We're pleased to announce that as of May 31, 2021, museums, galleries and other art institutions reopen! Please check the institution's websites for detailed information on how to access.
The most recent information on Corona measures provided by the City of Cologne can be found at: https://www.stadt-koeln.de/leben-in-koeln/gesundheit/infektionsschutz/corona-virus/aktuelle-corona-regelungen-koeln.

Founded in 2015, Art Initiatives Cologne (AIC) is a network of independent, non-commercial art and project spaces, art initiatives and festivals in Cologne. Subscribe to our newsletter (further down on the website) and receive regular information about the joint activities of the independent art scene in Cologne. Regarding opening dates in the different exhibition spaces, please check our website. The current AIC-Index 2019/2020 with an overview map can be found in participating spaces and other locations. It is also available for download here. Enjoy discovering the big variety of Cologne's independent art scene.


AIC Edition 2021

AIC Edition 2021

Zu AIC ON 2021 ist erstmalig eine eigene Künstler*inedition entstanden, gestaltet von Jan Hoeft, Mona Schulzek und Lucia Sotnikova.

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Open Call [application till 20.11.] – Research and Working Scholarships from the City of Cologne

Open Call [application till 20.11.] – Research and Working Scholarships  from the City of Cologne

For the second time, 15 research and working scholarships from the city of Cologne will be awarded to Cologne artists and curators.

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KUNSTHAUS KAT18 is an art space with studios, a project room and a gallery with a coffee bar. We promote artistic and cultural processes with the goal of improving the living conditions of the artists within the studio community in society. An integral part is exchange and collaboration with other artists and cultural institutions. Projects, exhibitions, audience discussions, readings and theatre performances take place regularly. KUNSTHAUS KAT18 is a GWK GmbH project. It emerged in 2014 from the creative workshop ALLERHAND, which was founded in 1993. [read more]

Temporary Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Art

Temporary Gallery
Temporary Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Art shows exhibitions and provides discursive formats in the context of contemporary art. [read more]