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Past Events

Paper Tracks: History of Regional Paper Production

Prof. Ruth Keller takes us on a journey into the past of paper development, offering a unique perspective on the history of regional paper manufacturing.

Sat / 25.11.2023 / 05:30 p.m.


© Haus des Papiers / Nike Finger-Hamborg / Tanja Major

Paper Tracks: History of Regional Paper Production

Prof. Ruth Keller takes us on a journey into the past of paper development, offering a unique perspective on the history of regional paper manufacturing.

Sat / 25.11.2023 / 05:30 p.m.

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© Haus des Papiers / Nike Finger-Hamborg / Tanja Major

Book Presentation 'Topographies of Spaces' - Therese Weber

In Hatje Cantz Verlag, a visually striking monograph is being released to commemorate her 70th birthday, highlighting the thematic focal points in Therese Weber's work. We are particularly pleased to have the Swiss artist exclusively as our guest for the release of "Topographien der Räume" (Topographies of Spaces).

Thu / 23.11.2023 / 05:00 p.m.

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© Haus des Papiers / Nike Finger-Hamborg / Tanja Major

Paper Tracks: Artistic research on paper

Artistic research and exploration with paper - Lecture by Nike Finger-Hamborg and Tanja Major as part of the Autumn Lectures "Paper Tracks Berlin-Brandenburg: Tracing Paper in Art, Science, and Industry.

Sat / 11.11.2023 / 05:30 p.m.

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© Haus des Papiers / Nike Finger-Hamborg / Tanja Major

Paper Tracks: The present of paper-making

Alexander Cartellieri, Hahnemühle, and Christina Labusch, Die Papierindustrie e.V., provide insights into the current challenges of sustainable paper production, as well as the possibilities for the reuse of materials.

Sat / 28.20.2023 / 05:30 p.m.

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© Christina Labusch / Haus des Papiers / Alexander Cartellieri

Hahnemühle Weekend

Paper Art Festival Finissage

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Hahnemühle Weekend at our House of Paper in Berlin. Join us in celebrating the art of paper, which captivates with its versatility, evokes sensations, and generates resonances. Additionally, we will be hosting the closing event of the papier & klang festival by Haus des Papiers.

Fri - Sun / 01. - 03.09.2023

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© Renata Palekcic / Haus des Papiers


All visitors who come to the Haus des Papiers from Friday 10:00 to Sunday 14:59 will be entered into the raffle. Children from six to twelve years of age can receive their raffle tickets in person. But parents or grandparents can also take part in the draw if they buy a ticket for the exhibition without their children.

Sun / 27.08.2023 / 03:00 p.m.


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Talk with Dr. Sarah Frost

What does Joseph Beuys have to do with paper art? Dr. Sarah Frost, Research Associate Joseph Beuys Collection - Posters, Printed Matters, Multiples, will introduce us to the relationship between Beuys' artistic work and the medium of paper. The poster collection and his records in the special exhibition of papier & klang by Haus des Papiers in the Museum Haus des Papiers will be discussed.

Wed / 23.08.2023 / 06:00 p.m.


© Manuel Gutjahr

Artist Talk with Gisoo Kim

Gisoo Kim, winner of this year's Paper Art Award in Silver, talks to us about her fascination with paper, analogue photography, embroidery and why she chose this particular technique for her artistic expression.
In addition, we not only offer the chance to talk to Gisoo Kim, but also to have a catalogue signed by the artist directly on site.

Thu / 22.06.2023 / 05:00 p.m.

© Mianki Gallery, Gisoo Kim

© Gisoo Kim


With the vernissage, we open the new exhibition in which we present the positions awarded with the Paper Art Award at paper positions Berlin. This year, for the first time, the Silver and Bronze Awards have been split, so that five new works await us. Ursula Sax (Gold), Gisoo Kim and Amparo Sard (Silver) and Brian Dettmer and Ken'ichiro Taniguchi (Bronze) were honoured with the prize.

Thu / 08.06.2023 / 06:00 p.m.


© Ken'ichiro Taniguchi

Pop-up cards that tell stories

What is your favourite story from films or books?
In this workshop, you can bring your favourite story to life and let off steam creatively.
With scissors, glue and cardboard, you can make your own pop-up card outside on our terrace, which you can take home at the end of the workshop.

Sat / 27.05.2023 / 02:00 p.m.


© Haus des Papiers/Sastra Hanstein

Wed / 17.05.2023 / 5 p.m.

Special Guided-Tour

Art After-Work

End the working day with art and visit our special after-work tour. Haus des Papiers opens its doors and invites you to an evening full of art enjoyment followed by iced tea on the museum terrace.

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Sa / 06.05.2023 / 1:00 pm

Workshop for children

Animal Pop-Up Cards

Wondering what these two squirrels are talking about?

If you would like to find out or make a pop-up card yourself, you can register for our children's workshop here at Haus des Papiers starting today!

Lively motifs, exciting pop-up mechanisms, and lots of opportunities to just try things out - you can experience all of  this during the workshop outside on the terrace of our museum.


Thur / 11.05.2023 / 5:00 pm


Handlettering Course for Adults

We are looking for motivated adults for a beginners' course in handlettering!

In order to get a feel for the letters, each person first chooses a writing template and practices the alphabet with large and small handlettering letters. Then you can choose a three-liner and a suitable format. In the following, the individual words are rehearsed with the previously practised letters. The practised words are then calligraphed and decorated on colourful folding cards.

After the course on our sunny terrace, you are welcome to take a tour of our museum, enjoy some refreshments or browse through our paper library. (Price not included)



Paper-art fair

paper positions

From 27 - 30 April 2023, during the Berlin Gallery Weekend, the seventh edition of paper positions berlin presents 56 international galleries from 12 countries with outstanding positions from contemporary and modern art with a focus on drawing and the material paper.

Thu / 17.11.2022 / 5:00 pm

​Rethink paper: Textiles and ceramics made from recycled cellulose


Can we wear reclaimed toilet paper as clothing or even use it as tableware? Where do our reservations about this recycled material come from and can they be overcome? Nicholas Plunkett presents the greenlab paper research projects "Fecal Matters" and "11 percent" at the Kunsthochschule Weißensee.

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Thu / 24.11.2022 / 5:00 pm


Bookbinding in the House of Paper

We are pleased to be able to offer the popular bookbinding workshop again under professional guidance in the House of Paper. This time with double women's power under the guidance of Regina Görnert de Gutierrez and Silke Barzik-Lauer.

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Fri / 25.11.2022 / 4:00 pm

#paperlove: Print fine art albums & portfolios yourself


Anyone who loves paper and photography prints their pictures or has them printed. D'mage, Canon and Hahnemühle - all three sponsors of the 'House of Paper' - invite you to a two-part print workshop.


Thursday / 29 Sep 2022 / 6:00 pm

 Artist Talk 

Materials in dialogue: Lisa Tiemann and Fiene Scharp in conversation

In their works, Lisa Tiemann and Fiene Scharp bring very different materials into dialogue. They talk to us about the development of their design language, the changeability of paper and the challenges of dealing with different materials.

past events

November 19, 2021 – Christiane Feser

November 12, 2021 – Jana Schumacher & Drew Mattott

October 29, 2021 – Fee Kleiß

Friday / 24 June 2022 / 5:30pm


Founders Talk with
Annette Berr and
Ul Vohrer

For those who aim high: 


On Friday, June 24th, we are hosting an inspiring Founders Talk with the founders of our museum: Annette Berr and Ul Vohrer. The evening will be moderated by Samira Lucas. 


Thursday / 30 Jun 2022 / 6:00pm


Seduce me paper

We cordially invite you to our vernissage on the occasion of the moving in of the new objects. Four works of extraordinary sensuality have found their way to us in the House of Paper through this year's Paper Art Awards.


Thursday / 07 July 2022 / 6:00pm


After-work special tour: 'Seduce me, paper'

Our new exhibition 'Seduce me, paper' has opened and we are proud to present you new works from the greats of fine paper art such as Jorinde Voigt.

On Thursday, July 7th, we invite you to a special tour of the new exhibition.


Saturday / 23 July 2022 / 5:00pm


Boxing and portfolio course with Beate and Robin Bock

This event was u nfortunately postponed due to illness. Replacement date to be announced.

As ubiquitous, everyday and sometimes hardly noticed as paper surrounds us, it is just as attractive.


Wednesday / 13 July 2022 / 5:00pm

 Special Evening 

The evening of the books

Browse and rave between the pages!

We want to discover our library together with you. Get inspired, tell stories and get carried away.

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Thursyday / 28 July 2022 / 5:00pm


paper bead magic

We are happy to offer our first workshop for children. 

With a material support from Boesner we want to wrap paper beads in all shapes, colors and patterns you can imagine.

For children from 6 years with accompanying person.


02 Aug 2022 / 03 Aug 2022

Spinning paper yarn with Marita Drees


Course for beginners on spinning paper yarn from old newspapers

Marita Drees introduces you to the colorful and sustainable world of paper yarn. You will learn the basics of knitting, crocheting or weaving with this special material.


Saturday / 13 Aug 2022 / 2:00pm


Paper laboratory - experiments with paper

Did you know that paper is super strong?

And thirsty?

And did you know that it can even bloom, like a flower?

We want to show you what paper can do and do research together in the paper laboratory.

For children from 6 years with accompanying person.


Saturday / 20 Aug 2022 / 2:00pm


Mini Museum –
make your own museum

Your very own museum and only you decide what is exhibited:

First we make our museum room out of different boxes.

Then it will be exhibited! Pictures, sculptures, lost property, your treasures...

For children from 10 years with accompanying person.


Saturday / 27 Aug 2022 / 5:00pm

Long Evening of HdP

 Special evening 

This year, the House of Paper is not yet part of the Long Night of Museums. We want to change that next year. On August 27th, we would also like to keep our doors open for you longer.


Thursday / 01 Sep 2022 / 6:00pm


conversation with
dr Sandra Pisot,
Head of the Old Masters Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle

The new date will be announced.

We invite you to an open discussion with Dr. Sandra Pisot, director of the Old Masters at the Kunsthalle Hamburg.


Photo: Romanus Fuhrmann

02 Sep - 04 Sep 2022

Second Hahnemühle Weekend in the "Haus des Papiers"; in Berlin

 Hahnemühle Weekend 

From September 2nd to 4th, 2022, the second Hahnemühle Weekend can be experienced in the "House of Paper". From sculptural paper art in the world's first museum for fine paper art to FineArt inkjet prints, everything revolves around the finest paper.

Thursday / 22 Sep 2022 / 5:00pm


bookbinding in
house of paper

We are looking for bookworms, the budding as well as the long-established!

You too can bind your own book - we will introduce you to the magical world of bookbinding.

Suitable for ages 15 and up


Friday / 09 Sep 2022 / 6:00pm

 Special evening 

cultural landscape of Berlin -
networking evening

The House of Paper invites you to a networking evening on the museum terrace.


In addition to the visual arts on paper, this evening we will be dedicating ourselves to the art of connection. The museum wants to bring together the Berlin cultural scene in a relaxed atmosphere.


Thursday / 29 Sep 2022 / 6:00pm


Artist-Talk by Max Marek



Thursday / 29 Sep 2022 / 6:00pm


Artist-Talk by Max Marek


from 05/13/2022


Terrace opening

We have a new patio!

Come outside with us. We serve delicious coffee and cool softdrinks. You can now finally explore books without a mask on!

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