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Daily Lectures
free guided tour of the exhibition
Daily, 6 p.m.

I like Mondays Lecture
free short guided tours
Mondays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.

Lunch Lectures - Wednesdays, 1 p.m.

A special kind of lunch break – tour followed by lunch.
Admission: € 9 / reduced: € 7

Julie Mehretu - Between Figuration, Abstraction, and Everyday Life
Vivian Kea
28.10.2009, 02.12.2009, 16.12.2009

Contemporary History Painting? Narratives in the Work of Julie Mehretu
Silke Feldhoff
04.11.2009, 30.12.2009

Abstract Forms - Architectural Visions: Form and Content in Motion
Dr. Beate Zimmermann
11.11.2009, 06.01.2010

Layer by Layer: Technical Parallels to Content-Related Aspects in the New Works of Julie Mehretu
Dr. Elisabeth Klotz
18.11.2009, 09.12.2009

The Remnants of the City: Fragment and Urbanity in the Works of Julie Mehretu
Anna Boroffka
25.11.2009, 23.12.2009

Brunch Lectures - Sundays, 11:30 a.m.

Guided tour followed by brunch.
Admission: € 12 / reduced: € 9

Julie Mehretu’s Grey: Implications of a Color
Silke Feldhoff
01.11.2009, 22.11.2009

Image Worlds in a Field of Tension: Abstract Formations Encounter Historical Reflections
Dr. Beate Zimmermann
08.11.2009, 03.01.2010

Erased and Newly Shaped: The Representation of Time, Oblivion, and Remembrance
Dr. Elisabeth Klotz
15.11.2009, 13.12.2009

History Pulsates in the Future - Julie Mehretu’s Cartography of Berlin
Anna Boroffka
06.12.2009, 27.12.2009

Julie Mehretu - Superpositions of Urban Currents
Vivian Kea
29.12.2009, 20.12.2009


29.10.2009, 7 p.m. - Artist’s Talk with Julie Mehretu
The curator of the exhibition, Joan Young, talks with Julie Mehretu about her painting cycle Grey Area, which was created as a commissioned work for the Deutsche Guggenheim.

Photo: Mathias Schormann

Photo: Mathias Schormann

19.11.2009, 7 p.m. - Lecture by Magdalena Kröner
The Tectonics of Remembrance: On the Work of Julie Mehretu
Magdalena Kröner, freelance culture journalist and author, contributes to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Kunstforum International, Monopol, and Art. In January 2008, she edited the Kunstforum International issue "New York after 9/11", in which she also shed light on Julie Mehretu’s oeuvre. She lives and works in Düsseldorf and New York.

Photo: Mathias Schormann


27.11.2009, 7 p.m. - concert Exposition (premiere)
A commissioned composition by Jochen Neurath on Julie Mehretu’s painting cycle Grey Area
The commissioned composition for Julie Mehretu’s painting cycle Grey Area at the Deutsche Guggenheim evolved from a musical project by Berlin-based composer Jochen Neurath for Mehretu’s Berlin studio. The premiere will take place in the exhibition hall.
Francesca Scaini, soprano; Giovanna Bragadin, alto; Almut Lustig, drums; Stefan Schreiber, piano; Jochen Neurath, musical director

Admission: 10 euros/ reduced 8 euros

Photo: Mathias Schormann

Photo: Mathias Schormann

Photo: Mathias Schormann

Special Guided Tours

16.9.2009, 6:30 p.m. - tour for deaf people with Silke Feldhoff
Carola Otto, sign language interpreter, will translate the tour. In cooperation with the Gehörlosenverband Berlin e.V.

17.9.2009, 4:30 p.m. - guided tour for blind and visually impaired people with Silke Feldhoff
A tour concept for blind and visually impaired people has been developed in cooperation with the Allgemeine Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverein Berlin.

Continuing Education for Teachers (elementary and grammar school)

Wednesday, 04.11.2009, 4 p.m. (event no. 08.2-4100)
In cooperation with the regional further training of the Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung.
Meeting place: Deutsche Guggenheim
Reservation at 030-20 20 93 11 or

Guided Tours

Special guided tours in German and English as well as tours for children and school classes are available. Information and reservation: (030) 20 20 93-19 or

Unless otherwise specified, all events will take place at the Deutsche Guggenheim.