Places in Berlin to View Contemporary Art

Hi Everyone! Today we have a list of some of the places you can see Contemporary Art in Berlin in person and some of the current and upcoming exhibitions. Be sure to check with the venue beforehand to see confirm they are open to visitors and schedule a time slot or pre-purchase tickets if necessary. Send us a message if you go to any of these, or if you can recommend any other hot spots!

Please note: We are not paid to advertise and cannot attest to the quality of these venues or your experience. Regarding the exhibits, these are not necessarily geared towards children: you know your child best, so preview, enquire, and proceed accordingly.


Don’t Miss the Katharina Grosse “It Wasn’t Us” large scale in-situ painted installation at the Hamburger Bahnhof until January 10th. (See Featured Image) Invalidenstraße 50-51, 10557 Berlin

Captain Petzel Gallery

Ross Bleckner (American, b. 1949( Quid Pro Quo exhibition current until November 7th: “an investigation of change, loss, and memory, often suggesting meditations on the body, health and disease, much like a memento mori.”

Capitain Petzel, 45 Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 2408 8130

The 11th Biennale  for Contemporary Art is taking place in Berlin Sept 5th-November 1st

For the schedule, tickets and information on participating venues go here:

KW Galerie in Mitte will have an exhibition by German artist Amelie von Wulffen November 28th-February 20th

KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V. , Auguststraße 69 , 10117

Kindl Center for Contemporary Art

This space in Neukölln’s former brewery has a group show called Invented History from 13th of September until February 21st. Check the website for images, some may not be appropriate for sensitive children.

Nik Nowak (German b. 1981) a large-scale audio-visual installation with two powerful sound sculptures 16 September-16 May Kesselhaus

Nik Nowak

Lerato Shadi (Born in South Africa, lives in Berlin) videos, neon signs, and a photographic work as well as a new series of textile works that address the relationship between the panel painting and  performance.

13 Sept-February 7th Maschinenhaus M1

5€ Entry, 3€ Reduced, Free for kids up to 18. Reserve a timed Ticket.

KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Am Sudhaus 3, 12053 Berlin

Gallery Max Hetzler in Charlottenberg has Jeremy Demester on show at their location Bleibtreustraße 45, Berlin, from 14 March – 30 May 2020 and lots of other exhibitions. Check their website for more:

Jeremy Demester

König Galerie In the St Agnes church in Kreuzberg presents Fredereich Kunath’s (German, b. 1974) Sensitive Euro Man exhibit in their nave. It is on now and goes until October 18th. His work explores the notion of German Romanticism. You can also do a virtual tour of the exhibit on their website>

Alexandrinenstr. 118-121, 10969 Berlin

Australian Embassy has a Gallery exhibit by Claudia Chaseling, who is a German-Australian artist, currently living and working in Berlin and Canberra. Chaseling’s current exhibition ‘mutopia 5’ includes her Spatial Paintings, which are part of an intricate, well-researched commentary on radioactive contamination. You can see a virtual tour online here:

Australian Embassy Wallstraße 76-79, 10179 Berlin

Martin Gropius Bau usually shows contemporary artists. They currently host the Biennale “The Crack Begins Within” exhibit until November 1st and an exhibit by Otobong Nkanga until December 2020.

Gropius Bau, Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin

Otobong Nkanga

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