Long Night of Berliner Schnauze
Our Program for the Long Night of Museums

Saturday, August 19, 2017, starting 6 pm
Blick in die Dauerausstellung des Werkbundarchiv - Museum der Dinge, Foto Tim Schnetgoeke

View of the permanent exhibition of the Werkbundarchiv - Museum der Dinge, Image: Tim Schnetgoeke

6 pm until 7 pm
Special Guided Tour through the Museum (in German), Focus: Berlin

A century of German everyday culture from Kitsch to "Good Design" – this time with a special focus on Berlin's treasures and inventions.

Radios mit Kussmund, Sammlung Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Foto: Isa Hönle

Radios with Lips Detail, Collection Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Image: Isa Hönle.

7 pm until 8pm
Berliner Schnauze Galore! A Consultation about Proverbs (in German)
D
r. Rolf-Bernhard Essig, the "Indiana Jones of German Proverbs" explains where (Berlin's) proverbs, sayings ans slogans are derived from. Ask this expert anything about the origins of common German expressions!

8 pm until 9 pm
Cabinet of the Unknown

Cabinet of the Unknown is an exhibition project that reveals the objects that cannot be classified or defined in the Museum der Dinge collection. The project is a participative act of connecting the Unknown to the Known by also involving the museum's neighbors on Oranienstraße. Guided tour with the curator Ece Pazarbasi.

Berliner Schlüssel, Photo: Armin Herrmann.
Berlin Key, Collection Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Image: Armin Herrmann.

9 pm until 10 pm
Berliner Schnauze Galore! A Consultation about Proverbs (in German)

Dr. Rolf-Bernhard Essig, the "Indiana Jones of German Proverbs" explains where (Berlin's) proverbs, sayings ans slogans are derived from. Ask this expert anything about the origins of common German expressions!

10 pm until 10:30 pm
German Proverb Battle (in German)

Challenge the "Indiana Jones of German Proverbs"! What goes around comes around? Who will have the final say, will it be you or Rolf-Bernhard Essig? With witty quotes and nice prizes.

10:30 pm until 11:30 pm
Special Guided Tour through the Museum (in German), Focus: Berlin

A century of German everyday culture from Kitsch to "Good Design" – this time with a special focus on Berlin's treasures and inventions.


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