STERN Photo Archive as part of the exhibition "MUNICH. LOOK here!"
March 2020 First images of the STERN Photo Archive are shown as a teaser at the exhibition "MUNICH. LOOK here!"
New database and digitization of the STERN Photo Archive
September 2021 Start of mass digitization, within the scope of which around 200,000 negative images are to be digitized per month
June 2021 Relocation of the internal image database from the test server to the productive system
May/June 2021 Assignment of the mass digitization work to three scanning service providers following EU-wide invitation to tender
February 2021 A team of six student assistants starts the preparations for the digitization
September 2020 Signing of the contract with a software provider for the licensing and configuration of a new database for the STERN Photo Archive
Cessation of privately owned STERN image collections to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
August 2020 Cessation of the privately owned STERN image collection of Mihály Moldvay to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
March 2020 Cessation of the privately owned STERN image collection of Harald Schmitt to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
February 2020 Cessation of the privately owned STERN image collections of Hanns Jörg Anders and Peter Thomann to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
September 2019 Cessation of the privately owned STERN image collections of Jay Ullal, Jürgen Gebhardt and Fred Ihrt to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Press conference and presentation on the occasion of the donation
August 2019 Press conference and presentation on the occasion of the donation of the STERN Photo Archive with representatives of the publishing house Gruner + Jahr, former STERN photographers and the Bavarian State Minister for Education and the Arts Bernd Sibler
Move and compilation of the STERN Photo Archive
May 2020 The boxes of the STERN A archive are moved into the shelving system built specially for this purpose at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
May 2019 All files and further materials of the STERN archive of negatives are compiled at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
May – June 2019 The STERN Photo Archive is moved from Hamburg to Munich.