Event Calendar

Find out what's on in Germany and the UK! 

With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.

Alicja Kwade's Medium Median at Whitechapel Gallery

28 September 2016 - 25 June 2017 | Whitechapel Gallery, London
Medium Median

Prolific Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade has been invited to exhibit at Whitechapel Gallery, London. Her success is reflected in numbers and accolades. She has already worked with four galleries this year: De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, 303 Gallery, New York, 13th Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach and Art Unlimited, Basel.

Christiane Löhr’s work featured at Turner Contemporary

28 January - 7 May 2017 | Turner Contemporary, Margate
Christiane Löhr Sculptures. Entangled

German artist Christiane Löhr is among the forty female artists featured in the latest exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate entitled “Entangled: Threads & Making” from 28 January to 7 May 2017. Löhr is a Cologne-based artist well known for her sculptures, installations and drawings.

Amelie von Wulffen solo exhibition at Studio Voltaire

10 February - 2 April 2017 | Studio Voltaire, London
detail - Amelie von Wulffen: Untitled, Oil on canvas, 100 x 120 cm

German artist Amelie von Wulffen presents her first solo exhibition in the UK entitled The misjudged Bimfi  from 10 February to 2 April 2017. It showcases a significant new body of her work that combines her interest in the confessional and the unconscious.

Wolfgang Tillmans at Tate Modern

15 February - 11 June 2017 | Tate Modern, London
Wolfgang Tillmans, Paper Drop

Berlin and London-based German artist Wolfgang Tillmans’ latest works will be on display at Tate Modern from 15 February - 11 June. Tillmans was the first fine-art photographer and non-British winner of the Tate annual Turner Prize in 2000.

Germany-based British sculptor Anthony Cragg's biggest UK-exhibition opens at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

4 March - 3 September 2017 | various venues in Wakefield
British sculptor Tony Cragg during a press conference in Wuppertal

New and classic works by leading British sculptor Sir Anthony Cragg will be at the centre of his biggest UK exhibition to date at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Opening on 4 March 2017, “A Rare Category of Objects” will present pioneering works by the Wuppertal-based artist drawn from nearly five decades.

Neo-expressionist German artist Georg Baselitz exhibition in London

8 March - 6 May 2017 | Michael Werner Gallery, London
“Akt und Flasche (Nude and Bottle)”, 1977, Oil, tempera on wood

Major paintings and works on paper by Georg Baselitz, one of the most important German artists of the post-war period will be on display at Michael Werner Gallery in London from 8 March to 6 May.

German artist Stephan Balkenhol's works on display in London

17 March - 22 April 2017 | Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Stephan Balkenhol, Figurines, painted wawa wood

German artist Stephen Balkenhol’s ninth exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery dedicated to exploring figuration in contemporary art is on display in London from 17 March to 22 April. His sculptures portray normality, creating timeless, relatable and instantly recognisable figures, marked by reserved facial expressions.

Rainer Werner Fassbinder – New German Cinema at BFI London

27 March - 31 May 2017 | British Film Institute, London
Rainer Werner Fassbinder filming "Lola" 1981

Nearing the 72nd anniversary of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s birth at the end of May, BFI Southbank is dedicating a major retrospective to the prolific German director running from 27 March to 31 May in order to celebrate his work. The series features most of his productions from gangster movies to melodramas, social satires to queer dramas.

Exhibition of photographs by German artist Elger Esser

29 March - 21 May 2017 | Parasol Unit Foundation, London
Elger Esser

German artist, and follower of the Düsseldorf School of Photography, Elger Esser’s first solo exhibition in the UK entitled ‘Morgenland’ will be shown at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London from 29 March -  21 May.

Photography exhibition showcases works by Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff and Wolfgang Tillmans

30 March - 9 July 2017 | Zabludowicz Collection, London
Andreas Gursky, Chicago, Board of Trade II, 1999

German artists Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff and Wolfgang Tillmans are on display as part of a group photography exhibition entitled 'You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred' at the Zabludowicz Collection, London from 30 March to 9 July.

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Ceramic facade of the Museum Brandhorst for modern and contemporary art in Munich

Ceramic facade of the Museum Brandhorst for modern and contemporary art in Munich