Bertelsmann is engaged in a variety of cultural initiatives, both in Germany and internationally. The Group’s Culture@Bertelsmann activities comprise exhibitions, literary formats and concerts, as well as efforts to preserve Europe’s cultural heritage.


Video: "BAU X KUNST" - Highlights

Some 13,500 Berliners flocked to the future Unter den Linden subway station in late October to see the “BAU X KUNST” (Construction Meets Art) art exhibition jointly organized by Bertelsmann and the U5 subway builders on two “Open Construction Site Days.” Watch a video of the highlights of this extraordinary event, here.

Neal Preston

Video: "In the Eye of the Rock'n'Roll Hurricane" - Highlights

"These photos convey the magic of music being performed live," said Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe at the opening of the Neal Preston exhibition in Gütersloh, putting into words what most of the 250 guests were probably thinking. The opening featured live music and many exciting Rock'n'Roll stories.

Last Folio

Video: Last Folio - A Video Introduction

What is “Last Folio” about? What did the creators of the exhibition experience on their many trips? And what does it mean to them to present the show in Berlin for the first time? In this video, the artists provide answers and insights into their work.

Video: Last Folio - Highlights from the Opening Ceremony

Impressions from the opening of the "Last Folio" exhibition at the Berlin State Library, which was attended by several hundred invited guests.