Exhibition opportunities

Art associations
Art associations play an important role for the presentation of contemporary art, especially the Neue Berliner Kunstverein - n.b.k. (, the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst – ngbk ( and the KW – Institut for contemporary art e.V. (

Communal galleries
On district level community galleries are important places for displaying art (  and Focus and tasks of the galleries are different in each district. Each Gallery has its own profil and emphasis.

Project Spaces
Besides, so-called project spaces or off-spaces are significant for the presentation of contemporary art.  A list of these spaces can be found on the web page of Netzwerk freier Projekträume und –initiativen ( This Spaces work not market orientated, meaning that they do not focuse on the commercialization of art. In addition, in 2014 the Project Space festival ( was established.

There are more than 400 professional galleries in Berlin. An overview is given by the Landesverband Berliner Galerien e.V. ( or the art magazine ‚index – Zeitgenössische Kunst in Berlin’ ( Important events in that context are the Berlin Art Week in September ( and the Gallery Weekend Berlin im May (