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. 


    15.03.2024 | In 2025, we will celebrate 50 years of the print workshop at the kulturwerk of the bbk berlin! An appeal!

    Druckwerkstatt im Kunstquatier Bethanien

    In 2025, the print workshop at the bbk berlin's kulturwerk will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. It has been a vibrant place of artistic productio for half a century. We call for participation in the preparations for this great anniversary!

    Finissage „35 Jahre Grafikedition“ and talk on March 15, 2024 6 - 9 pm

    Ausstellung 12-12-35_Druckwerkstatt im Bethanien

    The Day of Printmaking on March 15 will be celebrated at the exhibition finissage with the participating artists: Viola Bendzko, Carsten Borck, Christoph Damm, Helmut Gutbrod, Claudia Hartwig, Jase Kala, Patrick Kaufmann, Carmen McPherson, Helga Ntephe, Deborah S. Phillips, Matthias Taube und Ila Wingen. Please join us!

    05.02.2024 | Recherchestipendien Bildende Kunst 2024 (Visual Arts Research Grants) announced in Berlin

    In 2024, the Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt will once again award research grants in the field of visual arts for the artistic/curatorial development of Berlin-based professional artists, curators and artistic or curatorial groups in the field of visual arts in Berlin who have proven themselves through their work.

    09.01.2024 | New funding programs 2024 of the Stiftung Kunstfonds have been launched

    Die Stiftung Kunstfonds schreibt vier neue Programme für das aktuelle Förderjahr aus. Drei Programme richten sich an freiberufliche bildende Künstler:innen. Für das Programm KUNSTFONDS_Plattformen können sich Kunstorte, Kollektive und soloselbstständige Kurator:innen bewerben. -> siehe auch Open Calls

    07.12.2023 | Course program for the first quarter of 2024 from bildungswerk des bbk berlin

    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.

    13.12.2023 | Einladung

    On 13.12. we are celebrating a party in the stone hall of the sculptor's workshop (Osloer Straße 102, 13359 Berlin). It starts at 6 pm!

    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