SAVE THE DATE: June 15 & 16: AIC ON 2018 – Join us for our annual weekend festival with exhibitions, actions, readings, performances and concerts.

The current AIC-Index 2017/2018 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.

Art Initiatives Cologne (AIC) is a newly founded 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.

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bunker k101

bunker k101
bunker k101 shows contemporary art within the context of its own relevance as an historical memorial. The promotion of regional, national and international artistic and cultural endeavours is one of the association’s specific focuses, to be realised in particular through the presentation of contemporary art and other events within the historical context of the overground bunker on Körnerstraße. [read more]

CAT Cologne

The charitable association CAT Cologne e.V. (“Community Art Team”), which was founded in 2010, awards residency scholarships to international artists, in particular projects that integrate the local area and actively seek dialogue with diverse communities of all age groups in Cologne. The goal is to break down barriers and open up access to art and art production to a wider public. Community-based art simultaneously offers answers to the questions of sustainability and the socio-political relevance of art, by dealing specifically with themes that directly concern the community. The projects call citizens to constructive action, by providing them with intelligent and creative means of participation. [read more]