Dear visitors, the Brücke-Museum will be closed until 17 April 2021. Our exhibition Werner Düttmann. Building. Berlin will open on 6 March 2021 in public and virtual space. For more information look at

Stay healthy, we look forward to welcoming you again!

Due to the current situation, the exhibition Werner Düttmann. Building. Berlin. will be opening in two steps. On 6 March the exhibition opens in the city and digitally, and on 17 April 2021 follows the opening of the main exhibition at Brücke-Museum with further displays in four prominent Düttmann buildings.

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Brücke-Museum, around 1967, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Werner-Düttmann-Archiv, Nr. 33 F. 33/2.


Vivian Suter. Bonzo's Dream

Vivian Suter. Bonzo's Dream can be experienced digitally! Artist Alina Schmuch has created an atmospheric portrait of the exhibition, which you can find here.

Vivian Suter. Bonzo’s Dream named Special Exhibition 2020 by AICA Deutschland.

In their press release, the art critics’ association states that the “creative handling of the Berlin museum’s collection shows what great results an updating of art history from a contemporary perspective can lead to.”  … More

The Collection Online of the Brücke-Museum now includes, next to the paintings, also works on paper in digital form. Here you can discover works by Brücke members, their companions and friends.

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“My dear Mr. Düttmann, now that the furore of the opening has died down, I would like to waste no time in thanking you most sincerely once again. Your building for Brücke-Museum is a creation one can’t help but praise … The building has good proportions and correct dimensions throughout … and the landscape has been incorporated in a way that is nothing short of exhilarating. It will no doubt bring cheer to each and every visitor while they are here … Yours always, KSR” … More

Outside view of Brücke-Museum, September 1967, photo: Reinhard Friedrich, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Werner Düttmann Archive, No. 33 F.33/8

In 1964, the artist Karl Schmidt-Rottluff initiated the establishment of a museum in his city of residence Berlin to honour the artists’ group Brücke. With a donation to the State of Berlin, he laid the foundation for its collection. Just three years later, on 15 September 1967, Brücke-Museum opened in a new building designed by Werner Düttmann in Berlin’s Dahlem district. … More

Installation view of the first collection display, 1967, photo: Ingeborg Lommatzsch © Ingeborg Lommatzsch