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

Au revoir – 10 Jahre Opekta Ateliers


Au revoir – 10 Jahre Opekta Ateliers

Opekta Ateliers schließt Ende Januar 2020 die Türen – ein unfreiwilliger Abschied. Eine letzte Veranstaltung am 23. Januar, 19 Uhr, feiert die gemeinsame Arbeit.

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Anmeldung [bis 09.03.] – Photoszene-Festival Köln 2020


Anmeldung [bis 09.03.] – Photoszene-Festival Köln 2020

Vom 22. – 31. Mai 2020 findet das Photoszene-Festival im gesamten Stadtgebiet statt. Kölner Museen, Ausstellungsräume, Galerien, Künstlerateliers u.a. sind eingeladen, Ideen zu fotografischen Ausstellungen und Projekten einzureichen. Anmeldung bis 09.03.2020, Infoabend: 04.02.2020, 18:30 Uhr.

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Initiatives

KUNSTHAUS KAT18


kat18
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]

schaelpic photokunstbar


schaelpic-photokunstbar
SCHAELPIC PHOTOKUNSTBAR, on Schanzenstraße in the Cologne-Mülheim media district, is a project space for artistic photography that has experimented with diverse forms of artistic collaboration since 2006. Three or four photographers are invited to exhibit every year. [read more]