#WendeOnline

While we continue to host virtual programs in light of COVID-19, we invite you to experience the Wende Museum online. We hope that interacting with these resources can provide inspiration and a sense of community from afar. Below are some of the ways that you can virtually visit the Wende.

In addition to visiting the Wende Museum, we invite you to supplement your experience with a variety of digital resources and regular online programs.

Connect with Upcoming Online Programs

October 6, 2021: Controversial Space: Exhibiting East German Art in Reunified Germany

October 20, 2021: Nuclear-Free Space: Reagan, Gorbachev, and a World Without the Bomb

Experience Virtual Exhibitions

Click the play button to open the full 3D experience. Use your mouse and/or arrow keys to navigate through the gallery spaces. Zoom in and out using the scroll function of your mouse. Click on the colored circles for details about artworks and related exhibition content. Viewing the tour in full screen is recommended. For expanded virtual tour instructions, click here.

Please direct all inquiries to info@wendemuseum.org.

Wende Museum Virtual Tour

Matterport 3D Showcase

Watch the Opening Program

Read the exhibition catalogue for Transformations: Living Room -> Flea Market -> Museum -> Art

Read the exhibition catalogue for See Thy Neighbor: Stern Photographers Thomas Hoepker and Harald Schmitt

Watch
Virtual Friday Night Films at the Wende
Past Art Past Present Programs
Past Cold War Spaces Programs
Wellness at the Wende Yoga Instruction led by Culver City's Jennifer Winther
Historical videos and oral histories from the Wende Collection

 

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Past Programs

September 15, 2021: Ask a Curator: Transformations: Living Room –> Flea Market –> Museum –> Art
September 8, 2021: Dreamworld Space: Soviet Intersections Between Art and Science
August 25, 2021: Socialist Friendship Space: Soviet Advisors in Communist China
August 11, 2021: Counterinsurgency Space: American Policing at Home and Abroad
July 30, 2021: Interview with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Leader of the Belarusian Pro-Democracy Movement
July 28, 2021: Internment Space: Political Prisoners in Cold War Albania
July 14, 2021: Animal Space: The Cold War of the Berlin Zoos
June 30, 2021: Audio Space: Voice Identification and the Stasi
June 18, 2021: East German Art of the Underground: A Conversation with Photographer Claus Bach
June 16, 2021: Art Past Present with Vladislav Shapovalov
June 11, 2021: Little Green and the Cultural Revolution: A Discussion with Poet Chun Yu
June 9, 2021: Depot Space: Modern Art in Cold War Iran
June 4, 2021: Belarusian Protest: A Meeting with Artists and Curators of Every Day. Art. Solidarity. Resistance
June 2, 2021: Olfactory Spaces: Chanel No. 5 and Red Moscow
May 26, 2021: Domestic Spaces: Soviet Objects and Geopolitical Imagination in India and Cuba
May 19, 2021: Art Past Present with Tara Pandeya
May 12, 2021: Spaces of Global Socialism: Worldmaking Architecture
May 5, 2021: Under-The-Table Space: Artistic Expression in a Kommunalka
April 28, 2021: Pandemic Space: Medical Knowledge and Data Organization
April 25, 2021: Virtual Family Day Poetry Workshop with Marlys West
April 25, 2021:Virtual Book Talk with Peter Baldwin, author of Fighting the First Wave: Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe
April 21, 2021: Art Past Present with Ni Haifeng
April 16, 2021: Artist Talk with Research for the Bermuda Triangle
April 14, 2021: Futurist Spaces: The Struggle for the Post-Cold War Imagination
April 7, 2021: Open Space: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain 
April 2, 2021: Transformations: The Cold War of Poetry & Protest
April 1, 2021: Virtual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
March 24, 2021: Alternative Space: Experimental Culture in the GDR
March 17, 2021: Art Past Present with Chelle Barbour
March 12, 2021: Reviving Traditional Central Asian Music: Virtual Concert and Discussion
March 10, 2021: Border Space: Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall
March 5, 2021: Soviet Rock Panel Discussion
March 3, 2021: Monumental Space: Public Art in Kazakhstan
February 24, 2021: Anti-Racist Space: Paul Robeson Between East and West
February 17, 2021: Solidarity Space: East German Architecture in Vietnam
February 11, 2021: Art Past Present with Meleko Mokgosi
February 3, 2021: Secession Space: Ukraine’s Path to Independence
January 29, 2021: Film Discussion with Vladimir Paperny on Hollywood in Moscow
January 27, 2021: Grassroots Space: German Utopias Before and After the Wende
January 13, 2021: Reconstruction Space: Civilizing Europe After World War II
2020
December 16, 2020: Art Past Present with Sichong Xie
December 9, 2020: Undercover Space: Cold War Spy Adventures
December 6, 2020: Virtual Guided Exhibitions Tour
December 2, 2020: Celluloid Space: Hollywood's Cold War
November 25, 2020: Culinary Space: Debates and Practices
November 20, 2020: Soviet Anti-Semitisms – A Lecture by J. Arch Getty
November 18, 2020: Art Past Present with Mariam Ghani
November 13, 2020: Playground of the Autocrats - Presentation and Interview with Artist Anne Bobroff-Hajal
November 15, 2020: Live Historical Witness Project Interview with Andrei Markovits
November 11: Wende Election Reflection with Ellen DuBois, Brenda Stevenson, and Joes Segal
October 28, 2020: Protest Space: Identity, Culture, and Resistance in Belarus
October 25, 2020: Virtual Guided Tour
October 21, 2020: Ballot Space: Soviet Elections in Perspective
October 14, 2020: Art Past Present with Ira Eduardovna
October 8, 2020: Profiling Space: Policing During and After the Cold War
October 4, 2020: Virtual Opening of Transformations and See Thy Neighbor
September 30, 2020: Connecting Space: Rock Music Between East and West
September 23, 2020: Psychic Space: Brainwashing in the Cold War
September 16, 2020: Art Past Present with Aneesa Shami
September 9, 2020: Flower Power Space: The Soviet Hippie Community
September 3, 2020: What Remains – Online Screening and Discussion with Heidi Duckler Dance
September 2, 2020: Counterculture Space: The East German Hip-Hop Scene
August 28, 2020: Hollywood in Moscow: "The Iron Curtain" vs. "Goodbye, America!," Discussion with Vladimir Paperny
August 26, 2020: Colonial Space: Beyond the Logo Map
August 19, 2020: Art Past Present with Enrique Martínez Celaya
August 12, 2020: Exhibition Space: Art as Diplomacy Across the Cold War Divide
August 5, 2020: Spaces of Television: Between Propaganda and Consumerism 
July 29, 2020: Urban Space: Freeway Construction and its Community Impact
July 29, 2020: Contested Space: Communist and Confederate Monuments
July 15, 2020: Aesthetic Space: Artistic Interpretations of Cold War History
July 8, 2020: Gender Space: Who Should a Woman Speak For in a Post World Order?
July 1, 2020: Community Space: Multimedia Art and African American Community Formation in LA
June 24, 2020: Contaminated Space: Long Radioactive Half-Lives and Short Media Cycles in Chernobyl
July 17, 2020: Queer Spaces in East Germany: Between Persecution and Liberation 
June 10, 2020: From Russia with Space: Cold War Cosmic Imaginations
June 3, 2020: Picturing Space: East and West German Perspectives on the GDR
May 29, 2020: Film Discussion with Vladimir Paperny: Hollywood in Moscow
May 27, 2020: Expanding Space: Design and Emancipation in China: A Conversation with Ole Bouman
May 20, 2020: Shadow Space: Soviet Secret Cities in Transition: A Conversation with Xenia Vytuleva-Herz
May 13, 2020: Secret Space and the Stasi: A Conversation with Dagmar Hovestädt
May 10, 2020: Fact and Fiction: Art, News, and Propaganda – A virtual discussion presented with the Pacific Council on International Policy
May 6, 2020: Public Space Under Socialism: A Conversation with Vladimir Kulić
April 29, 2020: Private Space in the Soviet Union: A Conversation with Susan E. Reid
April 13-17, 2020: #AskACurator Week 
April 3, 2020: Virtual Medea Insurrection Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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