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.

News

AIC ON 2021 coming up


AIC ON 2021 coming up

Vom 18. bis 20. Juni 2021 laden die Kölner Kunstinitiativen wieder zum gemeinsamen Wochenende ein.

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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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Initiatives

Baustelle Kalk e.V.


Baustelle Kalk e.V.
Baustelle Kalk sees itself as an initiator of projects and culture. The not-for-profit cultural association, founded in January 2012 by Meryem Erkus, Nicole Wegner and Fatma Erkus, brings cultural diversity, far from institutional requirements, especially to the Cologne district of Kalk. The focus of this small cultural niche is on (sub) cultural art, events of all kinds and concerts of a challenging nature (e.g. experimental, noise, sound art or improvisation). Baumusik was founded in April 2016 in response to the fact that most of the musicians associated with the association had nowhere to publish their releases, offering the chance to self-publish with greatest possible artistic individuality. BAUSTELLE KALK became a nomadic venture in 2017 after almost 5 years based on Kalk-Mülheimer-Straße. [read more]

gerngesehen.de


gerngesehen puts on nomadic, interdisciplinary series of sound art, inter-media concert performances and more, in collaboration with other initiatives and institutions. Finding the most suitable location is decisive. [read more]