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

Open Call [application till 20.11.] – Research and Working Scholarships from the City of Cologne


For the second time, 15 research and working scholarships from the city of Cologne will be awarded to Cologne artists and curators.

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Open Call [bis 18.10.2020] – MATJÖ


Open Call [bis 18.10.2020] – MATJÖ

Aufruf zur Bewerbung für das Ausstel­lungs­pro­gramm 2021 im Matjö – Raum für Kunst. Einsendeschluss: 18. Oktober 2020.

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Initiatives

Richas Digest


Richas Digest
RICHAS DIGEST, the exhibition space for photography, art and publications, was opened in 2014, one year after the foundation of the eponymous journal for photography. In the meantime it is located in a former parking garage booth in Cologne Südstadt. Regular events include exhibitions, book presentations and thematic “art book sales”. [read more]

Vorgebirgsparkskulptur


Vorgebirgsparkskulptur
On one day every year since 1997, Interessengemeinschaft Kunst im Park has shown art installations, performances and objects specifically created for and in dialogue with Vorgebirgspark in Cologne-Zollstock. [read more]