ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien

The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe is a unique cultural institution worldwide, because it is a place that expands the original tasks of the museum.

It is a house of all media and genres, a house of both spatial arts such as painting, photography and sculpture and time-based arts such as film, video, media art, music, dance, theater and performance. ZKM was founded in 1989 with the mission of continuing the classical arts into the digital age. This is why it is sometimes called the “electronic or digital Bauhaus” – an expression that is traced back to the founding director Heinrich Klotz.


Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe

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Opening: Mack at ZKM

16. September 2023 — 07. April 2024

As part of the new exhibition, the atria 8+9 of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media will be turned into showcases for radiant light installations.

today is tomorrow

24. June 2023 — 07. January 2024

To honor Ulrike Rosenbach’s 80th birthday, the ZKM | Karlsruhe is exhibiting a comprehensive exhibition of the media artist’s work.

Isle of Coding

22. June 2023 — 05. August 2023

As part of the Hallenbau summer program, the ZKM, together with the HfG, the Städtische Galerie and the Kunsthalle, invites you to a session of live coding afterwork.

Driving the Human – Seven Prototypes for Eco-Social Renewal

17. June 2023 — 26. November 2023

In three parts, the exhibition presents seven prototypes for sustainable coexistence that were developed within this framework.

21. Gulaschprogrammiernacht

08. June 2023 — 11. June 2023

Four days of hacking, goulash, lectures, chunk, workshops, lounge, mate and fun on the device.