German Heritage in Letters works with libraries, archives, and members of the public to digitize letters found tucked away in basements, attics, and storage units and make them available to a wider audience interested in history and immigration.
American high school students from across New England found a new, creative way to practice their German skills and learn about an unexpected part of German culture thanks to the Goethe-Institut Boston’s Hip-Hop Battle.
On Tuesday night, veteran Dallas Mavericks big man Dirk Nowitzki ended months of speculation and officially announced his retirement at an emotional ceremony.
Next stop, Tuscaloosa! 300 visitors turned out at the Tuscaloosa tour stop of the WanderbUS, showing their excitement for all things German!
Kinderuni (Children’s University) is a free education project through the Goethe-Institut for children from 8 to 12 years old. It officially launches at the 2019 Sustainability Summit on May 24-26 in Chicago.
“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” amasses community-based environmental research about how humans have left their mark along the Mississippi and its delta.
Wunderbar Together is already bringing over 1,500 events to cities in all 50 states, and now it can add one more location to the list – the moon!
Bundesliga Total! is a contest held every year by the Goethe-Institut that invites middle and high school students from across the country to compete in challenges that test participants’ soccer knowledge and language ability during the Bundesliga season.
The German-American friendship was on display at SXSW last week. Wunderbar Together, in conjunction with the German Haus and the Sequencer Tour, promoted an entire week of programming that highlighted close ties between the two countries in digital innovation, entrepreneurship, music and art.
Moritz Simon Geist and his robots performed at several venues at this year’s SXSW, including a set at the opening of the festival and a headlining performance entitled “Tripods One” at WUNDERBAR: German Music Night held at the German Haus.
The Hexadome is a massive audio-visual projection and sound-system that provides a mesmerizing blend of projected images and elements, lasers, and atmospheric effects designed to accompany musical selections with the goal of redefining our understanding of music as a strictly auditory medium.
For the members of Flying Steps, touring the birthplace of break dancing has been a lifelong dream. Each of their performances is an opportunity to bring communities together and connect with diverse audiences from across the country.
Visitors had a chance to get up close and personal with all things Bauhaus and discover the history of one of the most influential architectural movements of the twentieth century.
Students at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School staged a performance at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with German Artist-in-Residence Karina Smigla-Bobinski.
In recognition of German Heritage Night at Capital One Arena in Washington, NBA Legend Dirk Nowitzki met with German Ambassador Emily Haber after Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks faced off against the Washington Wizards on March 6, 2019.
A year in the making, the WanderbUS kicked off its nationwide tour of high schools and universities this week! Packed with fun games, virtual reality experiences, and lots of other cool things to explore, the WanderbUS and its team will travel to all of the lower 48 states before October of this year.
Have you ever dreamed of being coached by a German soccer trainer and learning words like Einwurf, Flanke, or Tooooooooooooor? The Goethe-Institut is bringing this opportunity to young Americans across the US!
FC Bayern has become an official sports ally of the Year of German-American Friendship.
The number of German companies introducing apprenticeship programs at their U.S. branches is increasing every year.
Alex and Amy Braden discuss the ins-and-outs of hauling a 17-foot beer and pretzel trailer cross-country.
The German Times interviewed author Cornelia Funke to discuss her experiences in finding literary success as a German author living in the United States and the inside view of German-American relations.
The Nazi regime forbade the Jewish artist Fritz Ascher (1893-1970) to paint, so he resorted to pen and paper.