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Since 1946 Haus am Waldsee has been among the leading exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Germany.

Built as a private house in 1922–23 it is set in a beautiful park that leads down to the Waldsee lake. It was here that artists, ostracised and banned under the Nazis, were once again or even for the first time presented to an audience in Germany immediately after the war: Beginning with Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Pablo Picasso, Oskar Schlemmer, Henry Moore, Max Ernst, Juan Miró, Georges Braque, Henri Laurens, and later Andy Warhol, Duane Hanson, Rebecca Horn.

From the very beginning, music, literature and theatre were also actively supported at Haus am Waldsee. Here The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra gave its first concert after 1945. And while the large Berlin theatres were awaiting restoration, the international music institute took residence in the Haus am Waldsee. "Serenade concerts" became tradition here, and there were regular readings by authors as well as lectures by some of the most well known post war art historians.

Today, the programme of Haus am Waldsee focuses on international artists, who live and work in Berlin, and the innovative potential of the city. Most recent solo exhibitions included Melanie Manchot, Valérie Favre, Jonathan Monk, Thomas Rentmeister, Norbert Bisky, Beate Gütschow and Olav Christopher Jenssen. Moreover, the Haus am Waldsee offers a platform to further creative fields such as fashion and furniture design. The series of “House Concerts” introduces international top musicians, who currently live and work in Berlin.

Accompanying the exhibitions there are regular events like symposia, artist talks, guided tours, workshops for children and artist dinners. Moreover, there is a shop and a café.

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