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“Athens on the Spree”: A Center for Art and Culture in Berlin

... the very heart of Berlin, in the northern part of the Spreeinsel island on the Spree river, you will find one of the main attractions of the German capital city—a constellation of Berlin's museums, which has been known since the 19th century as the Museum Island. The idea of creating a public museum to exhibit works of European art from the ancient period to modern times was endorsed by the Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm II at the end of the 18th century and implemented during the reign of his ...

Modified: 18.12.2015
Berlin , Museum Island , Europe , Germany , Prussia , Humboldt , art , culture , palace , collection , the library
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Museum Island and Humboldt-Forum#A New Centre for Art and Culture in Berlin

... sovereignty of the latter, which is due to the Foundation’s particular national importance. Today, we present a grand project aimed at reorganizing Berlin’s cultural and artistic centre. It includes the restoration and modernization of the famous Museum Island, whose architectural complex became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation includes the sixteen State Museums of Berlin with their outstanding collections covering art and cultural development from ...

Modified: 17.12.2015
museum , Museum Island , Berlin , Prussian Cultural Heritage , art , Humboldt-Forum
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