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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...

Wir sind die DDB: Die Hochschul- und Landesbibliothek Fulda
15.09.2016

We are the DDB: The Hochschul- und Landesbibliothek Fulda

In 1776 the Fürstbischof (Prince-Bishop) Heinrich von Bibra founded a public library in Fulda. It consisted of holdings which had been collected for the most part in the convent library...

Die Geschichte des Regenschirms und seiner sozialen Konsequenzen
09.09.2016

The history of the umbrella and its social consequences

It began with mockery, insults and pelted rubbish, when the Englishman Jonas Hanway came back from a trip to France in the early 1750s and went for a walk in London. His fellow citizens...