kulturwerk of the bbk berlin

The kulturwerk of the bbk berlin is a non-profit subsidiary of the berufsverband bildender künstler*innen berlin (the professional association of visual artists in berlin) whose primary goal is to establish favourable conditions for artistic production.

The services provided by the kulturwerk are available to all professional visual artists in Berlin and enable them to work with unrestricted artistic freedom, independently of the pressures of conformity and commercialisation. 


    02.11.2023 | Stored objects and personal materials please collect from the sculpture workshop by December 15, 2023

    Bildhauerwerkstatt Stein

    Please note: stored objects and personal materials please pick up by December 15 due to extensive basic cleaning of the sculpture workshop

    13.09.2023 | Course program for the fourth quarter from bildungswerk des bbk berlin

    Alina Grubnyak under the Unsplash License

    The bildungswerk des bbk berlin presents its course program for summer 2023: This comprehensive and unique advanced and continuing education offer is available to visual artists as of now.

    14.07.2023 | Künstlersozialkasse KSK informs: Debits by the UVB are correct!

    Direct debits in July on behalf of the Federal and Railway Accident Insurance (UVB) are correct! There has been a text change by the bank in the debiting of insurance contributions, the artists' social security contribution and the monthly advance payments, as well as in current payments from the artists' social security fund. The Federal and Railway Accident Insurance Fund (UVB) is now specified

    27.06.2023 | kunststadt stadtkunst 70-2023


    Die Fachzeitschrift kunststadt/stadtkunst wird jährlich vom Büro für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum im kulturwerk des bbk berlin herausgegeben. Sie informiert über die neuesten Entwicklungen der Kunst im öffentlichen Raum in Berlin und sorgt für Transparenz rund um das staatliche Auftragsgeschehen für Kunst am Bau und Kunst im Stadtraum im Land Berlin und in den Berliner Bezirken.

    16.06.2023 | Open letter: The future of culture in Berlin - on the brink?

    Offener Brief

    Open Letter from the Berlin Cultural Associations, institutions, alliances and mergers: A lively art and cultural life is what makes Berlin, both in the international perception and in the neighborhood. In Berlin, large institutions, theaters, museums, concert halls and clubs interact with independent artists, international guests with local neighborhood actors, museums and opera houses with socio

    09.05.2023 | Uferhallen e.V. - Open Letter: WE ARE BERLIN ART AND CULTURE SCENE

    Open Letter

    The bbk berlin supports the artists in the Uferhallen. Please sign the open letter: "We, the Uferhallen e.V., represent the interests of the artists and tenants on site. We turn to you with the urgent request to support our demands and to ensure the greatest possible publicity. At stake is a production site that has grown for 15 years and a unique space for cultural exchange on the landmarked

    22.12.2022 | Artist associations raise funds for Afghan artists in need – Thank you!

    Artists at risk

    BBK Federal Association, bbk berlin, the Association of German Artists, the GEDOK, the IGBK, IKG… We are very grateful to announce that a growing number of associations, in particular of artists, are calling on their members, friends and sponsors, and the public to get involved in a fundraising campaign to address the urgent situation of artists in Afghanistan.


      Invitation to found the working group Antifascism

      bbk berlin logo mv 2022

      We invite you to the meeting of the bbk berlin to found the working group Antifascism on 28.11.2023 at 6 pm in the Academie Lounge, Köthener Str. 44, 10963 Berlin.

      Party in the sculptor's workshop: Honors, Goodbyes, New Beginnings

      Fest in der BHW

      Save the date! On 13.12.2023 from 6 pm we would like to celebrate honors, farewells and new beginnings in the stone hall of the bbk berlin sculpture workshop with an evening program, music, drinks and food. Please register by November 30, 2023.