• May 26, 2017 | Germany.info | Markus Lüpertz in America: German Artist Marks First U.S. Retrospective

    Markus Lüpertz: Donald Ducks Heimkehr, detail (Donald Ducks Homecoming, detail), 1963

    Markus Lüpertz, one of Germany's most significant—and enigmatic—postwar artists, believes in the painter's mandate to explain the world. At his first major museum retrospective in the United States, visitors to DC’s Phillips Collection and Hirshhorn Museum this summer can immerse themselves in his practice over five decades.

    Markus Lüpertz
  • May 16, 2017 | Germany.info | Thousands Visit Germany and France for the 2017 EU Open House

    Thousands of people visited the German Embassy during the 2017 EU Open House - an annual event at which European embassies open their doors to the public. This year's event featured a range of attractions from slackline performances to honey bee displays and a soccer station.

    EU Open House 2017
  • May 16, 2017 | Germany.info | International Parliamentary Scholarship Winner Shares Her Experience

    IPS Program

    The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag chooses American college graduates under 30 with a strong command of German to join around 120 young people from 41 countries for five months of immersion in the German democratic process. The program includes three months working in a Member’s office.

    International Parliamentary Scholarship
  • May 5, 2017 | Germany.info | Cologne Co-Hosts the Ice Hockey World Championship

    Lanxess-Arena

    The city of Cologne will be co-hosting sixteen ice hockey teams this year as they go head to head at the Ice Hockey World Championship.

    Ice Hockey World Championship
  • May 4, 2017 | Germany.info | Rosa Parks House Finds New Life in Berlin

    Rhea McCauley and Ryan Mendoza

    An artifact of the American Civil Rights Movement has made a long trek across the Atlantic and found a new home in Berlin. The house that civil rights icon Rosa Parks lived in for two years in Detroit in the 1950 has been rebuilt in Berlin's Wedding district.

    Rosa Parks House
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