Art & Design school trips to Berlin
A city of culture, history and a mecca for contemporary artists – Berlin offers exquisite art galleries and is a great choice for Art and Design school trips. The Bauhaus movement was highly influential in the shaping of the city and an excursion to the Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design gives an in-depth appraisal portraying the entire spectrum of the school's activities. Also explore graffiti as a form of modern art at the East Side Gallery, the world's largest open air gallery depicting visionary pieces on politics and optimism on remains of the Berlin Wall. With a wealth of styles and media to investigate from contemporary installation to graphic design, photography to classical art, a school trip to Berlin is sure to inspire your Art & Design students.
- Flight to Berlin
- Brandenburg Gate
- Berlinische Gallery
- Graffiti & street art workshop
- East Side Gallery
- Bauhaus Archive
- TV Tower
- Berlin Museum of Photography
- Flight back to the UK
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- 5 sites to choose from throughout the city
The Meininger Hotel chain is exceptional and perfect for student groups. They are conveniently well located with easy access to public transport.
Location: Choose between the Central Station, Mitte, Prenzlauer, Tempelhofer Ufer and Hallesches Ufer sites spread across central Berlin.
Facilities: 24 hour reception, free internet, common room, luggage room, roof terrace.
Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, 2 – 6 person rooms available to students. All rooms come with en-suite and TV.
Meals: Breakfast buffet available. Guest kitchen.
- Choose between Prenzlauer Berg or Mitte
- Perfect for groups on a budget
Germany’s largest hostel offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in a modern design. Located only ten minutes by tram from Alexanderplatz, and only a few steps away from the vibrant districts of Friedrichshain and Prenzlauer Berg.
Location: Prenzlauer Berg is by far the larger of the two sites in Berlin, a moments’ walk from public transport stops, sites and local parks. The Mitte is even closer to the heart of the city being 200m from Museum Island, numerous other sites and also public transport stops.
Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, lounge, vending machines, teacher’s lounge, luggage room, travel shop.
Accommodation: Twins available to staff. 3-14 bed rooms for students. Each floor has same-sex bathroom facilities.
Meals: Buffet breakfasts and dinners available.
- 3 well-presented and popular sites to choose from
- Welcoming of groups
The A&O offer 3 different locations of hostels in Berlin, Friedrichshain, Mitte & Hauptbahnhof. With Berlin being such a vast city choose the location that suits you best!
Location: Friedrichshain is on the edge of the city centre, Mitte close to the centre and in a vibrant district, Hauptbahnhof right in the middle with the Brandenburg Gate close-by. All within very easy reach of public transport.
Facilities: 24 hour reception, internet access, games room/lounge, luggage room.
Accommodation: Single and double rooms available for staff. 4-8 person rooms available for students. All rooms are en-suite.
Meals: Breakfast buffet available.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
Subject Specific Excursions
The New National Gallery, the "temple of light and glass" is the home of 20th century European painting and sculpture ranging from classic modern art to art of the 1960s. The collection includes works by Munch, Kirchner, Picasso, Klee, Feininger, Dix and Kokoschka.
This museum of modern art, architecture and photography often hosts intriguing exhibitions and rare pieces from German history.
East Side Gallery
A 1.3 km-long painted stretch of the former Berlin Wall along the Muhlenstrasse in former East Berlin. Although each year the artwork may change, most parts still remain as the original artwork.
One of the most famous landmarks in Germany, this triumphal arch was commissioned by King Frederick William II or Prussia as a sign of peace built in 1788.
Die Brücke Art Museum
Devoted specifically to the group of artists called ‘Brücke’ who were German expressionist artists formed in 1905 and had a major impact on the evolution of modern art.
Käthe Kollwitz Museum
Regarded as one of the most important German artists of the 20th century for her expression of poverty, hunger and war, this museum has been created in her former home.
Founded in 1960 this organisation collects art pieces, documents and literature that represent the cultural ideas of the Bauhaus, the most significant art school of the 20th century.
This museum is famous for its architecture and took 20 years to construct from 1910 to 1930 and showcases reconstructed monumental buildings in their original size.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!