UPDATE 12/04/2021
According to the most recent modification of the protective measures in regards to the corona pandemic, museums, galleries and other art institutions again will have to stay closed. Please check the website of the city of Cologne for the most recent information: https://www.stadt-koeln.de/leben-in-koeln/gesundheit/infektionsschutz/corona-virus/aktuelle-corona-regelungen-koeln. Thanks! Stay tuned.

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

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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Kunst an Kölner Litfaßsäulen [März-Mai 2021]: Bärbel Möllmann, "Camera Obscura Wien"


Kunst an Kölner Litfaßsäulen [März-Mai 2021]: Bärbel Möllmann, "Camera Obscura Wien"

Im Rahmen des seit März 2019 laufenden Projekts "Kunst an Kölner Litfaßsäulen" der Stadt Köln sind auf 25 ausgemusterten Werbesäulen im gesamten Kölner Stadtraum im zweimonatigen Wechsel eigens für die Säulen konzipierte Kunstprojekte zu sehen.

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Initiatives

Temporary Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Art


Temporary Gallery
Temporary Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Art shows exhibitions and provides discursive formats in the context of contemporary art. [read more]

The Cologne Art Book Fair (TCBAF)


The Cologne Art Book Fair (TCBAF)
The Cologne Art Book Fair (TCABF) was originated in 2015, providing a new and invaluable platform for friends, collectors, and makers of artists’ books, fanzines, limited editions and unique prints. [read more]