Best time to go to Berlin

Berlin Art Week 2019

An excellent opportunity for art fans to discover and discuss the works of German and international artists displayed in hundreds of galleries

Berlin Art Week in Berlin 2019 - Best Time
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For several days in September, art lovers from all over the world gather in the city for Berlin Art Week. The programme features a range of events. Two major art fairs are the "ABC Art Berlin Contemporary" and "Positions Berlin." A number of Berlin-based contemporary art institutions takes advantage of the opportunity to cooperate with different artists and galleries for a range of events, this way promoting Berlin as a perfect place for making, celebrating, and discussing art.

Berlin Art Week in Berlin - Best Season 2019

The Art Week is a platform for new acquaintances and partnerships between collectors, media representatives, gallerists, international guests and for artists. The best networking opportunities are at opening receptions, performances, talks, and art installations.

abc Austellungsansicht / installation view, 2015, Blain Southern, Marius Bercea 2019
abc Austellungsansicht / installation view, 2015, Blain Southern, Marius Bercea

All events and exhibitions will be scattered over different venues across Berlin. Some of the most prominent locations to host the festival include Tempelhof Airport, Akademie der Künste, Postbahnhof at Ostbahnhof, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, C/O Berlin, Haus am Waldsee, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Nationalgalerie, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (nGbK), Schering Stiftung, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), and Schinkel Pavillon.

abc Austellungsansicht / Installation view, 2015, Sprüth Magers, Ryan Trecartin / Lizzie Fitch, 2015 2019
abc Austellungsansicht / Installation view, 2015, Sprüth Magers, Ryan Trecartin / Lizzie Fitch, 2015

The Berlin Art Week is the climax of the entire Berlin Art Year, surely not to be missed if you are interested in the latest trends.

Zwitschermaschine, Adéla Součková Performance 2019
Zwitschermaschine, Adéla Součková Performance