Contemporary Art Exhibitions and Galleries in Berlin

25.08.2021 Berlin, one of Europe’s largest and most diverse culture hubs, offers a variety of unique and interesting art experiences, designed for a broad range of individual tastes.

This summer, after a season of empty galleries and museums, numerous galleries and exhibitions were able to reopen and present the work of many talented artists. From Studio Berghain Berlin, an art exhibition located in Berlin’s notorious nightclub Berghain, to Diversity United at the old Tempelhofer airport, Berlin offers countless unique experiences that are definitely worth checking out!

Listed below are a few galleries and ongoing exhibitions to explore.


Diversity United (9 June-19. September 2021) – Tempelhof Airport halls 2 and 3

This exhibition, located at Tempelhofer Airport showcases 90 artists from 34 different countries, exploring Europe’s diverse art scene

Studio Berghain Berlin (18. June- 29. August 2021) -  Berghain club Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin 
Located in Berlin’s iconic nightclub Berghain, this exhibition explores the work of various Berlin artists, focusing on photography, sculptures, painting, video, and sound installations. On top of the art, visitors are able to experience the exclusive nightclub, with rules like “no photos in the club” still set in place

Berlin Global (From July 2021) Humboldt Forum 

This exhibition is located in a 4,000 m space with several rooms exploring Berlin’s diversity through various forms of art. The focus of the exhibition is placed on our socially networked environment. Go check out their website, where you are able to take a 360° online  tour of the exhibition

Dark Matter (From 4. June- 5. September 2021) Köpenicker Chaussee 46, 10317 Berlin

This “multidimensional parallel world of light, space, and sound”,  in pitch black rooms situated in a factory setting, presents various shapes and colors through digital constellations and interactive 3D structures 

Art Galleries to check out (exhibitions vary): 

C/O Berlin – specializes on photography and digital media
Hardenbergstraße 22-24, 10623 Berlin

KW Institute for Contemporary Art – focused on contemporary art 
Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin 

Schinkel Pavillon-  contemporary sculpture, installations and media art
Oberwallstraße 32, 10117 Berlin

Sprüth Magers – contemporary art gallery with other locations in London and  Los Angeles
Oranienburger Str. 18, 10178 Berlin

Galerie Thomas Schulte- international conceptual art
Charlottenstraße 24, 10117 Berlin

Haus der Kulturen der Welt – international contemporary art and debate (exhibitions, performances, concerts etc.)
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin

Neue Nationalgalerie – museum for modern art in Berlin (newly reopened)
Potsdamer Straße 50, 10785 Berlin

Written by Cilia Trendelenburg