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5,000 years of media history online // Virtual exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing of the German National Library

Virtual exhibition "5,000 years media history online"

The virtual "5,000 years of media history online" exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into the history of media from Egyptian hieroglyphs to the present and invites you to explore each of the different theme worlds.

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Arts in Exile // Virtual exhibition and network

Virtual exhibition "Arts in Exile"

What effect do exile and migration have on artistic creativity? The virtual "Arts in Exile" exhibition explores the question of how exile influences artists, and gives fascinating insights into different stories of exile.

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Schmonzetten, Schmäh und Parodie (Melodrama, snide humour and parody) // Early 20th century word and tone poems from the German Music Archive of the German National Library on YouTube

Plakat des Apollo-Theaters: Otto Reutter und das phänomenale Mai-Programm, um 1912

Virtual exhibition "Schmonzetten, Schmäh und Parodie" (Melodrama, snide humour an parody)

The virtual exhibition presents sound recordings with cabaret and satire from the 1900s to 1930s and makes them accessible online on YouTube. Cabaret stars of former times such as Willy Rosen, Claire Waldoff, Otto Reutter, Max Pallenberg, Fritz Grünbaum and Paul Nikolaus ridicule, caricature and sing about people, everyday life, art and the world in general.

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100 Years First World War // Virtual exhibition

Virtual exhibition "100 Years First World War"

The virtual "100 Years First World War" exhibition uses different objects such as posters, ration cards and newspapers to illustrate everyday life and the media at the time of the First World War.

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Bahnriss?! Papier | Kultur // Virtual exhibition of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek curated by the German Museum of Books and Writing of the German National Library

Ausschnitt eines Egoutteurs (Siebwalze); Link zur virtuellen Ausstellung "Bahnriss?! Papier | Kultur"Foto: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Stephan Jockel

Virtual exhibition "Bahnriss?! Papier | Kultur" (available only in German)

Covering everything from rudimentary pre-industrial paper-making through to the present day, the virtual "Bahnriss?! Papier | Kultur" exhibition shows the history of paper in various chapters and provides the academic research behind the temporary exhibition of the same name online.

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Reading Europe: European Culture through the book // Virtual exhibition

The virtual exhibition "Reading Europe: European Culture through the Book"

The virtual exhibition "Reading Europe: European Culture through the Book" aims to make roughly 1,000 major European literary works in 32 languages available and to invite visitors to explore European literature.

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A quiz on the virtual "5,000 years of media history online" exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing oft he German National Library

Quiz "5,000 years media history online"

Who cracked the code of the pharaohs? What was the name of Gutenberg's monumental magnum opus? Test your knowledge on "Scripts and writing", "Book culture" and the "Digital world" in the special quiz on the virtual "5,000 years of media history online" exhibition.

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Last update: 19.10.2017

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