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As a member of Freunde, you will be granted exclusive and personal access to the KW Institute for Contemporary Art as well as to the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, whilst supporting one of the most renowned institutions for Contemporary Art in Berlin and worldwide. Freunde are part of a network of enthusiastic art lovers, curators, artists and individuals with an interest in the arts and thereby contribute actively to the culturally multifaceted life of Berlin.

All advantages of the Freunde at a glance:

  • Free entry to all exhibitions of KW and the Berlin Biennale
  • Invitations to all previews and exhibition openings of KW and the Berlin Biennale
  • Exclusive guided tours and talks with artists and curators
  • Studio and collection visits
  • Selected art trips and excursions
  • 10 percent discount on all KW publications and editions
  • Free entry to all events at Bob’s Pogo Bar at KW
  • Free entry to the international partner institutions of the KW Friends, such as: MoMA PS1, New York; Kunsthalle Wien; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; CCA Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

The KW Freunde e. V. was founded in 1996 with the aim of supporting the KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V. financially and ideationally. The purpose of the non-profit association is the continuous support of KW and the Berlin Biennale.

The Freunde support the KW Institute for Contemporary Art and the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art in a variety of ways, first and foremost through monetary donations and public relations. All donations, originating from the program and the membership fees, benefit in their entirety to the work of both institutions, its exhibition program, and the artists represented.

Support the program of the Berlin Biennale and KW Institute for Contemporary Art and become a member of the Freunde: