With our exhibition programme, we offer a forum for topics relating to the cultural history of East-Central Europe. The aim is to impart knowledge and raise awareness of these topics to a wide public audience. Our exhibition projects result from development and scientific work on our collections. As a general rule, they evolve in collaboration with external, mostly international, partners and are translated into several languages, as are the accompanying catalogues. After the first presentation (in Marburg or at other locations where the co-operation partners are based) the exhibitions are toured to interested organisations both within Germany and internationally. In addition, we host exhibitions from partner organisations, either at the Herder Institute or in Marburg, and format them for a German audience if necessary. Some are presented as permanent online exhibitions.
The aim of the exhibition is to revitalize memory of the developments that took place in architecture and urban development in the free city of Gdansk. There is an important didactic purpose underlying the exhibition, as the buildings and structures that date from this period have not generally attracted a great deal of interest and are often neglected, especially due to reconstruction and renovation work that has robbed them of their aesthetic value. It is perhaps the last opportunity to bring these architectural works back into the public eye and to raise awareness of the important role they play in the cultural landscape of the region as a whole.
This exhibition has been created by the Regional Center for Political Education in Hamburg, the Warsaw Rising Museum in Warsaw, the University of Hamburg and Leica Fotografie International (LFI). It is sponsored by the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Germany and the mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute, Marburg, in collaboration with the Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas Leipzig.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute in collaboration with the publishing house VIA NOVA Wroclaw and the advertising agency of the City of Wroclaw Under the aegis of the Mayor of the City of Wroclaw.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute in collaboration with the publishing house VIA NOVA Wroclaw and the cultural office of the City of Gdansk Under the aegis of the Mayor of the City of Gdansk.
An exhibition by the Historical Museum of the City of Gdansk in collaboration with the Herder Institute.
An exhibition by the Cultural Office of the City of Wroclaw in collaboration with the Institute of Art History at the University of Wroclaw and the Academic Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Vienna.
The photographer Ernst Stewner (1907-1996) was one of the most prominent practitioners of photography in Poznań and Wielkopolska between 1932 and 1945. Only a fragment of his work survived the war. This is the most comprehensive exhibition of Stewner's work to date. Around 160 photographs are on display, including both original prints and photographs from the period, that have been developed from retrieved negatives. The images were ordered according to themes, which feature the town of Poznań and Wielkopolska, Polish towns, ethnographic photographs and portraits.
A cartographic and photographic exhibition by the Herder Institute in Marburg in collaboration with the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Leipzig.
An exhibition of the Herder Institute, supported by the Böckler-Mare-Balticum Foundation.
During World War II, around 700,000 residents of Warsaw lost their lives. Almost the whole Jewish population was murdered. In 1945, Warsaw was a city that was almost destroyed and without people. The photographs on show come from the observations of the "Enemy's Viewfinder", namely each of the propaganda companies of the Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS.
Die von Dirk Schumann M.A., Berlin, im Auftrag des Deutschen Kulturforums östliches Europa konzipierte zweisprachige Tafelausstellung mit Fotografien des Berliner Fotografen Thomas Voßbeck wurde in Kooperation mit dem Nationalmuseum in Stettin und der Erzdiözese Stettin-Cammin realisiert.
Sie wird vom Deutschen Kulturforum östliches Europa in Kooperation mit dem Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung in Marburg gezeigt.
Die Ausstellung entstand anlässlich des 90. Geburtstages von Karl Dedecius und ehrt deutsche und polnische Übersetzer - die Preisträger des Karl-Dedecius-Preises. Sie präsentiert den Namensgeber Karl Dedecius, das Konzept des Doppelpreises mit den Initiatoren Robert Bosch Stiftung und Deutsches Polen-Institut sowie die aktuellen Preisträger. Die Ausgezeichneten werden mit Foto, kurzem Lebenslauf und Werk vorgestellt. Sie nehmen zu ihrer Profession Stellung und verraten, was sie beim Übersetzen von Literatur inspiriert.
This exhibition presents a selection of the most interesting art monuments in East Central Europe. On display are digitalized photographs from the archive holdings that have been made available by all of the project partners together with high-quality photographic material that has been created as part of the project. Captions, including short commentaries on the history of the photographs and the subject matter they portray, provide a guide through the diverse cultural and artistic landscapes of East Central Europe.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute in Marburg, which has been developed during the work on the inventory catalogue for a collection of aerial views of Brandenburg, Pomerania, East Prussia and Silesia taken by the German Luftwaffe between 1942 and 1945.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute, Marburg and the Brüder-Grimm Museum, Kassel.
Eine Ausstellung der Kommission für die Geschichte der Deutschen in Polen e.V. präsentiert in Kooperation mit dem Herder-Institut Marburg, realisiert mit finanzieller Unterstützung durch die Deutsch-polnische Wissenschaftsstiftung.
Eine Ausstellung des Dom Spotkań z Historią in Warschau in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Herder-Institut, Marburg.
Kurator: Prof. Jerzy Kochanowski
Partner: Stiftung für deutsch-polnische Zusammenarbeit / Fundacja Współpracy Polsko-Niemieckiej
Eine Ausstellung des Stadtmuseums Wrocław/Breslau, des Verlags VIA NOVA Wrocław/Breslau und des Herder-Instituts Marburg.
In Kooperation mit der Stadtverwaltung Wrocław/Breslau.
The exhibition and book project “Structure and Architecture. The Postindustrial Heritage of Upper Silesia” has been supported by Europa-Reportage in collaboration with the German Culture Forum for Eastern Europe and the Silesian Museum in Katowice.
An exhibition by the Historical Museum of the City of Warsaw, the Union of Polish Curators of Monuments, the Foto Marburg image archive and the Herder Institute.
Eine Ausstellung der Polnischen Akademie der Wissenschaften - Wissenschaftliches Zentrum in Wien.
Präsentiert in Kooperation mit dem Herder-Institut in Marburg.
An exhibition by the Herder Institute, Marburg, the Silesian Museum of Görlitz and the Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, in collaboration with the Architecture Museum in Wroclaw, supported by funds from the German Federal Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs, the Saxony State Ministry of the Interior and the Foundation for German-Polish Collaboration.
The exhibition will be presented by the Deutsches Kulturforum östliches Europa, Potsdam.
The first sea baths on the Baltic coast came into being around 1800, initially without any comfort and with simple bathing machines and cold baths. The bathing facilities were used for healing various illnesses, but also, from the start, for relaxation and entertainment. The infrastructure of the baths developed rapidly: warm swimming baths came into being, and ever-larger jetties grew into the sea. Later, with the arrival of the railway, small fishing villages became centres of entertainment, where the entire world met.