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

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]

PAErsche


paersche
PAErsche is an action lab that has intervened temporarily in various locations since 2010. PAErsche offers a platform and network for performance art, with talent as the most important ethos. The wavering core of the work is in Open Source Performance. [read more]