Humboldt Forum


Restitution Report: museum directors respond

The French academics Bénédicte Savoy and Felwine Sarr urge President Macron to return African artefacts. But does the report go too far, or not far enough?

Museums & Heritage

Berlin’s Natural History Museum receives an eye-watering €660m of public funds for rebuild

Vast sum outstrips budget for reconstruction of city’s royal palace and creation of Humboldt Forum


Neil MacGregor: why the Humboldt Forum is ‘an amazing opportunity to attract new audiences’

The former British Museum director, who steered the project for three years, discusses its Enlightenment roots and ambition to engage a wider public

Humboldt Forum

Berlin's Humboldt Forum: how its director plans to confront Germany’s colonial past

Hartmut Dorgerloh says institution will discuss presentation of non-Western art “together with critical friends and the communities”


Hartmut Dorgerloh nominated to head Berlin’s Humboldt Forum

If appointed, Dorgerloh, who currently manages the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation, will replace the three founding directors