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Visual Arts

Contacts & Networks

Berlin’s cultural affairs department | Fine arts and studio grants

Contact for galeries and the artsector at the Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research | Tel: 030 / 9013 7404


Organizations, associations, networks

Berufsverband Bildende Künstlerinnen und Künstler e.V. (BBK) | the largest professional association for fine arts in Germany

Berufsverband bildender künstler berlin e.V. | Professional Association of Visual Artists Berlin

Deutscher Kulturrat e.V. | Contact the policies and administration of the Federation, the Länder and the European Union in matters of cultural policy | Network of independent artistic project spaces

Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst | Association of 850 artist members

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein | Portal for contemporary art

Kunst-Werke Berlin | Exhibition space for contemporary art

Deutscher Künstlerbund | 'Künstlerbund' with 550 visual artists

Internationale Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst | council visual artists on the possibilities of working opportunities and grants, both in Germany and abroad

Gedok Berlin | Community of artists and cultur funding 

Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen | Association and archive for artists

Verein Berliner Künstler (VBK) | Germany’s oldest association of artists in Germany

EUNIC Berlin | The European Cultural Institutes in Berlin

Kulturstiftung des Bundes | promotes art and culture within the scope of federal competence

Contemporary Arts Alliance Berlin (CAA) | Support for contemporary art and culture in Berlin

Stiftung Kunstfonds | Support for art projects

Schering Stiftung | aims to promote science and art

ResArtis | worldwide network

Career Center UDK Berlin | workshops, advive and coaching

Verwertungsgesellschaft BILD-KUNST | Association founded of copyright-holders (artists, photographers and film authors) for the exercise of their rights

Kulturgilde e.V. | Association for the cultureal and creative industries in Germany

sculpture network | a European non-profit organisation for the support, encouragement and promotion of contemporary, three-dimensional art


Art fairs, events | Berlins format to unite and strengthen art location in Berlin

Berliner Liste | contemporary art fair | Berlin Biennale for contemporary art


Art trade associations

Landesverband Berliner Galerien | professional interest group for art galleries in Berlin

Bundesverband Deutscher Galerien und Editionen | Lobby group of galleries and art dealers

Federation of European Art Galleries Associations (FEAGA)  | The Federation represents the political interests of over 2000 modern and contemporary art galleries in the EU and Switzerland.