The image galleries illustrate the fields in which the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation) is active. All of the image galleries on the website are available for viewing here in the media library. You can get images for downloading in the website's Press section, or from the bpk Bildagentur (Picture Agency bpk).

  • View of the exterior of the Neue Nationalgalerie
    The square main hall with glass facades and a roof on external supports gives the Neue Nationalgalerie its unmistakable look. © SMB / Roman März

    Neue Nationalgalerie

    13.12.2013 - The Neue Nationalgalerie is an icon of modern architecture. The building has not had an extensive renovation since its opening in 1968. The planned refurbishment will bring the…

  • Hand holding a handwritten letter
    The papers of Gerhart Hauptmann in the Staatsbibliothek comprise 80,000 letters from and to the author. They are the focus of a current research project. © Bernd Wannenmacher

    Research Services

    12.12.2013 - The Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation) provides scholars with information and hence with complex, interconnected services. The extent and…

  • 3D visualization of the Museumsinsel Berlin after all construction projects have been completed. View from the south
    The Museumsinsel Berlin on completion. The UNESCO World Heritage site is being renovated and expanded according to a master plan. 3D visualization. © SPK / ART+COM, 2015

    Museumsinsel Master Plan

    11.12.2013 - The Museumsinsel is a unique architectural ensemble and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The renovation of its historical buildings and the development of the island for the future…

  • Hand-colored etching of the Altes Museum on the Museum Island Berlin
    The Königliches Museum auf der Spreeinsel, today’s Altes Museum, opened in 1830 as the first public museum in Berlin. © bpk / SMB / Jörg P. Anders

    Prussian Cultural Heritage

    06.12.2013 - The origins of the vast majority of the museum, library, and archival holdings that have been brought together within the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural…

  • A woman and a group of children sit on the floor in front of a painting
    The Staatliche Museen zu Berlin offer children and young people of all ages a variety of ways to learn about art and culture. © SPK / Pierre Adenis

    Cultural Education

    06.12.2013 - Numerous people from Germany and abroad visit and use the Foundation’s museums, libraries, and archives. Its offerings to impart culture and fulfill its task of educating are…