Berlin Art Week in autum alongside Gallery Weekend in spring are the major highlights of the Berlin art year. Founded in 2012 as a consortium of various partners, it has now established itself as an important date on the international art calendar. For five days, Berlin Art Week addresses the latest developments in contemporary art and brings together many important players from Berlin's art world–the Positions Berlin Art Fair and Galleries as well as the major institutions of contemporary art, private collections, and project spaces. Under the auspices of Kulturprojekte Berlin, responsible for the coordination and communication of this event, they invite the public to a packed programme of exhibition and gallery openings, performances, award ceremonies, and numerous special guided tours.
Berlin Art Week 2020 was one of the first major cultural events in Berlin since the outbreak of the Corona Pandemic in Germany, which took place 'live' again - citywide, decentralized, outside and also digitally. Even in times of strict hygiene and distance rules, the whole spectrum of exhibitions, openings, fairs, interventions and tours was open to art-interested visitors from September 9-13.
This year, numerous program points were also offered online by the partner institutions - Berlin Art Week bundles them on its website: The ›Playlist‹ contains live streams, performances, podcasts and radio programs, while the ›Journal‹ features interviews, news and many more articles about the Berlin Art Week program.
The 10th edition of Berlin Art Week will take place from 15-19 SEP 2021.