Darling of the Month: Jona Gold and her Chalk Drawing “A Soft ...
1. November 2023
an interview with the SMU-Obertunte
an interview with the SMU-Obertunte
An Interview with Jessica Walter
The new head of the press department Jan Künemund talks about his first months at SMU
As the Darling of July, Dragan talks about his friendship with the Schwules Museum, and also provides intimate insights into an even more
Joyce Aden ist eins unserer SMU Goldstücke und hat sich mit uns über Antonin Artaud, Anarchie, Androynie und die Antike unterhalten.
Our colleague Julia Heuser loves to travel, wears elaborated nail designs and is not whirling through the Gay Museum for the first more
Thao Ho worked at the SMU as a research trainee , focusing mainly on transnational queer movements and practices of remembering. Her more
Tom Nehiba has been employed at the Gay Museum for over a decade, which means he knows it as well as few more
Mascha is a smalltown girl who has been living in Berlin for over two years and is active within the queer scene more
As a visitor, you may not directly see the work Romain does. That does not mean at all that it is unimportant. more
Our front desk queen Dirk is a huge Divine fan. He presents you Greg Gorman's portrait photography of Divine as our Darling more
Make yourself comfortable and let our new volunteer, Hendrik Bruhn, tell you about his adventures at the Museum and his Darling.
Luan Pertl introduces us to his*her treasure: the space station from the exhibition "Mercury Rising - Inter* Hermstory[ies] Now and Then"!
Meet the current intern in press and public relations Avana, who present you his Darling: the documentary film „Sob a Terra Do more
Heiko Pollmeier first visited the SMU already during the 90's and has been volunteering here for a decade. Here, he introduces you more
After Olaf Eberhardt moved to Berlin from Wiesbaden, the museum immediately offered him a place of welcome. He has been able to more
In the mini-exhibition object of the month we present an object from our archive. This month: the Anthology “Queer Cinema Now” from more
Michael Waentig has been a volunteer at the Schwules Museum since 2016. In the archive he freely lives out his ability to more
In the mini-exhibition Object of the Month, we present an object from the SMU's archive. This month: the Lesbnian porn film "Airport"
Justus likes to live among books and that's why he decided to volunteer in our library. There he can not only read more
In the mini-exhibition object of the month we present an object from our archive. This month: Jürgen Baldiga's queen plates.
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: an application more
In addition to her studies in European ethnology and gender studies, Esther Buntfuss works on a voluntary basis at the SMU. Esther more
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: Postcards from more
An interview with our volunteer of the month Ulli Rolf
An interview with our volunteer of the month, Joachim Silvela.
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: A special more
An interview with our volunteer of the month, Philipp Greiner.
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: A photographic more
An interview with our volunteer Janika Seitz
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: "BERLIN VERKEHRT" more
An interview with our voluntary Sascha Stuhldreher
An interview with our volunteer of the month, Sophie (Morgan) Lespiaux.
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: film stills more
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: a poster more
Ein Interview mit dem SMU-Ehrenamtlichen Leo
A mysterious bottle with an enchanted label: "Dream Water" is our object of the month.
There is no way of imagining the Schwules Museum without Klaus Kruska. This doesn’t come as a surprise, since he is among more
An interview with our fabulous volunteer Maria Bormuth about her work in the museum.
Dieter Geidel volunteers at the Schwules Museum's front desk and café since 2005.
The calendar WOMEN IN THE MARTIAL ARTS was published in New York in 1984. Each month is illustrated with a photograph taken more
Karoline Möbius-Woll volunteers as a museum attendant, and works at the cash register and the café. In this interview, she tells us more
SMU's volunteer representative Rainer Schmidt spills the tea.
December’s Object of the Month is a recent addition to our art collection thanks to the generosity of Boris Kollek: a charcoal more
Dietgard Salein, 54, teaches conflict management, art and philosophy - and she works voluntarily in the library of the Gay Museum.
Our object of the month November is the magazine "Du & Ich"
James Diskant has been working in the archives of the Schwules Museum since 2017. We talked to him about his research on more
Annie Sprinkle is proud to have had sex in thousands different ways. And as diverse as her sex life is, as a person more
Homolulu – The Birth of a Volcano or the Attempt to Make Utopia Reality was the first international homosexual conference in Frankfurt am more
Karl Lagerfeld has left the world. He was not only known as the visionary fashion designer of Chanel, but also as a more
Nadja Schallenberg gifted this album to her parents for Christmas 1990. At that time, she was 20 years old and was going more
KAOS GL ile yürüttüğümüz arşiv-katalog projesi bağlamında, Türkiye’den gelen ilk posta KAOS dergi arşivini müzemiz arşivine katmaktan mutluluk duyuyoruz. In the context more
Jürgen Wittdorf (1932 - 2018) The painter, designer, and ceramicist Jürgen Wittdorf died on December 2nd just last year. The Schwules Museum more
Ralph Mohnhaupt was best known as a member of the gay theater group „Brühwarm“ from Hamburg. But already at the beginning of the 70's more
Much has been said about the end of World War I on 9.11.1918. In addition to homophile Prince Max von Baden, Harry more
From outside it looks like an unsuspecting, harmless apple crate - but when one looks into the peephole, a dimly lit scene more
In November 1978, the first gay book store in Germany opened on Bülowstraße in Berlin. At the time it was called Prinz more
Widely known for his photographic portraits of men and for documenting important gay history moments such as the HAW demonstration in Berlin more
In September we recieved a T-Shirt, a Polo Shirt, a framed newspaper article, and a piece of a rainbow flag from the more
Luana Muniz was a Brazilian activist known for sheltering other transvestites, besides transexuals, prostitutes, and HIV-positive people, in her big house in more
The exhibition Queer City: Stories from São Paulo, displayed at Schwules Museum between November 2017 and January 2018, had at least two more
In August we continued the professional documentation of our textile or costume archive, a documentation which photographer Till Rimmele has donated to more
There’s a history of collecting „Pink Things” in the Schwules Museum. But not a lot of things relate directly to us – more
Our Object of the Month June is the July edition of EMMA from 1984, featuring a lesbian bridal couple on its cover. more
Our Object of the Month in May is a Time Magazine edition from 31 August, 1970, featuring Kate Millett on the cover. more
Professional indexing makes entirety of GDR holdings at the Schwules Museum* accessible.
In our mini-exhibition "Object of the Month" we tell you the story of one object from our archive. This month: a very more
Since Sydney visited the Schwules Museum for the first time in 2015 as a tourist, she knew: ''I want to work here.'' more
October's Object of the Month is a true eye-catcher from Renata Ravell
Uli Fischer talks about his experiences at the Gay Museum
An interview with our volunteer of the month Christian Skerka
In the 80s and 90s Petra Gall photographed primarily Berlin's woman's and lesbian scene. The three objects of the month show the more