Arts and Architecture

Current information and background on art and architecture – painting, film, music, literature, theater, museums, Goethe Institute and World Heritage Sites.


In search of 'home'

What does 'home' mean? This question is explored by female artists from Germany and Israel in an exhibition called 'home.frankfurt.telaviv'.

Diversity in music

They play soul, pop, reggae or classical music: we present six musicians with African roots who are popular in Germany.

Music for peace

Benefit concerts, anti-war songs and live performances from Ukrainian bunkers: how German artists and musicians are supporting Ukraine.
Topic of the week: Filmland Germany

Conquering Hollywood

Young German stars in Hollywood blockbusters: here you can get to know four international stars.
Topic of the week: Filmland Germany

Stars behind the camera

You listen to their music, watch their movies and have admired their special effects: we introduce you to three Germans who work behind the scenes.

“I screamed with joy”

She calls Tom Hanks “Tommypot” and has been nominated for a Golden Globe in 2021. At twelve years of age, Helena Zengel from Germany has made a flying start in Hollywood.

German-African visionary

Curator, publicist, cultural mediator and new director of Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) – how Bonaventure Ndikung is changing Germany.