Where art comes to life

Germany's art scene is not just rich in tradition, but also in diversity and innovation. Experience a wealth of museums, galleries and private art collections as well as academies and art schools and embark on a creative journey through a range of epochs and styles.

Art and culture museums

Explore a selection of Germany's many art and culture museums, where a wealth and variety of masterpieces and cultural treasures await you. From antiquity to modern art, Germany's museums offer insights deep into Europe's cultural soul and creative heart.

Art foundations and galleries in Germany: experience art history and innovation!

Germany's art scene is varied and bestowed with a rich heritage. It is supported by numerous art foundations, associations and galleries. Organisations dedicated to preserving, studying and presenting the visual arts can be found in nearly every city.

Germany is home to countless foundations, including the German Federal Cultural Foundation, which supports contemporary artists, and the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which protects and preserves our national cultural heritage.

The many art galleries also play a vital role. They range from renowned state institutions such as the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlinto the Pinakotheks in Munich and private galleries presenting the works of aspiring artists. All of these galleries play an important role, providing space for artists and creating opportunities for the general public to experience and buy art.

Private art collections

Get a taste of Germany's fascinating private art collections that reflect the passion and personality of their collectors and offer an exclusive peek at hidden treasures. From contemporary masterpieces to historic treasures, these collections are a reflection of the diverse cultural heritage and innovation that define our country.

Art academies and art schools in Germany: discover the varied world of art!

Numerous renowned art academies and art schools in Germany offer a wide range of opportunities for the artistically inclined to develop, refine and present their talents. They play a crucial role in promoting artistic skills and abilities and in the education of creative people in the various branches of the visual arts.

Some of Germany's best-known art academies are found in cities such as Berlin, Munich, Düsseldorf and Dresden. The Berlin University of the Arts , one of Europe's largest art universities, offers a wide range of courses in the visual arts, music, the performing arts and design. Many famous artists including Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Barlach and Giorgio de Chirico have studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, one of the oldest and most respected art academies in Germany.

Art schools are a great option for people who want to develop their artistic abilities in a relaxed atmosphere. They offer courses for children, adolescents and adults, taught by experienced artists.

Discover our many events

Are you excited about upcoming events in Germany – the film festivals, jazz festivals, the "Long Night of Museums" and much more? If so, click on a region of your choice and explore exciting opportunities for cultural experiences and entertainment in your favourite state.