children are able to understand – and this is why the process of filmmaking is at the core of the exhibition. The starting point of every film production is an idea. Finding a producer for the project sets the stage for a long process that includes casting, costumes and make-up, set construction, shooting, editing and sound design. Interactive modules allow them to find out in a playful, intuitive way what it’s like to sing a long with Zara Leander or to replace actors in a casting session. Besides, the exhibition provides young people looking for professional perspectives with hands-on information on jobs in the media business. A computer-based information system and an exhibition guide shed light on the background of film production in Babelsberg, putting films and those who worked on them into their historical context.

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Surrealism and Magic: Enchanted Modernity

02.10.2021 - 16.01.2022

With his Manifesto of Surrealism, published in October 1924, the French writer André Breton founded a literary and artistic movement that soon became the leading international avant-garde. At the center of the Surrealist enterprise lay a reorientation towards the world of the night-dream, the unconscious and the irrational. Numerous artists, who moved in the intellectual orbit of the movement, also immersed themselves in the imaginative world of magic. In their works, they frequently drew on occult symbolism and cultivated the traditional image of the artist’s persona as a magician, seer, and alchemist.

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Impressionism in Russia. Dawn of the Avant-Garde

28.08.2021 - 09.01.2022

Numerous artists in Russia were inspired by the painting style of French Impressionists. They painted en plein air and felt the transience of the moment. Painters who later formed the avant-garde also developed their new art from the impressionist study of light. The exhibition shows more than 80 loans e.g. from the ABA Gallery in New York, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, the collection of Iveta und Tamaz Manasherov in Moscow, the collection of Vladimir Tsarenkov in London, the State Tretyakov-Gallery in Moscow, the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan, the collection of Elsina Khayrova in London, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam as well as from private collections. In cooperation with the State Tretyakov-Gallery in Moscow.

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Impressionism. The Hasso Plattner collection.

22.05.2021 - 31.12.2021

Museum Barberini shows impessionist paintings from the extensive collection of Hasso Plattner, the museum´s founder: More than 100 masterpieces by Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, Henri-Edmond Cross, Paul Signac and by other impressionist and postimpressionist painters are on permanent display. With 34 paintings it is the largest european collection of Claude Monet´s painting outside Paris and Potsdam becomes one of the most important centres of impressionist landscape painting worldwide.

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Brunch in the tropics at Biosphäre Potsdam

12.09.2021 - 19.12.2021 14:00

With a view towards the tropical garden the Biosphäre Potsdam is offering a rich brunch buffet with everything your heart desires on selected dates from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Visitors start with a cocktail from the coconut and enjoy homemade delicacies. During their brunch visit, unlimited coffee and tea specialties, breakfast juice and mint lime water are available. After the delicious brunch, visitors can take a trip through the tropical adventure world of the Biosphäre Potsdam and experience the rainforest with its variety of plants and animals.

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Breakfast at Biosphäre Potsdam

06.09.2021 10:30 - 31.12.2021 12:00

At breakfast in the biosphäre Potsdam, guests can spend a tropical morning full of delights. The unique jungle atmosphere promises a successful start into the morning. The gastronomy of Biosphäre Potsdam is characterized by first-class and home-made dishes. Regionality and seasonality are very important guideslines for the kitchen staff. At breakfast at Biosphäre Potsdam, guests experience an exclusive range of fine delicacies for every taste. In addition to savory delicacies, there is also a healthy vegetarian breakfast and a vegan breakfast option. For every breakfast there is also unlimited filter coffee and tea. Breakfast in the Biosphäre Potsdam can be started daily between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. However, advance booking is necessary. Please register for breakfast no later than 2 p.m. the day before by e-mail to info@biosphaere-potsdam.de.

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Holiday brunch

09.01.2021 10:15 - 09.01.2022 14:00

With a view towards the tropical garden we are offering a rich brunch buffet with everything your heart desires on selected dates from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. You start with a cocktail from the coconut and enjoy homemade delicacies. During your brunch visit, unlimited coffee and tea specialties, breakfast juice and lemonaide are available. After your delicious brunch, take a trip through the tropical adventure world of the Biosphäre Potsdam and experience the rainforest with its variety of plants and animals. A pre-booking is urgently required. Bookable up to one week in advance for a maximum of 20 people. The holiday brunch takes place on special dates and is complemented by live music and live cooking stations where your food is freshly prepared for you.

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Farbwunder Tropen special exhibition at Biosphäre Potsdam

04.11.2021 09:00 - 31.12.2021 18:00

From November 4th A special play of colors welcomes you in the Potsdam Biosphere. Before you even enter the tropical garden itself, a sea of ​​colors and shapes opens up. Let yourself be impressed by the patterned foliage and the decorative flowers of many beauties from the rainforest. The extraordinary marbling of the caladias and begonias, the intense coloring of the hibiscus or the extraordinary shape of the strelitzia appear as dots of color on a green canvas. But also the effective contrast of the red poinsettias or the striking heart plateau of the anthurium invites you to dream and be amazed every time.

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