News from the ifa

Hilla Becher celebrates her 80th birthday

The ifa wishes German artists Hilla Becher a very happy 80th birthday on 2 September 2014. Works by Hilla and her late husband Bernd Becher currently can be seen in ifa's exhibition "Travelling the World".

They're swaying!

Since last week the ifa's new flags are finally swaying at the Karlsplatz and the Charlottenplatz in Stuttgart as well as in the Linienstraße in Berlin.

News on Cultural Exchange

World’s biggest English class starts

Over 70,000 students from around the world will be starting a new English class this week as the British Council launches its new course “Exploring English: Language and Culture”.

British Council | 02.09.2014

Europeans curious, but some weary of diversity

European citizens and those in countries on the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean have a growing appetite for mutual knowledge, but face the reality of an alarming rise of xenophobic and sectarian trends.

Anna Lindh Foundation | 28.08.2014

Sport as a channel for peace

The World Youth Forum on Sport, Culture and Peace is being held today in Nanjing, China, on the occasion of the Youth Olympic Games.

UNESCO | 26.08.2014


04.09.2014 | Centro Cultural Metropolitano CCM, Quito
Exhibition opening
11.09.2014 | Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrad
Exhibition opening
12.09.2014, 16:30 – 18:00 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour with the art historians Ute Helga Schüler.
16.09.2014 – 18.09.2014 | Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Abeba
An international conference on art, public space, and culture of memory
18.09.2014, 16:00 – 17:30 h | ifa Gallery Stuttgart
Guided tour with the art historians Ute Helga Schüler.

Cultures merge

The ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is committed to a peaceful and enriching coexistence of people and cultures worldwide.

ifa Library, reading room

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.147

Tue, Thu, Fri   13–18
Wed   10–19

Liina Siib. Spin around and twirl!; © Liina Siib, 15.08. – 05.10.2014, ifa Gallery Stuttgart

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Phone +49.711.2225.173

Tue – Sun 12–18

Moshekwa Langa. The Jealous Lover, 11.07. – 21.09.2014, ifa Gallery Berlin

Linienstraße 139/140
10115 Berlin
Phone +49.30.284491.40

Tue–Sun   2–6 pm
open also on holidays

German school

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Fon +49. 711.2225-139

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