German Conversations about Art and Culture: Museumsbesuche in Berlin *NEW*

Die Alte Nationalgalerie zeigt im Herzen der Berliner Museumsinsel eine der bedeutendsten deutschen Sammlungen der Kunst des 19. Jahrhunderts. Dagegen ist der Hamburger Bahnhof ein „Museum für Gegenwart“. In diesem Kurs besuchen wir beide Museen virtuell: Wir erkunden die Museen, besprechen ausgewählte Kunstwerke und lernen Wissenswertes über Künstler wie z.B. Casper David Friedrich und Bunny Rogers. For students with an intermediate or advanced level (CEFR B1 and above). Instructor: Petra Bittner



Start Date

August 6, 2021









3 Fridays, 3:30-5pm. Begins Aug. 6

This class will meet online using Zoom. The zoom link and information on how to join will be emailed to you. Please also check your spam folder.
If you register 12 hours or less before the class begins or after the start date, please contact for the link.

Instructor will provide all materials. 

Instructors: Petra Bittner


Petra Bittner

Petra is a German native from Berlin who holds a degree in English literature (PhD) and teaching German (MA/Staatsexamen). She lived in Boston from 1998 to 2007, teaching language and cultural studies classes for Boston University, Harvard University and MIT. She spent the last 13 years in Munich where she taught cultural studies and business communication courses for different universities as well as language and literature classes for the adult education center in Munich (MVHS).

Petra loves the cultural diversity in adult education classes as well as the relaxed but dedicated atmosphere in the classroom. Her priority is to cater to the individual needs of learners, so they can attain their goals. In her teaching she focuses on communicative competency and cultural awareness.