Garden Schloss Wiepersdorf © Dirk Bleicker / KSW

Nobel Prize in Literature for Olga Tokarczuk

We are happy to announce that the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Olga Tokarczuk "for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life." Olga Tokarczuk was fellow at Schloss Wiepersdorf in 2002.



Visual artists, composers as well as authors in the fields of literary writing and also in the field of academic writing and research on Romaniticism and questions relating to the history of East and West Germany can apply for a fellowship in 2020 until October 21, 2019.

Schloss Wiepersdorf © KSW

Schloss Wiepersdorf

On July 1, 2019 the Cultural Foundation Schloss Wiepersdorf has been constituted. On August 1, the German Foundation for Monument Protection handed over the key symbolically to the Cultural Foundation Schloss Wiepersdorf. By mid-2020 Schloss Wiepersdorf will reopen with an interdisciplinary and international residency program.

Portrait Theodor Fontane, 1883, Painting by Carl Breitbach (detail) private property (picture: Bettina Paßmann-Möbis/

Schloss Wiepersdorf meets Fontane

Former Wiepersdorf Fellows will be discussing Fontane's influence on their work at HBPG in Potsdam in September and October 2019. (In cooperation with Brandenburgische Gesellschaft für Kultur und Geschichte)

Villa Quandt © BLB

Romanticism: Or Where Do We Go From There?

On 17 November, Marcel Lepper, Director of the Literary Archive of the Academy of Arts, Berlin, is joined in conversation with the authors Gianna Molinari and Georg Klein about romantic ways of thinking and writing at Villa Quandt in Potsdam.


© Anne Frechen / Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz

Café in the Orangerie

The café in the Orangerie is currently closed and will reopen in summer 2020.



The museum at Schloss Wiepersdorf is closed at the moment and will reopen with a new concept after the refurbishment.

„Heiße nicht Dichter und nicht Journalist, und Bier der Tränke höchster mir nicht ist. Im Kirschsaft macht’ ich mir bescheiden Mut, hatt’ unter Buch- und Linden gute Wut.“

Friedrich Dieckmann, Gästebuch, 10. Juli 1973

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