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Neue Virtuelle Ausstellung: „Grimm von A bis Z – Was uns die Brüder Grimm nicht erzählten“
30.01.2017

New Virtual Exhibition: “Grimm from A to Z – What the Brothers Grimm didn’t tell us”

“Perhaps it was time to set down these tales in writing, for those who should be their custodians are steadily diminishing…” – this is how the “Children’s and Household Tales” of the...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Museum Ludwig in Köln
10.01.2017

We are the DDB: The Museum Ludwig in Köln

The Museum Ludwig is one of the most important museums for the art of the 20th century as well as contemporary art in Germany. It was founded in 1976 on the occasion of the gift of 350...

Bärte oder Wie Luther (fast) den Hasen rettete
19.02.2016

Beards or How Luther (almost) saved the hare

In order to finance the Northern War against the Swedish Empire in 1700, Peter I, Tsar of Russia, had a creative idea: a new tax was needed and so he introduced the “Bartkopeke” (beard...

Wir sind die DDB: Das LWL-Archivamt für Westfalen
15.02.2016

We are the DDB: The LWL-Archivamt for Westphalia

The LWL-Archivamt for Westphalia (until 2006 Westfälisches Archivamt) houses the archive of the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL) and the Westphalian Literature Archive. In...