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

Offener Brief – Erhalt der Simultanhalle in Köln-Volkhoven/Chorweiler


Offener Brief – Erhalt der Simultanhalle in Köln-Volkhoven/Chorweiler

Das Thema „Räume: Köln schafft Platz für Kunst und Kultur“ ist im Kölner Kulturentwicklungsplan (KEP siehe Seite 52) umfangreich verankert worden und eine der Hauptsäulen in der Fortführung des KEP. AIC unterstützt die Simultanhalle bei Ihren Forderungen auf Erhalt.

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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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Initiatives

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]

OPEKTA ATELIERS


opekta ateliers
Opekta-Ateliers in Nippes, founded in 2009, regularly puts on concerts, performances, film presentations, workshops and discussions in its 200 m² project space. The programme focuses on artistic experimentation and exchange. [read more]