German Missions in the United States


Exhibition: “Studio + Laboratory: Workshops of Knowledge”
by Stefanie Bürkle @ The National Academy of Sciences

Stefanie Bürkle, a German artist and visual arts professor, delves into often mysterious sites of
creativity, using large and medium-format analogue cameras to photograph scientists’ laboratories and artists’ studios in Berlin.

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German Films @ Suns Cinema: METROPOLIS; PEOPLE ON

Suns Cinema, DC’s arthouse movie theater in Mount Pleasant, presents a selection of classic German films as part of its August program. See these landmarks of cinematic history on the big screen!

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8/10, 6 pm

Vince Ebert’s SEXY SCIENCE @ John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts Millennium Stage

Vince Ebert’s SEXY SCIENCE.
Serious Humor – Made in Germany is a witty and inspiring performance about skeptical thinking, fake news, the secret of German cars, and the important question: Do strippers in the southern hemisphere turn around the pole in the opposite direction?

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Until 8/30

Stars and Stripes over the Rhine: The American Occupation in Germany after World War I, 1918-1923 @ GAHMUSA

This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of American military presence in Rheinland-Pfalz directly after the First World War, and explores the social, political, and economic ties that were forged among the German and American communities in the state during this four-year span.

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8/29, 8/31

Book Talks & Author Appearances by “City of Jasmine” Author Olga Grjasnowa @ Goethe-Institut, National Book Festival

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Olga Grjasnowa moved to Germany when she was 12, eventually graduating from the German Institute for Literature/Creative Writing in Leipzig. She
has written the novel “All Russians Love Birch Trees,” and her new novel is “City of Jasmine” (Oneworld).

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Until 8/23

Queer as German Folk: Celebrating 50 Years of Transatlantic
Rainbow Friendship

Join the Goethe-Institut, DC Center for the LGBT Community, The Rainbow History Project, and Whitman-Walker Health in celebration of Queer as German Folk ­– a new exhibition outlining the current state of discourse on queer emancipation against Stonewall and the backdrop of the past half-century.

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Until 1/5/2020

Manifesto: Art x Agency @ Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Organized by the Hirshhorn as part of “Wunderbar Together” and including German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s titular film, “Manifesto: Art x Agency” examines the art historical impact of artist manifestos from the 20th century to present day.

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