06/06/2020
Dear visitors, the worldwide spread of the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19) is still also bothering the independent art scene. Please refer directly to the websites of the respective art initiatives to learn more about individual opening hours and programmes. Thank you for your kind understanding.

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

Kölner Kulturgenerator


Kölner Kulturgenerator

Die Niehler Freiheit startet gemeinsam mit dem Kölner Kulturrat den Kulturgenerator – eine solidarische Plattform für Künstler*innen und Einrichtungen aller Kultursparten.

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Competition [Deadline 14.05.2020] – Art on former Cologne Advertising Columns 2019-2029


Competition [Deadline 14.05.2020] – Art on former Cologne Advertising Columns 2019-2029

The City of Cologne's Office of Cultural Affairs is currently organizing an artistic competition exclusively addressing the visual arts and photography.

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Initiatives

artothek


artothek
artothek has been offering works of art on loan since 1973. At the same time, it presents an exhibition programme that features Cologne-based artists and international guests, and provides a space for experimentation. All fields of contemporary art are covered—from painting, drawing, sculpture and photography to space-related work or performances. artothek publishes information on the exhibiting artists and the art works available, which are catalogued in the “Kulturelles Erbe Köln” database: http://artothek.kulturelles-erbe-koeln.de [read more]

ELEKTRONENTOTO


elektronentoto
ELEKTRONENTOTO is a nomadic platform, which has developed sound-art and urban festival formats since 2009. [read more]