Tag Archives: Germany

This is Hae-In’s last Field Trip Friday! To mark the occasion, we are switching things up for today and posting the last segment of the Germany trip re-cap in the form of a mini guide to Berlin. If you have been to Berlin recently, hopefully you recognize some of these sites, and if not, go [...]

Continuing where we left off with Hae-In’s trip to Germany, today we travel to the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, to visit the Neuschwanstein Castle. Commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the castle was built as a retreat and homage to his favorite composer, Richard Wagner. Neuschwanstein means “New Swan Stone” in [...]

Hae-In, OHNY’s Program & Education Coordinator, recently took a trip to Germany, stopping in Berlin, Nuremberg, Füssen and Munich. Today’s post focuses on the Pinakothek der Moderne museum in Munich. The museum is the most recent addition to Munich’s three big art museum cluster (along with the Alte Pinakothek and Neue Pinakothek), and is part [...]

Our intern, Jin, spent her spring break in Germany where she encountered some fascinating architecture. The Staatsgalerie Stuttgart is located in the city of Stuttgart, the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. In the 1960′s, the municipal government held a city planning competition that included a new wing to the Alte Staatsgalerie in order to house [...]