German Consulate New York
On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany, German newspapers and broadcasts as well as our Event Calendar. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Apr 15, 2014
On April 12, former athlete Gretel Bergmann, who was excluded from the German team in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin because of her Jewish origin, celebrated her 100th birthday in New York City amongst friends and admirers.
A delegation from Germany including Member of Parliament Dagmar Freitag -Chairperson of the Sports Committee of the German Bundestag, Clemens Prokop- President of the German Athletics Association and German Consul General Busso von Alvensleben gathered together to wish her a happy birthday.
Apr 14, 2014
“Deutsche Kunst” –the newest Pop Art exhibition by German artist Moritz Götze opened on Thursday, April 3 at the German Consulate General. Throughout the evening, guests became acquainted with Götze’s use of bright colors and vivid images, showcasing the artist’s creativity and social commentary on history and politics.
Götze - Deutsche Kunst
Apr 10, 2014
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German Band “Tonbandgerät” has been touring the United States for about four weeks at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut to promote German language at American High Schools. On March 26, the young band from Hamburg finally stopped by New York City and gave a concert for students at the A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in Harlem.
Apr 1, 2014
On Friday, March 28th, the German Consul General and his wife, Mrs. von Alvensleben, hosted a reception at their residence in New York City to celebrate Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's final concert of their 2013-14 Season at Carnegie Hall withGerman violinist Christian Tetzlaff.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Apr 1, 2014
On March 25th the German Consulate General and the New York Board of Rabbis hosted a screening of “THE RED ORCHESTRA”, a documentary about one of the largest, but widely unknown, civil anti-Nazi resistance networks. Directed by Stefan Roloff, the film uses rare footage of the recollections and statements of surviving members and children of victims, to explain the characteristics and motivation behind the group.
Red Orchestra screening
Mar 28, 2014
Eight German companies followed an invitation to present their newest food creations, organic products and specialties to importers, retailers and industry experts on Monday evening, March 17. Sponsored by the German-American Chamber of Commerce, the culinary tasting event took place at the German House penthouse restaurant on the 23rd floor.
Taste of Germany
Mar 28, 2014
Young Hip Hop performers from the BronxBerlinConnection youth exchange celebrated the program’s 6th year on March 19th, 2014 at the Bronx Music Heritage Center. This year, the “Ausgezeichnete Orte im Land der Ideen”, a Deutsche Bank-sponsored award, was given to Berlin-based street work organization Gangway e.V., for developing a youth program that has facilitated 10 international exchange trips, 3 multi-lingual music compilations and worked with nearly 100 young people from both cities.
Mar 18, 2014
Over thirteen German exhibitors presented artworks at the Armory Show 2014 from March 5-9. The Armory Show is the largest art fair in New York and one of the main events of the international art market. It is visited by over 50,000 people each year. Housed in Piers 92 and 94 along the Hudson River, the Armory Show offers un-paralleled access to some of the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Armory Show 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Simon Dinnerstein’s presentation of his highly acclaimed work,The Fulbright Triptych, marked the beginning of the “Triptych Evening” on March 10 at the German Consulate. Showing projected images of pa...
Mar 12, 2014
With the end of the Third Reich, ‘degenerate art’ was quickly reinstated in German museums. Suddenly, a whole new art world was introduced to the then 17 year old artist Wolfgang Klähn. The young artist absorbed the modernist art and began shaping his own influential role in the German art scene. The German House exhibition “60 Years of Wolfgang Klähn” curated by Caroline Taylor, shows works of the artist’s entire creative process.
Klaehn exhibition opening